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Katt Williams Faces Court Appearance After Fight With Teen

 GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Katt Williams faces an initial court appearance Thursday, one day before the comedian's next scheduled show in New Orleans.Authorities say Williams was arrested Wednesday and was being held without bond. Police say the 44-year-old Williams and…

Under Fire On Abortion, Trump Fights To Court Women

Donald Trump is fighting to convince a skeptical Republican Party he can improve his standing among women, even as he takes back an explosive comment about abortion and attacks the credibility of a female reporter police say was illegally grabbed by the GOP front-runner's campaign manager.

Boeing Is Cutting 4,000 Jobs

Boeing has announced it will cut 4,000 jobs to reduce costs as it battles rival Airbus and softer demand for aircraft.

Cyprus Court Orders Egyptian Hijack Suspect Held For 8 Days

A court on Wednesday ordered an Egyptian man detained for eight days after authorities said he admitted hijacking a domestic EgyptAir flight and diverting it to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus by threatening to blow it up with a fake explosives belt.

Actress Patty Duke Dead At 69

Patty Duke, the actress who won fame with her stage and screen portrayals of Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker," died Tuesday, according to her agent. She was 69.

AG Cooper Says He Won't Defend Anti-LGBT Law In Court

North Carolina's attorney general said Tuesday he won't defend in court a new state law preventing Charlotte and other local governments from approving protections for LGBT people, calling it discriminatory and a "national embarrassment."




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