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Pilot in small plane crash into California home has died

UPLAND, Calif. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane that crashed into a Southern California house and burned Thursday has died, authorities said. A father and child inside the...
Nov. 7, 2019

S. Carolina man: McDonald's sweet tea came with weed inside

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who went to McDonald's for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side. The Island...
Nov. 7, 2019

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt U.S. sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping. The voluntary...
Nov. 7, 2019

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

The S&P 500 pushed to another record Thursday after China's commerce ministry said that both sides in the U.S.-China trade war had agreed to roll back tariffs on each other's...
Nov. 7, 2019

Gap CEO steps down amid slumping sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap says CEO Art Peck is stepping down as the company continues to grapple with slumping sales. Peck, who has been CEO since 2015, will be...
Nov. 7, 2019

Fire survivors transform California city that took them in

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Amber Blood got to Chico on Nov. 8, 2018, wearing pink slacks and her favorite white peacoat. It was all she had left. Blood was among...
Nov. 7, 2019

Stocks stumble to more records on conflicting trade reports

NEW YORK (AP) — In the stock market, it's all about trade now. Stocks were jumping early Thursday after China said both sides in the U.S.-China trade war had agreed...
Nov. 7, 2019

The Latest: Spying suspect called himself marketing leader

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that Saudi Arabia recruited two Twitter employees to spy on accounts that included prominent government opponents (all times local):...
Nov. 7, 2019

The Latest: Pilot dies as plane crashes into California home

UPLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash into a Southern California house (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Police say the pilot of a small plane that crashed...
Nov. 7, 2019

DA: Kansas judicial panel did not violate open meetings law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says a commission that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court did not violate the state's open meetings law in choosing three finalists for...
Nov. 7, 2019

Secret Service study: School attackers showed warning signs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was...
Nov. 7, 2019

First Wisconsin veto override attempt in 9 years fails

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature's first veto override attempt in nearly a decade failed Thursday, with no Democrats jumping ranks to provide Republicans with the votes they needed...
Nov. 7, 2019

Woman says she cleaned up after boyfriend killed his fiancee

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A woman who was having an affair with a Colorado man charged in the beating death of his fiancee says she helped clean up the...
Nov. 7, 2019

Texas governor opens homeless campsite amid feud with Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Republican governor is creating a homeless campsite on state land amid an escalating battle with liberal leaders in the state capital over people living on...
Nov. 7, 2019

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data...
Nov. 7, 2019

Report: No evidence St. Louis prosecutor was threatened

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A special prosecutor tasked with determining if attorneys for former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens threatened St. Louis' top prosecutor said in a report released Thursday that...
Nov. 7, 2019

Celebrities, others ask Texas to halt inmate's execution

HOUSTON (AP) — Supporters of a Texas death row inmate who will face lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit are mounting...
Nov. 7, 2019

Judge stays 'Texas 7' gang member execution for 2nd time

HOUSTON (AP) — The execution of a "Texas 7" gang member who killed a police officer has been stayed again because the state refused to provide him with a Buddhist...
Nov. 7, 2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks hold on to most of the day's gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are ending higher on Wall Street following hopes that China and the U.S...
Nov. 7, 2019

Bosnia outraged after Macron calls it a 'ticking time-bomb'

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Officials in Bosnia are expressing outrage over remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in which he described the country as a "ticking time-bomb" and the greatest...
Nov. 7, 2019

Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 slain Americans

LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — With Mexican soldiers standing guard, a mother and two sons were carried to the grave in hand-hewn pine coffins Thursday at the first funeral for...
Nov. 7, 2019

Police ID suspect in UFC fighter's missing stepdaughter case

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified an Alabama man who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of UFC heavyweight Walt Harris's stepdaughter. News outlets report a warrant for...
Nov. 7, 2019

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a Montana ranching couple rich beyond their dreams...
Nov. 7, 2019

GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A newly formed company led by the founder of an upstart electric truck maker is buying a former General Motors assembly plant in Ohio that shut...
Nov. 7, 2019

Over $4M in funding for Maryland HBCUs at risk in US Senate

BALTIMORE (AP) — More than $4 million in federal funding for historically black colleges and universities in Maryland may disappear if Congress doesn't reauthorize mandated spending for those institutions. News...
Nov. 7, 2019

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