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SCE Responds to Report on the 2017 Koenigstein Fire
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University of Southern California Interim President Wanda Austin, left, and Carol Folt smile before Folt was officially named as the University of Southern California's 12th president in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The announcement comes a week after news broke of a massive college bribery scam involving USC and other universities across the country. Folt most recently was formerly the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). She will take office as USC's new president on July 1. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
On heels of scandals, USC announces new presidentThe University of Southern California has announced a new school president "to lead the university into a new era."
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Australia says tensions with Turkey ease after WWI remarksAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says tensions between his country and Turkey have eased after conciliatory comments from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office
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Long Thai crisis morphed coup leader's career into politicsAfter five years of running Thailand with absolute power, Thailand's junta leader is seeking to hold on to power through the ballot box
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. the leader of Thailand's Democrat Party Abhisit Vejjajiva, right, gives the traditional greeting or "wai" during an election campaign neighborhood walk Bangkok, Thailand. Abhisit says if he becomes prime minister after Sunday’s election, he’ll make careful but forceful efforts to undo undemocratic constitutional clauses imposed by the military government that took power in 2014. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
AP Interview: Thai PM hopeful wants constitutional changesThe leader of Thailand's oldest political party says Sunday's elections are a chance for the country to get out of the cycle of dictatorships and corrupt governments
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Nicaragua government says it will free all jailed protestersThe government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is promising to free all protesters arrested in the last year within 90 days
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CORRECTS LAST NAME OF MOTHER FROM HACKNEY TO HOBSON - This undated photo provided by the Pinal County Sheriff's Office shows Ryan Hackney. Hackney and his brother, Logan Hackney, were arrested on suspicion of failing to report abuse of a minor after authorities said they discovered that their mother, Machelle Hobson, had used pepper spray to discipline her seven younger adopted children and locked them for days inside a closet. (Pinal County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)
Mom with kids on YouTube channel suspected of child abuseAuthorities say an Arizona woman who ran a popular YouTube channel featuring kids is facing allegations of using pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children and locking them for days inside a closet without food, water, or access to a bathroom
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Workers walk outside a crime scene tent at Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Police officials in New Zealand say the man responsible for killing 50 people at two mosques was on his way to a third attack when police arrested him.  (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
The Latest: NZ imam preparing for emotional Friday prayerAn imam says he's expecting thousands of people at an emotional Friday prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand, a week after a gunman killed 42 people at his mosque and 50 people in all
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during a meet-and-greet event at Inspire Cafe in Dubuque, Iowa, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Jessica Reilly/Telegraph Herald via AP)
Gillibrand 'open to improving' opioids bill after criticismDemocratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says she's "open to improving" a Senate bill that would limit opioid prescriptions for acute pain
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President Donald Trump after arriving at Akron-Canton Airport for a fundraiser, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Where the investigations related to President Trump standWhere the investigations related to President Trump stand
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President Donald Trump arrives at Lima Allen County Airport, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Lima, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump attacks Russia probe as biasedAP FACT CHECK: Seeking to discredit a highly anticipated report on the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump is attacking the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller by falsely claiming it was biased and conflicted
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President Donald Trump speaks at Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's slam on McCain ignores who aided vetsAP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit for a vets law named after McCain
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