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Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a "gun fight" with the teen, who...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 13:00

The Latest: VP Pence calls Barcelona attack 'horrific'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. reaction to the attack in Barcelona, Spain (all times EDT): 3:50 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is responding to the attack in Barcelona...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:57

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud'

A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains "100 percent natural spring water" that hails from Maine. The class-action lawsuit...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:56

Las Ramblas: A top Barcelona site for tourists to stroll

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The lengthy Las Ramblas promenade where a van plowed into pedestrians Thursday, killing 12 people and injuring 80, is a tree-lined walkway that starts in a...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:55

Saakashvili in Poland preparing return to Ukraine next month

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Georgian president and ex-governor of a Ukrainian region is in Poland preparing to return to Ukraine after being stripped of his citizenship by Ukrainian...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:54

Vice Media's immersive Charlottesville report gets traction

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the words flowing since last weekend in Charlottesville, the most striking television reporting has been Vice Media's insider account of the white nationalist movement...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:54

The Latest: Lawyers dispute report of boy's shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the release of the case record in a police shooting of a 13-year-old boy (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The lawyers for the...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:53

Ohio high school getting rid of Confederate mascot

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio high school is getting rid of its Confederate mascot in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:52

Before Camp David talks, Mattis says Afghan strategy is near

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of sometimes heated internal debate, the Trump administration has almost reached a decision on a new approach for fighting the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, Defense...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:49

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:49

Ohio gigh school getting rid of Confederate mascot

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio high school is getting rid of its Confederate mascot in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:49

Police say bomb squad checking area in Barcelona outskirts near where driver of car who struck police officers located

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police say bomb squad checking area in Barcelona outskirts near where driver of car who struck police officers located.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:46

The Latest: IS group takes responsibility for Spain attack

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the van that ran into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The Islamic State group has claimed...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:46

Man who didn't pay rent gets 45 years for killing roommate

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man convicted of fatally stabbing his roommate after the victim told him he had to move out because he wasn't paying rent has...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:46

State Republican headquarters tagged with Nazi vandalism

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Republican Party says "malcontents" are responsible for spraying the word "Nazis" inside a hand-drawn heart on the rear of his headquarters building in...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:45

Suspect in road rage killing of new graduate waives hearing

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting a recent high school graduate in the head during a road rage confrontation waived his preliminary court hearing Thursday,...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:42

The Latest: Missouri lawmaker won't resign over Trump post

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri state senator posting and deleting a comment hoping President Trump is assassinated (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A Democratic state senator...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:41

Islamic State group claims responsibility for deadly Barcelona van attack in statement carried on its Aamaq news agency

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group claims responsibility for deadly Barcelona van attack in statement carried on its Aamaq news agency.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:40

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 12 dead, 80 hurt

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:37

The Latest: Family IDs Utah soldier killed in Afghanistan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah National Guard soldier killed in Afghanistan (all times local): 12:15 a.m. The family of a Utah National Guard soldier killed...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:37

Catalan police: Driver hits 2 officers in Barcelona, police later locate him; unclear if related to van attack

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalan police: Driver hits 2 officers in Barcelona, police later locate him; unclear if related to van attack.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:35

The Latest: Police: Car hits officers at traffic blockade

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the van that ran into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The police force for Spain's Catalonia...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:35

Start of major construction on new NYC train hall announced

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the start of major construction for a new light-filled train hall across from the cramped and dark Penn Station...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:34

Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town of Charlottesville, Virginia. That's where Thomas Jefferson founded a university...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:34

The Latest: Trump revives discredited tale about pigs' blood

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. reaction to the attack in Barcelona, Spain (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Hours after the deadly terrorist attack in Spain, President Donald Trump...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:33

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