<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - ap]]> http://gazette.com/rss/ap Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:04:38 -0700 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Head of Hungary's Jobbik renounces party's anti-Semitic ways]]> http://gazette.com/head-of-hungarys-jobbik-renounces-partys-anti-semitic-ways/article/feed/521801?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/head-of-hungarys-jobbik-renounces-partys-anti-semitic-ways/article/feed/521801?custom_click=rss

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's nationalist Jobbik party will not return to its far-right origins, including frequent anti-Semitic and racist remarks by its politicians, party chairman Gabor Vona said Friday.

Jobbik is the strongest opposition group but far behind Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party in the polls ahead of April's election.

Vona told The Associated Press in an interview that he has pushed Jobbik in a more centrist direction to become a "people's party" and attract more voters.

"I decided in 2013 that this is how I will lead the party or I won't lead it at all," Vona said. "The kind of anti-Semitic expressions which took place in Jobbik earlier are impossible to imagine. Or if they did, they wo

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:43 -0700 <![CDATA[Earthquake hits Java in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued]]> http://gazette.com/earthquake-hits-java-in-indonesia-tsunami-warning-issued/article/feed/521846?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/earthquake-hits-java-in-indonesia-tsunami-warning-issued/article/feed/521846?custom_click=rss JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken buildings in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and other cities on the country's most populous island of Java. Authorities issued a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline but no injuries from the temblor were immediately reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake which struck just before midnight Friday had a magnitude of 6.5 and was about 91 kilometers (56 miles) deep and located inland. Indonesian authorities reported a quake of similar magnitude offshore of Java.

Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there were reports of damage to buildings in parts of western Java.

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:35 -0700 <![CDATA[Argentina Submarine]]> http://gazette.com/argentina-submarine/article/feed/512537?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/argentina-submarine/article/feed/512537?custom_click=rss A girl helps attach a banner with the colors of the Argentine national flag to a fence enclosing the Mar del Plata Navy Base, in Argentina, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Friday marks one month since the disappearance of an Argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board.

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<![CDATA[No. 25 Boise State looks to spoil Cristobal's Oregon debut]]> http://gazette.com/no.-25-boise-state-looks-to-spoil-cristobals-oregon-debut/article/feed/521843?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/no.-25-boise-state-looks-to-spoil-cristobals-oregon-debut/article/feed/521843?custom_click=rss

Las Vegas Bowl: No. 25 Boise State (10-3) at Oregon (7-5), Dec. 16, 3:30 p.m. Eastern (ABC)

Line: Oregon by 7.

Series Record: Boise State leads 2-0.


The Broncos will try to end a three-game losing streak against Power 5 opposition. Mario Cristobal leads the Ducks in his first game since being promoted to head coach on Dec. 8 after Willie Taggart took the Florida State job.


Oregon QB Justin Herbert vs. Boise State's pass defense. Oregon averaged 52.1 points in the seven games Herbert started this season, but only scored a total of 75 points in five games when the sophomore was out with a broken collarbone.

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:30 -0700 <![CDATA[The Latest: Ailing GOP senators expected to vote on tax bill]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-ailing-gop-senators-expected-to-vote-on-tax-bill/article/feed/521800?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-ailing-gop-senators-expected-to-vote-on-tax-bill/article/feed/521800?custom_click=rss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

Ailing Republican Senators. John McCain and Thad Cochran will be able to cast their votes for the GOP tax package next week.

That's the word from fellow GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio. He told reporters on Friday: "All of our thoughts and prayers go out to Sen. McCain. He's having a tough time. I am told he will be here next week and voting. And more importantly we all wish him the best of health."

McCain, 81, is hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center where the Arizona senator is being treated for the side effects of brain cancer treatment.

Thad Cochran, 80, of Mississippi had a non-melanoma lesion removed f

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:59:45 -0700 <![CDATA[SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule]]> http://gazette.com/spacex-1st-recycled-rocket-soars-with-recycled-capsule/article/feed/521820?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/spacex-1st-recycled-rocket-soars-with-recycled-capsule/article/feed/521820?custom_click=rss

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA.

The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off with a just-in-time-for-Christmas delivery for the International Space Station, taking flight again after a six-month turnaround. On board was a Dragon supply ship, also a second-time flier.

It was NASA's first use of a reused Falcon rocket and only the second of a previously flown Dragon.

Within 10 minutes of liftoff, the first-stage booster was back at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, standing upright on the giant X at SpaceX's landing zone. That's where it landed back in June following its first launch. Double sonic booms thunder

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:59:21 -0700 <![CDATA[Colorado State, Marshall in New Mexico Bowl amid slow finish]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-state-marshall-in-new-mexico-bowl-amid-slow-finish/article/feed/521849?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-state-marshall-in-new-mexico-bowl-amid-slow-finish/article/feed/521849?custom_click=rss

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Bowl: Colorado State (7-5) vs Marshall (7-5), Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)

Line: Colorado State by 5½.

Series Record: First meeting.


Colorado State is playing in its fifth consecutive bowl game but has lost in its last three postseason appearances. The Rams started the season 6-2 then dropped three of the final four games. Marshall is 5-0 in bowl games since 2009 and has a 10-2 overall bowl record. The Thundering Herd also started the season strong by going 6-1 only to lose four of their last five. Both teams are limping into the New Mexico Bowl with hopes of catching some of that early magic to redeem their seasons.

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:58:16 -0700 <![CDATA[Lille fires coach Bielsa after suspended him last month]]> http://gazette.com/lille-fires-coach-bielsa-after-suspended-him-last-month/article/feed/521852?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/lille-fires-coach-bielsa-after-suspended-him-last-month/article/feed/521852?custom_click=rss LILLE, France (AP) — Lille has fired coach Marcelo Bielsa after suspending him last month following poor results.

The club said in a brief statement on Friday it has "terminated the contract" with the Argentine coach.

After finishing 11th last season, Lille hired Bielsea with the lofty aim of qualifying for the Champions League.

Lille also recruited more than a dozen new players, but the team struggled badly. Lille is in 18th place ahead of Saturday's game at Dijon.

A four-man coaching team has been in provisional charge of Lille since Bielsa's suspension.

Bielsa returned to France two years after abruptly quitting Marseille amid a contract dispute. Having said he would sign a new contract, he walked out a

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:54:54 -0700 <![CDATA[Spain Christmas Light]]> http://gazette.com/spain-christmas-light/article/feed/521847?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/spain-christmas-light/article/feed/521847?custom_click=rss A woman walks next to a Christmas street lights, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

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<![CDATA[Pro Bowl legends captains: Tomlinson, Dunn, Taylor, Brooks]]> http://gazette.com/pro-bowl-legends-captains-tomlinson-dunn-taylor-brooks/article/feed/521851?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/pro-bowl-legends-captains-tomlinson-dunn-taylor-brooks/article/feed/521851?custom_click=rss NEW YORK (AP) — Ladainian Tomlinson, Warrick Dunn, Jason Taylor and Derrick Brooks have been selected Pro Bowl legends captains.

The NFL announced Friday the Hall of Famers will serve as captains for the game between the AFC and NFC.

Tomlinson will captain the offense and Taylor the defense for the AFC. Dunn (offense) and Brooks (defense) will guide the NFC.

The NFL Network will announce Pro Bowl team rosters on Dec. 19. The game is Jan. 28 in Orlando, Florida.


For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:52:14 -0700 <![CDATA[The Latest: Japan urges maximum pressure on North Korea]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-japan-urges-maximum-pressure-on-north-korea/article/feed/521848?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-japan-urges-maximum-pressure-on-north-korea/article/feed/521848?custom_click=rss UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N.'s ministerial meeting on North Korea (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Japan's foreign minister is urging the international community to maximize pressure on North Korea "by all means available," saying there is no other way to get Pyongyang to curb its escalating nuclear and missile programs.

Taro Kono announced at a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council Friday that Japan has ordered the assets of 19 North Korean entities to be frozen, and he called on other countries to introduce or strengthen sanctions against the North.

Kono said last week's visit to Pyongyang by U.N.

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:51:46 -0700 <![CDATA[The Latest: Legislature outlines new anti-harassment rules]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-legislature-outlines-new-anti-harassment-rules/article/feed/521850?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-legislature-outlines-new-anti-harassment-rules/article/feed/521850?custom_click=rss SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on changes to sexual harassment policies at the New Mexico Legislature (all times local):

10:50 a.m.

Sexual harassment complaints against New Mexico state lawmakers would be investigated by a panel of legislators under proposed revisions to the Legislature's anti-harassment policy.

The Legislature on Friday published its first draft of possible revisions to its rules and disciplinary procedures against sexual harassment at the Statehouse in response to concerns that widespread misconduct has gone unchecked.

The proposal provides procedures for filing complaints against lawmakers, legislative staff, and lobbyists or other people who visit the state Capitol.

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]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:51:41 -0700 <![CDATA[Israel Palestinians]]> http://gazette.com/israel-palestinians/article/feed/456453?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/israel-palestinians/article/feed/456453?custom_click=rss Israel police arrest a Palestinian following a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the Win Jerusalem, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

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<![CDATA[Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria]]> http://gazette.com/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria/article/feed/494310?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria/article/feed/494310?custom_click=rss FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, a brigade from the Electric Power Authority repairs distribution lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in the Cantera community of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Union leaders representing Puerto Rico power company workers criticized local and federal officials on Friday, dec. 15, 2017, as the U.S. territory missed a deadline to restore 95 percent of power as promised by the island's governor.

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<![CDATA[Court rules for AP in reporter impersonation document fight]]> http://gazette.com/court-rules-for-ap-in-reporter-impersonation-document-fight/article/feed/521835?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/court-rules-for-ap-in-reporter-impersonation-document-fight/article/feed/521835?custom_click=rss WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with reporters in a court fight over documents that began after an FBI agent pretended to be an Associated Press journalist while investigating bomb threats at a Washington state high school.

When the ruse became public in 2014, the AP and a press freedom organization attempted to get government records about the case and any other times FBI agents have impersonated journalists. After initially getting no records from the FBI, the AP and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press sued. Though some documents were produced, the organizations argued that the agency's response was inadequate.

In an opinion issued Friday, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of App

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