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Harris, Warren compete for support from black female voters

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren are competing for the support of black women, who are the Democratic Party's most loyal and consistent voters. Both White House hopefuls are struggling with...
Nov. 8, 2019

Last victim of Mexico border killings to be laid to rest

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico (AP) — Family and friends are set to bury the last victim of a cartel ambush that slaughtered nine American women and children from a community of...
Nov. 8, 2019

All eyes on Texas governor as calls grow to halt execution

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — All eyes are on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and whether he'll allow the execution of a death row inmate to proceed despite pressure from lawmakers and...
Nov. 8, 2019

Ex-leader's release buoys Brazil's left, angers the right

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's release from jail has fired up the weakened leftist opposition, though it's likely to anger conservatives who considered...
Nov. 8, 2019

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Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have no unified argument in the impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump , in large part because...
Nov. 8, 2019

Bangladesh on alert as cyclone approaches Bay of Bengal

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have put more than 50,000 volunteers on standby as a strong cyclone in the Bay of Bengal is expected to hit the low-lying...
Nov. 8, 2019

Harris zeroes in on health care before powerful Nevada union

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Presidential candidate Kamala Harris zeroed in on the Democratic Party's debate over health insurance Friday as she made her pitch to one of Nevada's most powerful...
Nov. 8, 2019

7 Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers detained or face arrest

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers have either been detained or face arrest Saturday, in a move expected to escalate public fury during months of unrest. A...
Nov. 8, 2019

Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers have either been detained or face arrest Saturday

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers have either been detained or face arrest Saturday.
Nov. 8, 2019

Judge grants USWNT class status in discrimination lawsuit

The U.S. women's national team has been granted class status in its lawsuit against U.S. Soccer that alleges gender discrimination in compensation and working conditions. U.S. District Court Judge R...
Nov. 8, 2019

Swine fever: New Indonesian festival celebrates pigs

LAKE TOBA, Indonesia (AP) — Christian residents in Muslim-majority Indonesia's remote Lake Toba region have launched a new festival celebrating pigs that they say is a response to efforts to...
Nov. 8, 2019

Residents say wild turkeys are attacking community

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey residents have been getting an early Thanksgiving surprise. A gaggle of 40 to 60 wild turkeys have been aggressively terrorizing residents in...
Nov. 8, 2019

AP Exclusive: Abusive S Korean facility exported children

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The Associated Press has found that a South Korean facility that kidnapped, abused and enslaved children and the disabled for a generation was also shipping...
Nov. 8, 2019

The Latest: Steve Bannon testifies in Roger Stone trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Steve Bannon says Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks...
Nov. 8, 2019

The Latest: Witness describe Trump dealing with Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Key White House officials told impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump's...
Nov. 8, 2019

Dissent spreads in Bolivia's police amid political unrest

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Dissension appeared to be spreading in police forces across Bolivia on Friday as opposing sides in the country's political divide held fast to their positions...
Nov. 8, 2019

Church looted by vandals as protests rage in Chile's capital

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Hooded protesters looted a Roman Catholic church Friday near the main gathering site for three weeks of mass protests against Chile's government over inequality. An Associated...
Nov. 8, 2019

Da Silva's release brings new energy to Brazil's opposition

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked out of prison on Friday, injecting new energy into a weakened opposition. His exit drew cheers from...
Nov. 8, 2019

No coalition troops hurt in rocket attack at Iraq base

BAGHDAD (AP) — A barrage of Katyusha rockets targeted an Iraqi air base that houses American troops south of the city of Mosul on Friday, officials said. No members of...
Nov. 8, 2019

Police: Dad, daughter kidnapped woman, dumped her in desert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father and a daughter kidnapped a woman in a Las Vegas suburb and brought her to his Southern California house, holding her for at least...
Nov. 8, 2019

2 dead, dozens injured as Australia wildfires raze homes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Wildfires razing Australia's drought-stricken east coast have left two people dead and several missing, more than 30 injured and over 100 homes destroyed, officials said Saturday...
Nov. 8, 2019

Vanna White hosts 'Wheel of Fortune' after Sajak has surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak had to have emergency surgery, and his longtime co-host Vanna White will fill in for him while he recovers. The...
Nov. 8, 2019

Virginia mother gets 20 years in starvation death of her son

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — The mother of a Virginia boy who died from severe starvation and neglect has been ordered to spend 20 years in prison. The Richmond Times-Dispatch on...
Nov. 8, 2019

UN experts say Libya airstrike likely tied to Hifter allies

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say it is "highly probable" that a deadly airstrike on a migrant detention center in Libya was carried out by a fighter jet operated...
Nov. 8, 2019

Top antitrust enforcer warns Big Tech over data collection

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP) — The Justice Department's top antitrust official is warning Big Tech that the government could pursue them for anticompetitive behavior over their collection and commercial use of...
Nov. 8, 2019

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