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Man accused of threatening reporters indicted by grand jury

BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Los Angeles man accused of making a series of phone calls threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe. Federal...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Florence extends its rainy misery to Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local): Noon Florence is spreading its misery. As the South continues to deal with massive flooding from the...
Sep. 18, 2018

Top German spy loses job after clashing with Merkel

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is being replaced after clashing with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence in the country. Merkel's office released a short...
Sep. 18, 2018

Amnesty decries Houthi prosecution of Bahais in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group has decried the prosecution of 24 Yemeni Bahais, including eight women and a teenager, by a Houthi rebel court on espionage charges. Lynn...
Sep. 18, 2018

Deputy killed, 2nd wounded in Northern California shootout

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and another wounded in a shootout that started with an argument at a Pep Boys store, authorities said...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: UN envoy urges restrain in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian military aircraft shot down over the Mediterranean Sea and other issues related to Syria (all times local): 7 p.m. The U.N. special...
Sep. 18, 2018

IDs released for officer and slain man after deadly struggle

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland are identifying a slain man and the officer who shot him during a struggle over a gun. Prince George's County police released...
Sep. 18, 2018

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Technology stocks are leading U.S. indexes broadly higher in midday trading as the market...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Van Dyke's partner testifies at murder trial

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Chicago police officer charge with murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 11 a.m. The...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Utility donates $10M to gas fires relief fund

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on natural gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the utility that serves the three Massachusetts communities affected by a...
Sep. 18, 2018

German domestic intelligence chief loses job after spat with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence

BERLIN (AP) — German domestic intelligence chief loses job after spat with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence.
Sep. 18, 2018

Will flying cars take off? Japan's government hopes so

TOKYO (AP) — Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog from the air...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Sec. Ross: Americans won't feel trade-war sting

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade war (all times local): 11:55 a.m. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is downplaying the economic impact of the US-China trade...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Alumni of accuser's school write to support her

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11:42 a.m. Hundreds of alumni of the Holton-Arms School signed a letter in...
Sep. 18, 2018

5 injured after scaffolding collapse in Madrid luxury hotel

MADRID (AP) — Emergency services in the Spanish capital say at least five construction workers have been injured and two more remain trapped after scaffolding in a luxury hotel collapsed...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Israeli PM expresses sorrow over plane's downing

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian military aircraft shot down over the Mediterranean Sea and other issues related to Syria (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister...
Sep. 18, 2018

Day care owner accused of tying kids to car seats for hours

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Dallas-area in-home day care accused of keeping infants and toddlers tied to their car seats for hours has been jailed on child...
Sep. 18, 2018

Flood victims get food and water; rain spreads to Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Still stranded by Florence's epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and...
Sep. 18, 2018

Mexico fires morgue director in corpse scandal

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of the western Mexico state of Jalisco has fired the director of the state morgue after a refrigerated truck carrying 157 unidentified bodies drew...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying jailed on $5M bond

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a champion golfer from Spain whose body was found on a golf course in central Iowa (all times local): 10:20...
Sep. 18, 2018

Homeless helper's benefactor: Case will be 'crystal clear'

BURLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey man under investigation over more than $400,000 raised online for a homeless good Samaritan says answers are coming the confusing case. Mark D'Amico...
Sep. 18, 2018

Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The...
Sep. 18, 2018

$135M in funding OK'd for Seattle Mariners ballpark

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's King County Council has approved $135 million in public funding for improvements at Safeco Field where the Seattle Mariners play. The funding package narrowly passed...
Sep. 18, 2018

Philadelphia agrees to overhaul property seizure law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has agreed to overhaul its civil forfeiture laws limiting what law enforcement officers can seize and what proceeds from the confiscated property can fund. The agreement...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Wastewater flows into river tributary in NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in areas affected by Florence (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Heavy rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Florence sent tens of thousands...
Sep. 18, 2018

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