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Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability

Jul. 19, 2019 9:23 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Supreme Court upheld Friday a lower court's ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable in the deaths of some 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The Netherlands' highest court ruled that Dutch United...

The Latest: Germany calls for diplomacy in US-Iran tensions

Jul. 19, 2019 9:21 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S and Iran (all times local): 5:45 p.m. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has asked the international community to use diplomatic tools to avoid a dangerous escalation in Iran. Talking to reporters in Florence on Friday, Maas...

Editorials from around New England

Jul. 19, 2019 8:20 AM EDT

Editorials from around New England: ___ CONNECTICUT No disguising ugliness of Trump comments Connecticut Post July 17 Even at this late date, four years after he launched his presidential campaign in a spasm of xenophobia, there's a desire on the part of many Americans to believe that racism from the president of...

Trump picks son of late Justice Scalia for labor secretary

Jul. 19, 2019 7:00 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has selected lawyer Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweeted news of the planned nomination on Thursday evening, less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned...

The Latest: Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica liability

Jul. 19, 2019 4:39 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on a Dutch Supreme Court ruling on the 1995 Srebrenica massacre (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld the partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during...

Dutch Supreme Court upholds partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Srebrenica massacre victims

Jul. 19, 2019 4:21 AM EDT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Supreme Court upholds partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Srebrenica massacre victims.

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

Jul. 18, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweeted the news Thursday evening, less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned...

President Trump says he will nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Labor Secretary

Jul. 18, 2019 8:28 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump says he will nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Labor Secretary.

Ecuador has first same-sex marriage, following court ruling

Jul. 18, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A lesbian couple has married in Ecuador in the first same-sex wedding since a landmark ruling last month by the country's highest court. Michelle Avilés and Alexandra Chávez were wed Thursday at the civil registry office in the coastal city of Guayaquil. They say they will...

Stevens' body to lie in repose at Supreme Court on Monday

Jul. 18, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the body of former Justice John Paul Stevens will lie in repose at the court on Monday. Stevens died on Tuesday at age 99. He served nearly 35 years as a justice before retiring in 2010. Members of the public can pay their respects from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.,...