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US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials labored for a second day Thursday to avert import tariffs that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose as he tries to strong-arm...
Jun. 6, 2019

Lawyer: Officer in Eric Garner case wants to keep his job

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the killing of Eric Garner says his client wants to...
Jun. 6, 2019

US stocks climb on hope of US-Mexico trade deal

U.S. stocks finished higher Friday as optimism that the U.S. and Mexico can work out a deal before costly tariffs kick in next week helped power the market to its...
Jun. 6, 2019

D-Day at 75: Nations honor aging veterans, fallen comrades

OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — Standing on the windswept beaches and bluffs of Normandy, a dwindling number of aging veterans of history's greatest air and sea invasion received the thanks...
Jun. 6, 2019

NYPD sorry for '69 raid at now-landmark Stonewall gay bar

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York's police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his...
Jun. 6, 2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter...
Jun. 6, 2019

Section of Trump's border wall to get new paint

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of...
Jun. 6, 2019

The Latest: Death toll rises to 19 in Danube tour boat crash

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Hungarian police say the death toll from the tour...
Jun. 6, 2019

Mass shootings in the workplace are rare and puzzling

A postal worker on disability retirement for psychological issues returned to her workplace years later and killed six people. A Connecticut beer delivery worker irate over being forced to resign...
Jun. 6, 2019

Training rollover kills West Point cadet, injures many

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned in rough, wooded terrain Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring several others, according to...
Jun. 6, 2019

Authorities: Woman who left newborn in woods in '93 charged

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say a woman who put her newborn baby boy in a garbage bag and left him in a wooded area in 1993 has...
Jun. 6, 2019

Iowa governor OK after chest pains prompt trip to hospital

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was taken to a hospital after experiencing chest pains but has returned to work at the Capitol. The governor's office released...
Jun. 6, 2019

Vermont reaches $1.75 m settlement with Dollar General

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — Dollar General is paying Vermont $1.75 million to settle claims that it overcharged customers at its various stores in the state by advertising one price on...
Jun. 6, 2019

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout

WACO, Texas (AP) — An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured...
Jun. 6, 2019

Q&A: Missouri River flood risk to continue for months

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The surging Missouri River is being filled with more than twice the normal amount of water from an upstream reservoir so more flooding is likely, and...
Jun. 6, 2019

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat beats forecasts in 1Q

Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat beat Wall Street's expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO last month. The El Segundo, California-based company lost $6.6 million, or 95 cents...
Jun. 6, 2019

Police in uniform now welcome at California pride event

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Organizers of a pride parade in California reversed course Thursday and said uniformed police officers will be welcome at this weekend's festivities. The announcement came after...
Jun. 6, 2019

Trump, often a critic of alliances, hails US D-Day partners

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has at times questioned the value of NATO and other institutions that emerged from World War II, paid tribute on the 75th...
Jun. 6, 2019

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Waco shootout

WACO, Texas (AP) — An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured...
Jun. 6, 2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos interrupted by protester on Vegas stage

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An on-stage talk by Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos in Las Vegas was briefly interrupted Thursday by a protester who rushed on stage and yelled...
Jun. 6, 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...
Jun. 6, 2019

Beach Boys' Brian Wilson delays tour over mental health

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns. Wilson said in a statement Thursday that he postponed the Pet Sounds...
Jun. 6, 2019

California's largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter...
Jun. 6, 2019

Reenactors all have their reason to mark D-Day

LA CAMBE, France (AP) — Make-believe pilots in faded flight suits. Men in steel helmets, driving lovingly restored jeeps. Women dressed as French resistance fighters or wartime factory workers. The...
Jun. 6, 2019

Former President Jimmy Carter receives statesmanship award

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is being recognized for his contributions to relations between the U.S. and China. The George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S. China Relations...
Jun. 6, 2019

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