- Indonesia increases security after video calls for attack Updated: Nov-25-15 9:10 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Authorities increased security across Indonesia after a video appearing on social media threatened attacks against police and other targets, police and officials said Wednesday.
- Burundi implicates respected journalist in failed coup Updated: Nov-25-15 8:19 am
KIGALI, Rwanda - Buurndi's government is seeking to extradite a prominent journalist from Belgium over charges he played a role in a failed coup attempt against the government, the journalist said Wednesday.
- Indian media say paramilitary force is curtailing freedom Updated: Nov-25-15 7:56 am
GAUHATI, India - Indian media and a rights group accused a paramilitary force on Wednesday of attempting to curtail press freedom by asking newspapers in an insurgency-hit northeastern state to stop publishing statements from a banned rebel group.
- AP staffers win prestigious Indian journalism awards Updated: Nov-25-15 6:06 am
NEW DELHI - Two Associated Press journalists are among the winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, India's most prestigious, for work exposing the public health and environmental damage done by the country's asbestos industry and capturing the devastation of last year's floods in the Kashmir region.
- AP source: Rams' Bailey in critical condition after shooting Updated: Nov-25-15 3:24 am
ST. LOUIS - Suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical but stable condition after being shot Tuesday night, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
- Cable TV hunting show hosts pleads guilty in poaching case Updated: Nov-24-15 9:52 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The host of a cable TV hunting show has pleaded guilty as part of an investigation into poaching on a remote national preserve in Alaska.
- Jury deliberates man's fate in Facebook photo killing case Updated: Nov-24-15 9:13 pm
MIAMI - A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.
- The Latest: Jury recesses after deliberating for 2.5 hours Updated: Nov-24-15 9:11 pm
MIAMI - The latest in the trial of a man who claimed self-defense after fatally shooting his wife and posting a photo of her body on Facebook (all times local):
- Oregon officer reassigned over Black Lives Matter tweet Updated: Nov-24-15 8:56 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau has reassigned an officer who allegedly sent a tweet about an upcoming Black Lives Matter/Don't Shoot Portland protest.
- Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Updated: Nov-24-15 8:31 pm
The Dallas Morning News. Nov. 23, 2015.
- Metro Phoenix transit CEO resigns amid expense report probe Updated: Nov-24-15 7:53 pm
PHOENIX - The CEO of the Phoenix metropolitan area's bus and light-rail systems announced his resignation Tuesday amid a newspaper's investigation into his expense reports, which included first-class flights and expensive dinner and hotel tabs.
- Minnesota man charged with using social media to create porn Updated: Nov-24-15 6:28 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Federal prosecutors have charged an Eagan man with using fake social media profiles to solicit nude photos from teenage boys and then distribute them.
- Washington university cancels classes over hate speech Updated: Nov-24-15 5:58 pm
SEATTLE - After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.
- Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace Updated: Nov-24-15 5:41 pm
MOSCOW - Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at least one of the two pilots in a long-feared escalation in tensions between Russia and NATO. Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced what he called a "stab in the back" and warned of "significant consequences."
- GOP chair: Party firing volunteer for tweet seen as racist Updated: Nov-24-15 5:24 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The chairman of Minnesota's Republican party says a local party's volunteer social media manager is being dismissed for referring to a "Negro problem" on Twitter.
- Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 16-22 Updated: Nov-24-15 3:50 pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 16-22. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
- When it's comedy time, 'The Big Bang Theory' rules Updated: Nov-24-15 3:42 pm
NEW YORK - No one is coming close to challenging "The Big Bang Theory" when Americans turn on prime-time television in search of a few laughs.
- Turkey visits church - not for holiday meal, just wants in Updated: Nov-24-15 1:59 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Days before Thanksgiving, a wild turkey chose an opportune time to show up on the doorstep of an Orlando church, appearing to seek shelter.
- Switzerland, US split $50M after online gaming service bust Updated: Nov-24-15 12:41 pm
GENEVA - Switzerland and the United States have split the take of nearly $50 million following the break-up of an illegal online gambling service.
- Vatican court rejects journalist's bid to drop leaks charges Updated: Nov-24-15 11:02 am
VATICAN CITY - A Vatican tribunal on Tuesday rejected a journalist's request to dismiss charges against him for publishing confidential documents as a trial opened in the Holy See's latest leaks scandal.
- Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois Updated: Nov-24-15 10:33 am
November 23, 2015
- 3 Russian journalists injured in Syria Updated: Nov-24-15 7:56 am
MOSCOW - The Russian Defense Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria.
- Myanmar court prosecutes woman for Facebook posting Updated: Nov-24-15 5:25 am
MAUBIN, Myanmar - A court in Myanmar has declined to drop a charge against a young woman accused of poking fun at Myanmar's army chief on Facebook, highlighting the challenges faced by the former dictatorship as it grapples with a social media explosion and other newfound freedoms of expression.
- Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US Updated: Nov-23-15 11:09 pm
PENAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica - As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.
- Beijing court hears appeal by senior journalist Gao Yu Updated: Nov-23-15 10:57 pm
BEIJING - A Beijing court on Tuesday heard the appeal of a 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a conviction of leaking state secrets, but made no immediate ruling, the journalist's lawyer said.