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# ap - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Former head of Trump presidential campaign 'intentionally' misled Russia investigation, judge rules

Paul Manafort faces years in prison in two criminal cases following yesterday’s ruling.

# ap - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

Nobel Prize winner who helped discover DNA's shape stripped of titles over 'reprehensible' race remarks

James Watson claimed that genes cause a difference between black people and white people on IQ tests.

# ap - Saturday 12 January, 2019

US teen crashes car while driving blindfolded as part of 'Bird Box' challenge

A Netflix film has led to a viral challenge in which people attempt complete tasks while blindfolded.

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

# ap - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The42 Desperate for running-back help, Washington turn to veteran Peterson AP

Desperate for running-back help, Washington turn to veteran Peterson

The Washington Redskins have signed 12-year NFL vet Adrian Peterson.

# ap - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

# ap - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Porn star who alleged Trump affair says she is now free to tell her story

Her story remained largely out of public view until a month before the 2016 presidential election.

# ap - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Across the US, more and more cities are passing laws to criminalise being homeless

A new report singled out cities Hawaii, Texas and Washington for their approach to homelessness.

# ap - Saturday 3 September, 2016

The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells

A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.

# ap - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Inside North Korea - via Instagram

The hermit state nevertheless has many active Instagrammers documenting life from within its borders.

# ap - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From The42 'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?' Being AP

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'

New documentary looks at the final year of AP McCoy’s record-breaking career.

# ap - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Can you teach a child how to code - even if they can't read yet?

A new free app says you can.

# ap - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge A badly punctuated AP tweet about MH17 caused widespread panic on Twitter Comma Please

# ap - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The42 'How to boss the midfield' -- This Andrea Pirlo cartoon is 46 seconds of absolute perfection Sketch Show

'How to boss the midfield' -- This Andrea Pirlo cartoon is 46 seconds of absolute perfection

Featuring Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson running around aimlessly.

# ap - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Grand jury voted to charge JonBenet Ramsey’s parents

New documents reveal that in 1999 a Colorado grand jury voted to charge the parents of the slain child beauty queen.

# ap - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Former Nazi commander found living in Minnesota

Michael Karkoc was commander of a Nazi SS led-unit, and now lives in Minnesota, according to a new investigation.

# ap - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

# ap - Monday 18 March, 2013

Instagram pics show life inside North Korea Secret Lives This post contains images

Instagram pics show life inside North Korea

David Guttenfelder, Associated Press’s chief photographer in Asia, is posting from inside Pyongyang. Fascinating.

# ap - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Facebook is just a 'fad', say almost half of people in US

More people think Facebook will fade away than believe it will be a long-term success story.

# ap - Friday 4 May, 2012

News agency apologies for firing correspondent over WWII censorship

Edward Kennedy was fired after reporting the unconditional surrender of German generals to Allied forces.

# ap - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pint-size Present of the Day Pic Of The Day

Pint-size Present of the Day

No comment.

# ap - Monday 16 January, 2012

Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea

The American news agency is the first major Western outlet to open a full news, picture, and video bureau in the notoriously secretive state.

# ap - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Catholic Church in Belgium wants priest sex abusers to pay victims

The church has said that priests who abused children will be required to pay damages to their victims.

# ap - Thursday 28 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge How to... capture a drain-dwelling crocodile The Snapper

How to... capture a drain-dwelling crocodile

Locals in Cairns found the urban myth of reptiles in the underground sewage system is true.

# ap - Monday 25 July, 2011

From The42 NFL, players have agreed to deal Endgame

NFL, players have agreed to deal

Football! There’s an end is in sight to the NFL’s lockout.

# ap - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Associated Press to open a bureau in North Korea

AP will be the first Western news organisation to have a full service operating in Pyongyang.

# ap - Thursday 2 June, 2011

From The42 Lab chief told feds of 'suspicious' Armstrong test Vicious Cycle

Lab chief told feds of 'suspicious' Armstrong test

Results of 2001 sample were “consistent with EPO use” one scientist has told investigators.