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Venezuela opposition claims evidence of tampered vote count

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition presented evidence Thursday of possible ballot tampering in gubernatorial elections, seeking to bolster its claim that its shock loss at the polls was the...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:28

Judge won't throw out ruling explaining Arpaio's conviction

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused a request to throw out a ruling that explained her reasoning in finding the...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:28

The Latest: Obama speaks at Virginia Democratic rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama campaigning for Democrats running for governor in New Jersey and Virginia (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Former President Barack...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:28

Judge orders hotel to secure evidence in Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas resort from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been ordered to preserve photos, surveillance video and...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:16

Chicago-area man gets maximum 15-year term in terrorism case

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge scolded a former college student from suburban Chicago as he sentenced him to a maximum 15-year prison term Thursday for seeking to join terrorist-linked...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:08

The Latest: Trumps attend gala at Kuwaiti embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania are attending a gala...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:05

Sheriff: Smoke inhalation killed Texas woman, 5 children

SILSBEE, Texas (AP) — Autopsy results show that a woman and her five children died from smoke inhalation in a Southeast Texas house fire. Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis disclosed...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:04

Deputies: Explosive devices found during child porn raid

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they found three explosive devices and other weapons during a child porn raid at a Florida home. A Pinellas County Sheriff's Office news release...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:03

UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face 'hell on earth'

GENEVA (AP) — UNICEF says children who make up most of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar are seeing "a hell on earth" in overcrowded,...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:02

California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:46

Oroville Dam repair costs will top $500 million

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California officials say repair costs at the nation's tallest dam will be nearly double the original estimate of $275 million. Department of Water Resources spokeswoman Erin...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:43

The Latest: Nyong'o recounts Weinstein massage encounter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o says she had an encounter with...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:43

More oil than initially believed spilled off Louisiana coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard says the amount of oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana's coast last weekend is substantially higher than initial estimates. The...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:38

Merkel: EU to cut aid to Turkey over democratic backsliding

BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said early Friday that European Union leaders have agreed to reduce financial assistance for helping Turkey get ready for possible EU membership due...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:37

California officials say repair costs at nation's tallest dam will top a half-billion dollars

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California officials say repair costs at nation's tallest dam will top a half-billion dollars.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:34

The Latest: Virginia's Democratic governor slams Trump

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama campaigning for Democrats running for governor in New Jersey and Virginia (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Virginia's Democratic governor...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:30

Rio 2016 leader Nuzman to be released from jail

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be released from jail following a decision in a top Brazilian court. The...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:27

Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base. From...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:25

The Latest: Mass. governor criticizes Trump phone call

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT): 7:15 p.m. Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is criticizing President Donald Trump for...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:24

Puerto Rico still stumbles in the dark a month after Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:22

Supreme Court temporarily halts Alabama execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate on Thursday night just minutes before he was scheduled to die. Torrey Twane McNabb,...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:20

The Latest: Infant found covered in white powder dies in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on three people found unconscious in Los Angeles (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Los Angeles authorities say an 8-year-old girl is in critical condition...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:17

The Latest: Supreme Court temporarily halts execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily delayed an Alabama execution in order...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:11

Jury picked in murder case that stoked immigration debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a Mexican man whose case set off a national debate over U.S. sanctuary cities and immigration...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:10

US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate who killed a police officer 20 years ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate who killed a police officer 20 years ago.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:07

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