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Top journo who fled Nicaragua says nation's press threatened

Jan. 22, 2019 12:03 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Nicaragua's most prominent journalists says President Daniel Ortega is working to close any spaces of freedom in the Central American country. Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who had the offices of his media outlets Confidencial and the television programs "Tonight" and "This Week"...

Today in History

Jan. 22, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2019. There are 343 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions using a trimester approach. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson died at his Texas ranch at...

Australia urges Indonesia to respect Bali bombing victims

Jan. 21, 2019 11:35 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said on Tuesday he would be disappointed if radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir were released from prison early and urged Indonesia to show respect for the victims of the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that the firebrand preacher inspired. Indonesia's top...

Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn's bail request

Jan. 21, 2019 11:17 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court has rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail, more than two months after his arrest, prolonging a detention that has drawn international scrutiny of Japan's justice system. The decision by the Tokyo District Court came a day after Ghosn promised to...

Memorial set up outside house of slain Oregon family

Jan. 21, 2019 11:17 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A memorial of candles, flowers and teddy bears was set upside outside a house where authorities say a man killed four members of his family - including his infant daughter - at the Oregon home they shared. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said 42-year-old Mark Leo Gregory Gago...

Hussein, Saddler help Southern beat Mississippi Valley St.

Jan. 21, 2019 11:06 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hassan Hussein had 18 points and Jayden Saddler added 14, on 6-of-6 shooting, with seven assists to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 80-56 on Monday night. Hussein made 9 of 11 from the field. Aaron Ray finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for Southern (3-16, 2-4...

Police: 1 person killed at Illinois mall, shooter at large

Jan. 21, 2019 11:04 PM EST

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall and the suspect remains at large. Orland Park police say the 19-year-old was shot in the center of Orland Square Mall and ran away before collapsing outside a clothing store Monday evening. The man later died at...

Jackson has 23 on 9-of-10 shooting; NC A&T beats Coppin St.

Jan. 21, 2019 9:57 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ronald Jackson scored a career-high 23 points to help North Carolina A&T beat Coppin State 80-71 on Monday night. Jackson, who recorded his previous career best with 21 points in a win over Morgan State on Saturday, was 9-of-10 shooting against Coppin State. Milik Gantz made 7...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Jan. 21, 2019 9:42 PM EST

Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed...

2 doctors for incapacitated patient who gave birth leave

Jan. 21, 2019 9:37 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services at the long-term care center in Phoenix. Hacienda HealthCare says Sunday that one has resigned. The other has been suspended. The victim in her 20s had...