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March 18, 2018


The Latest: Super Bowl parade set; team flying home

PHILADELPHIA — The Latest on Philadelphia’s Super Bowl win reaction (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The date is set for Philadelphia’s Super Bowl victory parade. The city announced Monday that the parade will be Thursday, starting at 11 a.m. at Broad Street near the stadiums. It will move north along the city’s main thoroughfare, past

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK — A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King’s speech, which urges people to be “great” by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was supposed to highlight the volunteer

IS attacks suspect Abdeslam defies court in first appearance

BRUSSELS — The man accused of being a would-be Islamic State attacker who was once Europe’s most wanted fugitive defied a Belgian court Monday, refusing to rise or answer questions during his first public appearance since his arrest nearly two years ago. Source: Boston Herald

Stocks fall further as banks sink; Wells Fargo plunges

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are continuing to sink Monday afternoon as banks and health care and energy care companies slip. Wells Fargo is plunging after the Federal Reserve hit the bank with new sanctions over a scandal that involved opening millions of phony consumer accounts. The market erased a portion of its early losses

AP Exclusive: 2015 letter belies pope's claim of ignorance

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis received a victim’s letter in 2015 that graphically detailed how a priest sexually abused him and how other Chilean clergy ignored it, contradicting the pope’s recent insistence that no victims had come forward to denounce the cover-up, the letter’s author and members of Francis’ own sex- abuse commission have told

Police: Woman stole $850 painting from local gallery

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. — Police have arrested a Massachusetts woman they say stole an $850 painting from a local gallery. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that Carrie Hague, of Easthampton, was arrested Sunday and charged with larceny from a building. Easthampton police responded Sunday to a report of a stolen painting at the Nash Gallery. Police

Kenya government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s government Monday restored transmission to two major TV stations of the four it shut down seven days ago, as police fired tear gas on protesters demonstrating against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government for violating constitutional freedoms. Source: Boston Herald

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