TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities — typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy.
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STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Lawyer Amal Clooney went before Europe’s top human rights court Wednesday to argue against a man convicted of denying the 1915 Armenian genocide.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The offers to license Frank Broyles’ name came in as soon as the Arkansas football legend retired last year, from Broyles books to Broyles tailgating grills and Broyles pre-cooked meat.
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