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Japan journalist arrested in Myanmar, govt asks for release

Apr. 19, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Monday it is asking Myanmar to release a Japanese journalist who was arrested by security forces in its largest city of Yangon the previous day. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters Monday that his government is...

French president foresees some summer tourists in Paris

Apr. 18, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he foresees at least some tourists returning to Paris this summer if they have gotten vaccinated or have proof of testing negative for the coronavirus as France moves to progressively lift infection-control restrictions. ...

OSU confirms new interim president, first woman in role

Apr. 17, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees has confirmed the university’s new interim president. Becky Johnson, confirmed Friday, is currently the vice president of OSU Cascades — the university’s Bend campus, Oregon Public Broadcasting...

Iran state television names suspect in attack that damaged centrifuges at Natanz nuclear site, says he fled the country

Apr. 17, 2021 05:54 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state television names suspect in attack that damaged centrifuges at Natanz nuclear site, says he fled the country.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 16, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump. ...

Jackson crews work to clean trash from illegal dump site

Apr. 16, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Crews were cleaning up trash from an illegal dump site in Mississippi's capital city after an elected official and local residents complained to a television station about the unsightly mess. WAPT-TV reported that Glen Erin...

CBS names two executives to lead news, local stations

Apr. 15, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it is combining its network news division and troubled group of 28 owned stations across the country into one unit, hiring two outside executives to run the expanded operation. Neeraj Khemlani, a former journalist who has worked at Hearst...

Deal gives GOP more redistricting power to speed up bills

Apr. 15, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democrats have agreed to give up an advantage in redrawing the state’s political districts for the next 10 years in exchange for a commitment from Republicans to stop blocking bills in the Oregon Legislature with delay tactics. Oregon Public...

BBC coverage of Philip's death draws record complaints

Apr. 15, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The BBC’s coverage of the death of Prince Philip has drawn almost 110,000 complaints from the public, making it the most complained-about piece of television programming ever in the U.K. The broadcaster cleared its normal schedules across two TV...

Kim Godwin named ABC News president, CBS' Zirinsky to exit

Apr. 14, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC named Kim Godwin as its news division president on Wednesday, making her the first Black woman to be the top news executive at a broadcast network. Godwin has been second-in-command at CBS News, which learned Wednesday that its own division...