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Spain arrests 17 in ongoing Catalonia anti-terror operation

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia said 17 people, including five alleged members of an extremist Islamist cell, were arrested Tuesday as part of an...
Jan. 15, 2019

New round of hearings for Florida school shooting suspect

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is returning to court this week for hearings on the massacre and on accusations he assaulted a corrections officer...
Jan. 15, 2019

White House shifts shutdown strategy, tries to bypass Pelosi

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting strategy, the White House invited rank-and-file House Democrats to lunch Tuesday with President Donald Trump, bypassing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team in an effort...
Jan. 15, 2019

2 charged with hacking SEC computers in trading scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two Ukrainian men have been charged with hacking into computers of the Securities and Exchange Commission to steal quarterly and annual reports of publicly traded companies...
Jan. 15, 2019

Correction: NerdWallet-Government Shutdown-Mortgages story

In a story Jan. 11 about the government shutdown, The Associated Press — from an article that originally appeared on the personal finance web site NerdWallet — reported erroneously that...
Jan. 15, 2019

Tactics questioned in ex-Utah State player investigation

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors questioned the tactics used by a police detective when he investigated a rape allegation against a promising Utah State University football player as the handling...
Jan. 15, 2019

British Parliament nears historic vote on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Parliament neared a historic vote Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May lobbied vehemently for a positive verdict on her proposed divorce deal with the European Union...
Jan. 15, 2019

Suspect in Brussels Jewish museum attack refuses to testify

BRUSSELS (AP) — A man accused of carrying out one of the first attacks in Europe by a foreign fighter returning from Syria has refused to testify at his trial...
Jan. 15, 2019

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system says an intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in...
Jan. 15, 2019

The Latest: Barr doubts Mueller would engage in 'witch hunt'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local): 10:20 a.m. President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general says he doesn't believe...
Jan. 15, 2019

Alicia Keys to host Grammy Awards next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host...
Jan. 15, 2019

AG nominee Barr says he doesn't believe Mueller would be involved in 'witch hunt,' as Trump has labeled Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — AG nominee Barr says he doesn't believe Mueller would be involved in 'witch hunt,' as Trump has labeled Russia probe.
Jan. 15, 2019

US indexes climb as Netflix leads internet stock surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. are rising Tuesday morning as Netflix leads a rally in internet and technology companies after saying it will raise prices for its...
Jan. 15, 2019

Extremists attack upscale hotel complex in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Extremists attacked a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex. A witness reported...
Jan. 15, 2019

The Latest: Kenya police: Attackers could still be active

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Kenya's national police chief says they are aware some attackers...
Jan. 15, 2019

The Latest: Barr says he'll look at how FBI probe started

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local): 10:15 a.m. President Donald Trump's pick to be attorney general says he will...
Jan. 15, 2019

Rodeo Alaska cow evades capture wandering Anchorage trails

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rodeo cow named Betsy has evaded capture for six months as she wanders the trails of Alaska's biggest city, the cow's owner said. The 3-year-old...
Jan. 15, 2019

The Latest: Kenya attack comes a day after Westgate ruling

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The attack on an upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital...
Jan. 15, 2019

Spain arrests 17 arrested in ongoing anti-terror operation

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia said 17 people, including five alleged members of an extremist Islamist cell, were arrested Tuesday as part of an...
Jan. 15, 2019

A look at large-scale extremist attacks in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Here is a look at large-scale extremist attacks in Kenya over the years: ___ WESTGATE MALL, SEPT. 2013 Al-Shabab fighters burst into a luxury shopping mall...
Jan. 15, 2019

Death toll in Russia's gas explosion climbs to 4

MOSCOW (AP) — The death toll from a gas explosion at an apartment building in southern Russia climbed to four Tuesday after the bodies of three missing people were found...
Jan. 15, 2019

Apps let everyone help track health of insect populations

More challenging than birdwatching and not nearly as popular, insect-watching — noting and sharing exactly what one sees and where — is nevertheless on the rise. Concern about dwindling native...
Jan. 15, 2019

Terrorists attack upscale hotel complex in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Terrorists attacked an upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the neighborhood. A witness...
Jan. 15, 2019

The Latest: Dianne Feinstein targets AG nominee Barr's memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local): 10 a.m. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says attorney general...
Jan. 15, 2019

Furman suspends Tau Kappa Epsilon until 2023

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Furman University says a fraternity has been suspended until 2023 for repeated hazing and alcohol violations. The Greenville News reports that the Tau Kappa Epsilon house...
Jan. 15, 2019

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