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The Latest: Morawiecki likely to stay Polish prime minister

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's election (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Officials from Poland's ruling party say Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is a "natural" to stay on...
Oct. 14, 2019

Michigan ends pension contract over investor's comments

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan's retirement systems have ended a contract with an investment company that managed more than $600 million in pension funds after the CEO...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Juggling marriage, kids and Nobel-winning work

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Nobel Economics Prize winners Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo say they're just like any...
Oct. 14, 2019

Prince William, Kate reach Pakistan's capital on 5-day visit

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate have arrived in Pakistan's capital on a five-day visit amid tight security. Known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,...
Oct. 14, 2019

Ecuador starts cleanup after deal to end indigenous protests

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a massive cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity protesters fought police for days, leaving...
Oct. 14, 2019

Jayme Closs: 1 year after abduction, I'm feeling stronger

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot before she was kidnapped and held captive for 88 days before escaping from her abductor said she's feeling...
Oct. 14, 2019

Syrian army moves north, raising fears of clash with Turkey

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as...
Oct. 14, 2019

Ex-Texas sergeant acquitted of assault in 2017 inmate death

ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant accused of throwing a handcuffed inmate onto a floor so hard that the convicted robber later died has been acquitted. Lou...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Riot police charge Barcelona airport protesters

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of Catalan politicians and activists (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Police in riot gear have charged protesters blocking the entrance to Barcelona's...
Oct. 14, 2019

German club releases Turkish player over Instagram post

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin has been released by German soccer club St. Pauli following his Instagram post in support of his country's invasion of Kurdish-held regions...
Oct. 14, 2019

Family: Cop who killed black woman should be fired, charged

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played...
Oct. 14, 2019

Firefighters finishing containment of California wildfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters are dousing remaining smoldering areas from a destructive wildfire that raged along the northern edge of Los Angeles last week. The Los Angeles Fire Department...
Oct. 14, 2019

Parents of crash victim urge diplomat's wife to return to UK

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a motorcyclist killed in a traffic crash with an American diplomat's wife took their case directly to U.S. audiences Monday, holding a New...
Oct. 14, 2019

Polish conservatives win lower house but lose Senate

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice party capitalized on its popular social spending policies to win a majority of seats in the lower house of parliament...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Slain woman's family wants outside investigation

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside a home in Fort Worth (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Family members of...
Oct. 14, 2019

Protests erupt as Spain convicts leading Catalan separatists

MADRID (AP) — Riot police charged at protesters outside Barcelona's airport Monday after the Supreme Court sentenced 12 prominent Catalan separatists to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Married Nobel winners recount wake-up call

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo say they weren't quite sure how to react when...
Oct. 14, 2019

Construction platform fails, leaving worker dangling in air

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say two workers on a construction platform in New Jersey were rescued after it failed and left one worker briefly dangling by his safety...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Economics Nobel winners hope prize opens doors

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Two of this year's Nobel Economics Prize laureates say they hope their win will...
Oct. 14, 2019

German police lost Halle gunman for an hour, lawmakers say

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers say police lost track for an hour of a suspected far-right extremist who killed two people after a failed attack on a synagogue. Germany's dpa...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Turkey tells UN it's acting in self-defense

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Turkey is telling the U.N. Security Council that its military offensive into northeast Syria...
Oct. 14, 2019

Trump calls for Spicer votes on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to influence votes on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Trump on Monday tweeted that viewers should vote for former White House...
Oct. 14, 2019

Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press analysis shows that the performance of the government contractors who manage America's organ donation system varies widely. Some secure donors at half the rate...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Ireland: Brexit talks could go into next week

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Both Ireland and Spain are starting to say the Brexit negotiations could well spill beyond this week and...
Oct. 14, 2019

Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 3 civilians in Tripoli

CAIRO (AP) — An airstrike slammed into a house in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Monday, killing at least three civilians and wounding two others including a child, health...
Oct. 14, 2019

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