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NEW YORK | Warren took DNA test to help rebuild “trust in government”

NEW YORK— Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she changed her mind and took a DNA test proving her heritage because Americans’ trust in government is “at an all-time low” and she wanted to rebuild it by being transparent. The incumbent Massachusetts senator spoke Sunday at her second debate against Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl … Continue reading NEW YORK | Warren took DNA test to help rebuild “trust in government”

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible

ANKARA, Turkey  — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 4:15 a.m. Asked whether he thought Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi was credible, President Trump said “I do. I … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible

Off limits: Report on state college abuse kept from public

Even as top Pennsylvania officials assail the Catholic Church over its cover-up of clergy sexual abuse, a state agency is refusing to release a report on allegations of sexual abuse by a high-ranking state university administrator despite lingering questions about how the accusers’ complaints were handled. In a case that bears some broad similarities to … Continue reading Off limits: Report on state college abuse kept from public

BOGOTA, Colombia | Colombians vote on anti-corruption referendum

BOGOTA, Colombia  — Colombians are voting Sunday in a first-of-a-kind referendum that aims to curb corruption in a country where white-collar criminals are fast replacing drug gangs and paramilitary groups in penetrating the upper echelons of power. The referendum seeks to slash the salaries of Colombia’s Congress members and to bring laws that make public … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia | Colombians vote on anti-corruption referendum

CHICAGO | APNewsBreak: DNC, TV networks discuss presidential debates

CHICAGO  — The Democratic Party has begun conversations with television networks about a series of presidential primary debates in 2019, a top party official has told The Associated Press. The talks are “in the very early stages,” according to the official, who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of … Continue reading CHICAGO | APNewsBreak: DNC, TV networks discuss presidential debates

HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe president’s inauguration set for Sunday

HARARE, Zimbabwe— The Latest on Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election (all times local): 6 p.m. A spokesman for Zimbabwe’s ruling party says the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be on Sunday after the constitutional court upheld his election win. Paul Mangwana says the daylong event at the National Sports Stadium in the capital, Harare, will … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe president’s inauguration set for Sunday

LOS ANGELES | Tambor: He was difficult on ‘Transparent,’ denies misconduct

LOS ANGELES — Fired “Transparent” actor Jeffrey Tambor says he was difficult to work with on the show but rejects allegations of sexual misconduct. Tambor says in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter he yelled at people on the set, including series creator Jill Soloway, and was tactless. Tambor says his behavior stemmed from worry … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Tambor: He was difficult on ‘Transparent,’ denies misconduct

The Latest: Jeffrey Tambor decries ouster from ‘Transparent’

LOS ANGELES /February 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the decision to remove Jeffrey Tambor from his Emmy-winning role in the Amazon series “Transparent” (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Jeffrey Tambor says he is “profoundly disappointed” in the way Amazon Studios has handled an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him that led to … Continue reading The Latest: Jeffrey Tambor decries ouster from ‘Transparent’