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Rape reaches 'epic proportions' in South Sudan's civil war

MUNDRI, South Sudan (AP) — After months of being raped by her rebel captors in the middle of South Sudan’s civil war, the young woman became pregnant. Held in a muddy pit, sometimes chained to other prisoners, she later watched her hair fall out and her weight...
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Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais JERUSALEM (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White...

India's Reliance Industries penalized for alleged fraud

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s markets regulator has barred Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries and 12 others from trading in equity derivatives for a year for allegedly fraudulent trades made 10 years ago. The multibillion-dollar Reliance Industries rejected the ruling...

India market regulator accuses Reliance Industries of fraud

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s markets regulator has barred Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries and 12 others from trading in equity derivatives for a year for allegedly fraudulent trades made 10 years ago. The multibillion-dollar Reliance Industries on Friday rejected...

BASEBALL 2017: Sacrifice bunts are a dying art in baseball

AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Get ’em on, move ’em over, drive ’em in. That old-school philosophy doesn’t play in the major leagues anymore. Teams rely more on the long ball than small ball. As a result, the sacrifice bunt is...

Anything can happen, but favorites sure are playing like it

AP Photo/Brandon Dill Remember when any ol’ team could come from nowhere and make the Final Four? That was so 2016. Though Florida and Wisconsin closed out the Sweet 16 with some long-awaited thrills Friday night, the favorites and a few others among this year’s Elite...

SEC, yes the football power, has 3 teams in Elite 8

AP Photo/Brandon Dill MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The chant “S-E-C” so well known around football across the South is coming to the Elite Eight. The league best known for winning national titles in football has the most teams still alive and playing for a trip to the...

Lewis Hamilton takes pole in record pace at F1 Australian GP

AP Photo/Andy Brownbill MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position with the fastest lap ever at Albert Park and will start the season-opening Australian Grand Prix at the front of the grid. The times kept improving during the three practice sessions and...
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Public memorial service to honor Fisher and Reynolds

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths. The ceremony honoring the lives of the mother-daughter duo will be held at...

James To See Eye Doctor After 112-105 Win Over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James sat at his locker dabbing his right eye with a wet compress while having difficulty keeping it open. A battle scar from a rough night. James will meet with an eye doctor after a physical game in which he got poked in the eye by Jeremy Lamb, but...