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Defense lawyer: Mladic may not be fit to hear verdicts

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic said Monday it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. Mladic’s attorneys have filed a flurry of … Continue reading

First Oscars of awards season to be bestowed on Saturday
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First Oscars of awards season to be bestowed on Saturday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Hollywood continues reeling from the growing sexual harassment scandal, the first Oscars of awards season are being presented to four film-industry veterans. The film academy’s ninth annual Governors Awards ceremony Saturday will celebrate the careers of writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland and director Agnes Varda. Each … Continue reading

Tillerson makes unannounced side trip to Afghanistan
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Tillerson makes unannounced side trip to Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. Tillerson visited Bagram Air Base for talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and other senior officials to outline for them the Trump administration’s new South Asia policy. He also underscored the ongoing … Continue reading

University of Cincinnati to allow white nationalist to speak
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University of Cincinnati to allow white nationalist to speak

CLEVELAND (AP) — The University of Cincinnati says it will allow white nationalist leader Richard Spencer to speak on campus, while Ohio State University says it can’t accommodate a rental request for a Nov. 15 speech but is considering alternatives. UC president Neville Pinto said in an email that the university is finalizing details of … Continue reading