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Alanna Irving, who is originally from San Francisco and who moved to New Zealand six years ago, poses in Wellington, New Zealand. [photo: AP]
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It’s one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It’s another thing to go ahead and do it. But that’s exactly what seems to be happening, at least in one distant corner of the world. In New Zealand, the number of...
In this Feb. 3, 2017, file photo, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu announcing the state of Hawaii has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban. The state of Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop Trump's revised travel ban. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously sued over Trump's initial travel ban, but that lawsuit was put on hold while other cases pl
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit against the U.S. government Wednesday in federal court...
Teacher Pia Martin greets students as they arrive to school at the Science Leadership Academy as teachers take part in "A Day Without a Woman" demonstration in Philadelphia, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Organizers of January's Women's March are calling on women to stay home from work and not spend money in stores or online to show their impact on American society. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- American women stayed home from work, zipped up their wallets, wore red and joined rallies across the country to demonstrate their economic clout Wednesday as part of International Women's Day events around the globe. The Day Without a Woman protest in the U.S. was put together...
 In this June 26, 2012, file photo, two women converse in New York. "Socially accepted normal body weight is shifting toward heavier weight. As more people around us are getting heavier, we simply believe we are fine, and no need to do anything with it," said Dr. Jian Zhang, a public health researcher at Georgia Southern University and the lead author in a study released on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons. The trend found in a new study occurred at the same time obesity rates climbed. "Socially accepted normal body weight is shifting toward...
In this Monday, May 17, 2010 file photo, Dr. Mansour Samadpour points out a growth of of salmonella in a petri dish at IEH Laboratories in Lake Forest Park, Wash. The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options. In a press briefing on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 the U.N. health agency said its list is meant to promote the development of medicines for the most worrying drug-resistant bacteria, includi
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options. In a press briefing on Monday, the U.N. health agency said its list is meant to promote the development of medicines for...
 In this May 26, 2015 file photo, an iPhone is connected to a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu equipped with Apple CarPlay apps, displayed on the car's MyLink screen, top, during a demonstration in Detroit. The rapidly evolving in-car infotainment and navigation systems can be bewildering for all but the most tech-savvy car buyers. The average vehicle on U.S. roads is 11 years old; that means many people last went car shopping before iPhones were invented. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
DETROIT (AP) — Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore. It's also about testing the technology. The rapidly evolving in-car infotainment and navigation systems can be bewildering for all but the most tech-savvy car buyers. The average vehicle on U.S. roads is 11 years old; that...
This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Movie fans can watch a variety of Oscar-nominated flicks online from their couches for a fee. A number of full-length movies and shorts nominated in various categories are available through an all-you-can-watch subscription - Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or HBO Now. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch. But it'll cost you. Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category, only 11 are available online through an all-you-can-watch subscription - Netflix, Hulu, Amazon...
This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago. Yahoo confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, that it was notifying users that their accounts had potentially been compromised but declined to say how many people were affected. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanche
LONDON (AP) -- Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago. Yahoo confirmed Wednesday that it was notifying...
Marlene Mosqueda, left, who's father was arrested by ICE early Friday morning to be deported, is comforted at a news conference by her attorney Karla Navarrette at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Navarrete, said she sought to stop Mosqueda from being placed on a bus to Mexico and was told by ICE that things had changed. She said another lawyer filed federal court papers to halt his removal. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Advocacy groups and the White House say that people suspected of living in the United States illegally are being rounded up in large numbers as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. Advocates cited what they call heavy-handed raids in Atlanta, Chicago, New...
Southwest Baptist University’s Meyer Wellness and Sports Center. [SBU website]
BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) — A former football player at Southwest Baptist University was charged Wednesday in a videotaped assault at a group home for children. Viavia Manuma, 24, is jailed in Polk County on $50,000 bond on one count of child abuse and two counts of first-degree assault in the July...

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