Marina Silva says Brazil needs change, but light on details

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marina Silva, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, said Friday that her former boss, jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, should be barred from running for office. Silva, a former senator and environmental minister, also criticized the...
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Marina Silva says Brazil needs change, but light on details

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marina Silva, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, said Friday that her former boss, jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, should be barred from running for office. Silva, a former senator and environmental minister, also criticized the...
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Trump: First lady had ‘big operation,’ can’t fly for a month

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday amped up the mystery surrounding his wife Melania’s recent hospitalization for a kidney condition, revealing that she had had a “big operation” that lasted close to four hours but is “doing...
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Trump: First lady had ‘big operation,’ can’t fly for a month

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday amped up the mystery surrounding his wife Melania’s recent hospitalization for a kidney condition, revealing that she had had a “big operation” that lasted close to four hours but is “doing...
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Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Downed power lines caused a dozen Northern California wildfires last fall, including two that killed a total of 15 people, California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Friday. It was the deadliest series of fires in California...
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Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Downed power lines caused a dozen Northern California wildfires last fall, including two that killed a total of 15 people, California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Friday. It was the deadliest series of fires in California...
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Palestinians turn to General Assembly to protect civilians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians and their supporters asked the U.N. General Assembly on Friday to hold an emergency meeting to adopt a resolution that would deplore Israel’s “excessive use of force,” particularly in Gaza, and seek recommendations to...
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Palestinians turn to General Assembly to protect civilians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians and their supporters asked the U.N. General Assembly on Friday to hold an emergency meeting to adopt a resolution that would deplore Israel’s “excessive use of force,” particularly in Gaza, and seek recommendations to...
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Ex-USC dean blames mental illness for drug use

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former dean of the University of Southern California medical school is blaming mental illness for his drug use and partying with young criminals. KABC-TV says Dr. Carmen Puliafito testified Thursday at a state medical board hearing that will determine...
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Ohio Agents With Expired Vests Get Fittings After Complaint

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Additional fittings began this week for Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents wearing expired bulletproof vests after political pushback against their boss, Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine. DeWine spokesman Dan Tierney said Friday that some...