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Pentagon orders review of international student vetting

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Tuesday ordered a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who participate in training on U.S.
Cardi B shows up at court in style for strip club fight case

Cardi B shows up at court in style for strip club fight case

NEW YORK — Cardi B turned up for a court appearance Tuesday in an attempted assault case, staying mum — except for fashion statements — as it proceeds.

Publisher Skyhorse plans to release impeachment report

NEW YORK — A second publisher plans to release the Impeachment Report in book form, and this edition will feature a defence of President Donald Trump.
Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing coverage

Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing coverage

ATLANTA — After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was recast as a villain virtually overnight.
Netflix says more than 26M watched 'The Irishman' in 7 days

Netflix says more than 26M watched 'The Irishman' in 7 days

NEW YORK — Netflix says that 26.4 million households worldwide watched “The Irishman” in its first week of streaming. That figure includes those who watched at least 70% of Martin Scorsese's 3 1/2 hour crime epic.
Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

STOCKHOLM — Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s.
Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations

Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations

NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil won Tuesday in a closely watched lawsuit over the costs of climate change, with a judge saying there was no proof the energy giant duped investors about the toll that regulations could take on its business.
In South Carolina, Steyer investing in black voters

In South Carolina, Steyer investing in black voters

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Bill Cosby sex assault verdict upheld; spokesman lashes out

Bill Cosby sex assault verdict upheld; spokesman lashes out

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.
US charges: Mexico ex-security chief took bribes from cartel

US charges: Mexico ex-security chief took bribes from cartel

NEW YORK — Mexico's former top security chief has been indicted in New York City on charges he accepted a fortune in drug-money bribes from kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's notorious Sinaloa cartel to let it operate with impunity in Mexico.