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Indian agency raids home of journalist, activists in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India’s premier investigating agency on Wednesday said it raided 10 locations in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including the offices and residences of...

Media election planners prepare for a night of mystery

NEW YORK (AP) — This coming weekend, CNN's Sam Feist will distribute to his staff copies of the testimony news executives gave to Congress...

Arrest made in 2008 kidnapping of journalists in Afghanistan

NEW YORK (AP) — An Afghan man has been brought to the United States to face charges in the 2008 gunpoint kidnapping of a...

Social media CEOs to face grilling from Republican senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a week before Election Day, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are set to be grilled by Republican...

If Trump wanted people to avoid ’60 Minutes,’ it didn’t work

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump can still be a potent television draw, although in the case of “60 Minutes” this past week,...

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service

Yet another service provider is jumping into the TV streaming wars. This time it's T-Mobile and its TVision service with live news, entertainment and...

UK judge to rule Nov 2 on Depp’s libel suit against tabloid

LONDON (AP) — A British judge will rule next week on whether Johnny Depp was libelled by a tabloid newspaper that branded him a...

Fox News anchors quarantine after virus exposure on flight

NEW YORK (AP) — Several Fox News Channel on-air personalities were exposed last week to someone on a private plane who later tested positive...

Facebook demands academics disable ad-targeting data tool

BOSTON (AP) — Academics, journalists and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand...

Beyond the Needle: Probability experts assess 2020 race

NEW YORK (AP) — The one thing most likely to conjure nightmares of the 2016 election night for opponents of President Donald Trump is...

Viewers’ Guide: After chaotic debate, Trump, Biden try again

After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take...

The Latest: Trump tells rally about ’60 Minutes’ interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): ...

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: Many in US distrust campaign info

In a presidential election year that has thrown the country's divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics...

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising — the government’s most significant...

Retired AP investigative reporter Pete Yost dies at age 73

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Yost, a retired Associated Press investigative reporter with a fierce, determined style of interviewing that contrasted with his low-key, modest...

US hits Chinese media with new restrictions, upping tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Chinese media outlets in the U.S. with new restrictions, a move that will further foment tensions...

Mission impossible? Welker on tap to moderate second debate

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall's presidential debates have chewed up moderators. ...

Danish sub killer denies he had help in prison break attempt

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish man convicted of murdering a Swedish journalist on his homemade submarine was remanded to custody Wednesday after he...

Football rules nationally, Dodgers in Los Angeles

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers played for their season Sunday night on Fox, the seventh game of the National League Championship...

Family of slain Saudi journalist sues Saudi Crown Prince

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of...

Thai authorities seek to censor coverage of student protests

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities worked Monday to stem a growing tide of protests calling for the prime minister to resign by threatening to...

Longtime Minnesota sports columnist Sid Hartman dies at 100

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota sports columnist and radio personality Sid Hartman, an old-school home team booster who once ran the NBA’s Minneapolis Lakers and...

Anchorage, Alaska chooses 1st woman, openly gay acting mayor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Austin Quinn-Davidson will serve as acting mayor of Anchorage starting next Friday after Mayor Ethan Berkowitz's resignation. ...

For grateful NBC, Savannah Guthrie changes the subject

NEW YORK (AP) — Savannah Guthrie did more than just display her journalistic chops at NBC News' town hall with President Donald Trump. She...

Dallas Morning News staff votes to unionize newsroom

DALLAS (AP) — The staff of the Dallas Morning News voted to unionize Friday, becoming the first newspaper in Texas to do so amid...

Post Malone owns Billboard Awards, Legend shines onstage

NEW YORK (AP) — Walking into the show with 16 nominations, Post Malone won nine honors at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, where John...

Nude photos and death threats: Scandal topples Alaska mayor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A stunning tale of inappropriate behavior between a politician and a television anchor, death threats and nude photos culminated in...

Herbert Kretzmer, lyricist of Les Miserables, dead at 95

LONDON (AP) — Herbert Kretzmer, the journalist and lyricist best known for his English-language adaptation of the musical Les Miserables, has died. He was...

California panel recommends limits to police crowd control

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Days after police and members of an unruly crowd were injured following the Los Angeles Lakers' latest basketball championship, Gov....

Police: Protest shooting victim shot after altercations

DENVER (AP) — A man fatally shot by a reporter's security guard after opposing weekend protests argued with another man before getting involved in...

Cable news ratings up 72 percent over 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not difficult to figure out which television networks are benefiting from the presidential election, and which ones should worry...

Bollywood’s powerful file suit against Indian news channels

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Bollywood filmmakers and industry unions have filed a lawsuit against two popular TV news channels, asking them to refrain...

Chief: No reason to fire Wisconsin officer who killed teen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The police chief of a Milwaukee suburb that has seen protests and unrest since an officer was cleared of criminal wrongdoing...

Tanzania intensifies repression ahead of polls, says report

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzanian authorities have intensified repression to muzzle the opposition, civil society and the news media ahead of elections on October...

Conservative PAC draws charges of racism in Missouri

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A conservative political action committee in Missouri is facing accusations of racism after posting a website that uses images of...

Finals notebook: Around the world, fans are watching

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Erik Spoelstra makes no effort to hide his excitement or appreciation when journalists from the Philippines...

The Latest: Trump wants to hold rally in Florida on Saturday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): ...

Newspaper: Trump official ignored virus rules at wedding

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows hosted a large wedding for his daughter that appeared to violate a Georgia...

Bollywood actress at the center of media frenzy granted bail

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Bollywood actress who was arrested by India's narcotics agency, setting off a media frenzy that has gripped the nation,...

Viewer’s Guide: Virus response on stage with Pence, Harris

Mike Pence and Kamala Harris do not have a tough act to follow. ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ has best season opener since 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The big debate — the one between Alec Baldwin and Jim Carrey — was a winner in the ratings. ...

Contributors to the AP/FRONTLINE probe of supply lines

Associated Press staff from around the world who contributed to the AP/"FRONTLINE" investigation into the failure of medical supply chains and its effect on...

Trump’s return means more anxiety for White House reporters

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's return to the White House to recover from the coronavirus seems certain to raise the already heightened...

Los Angeles Times executive editor to resign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine plans to resign after two years heading a newspaper battered by layoffs, mismanagement...

Egypt outlet says reporter detained while covering unrest

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities detained a local journalist after she traveled to the southern city of Luxor to cover the alleged killing of...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ...

Trump COVID infection thrusts world in uncharted territory

PARIS (AP) — News that the world’s most powerful man was infected with the world’s most notorious disease dominated screens large and small, drawing...

From Trump’s taxes to virus: News moves at breakneck pace

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember the presidential debate? The revelation about how much President Donald Trump pays in taxes? The nomination of a new...

Hundreds in India protest government handling of fatal rape

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of protesters on Friday demanded the dismissal of the government of a northern Indian state where a 19-year-old woman...

Pompeo pledges US engagement on the Balkans

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged Friday that Washington will remain engaged in the Balkans where China and Russia...

Armenia says it shot down Azerbaijani drone near capital

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's military said its rockets shot down an Azerbaijani drone near the capital on Thursday night, as heavy fighting persisted...

Google to pay $1 billion over 3 years for news content

LONDON (AP) — Google will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their content, the company's latest effort to defuse tensions...

WikiLeaks’ Assange won’t get US extradition ruling this year

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will likely spend the rest of 2020 inside a British prison cell before finding out whether he...

9 discarded ballots weren’t fraud, state election chief says

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It appears that an election worker’s decision to throw out nine military ballots in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, amounted to a mistake...

Bereft of scripted shows, opening week ratings down for TV

NEW YORK (AP) — The surest sign of how the coronavirus shutdown has devastated the television industry is the fourth-place finish of CBS in...

Times’ tax story is talker, but perceptions mostly hold

NEW YORK (AP) — Orlando Sentinel Editor-in-Chief Julie Anderson was curious how readers in polarized central Florida would react to her newspaper leading Monday's...

Dissident Ai Weiwei protests possible extradition of Assange

LONDON (AP) — The dissident Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei staged a silent protest outside London's Old Bailey court on Monday against the possible...

Pakistan’s top court accepts appeal by Daniel Pearl’s family

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl seeking to keep a...

The only debate moderator to return, Fox’s Wallace preps

NEW YORK (AP) — Four years ago when he first moderated a general election presidential debate, Chris Wallace was firm and funny in trying...

Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks shy of a year after abruptly quitting Fox News Channel with a declaration that “truth will always matter,”...

Reagan’s age, Mitt’s binders: Presidential debate highlights

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to meet on Tuesday for their first debate, a highly...

3 Bollywood stars questioned in drug investigation

NEW DELHI (AP) — Three Bollywood actors, including top star Deepika Padukone, were questioned by India’s narcotics agency on Saturday as part of an...

Probe into ‘discarded’ ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been “discarded” by the...

Watchdog: State Dept lied about rescinding woman’s award

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department’s internal watchdog has determined that the agency lied about the reasons it rescinded a prestigious award to a...

Germany: No probe of column on police that angered minister

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Friday they won't open an investigation of a newspaper column that disparaged police and infuriated the country's interior...

The Latest: Louisville protest ends after a night of tension

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's...

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who brought investigative moxie to the British press, newsmaking dash to...

Something unusual is missing among Nielsen’s top programs

NEW YORK (AP) — There's something missing in the Nielsen company's listing of last week's 20 most popular prime-time programs, something that once would...

Woodward says CNN reporter urged him to release Trump tapes

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward says he hadn't planned on releasing audio tapes of his interviews with President Donald Trump for his book...

Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. ...

Turkey probes death of American journalist Andre Vltchek

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities are investigating the death of an American author and journalist who died while traveling overnight from the Turkish...

Fox News apologizes for using debunked coronavirus story

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel apologized on Monday “for any confusion” in reporting a now-debunked story about the mayor of Nashville, Tennessee,...

Bank shares slide on report of rampant money laundering

The financial sector was hit hard Monday following a report alleging that a number of banks — JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank...

Meghan’s lawyers deny she cooperated with royal book authors

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher that's being sued for invasion of privacy by the Duchess of Sussex argued Monday that...

Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, legacy

NEW YORK (AP) — Across television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was already front and...

Australia pays $3.7 M to help news agency though pandemic

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday announced a 5 million Australian dollars ($3.7 million) grant to the national news agency as...

Australia to amend law making Facebook, Google pay for news

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The author of proposed Australian laws to make Facebook and Google pay for journalism said Thursday his draft legislation will...

Trump downplays legacy of slavery in appeal to white voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified efforts to appeal to his core base of white voters on Thursday by downplaying the historical legacy...

Lawyer says Assange charged under broad, contentious US law

LONDON (AP) — An American constitutional law expert said Thursday that the United States indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under an “extraordinarily broad” spying...

Netflix woos Japan with new original series about a reporter

TOKYO (AP) — Netflix is producing and shooting an original series set in Japan about a journalist who challenges authority, hoping to woo this...

Pentagon Papers leaker comes to the defense of Assange

LONDON (AP) — Daniel Ellsberg, one of the most famous whistleblowers in living memory, came to the defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on...

The Latest: Trump says he didn’t downplay virus, but he did

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): ...

For television executives, return of football is good news

NEW YORK (AP) — Pro football has probably never been more important to television executives than this year, and its return has them ready...

Gloria Estefan, Alex Rodriguez mark Latino impact on media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gloria Estefan, Alex Rodriguez and Eva Longoria will be among the participants in a monthlong online celebration of Latino contributions...

Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — When the coronavirus shutdown began, ABC News' Martha Raddatz figured her plan for a cross-country road trip to meet voters...

Australia minister warns foreign journalists amid China spat

SYDNEY (AP) — A senior Australian government minister on Sunday warned foreign journalists working in the country they might come under the scrutiny of...

Hungary: Critical radio may lose license; watchdog concerned

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The commissioner for human rights at the Council of Europe, the continent’s democracy watchdog, on Friday expressed her concerns about...

Maddow beneficiary of scramble for attention by authors

NEW YORK (AP) — It's high season for books that pick apart Donald Trump's presidency, and Rachel Maddow is a big beneficiary. ...

Pentagon rescinding order to shutter Stars and Stripes paper

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department is rescinding its order to shut down the military’s independent newspaper, Stars and Stripes, in the wake of...

SC’s Graham says he orchestrated Trump-Woodward interviews

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's top congressional allies, is denouncing an implication floated by a Fox News...

Mourners gather to bid farewell to murdered Mexican reporter

TEZONAPA, Mexico (AP) — Mourners gathered Thursday at the wake of a newspaper reporter whose decapitated body was found a day earlier in an...

MSNBC expands weekend programming, gives Hunt weekday shift

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC is giving Washington correspondent Kasie Hunt a pre-morning coffee shift on weekdays and expanding its weekend lineup to have...

With election interest keen, Fox’s Carlson strong in ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson drew the television equivalent of a royal flush on the week before Labor Day. ...

Turkey: Journalists convicted over reports on spy’s funeral

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Wednesday convicted five journalists over their reports on the funeral of an intelligence officer who was...

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and...

Neo-Nazi pleads guilty over threats to journalists

SEATTLE (AP) — A Neo-Nazi has pleaded guilty in federal court in Seattle to a charge that he conspired to threaten journalists. ...

Washington Post journalist named executive editor at Crown

NEW YORK (AP) — A prize-winning journalist at The Washington Post has been named vice president and executive editor at Crown, a prominent division...

Uganda seeks to register online bloggers ahead of election

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who...

Last 2 journalists working for Australian media leave China

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The last two journalists working for Australian media in China have left the country after police demanded interviews with them...

WikiLeaks’ Assange in UK court to fight US extradition bid

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Monday to fight a U.S. extradition request, at a high-stakes hearing...

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