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Updated at 5:14 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The daughter of a Hong Kong-based publisher believed abducted by Chinese authorities eight months ago has appeared before a U.S. congressional commission urging Washington's help to win his release. The author, Gui Minhai, is one of five men associated with a publishing house whose disappearance late last year raised international concern that Beijing is clamping down on the semi-autonomous Chinese city's freedom of speech. College student Angela Gui said she...

Updated at 5:13 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn't see it that way. Trump insists that his about-face from self-funded candidate to one who relies on...

Updated at 5:10 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " A Turkish minister says Kurdish rebels have detonated a bomb in eastern Turkey, killing at least five soldiers inside a military vehicle. Government minister Ismet Yilmaz said the soldiers were killed Tuesday in the...

Updated at 5:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Speaker Paul Ryan is taking steps to bring greater order to the House floor after a Democrat-authored gay rights amendment caused chaos last week. Ryan told House Republicans Tuesday that in the future, such amendments...

Updated at 5:03 PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) " An Ohio man was arrested in the death of a former coal company executive found shot at a West Virginia cemetery where his wife is buried, a sheriff said Tuesday. Anthony R. Arriaga, 20, is being held on a...

Updated at 5:01 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " A federal judge has ruled that a law trimming early voting in swing-state Ohio is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced. The state's Democratic Party was among the plaintiffs who sued Ohio's elections chief over a...

Updated at 5:00 PM

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) " Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor, unable...

Updated at 4:47 PM

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) " U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticized the leaders of the world's wealthiest countries for failing to attend a pivotal humanitarian summit in Turkey which culminated with a long list of commitments and...

Updated at 4:39 PM

HAVANA (AP) " Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries. Cuban business owners and...

Updated at 4:30 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) " Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign requested a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote. The Sanders campaign said it has...

Updated at 4:28 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " You might start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service. The ads, called "promoted pins," will highlight restaurants and other merchants located along your way. They'll show up...

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