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State of the news media in 2015: Facebook and mobile rule

NEW YORK (AP) — A new report on the state of the media has some simple terms for how we learn about the world: mobile and social media.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

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Group reports global press freedom declined in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists in many parts of the world face deteriorating reporting conditions, with a democracy watchdog group noting a sharp decline in global press freedom in 2014.

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'We are hungry:' Aid reaches epicenter, Nepal toll tops 5000

GUMDA, Nepal (AP) — Hands pressed together in supplication, the Nepalese women pleaded for food, shelter and anything else the helicopter might have brought on an in-and-out run Wednesday to this smashed mountain village near the epicenter of last weekend's mammoth earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people.

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Justice Kennedy sent clearer signal in 2013 marriage case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, Justice Anthony Kennedy left little doubt during Supreme Court arguments that a part of the federal anti-gay marriage law was doomed.

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Obama: police must hold officers accountable for wrongdoing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said the Baltimore riots show that police departments need to hold officers accountable for wrongdoing "instead of just the closing-ranks approach that all too often we see."

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AP sources: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Baltimore streets once rocked by riots quiet after curfew

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore streets previously rocked by riots were quiet Wednesday morning at the lifting of a nighttime curfew that was enforced by 3,000 police and National Guardsmen.

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Japan PM to make historic address to Congress, talk trade

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek support for a trans-Pacific trade pact that has divided U.S. lawmakers as he makes the first address by a Japanese leader to a joint meeting of Congress.

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