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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan judge has given lengthy prison terms to three farmers' leaders who participated in protests against President Daniel Ortega's government.Defense lawyer Julio Montenegro says the penalties are 216 years for Medardo Mairena, 210 years for Pedro Mena and …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general says at least a dozen states will join a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.Becerra told MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" he planned to file California's lawsuit on …
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top adviser resigned Monday while denying allegations that he pressured Canada's former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company.Principal Secretary Gerald Butts has been Trudeau's closest adviser and best …
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than …
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump.In tweets, public …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case involving a restaurant worker.A statewide outbreak of hepatitis A was declared last summer. …
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber killed two police officers and wounded three more while he was being pursued near Cairo's famed Khan el-Khalili tourist marketplace.The Monday night explosion in the Gamaliya district was a rarity for a central area of the capital, …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has officially dismissed his key aide in charge of dealings with congress, days after a newspaper linked him to a corruption scandal involving phony candidates and the misuse of campaign funds.Government spokesman Otavio Rego Barros …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say that one month after a fiery explosion at an illegally tapped gasoline pipeline, the death toll stands at 130.The government of central Hidalgo state says 62 of the 81 people injured in the Jan. 18 fire have died at hospitals. Sixty-eight others died …
SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say four people, including children, have been fatally shot at a property in western Michigan.WOOD-TV reports Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young says authorities responded Monday to a property near Cedar Springs, a community about 30 miles (48 …
SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) — A man with a banner and an American flag climbed a construction crane near a Florida campus where President Donald Trump came to speak Monday about the political turmoil in Venezuela.The man spent about two hours atop the crane at the edge of Florida International …
NEW YORK (AP) — A climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.Columbia University said the longtime professor and researcher died Monday at a New York City hospital. A spokesman for the university's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory …
BERLIN (AP) — In a story Feb. 16 about women filmmakers at the Berlin Film Festival, The Associated Press reported erroneously that women directors represent 63 percent of the films at the Berlin Film Festival. Men still represent the majority of the film directors at the festival at …
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Billionaire Richard Branson said Monday that he hopes the concert he's throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will save lives by raising funds for "much-needed medical help" for the crisis-torn country.The founder of the Virgin Group told The Associated …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie "Papillon."President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that Mexico will relocate about two-thirds …
NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters converged in cities around the country Monday to decry President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall.Organized by the liberal group MoveOn and others, the demonstrations took the occasion of Presidents Day …
BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country's industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.And in a potential blow to the U.S.'s effort …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Feb. 8 about retailers adopting technology to allow shoppers to buy goods without waiting in line, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a provider of checkout-free shopping technology. The company is Grabango, not Grabandgo.A corrected version of the …
MOSCOW (AP) — A Siberian coal mining town has gotten a blanket of black snow, a regular occurrence in the region known for high industrial pollution levels.The snow in the town of Prokopyevsk, darkened by coal dust, was featured in Sunday's Russian state TV report. Black snow also has been …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.Mendonsa fell and had a seizure at the assisted living facility in Middletown, Rhode Island, where he lived with his wife of 70 years, …

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