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In this Aug. 17, 2016 photo, Gordon Davis places a hand on a memorial cross for his stepdaughter, Lynette Daley, on Ten Mile Beach near Yamba, Australia. The brutal death of Daley, an Aboriginal woman, and the reluctance of officials to prosecute the white suspects, has highlighted a deadly racial divide in Australia, where Indigenous people remain the most disadvantaged segment of society. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
YAMBA, Australia (AP) — The life was long drained from Lynette Daley by the time the cops rolled up to the lonely beach where her naked body lay. Her skin was cold, her lips were blue, and her blood was everywhere. It was between her legs and in a large clot by her feet. It was inside the four-...
In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge and influential social network, focusing on the "worst of the worst" offenders and partnering with outside fact-checkers to sort honest news reports from made-up stories that play to people's passions and preconceived notions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge and influential social network. It will focus on the "worst of the worst" offenders and partner with outside fact-checkers and news organizations to sort honest news reports from made-up stories that play to...
This October 1942 file photo shows Eugene Burns, Associated Press war correspondent with the Pacific Fleet, on the deck of a Navy vessel with binoculars raised as he covered operations of a task force in the South Pacific. On Dec. 7, 1941, as Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, Burns, Associated Press chief of bureau in Honolulu, was unable to get out the urgent news of the historic attack that would draw the U.S. into World War II. The military had already taken control of all communication lines,
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Thousands gathered on a pier overlooking Pearl Harbor, observed a moment of silence and watched jets streak across the clear blue sky Wednesday in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II. The crowd stood and clapped...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly resigned on Monday. His departure will affect New Zealand's relationship with the U.S., its free-trade agenda and its role on the world stage. The country's new leader will face an opposition buoyed by Key's departure...
An Army veteran attends a briefing for fellow veterans at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota. The decision is a victory for the several thousand camped near the construction site, who've said for months that the four-state, $3.8...
In this Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015 photo, a worker shows a newly landed fish before it's given a barcode at a port facility in Benoa, Bali, Indonesia. The bar-code system will give each fish a tag that can provide details about the location it was caught, by what boat, its species, and weight and could easily be expanded to include crews on individual boats to help fight against labor abuse. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
BANGKOK (AP) — Fishing boats used high-tech systems to find vast schools of fish for decades, depleting stocks of some species and leading to the complete collapse of others. Now more than a dozen apps, devices and monitoring systems aimed at tracking unscrupulous vessels and the seafood they catch...
Evacuated hotel guests gather in a carpark in Wellington. [Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's South Island early Monday, shaking residents awake, causing damage to buildings and prompting emergency services to warn people along the coast to move to higher ground to avoid tsunami waves. Authorities in New Zealand have...
President-elect Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to speak at an election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on...
This Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, shows the HealthCare.gov 2017 website home page on a laptop in Washington. Health insurance costs will be on the rise again in 2017, just like they have been for several years now. Experts say we should get used to these annual rises, unless we’re ready to accept significant changes in how we consume health care. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
(AP) — Millions of Americans are finding out this month that the price of their health insurance is going up next year - as it did this year, last year, and most of the years before that. And it's not just that the price is going up, it's that it goes up faster than wages and inflation, eating away...
HONOLULU (AP) — Three Hawaiian Airlines baggage handlers are being investigated for theft after guns were reported stolen from the checked luggage of law enforcement officers. Maui police and federal agents arrested the airline employees Thursday. A 28-year old Wailuku man and a 52-year old Kihei...

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