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Hundreds defy restrictions, join protests in Kashmir

Aug. 16, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as India's government said it was constantly reviewing the situation in the disputed region and the restrictions there will be removed over the next few days. The...

The Latest: Spokesman says Trump spoke with Pakistan's PM

Aug. 16, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India revoking status of Indian-administered Kashmir (all times local): 11:15 p.m. A spokesman says President Donald Trump spoke with Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan conveyed the importance of India and Pakistan reducing tensions through bilateral dialogue regarding the...

CNN's Ward says intimidation effort made on Russia story

Aug. 16, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Clarissa Ward says her story this week about Russian involvement in the Central African Republic came with a price: she was trailed during her reporting and made the subject of a 15-minute propaganda video denigrating her work. Ward said she was shaken by the experience but it...

Gibraltar newspaper says authorities have released Iranian supertanker at the center of standoff with Tehran

Aug. 15, 2019 10:20 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar newspaper says authorities have released Iranian supertanker at the center of standoff with Tehran.

Daughter says Sri Lankan PM failed slain journalist father

Aug. 13, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The daughter of a leading journalist killed during the rule of Sri Lanka's former strongman accused the current prime minister on Tuesday of not doing enough to prosecute the strongman's brother for his alleged involvement in her father's killing. He is now the opposition's...

Newspaper shooting suspect's defense requests new subpoenas

Aug. 13, 2019 8:53 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man charged with killing five Capital Gazette employees in Maryland have requested records about allegations of the shooter's harassing behavior at work and records from veterinary clinics where his cat was treated and euthanized. The Baltimore Sun reports...

York riots left dozens injured, 2 dead, property damaged

Aug. 10, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — ___ "Many people . who are members of this community may prefer to see these issues . buried and put away. However, until they are resolved one way or another . no amount of tamping them down is really possible." — Bucks County Senior Judge Edward G. Biester, in his ruling that even...

New Australian rules for police investigating leaks to media

Aug. 9, 2019 5:54 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday told police to consider the importance of a free and open press when investigating leaked documents after raids on journalists' offices and a home in June sparked outrage about suppression of free speech. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said...

Woodstock photos are displayed for 1st time, 50 years later

Aug. 8, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

As Jerry Garcia jammed and Janis Joplin wailed, Mark Goff captured images at Woodstock that no one ever saw. The 22-year-old photographer for an underground paper took hundreds of pictures of the performers and the crowd that weekend. Some were published, and the negatives from that weekend were filed away at his...

AP names James Jordan as deputy news director for Europe

Aug. 8, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press on Thursday named a senior news leader who has led coverage across Europe and around the world as its deputy director for newsgathering in Europe. James Jordan, currently an executive producer for global video at AP, will start his new role in September. His appointment...