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Class action lawsuit sought over 1966 Spain H-bombs accident

Class action lawsuit sought over 1966 Spain H-bombs accident

HARTFORD, Conn. — Veterans who say they responded to a 1966 accident involving U.S. hydrogen bombs in Spain and then became ill from radiation exposure asked a federal appeals court on Monday to allow a class action lawsuit against the U.S.

Israel intercepts Gaza rocket, retaliates with tank fire

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said it intercepted a rocket launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip late Monday, a few hours after Israel bombed Hamas military positions in retaliation for rocket fire earlier in the evening.

Report: Firm buying Revel casino for $200M; Straub denies it

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A Wall Street ratings firm said Monday that a Colorado company is buying Atlantic City's former Revel casino for $200 million, but the mercurial owner of the shuttered casino insists there's no deal.
AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forces

AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forces

UKHIA, Bangladesh — The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset. It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their home, surrounded by the fields of wheat they farmed in western Myanmar.
France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

PARIS — Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term.
Surrounded by scandal, Globes turn to old favs & fresh faces

Surrounded by scandal, Globes turn to old favs & fresh faces

NEW YORK — Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven Golden Globes nominations on Monday and the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" came away with six nods.
Mario Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

Mario Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behaviour .
Mary Blige, Mariah Carey, Nick Jonas get Golden Globe nods

Mary Blige, Mariah Carey, Nick Jonas get Golden Globe nods

NEW YORK — Mary J. Blige is dancing into the Golden Globe Awards as a double nominee — for her acting and songwriting — while Mariah Carey, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Nick Jonas are some of the other popular musicians also nominated.

'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes

NEW YORK — Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era, Canadian-shot fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven Golden Globe nominations Monday, while the Canadian-directed HBO drama "Big Little Lies" led the television categories with six
Venezuela president's threat to ban opposition draws rebuff

Venezuela president's threat to ban opposition draws rebuff

CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition parties in Venezuela won't be bullied out of participating in future elections, a leading anti-government politician said Monday, rejecting threats a day earlier by socialist President Nicolas Maduro.