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JUBA, South Sudan | In South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd brings spirit of #MeToo

JUBA, South Sudan — In her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd had a message for survivors of sexual assault in a country where rape is a widespread weapon. “I see you, I love you and I’m here for you,” she said in an interview with The Associated Press. Seated on … Continue reading JUBA, South Sudan | In South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd brings spirit of #MeToo

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Spirit of mythical princess looms over Thai cave crisis

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Along a muddy mountain path not far from the entrance to a flooded cave where 12 young members of a Thai soccer team have been missing for four days is a shrine to a mythical princess whose spirit is said to inhabit the caverns below. A steady stream of visitors come … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Spirit of mythical princess looms over Thai cave crisis

Firefighter killed in collapse remembered for humor, spirit

PHILADELPHIA/January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Philadelphia firefighter killed in a house collapse has been remembered for his sense of humor, love of his nieces and nephews and passion for his job. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau’s brother told the congregation at his funeral Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Friday that his sibling … Continue reading Firefighter killed in collapse remembered for humor, spirit

First lady hopes giving spirit continues through holidays

WASHINGTON /December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Melania Trump said Wednesday at a holiday toy drive sponsored by the military that she hopes the giving spirit that Americans displayed during a season of devastating hurricanes will continue over Christmas and into the new year. She said the holidays are about family, service and gratitude — not … Continue reading First lady hopes giving spirit continues through holidays