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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumni Bill Cosby’s nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury. Lawyers this week hope to find a dozen...
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a “common cause” with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran. Arriving directly from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Trump...
BOSTON (AP) — The state has awarded a total of $2 million in grants to upgrade technology in nearly four dozen cities and towns. The information technology grants are made through Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s community compact cabinet. He says the program helps streamline and improve local...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is getting eight new priests. Cardinal Sean O’Malley is scheduled to ordain the men into the priesthood on Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell. O’Malley said in a statement that he prays the new priests will be “...
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to raping a woman at knifepoint more than a decade ago. The Middlesex District Attorney’s office says 43-year-old Christopher Carney, of Austin, Texas, was sentenced to 12 to 15 years behind bars Thursday...
BOSTON (AP) — The unofficial start of the summer season also means the resumption of weekend train service to Cape Cod. State transportation officials and commuter rail operator Keolis say the CapeFLYER will make its 2017 debut at the outset of Memorial Day weekend on Friday. The Boston to...
FRANKLIN, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say they’ve found a body believed to be that of a missing Duke University student. Franklin police say the body was found by two civilians around 2:30 p.m. Saturday in dense woods and thick underbrush near Interstate 495. Police say the body is...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its “Greatest Show on Earth” took its final bow on Sunday. The circus’ last show at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, was sold out, and former circus performers will...
This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watching the test launch of what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea says it’s ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there following a test launch it claims confirmed the missile’s combat readiness and is an “answer” to U.S. President Donald Trump’s...
Cher performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, in Las Vegas.  Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele’s record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night’s awards show, while a moment of silence was held for rocker Chris Cornell, who died Thursday...

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