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On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

Jun. 18, 2018 11:11 PM EDT SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave “Black Panther” its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel’s blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman...

Ex-3 Doors Down bassist held in 2013 Tennessee DUI death

Jun. 18, 2018 11:28 PM EDT Ex-3 Doors Down bassist held in 2013 Tennessee DUI death BC-US–Ex-3 Doors Down Bassist Arrested,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down is accused of violating...

List of winners from the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Jun. 18, 2018 11:12 PM EDT List of winners from the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards BC-US–MTV Movie and TV Awards-List,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> Matt Sayles, Matt Sayles/Invision/AP SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Winners of the MTV Movie & TV Awards,...

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

Jun. 18, 2018 11:10 PM EDT City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery AP-US–Slavery Apology,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first...

China blasts new US tariff threat as 'blackmail'

Jun. 18, 2018 11:06 PM EDT China blasts new US tariff threat as ‘blackmail’ BC-AS–China-US-Trade <!– –> BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has denounced President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese...

Report: Washington Metro knew it was overcharging riders

Jun. 18, 2018 10:55 PM EDT Report: Washington Metro knew it was overcharging riders AP-DC–Metro Overcharging Riders <!– –> WASHINGTON (AP) — A recently obtained report says the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority knew it was overcharging...

Police: Man arrested for climbing White House barrier

Jun. 18, 2018 10:50 PM EDT Police: Man arrested for climbing White House barrier AP-US–Attempted White House Entry <!– –> WASHINGTON (AP) — A man has been arrested after climbing over a security barrier at the White House and dropping a backpack on...

IBM pits computer against human debaters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — IBM is testing a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it’s been working on for more than five years. The company unveiled its Project Debater in San Francisco on Monday. The...

School honoring Confederate general to be renamed for Obama

Jun. 18, 2018 10:44 PM EDT School honoring Confederate general to be renamed for Obama AP-US–Confederate School Name <!– –> RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is rebranding its only school named after a Confederate general to honor the United...

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Jun. 18, 2018 10:32 PM EDT China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing BC-AS–China-North Korea,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting...