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Friday, March 27, 2015


AP EXPLAINS: Japan's long wait to address US Congress

20 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington honors America's closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress. But until Thursday, when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, no Japanese leaders had been invited. That's striking considering the tight U.S.-Japan alliance in the 70 years si...

Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

58 minutes ago - US News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to a Southern California police department that she accused of racially profiling her son

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

1 hour ago - ABC News
Washington florist hit with $1,001 fine for refusing to sell flowers for a same-sex wedding

France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

1 hour 24 minutes ago - US News
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Gabrielle Levy

About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

1 hour 22 minutes ago - US News
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved by Gabrielle Levy

While You Were Sleeping: 12 Things the Senate Did During 'Vote-a-Rama' 2015

1 hour 22 minutes ago - US News
The annual marathon voting session is a chance for grandstanding, although very few of the considered amendments will become law by Gabrielle Levy

Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie

1 hour 9 minutes ago - US News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack

Column: Is Kentucky the greatest college team ever? Might be

1 hour 3 minutes ago - US News
With every dominating win — we're up to 37-0 — it becomes more and more apparent that Kentucky really isn't competing against the remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament

Philadelphia Schools to Close Day Before Pope Francis' Visit

1 hour 20 minutes ago - ABC News
Philadelphia students get day off before pope's September visit because of street closures

Ex-Police Officer Indicted in Kansas City-Area Stun Gun Case

1 hour 19 minutes ago - ABC News
Federal grand jury indicts ex-police officer in Kansas City-area stun gun case involving teen

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