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9 hospitalized when subway car derails in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A subway car has derailed in Boston, sending nine people to the hospital. Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-threatening. Officials with the Massachusetts...
Jun. 8, 2019

Willian practices with Brazil team ahead of Copa América

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Chelsea forward who is replacing injured soccer star Neymar on Brazil's national team in an upcoming Copa América match has begun practicing with squad...
Jun. 8, 2019

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' inspires mostly nonverbal boy

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta rapper's take on country music has inspired a mostly nonverbal autistic boy in Minnesota to sing. Lil Nas X has found huge success with the...
Jun. 8, 2019

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition. Critics say...
Jun. 8, 2019

Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short

MAGNA, Utah (AP) — A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short. Utah park officials invited people to a...
Jun. 8, 2019

Russian journalist released to house arrest in drug case

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian investigative reporter who was detained on drug-dealing charges has been released to house arrest in a case that has raised widespread alarm among journalists...
Jun. 8, 2019

'Person of interest' in Detroit deaths remains in custody

DETROIT (AP) — A man who Detroit police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women remains in custody. A spokeswoman for the Wayne County prosecutor said...
Jun. 8, 2019

Police: Deputy filmed sex act involving mother, baby

ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana sheriff's deputy filmed a mother performing a sex act on her 1-year-old boy. News outlets report St. Gabriel Police arrested Shaderick...
Jun. 8, 2019

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use

LONDON (AP) — Britain's environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on "several occasions" two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minister to reveal past drug use to circumvent...
Jun. 8, 2019

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border

CÚCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Thousands of people crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border between the countries that had...
Jun. 8, 2019

Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's president has canceled upcoming municipal elections, citing the need to reduce political tensions in the country. President Ilir Meta said he acted because "the actual...
Jun. 8, 2019

It's a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Ash Barty knew she needed a break from tennis, from the pressure and expectations, from the week-in, week-out grind. So she stepped away in 2014 and wound...
Jun. 8, 2019

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions...
Jun. 8, 2019

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at...
Jun. 8, 2019

Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

NEW YORK (AP) — Grocery stores owned by Kroger across the country are recalling store-label frozen berries because they might be contaminated with hepatitis A. There have been no reported...
Jun. 8, 2019

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash

NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina...
Jun. 8, 2019

Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland Troubles

NEW YORK (AP) — Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland's Troubles in "The Ferryman," which has received nine Tony nominations. The playwright and director admits he was both compelled and reluctant...
Jun. 8, 2019

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio's Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during...
Jun. 8, 2019

Federal judge orders gorilla's return to Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard...
Jun. 8, 2019

Hillary Clinton says her youngest brother has died

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's brother has died. The former U.S. senator, Secretary of State, first lady and Democratic presidential candidate announced Saturday on Twitter her youngest brother, Tony...
Jun. 8, 2019

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city's lagoon. The protest Saturday was galvanized by...
Jun. 8, 2019

Archbishop didn't tell Vatican whole story on fallen bishop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bishop appointed by the Vatican to investigate the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in West Virginia now has his own explaining to do...
Jun. 8, 2019

2 killed when small plane crashes on Long Island

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed in Long Island, New York, killing the man and woman on board. The Federal Aviation Authority says in a...
Jun. 8, 2019

Trade disruptions, taxing tech companies are talk of G-20

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — How to reorder the global financial system in an era of trade stand-offs and technological change held the attention of financial officials from the Group of...
Jun. 8, 2019

Police: Maryland rapper found dead after shooting, car crash

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who beat hundreds of other rappers to win a national competition in 2016 is dead, and police say he was shot. Annapolis police said...
Jun. 8, 2019

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