Thursday, November 23, 2017

AP US & World News

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters

Algerians elect local leaders as oil-reliant economy falters; widespread anger at corruption
Updated: 21 minutes ago

AP Top News at 3:47 a.m. EST

AP Top News at 3:47 a.m. EST
Updated: 26 minutes ago
George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98
Updated: 1 hour ago
Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo

Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo

A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior
Updated: 1 hour ago
For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations

For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations

The rising trajectory of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken has been abruptly interrupted by allegations of sexual misconduct
Updated: 1 hour ago

Uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe

Uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe exposed in US court case
Updated: 1 hour ago
Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea authorities have removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed
Updated: 1 hour ago
Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea authorities have removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed
Updated: 1 hour ago
Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools

Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools

The Education Department is considering narrowing the scope of its civil rights work by no longer looking for systematic discrimination problems in schools across the country when it examines individual complaints
Updated: 1 hour ago

Report: Pope Francis to visit 3 Baltic nations next year

Report: Pope Francis to visit 3 Baltic nations next year for 100th anniversaries
Updated: 1 hour ago