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Ex-Michigan teacher sentenced to jail in prostitution case

Associated Press

An ex-Michigan middle school band teacher acquitted in 2002 of sexual conduct involving a student has been sentenced to six months in jail in a separate case for attempting to engage a minor for prostitution.

DC Metro rejects Amnesty ads showing Trump, Putin, others

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Amnesty International has criticized the Washington Metro's rejection of an ad campaign featuring depictions of U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Parents of teens killed during 'Nerf wars' sue school

Associated Press

The parents of two Lakeville South High School students who were killed in a 2015 car crash are suing the local school district, alleging officials failed to protect the teens from a known danger called "Nerf wars."

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

- Associated Press

First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth -- in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the nation's ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority.

In this photo released on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, which provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man runs between destroyed buildings which attacked during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)

More deaths in Syria bombing campaign near Damascus

- Associated Press

Syrian government warplanes supported by Russia continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus for a sixth day Friday, killing five people, opposition activists and a war monitor reported. The death toll from the past week climbed to more than 400.

Heart attack leads to change of heart over Confederate flag

Associated Press

Despite a petition, protest march and neighbor-erected fences, a South Carolina woman had vowed she would die before she would stop flying a Confederate flag in her predominantly black community. But a recent heart attack has yielded a change of heart.