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Firefighter killed, 3 injured at Wisconsin transit station

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A firefighter responding to a medical emergency was killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin bus station that left three others injured, officials said. The shooting...
May. 16, 2019

Report: Marine Corps punished instructors over hazing claims

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Marine Corps has punished at least eight drill instructors amid allegations of hazing and abuse at a training center in Parris Island, South Carolina...
May. 16, 2019

The Latest: Saudi paper urges US 'surgical strikes' on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times...
May. 16, 2019

Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down 'Bridgegate' appeal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. solicitor general's office has recommended that the Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defendants in the "Bridgegate" case. Bridget Kelly and...
May. 16, 2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before top Department of Defense officials could...
May. 16, 2019

Indonesia police arrest 9 suspects ahead of election results

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested nine suspected militants following a tipoff about a possible attack during the announcement of presidential election results next week. National...
May. 16, 2019

Pakistan upholds death for 3, acquits 2 in couple's killing

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has upheld death sentences for three Muslims but acquitted two others in the 2014 mob killing of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy...
May. 16, 2019

US home construction climbed 5.7% in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes. The Commerce Department said Thursday that homebuilding rose 5.7% last month to a seasonally...
May. 16, 2019

Georgetown to expel 2 students linked to admissions scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., says it is expelling two students linked to an admissions scandal involving the school's former tennis coach. Former coach Gordon Ernst has...
May. 16, 2019

US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes.
May. 16, 2019

Tilda Swinton relishes her samurai turn in 'Dead Don't Die'

CANNES, France (AP) — Tilda Swinton memorably starred as a thoroughly well-red vampire in Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive." In the director's latest, the zombie movie "The Dead Don't...
May. 16, 2019

Iowa-based testing company outsourcing jobs to Colorado firm

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa City-based testing company ACT intends to outsource more than 100 jobs to a Colorado company. ACT says 115 full-time positions and 40 temporary...
May. 16, 2019

Maryland officials seek unedited police video of racial slur

WHITE OAK, Md. (AP) — County officials in Maryland want more transparency from police after a white officer's use of a racial slur was livestreamed on Instagram by a black...
May. 16, 2019

Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to bring in a front-end loader to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway...
May. 16, 2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won't allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
May. 16, 2019

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition

BANGKOK (AP) — The Nation, one of Thailand's two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an...
May. 16, 2019

Stocks resilient in face of latest US trade moves

LONDON (AP) — Stocks recovered their poise Thursday after dropping over President Donald Trump's decision to limit U.S. exports to foreign telecoms companies, an order that appeared aimed squarely at...
May. 16, 2019

Police: Pregnant woman slain; baby cut from womb still alive

CHICAGO (AP) — A missing pregnant woman whose body was found behind at home on Chicago's Southwest Side had been strangled, and her baby was hospitalized in "grave condition" after...
May. 16, 2019

Officials in US, Europe charge 10 in malware attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials from the United States and Europe are announcing criminal charges against 10 people in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers...
May. 16, 2019

Police: Revenge note left on slain Va. man was misdirection

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a note left on the body of a slain man was an attempt to misdirect investigators. The Washington Post reports recently unsealed...
May. 16, 2019

Rolling Stones North American tour to start in Chicago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment . The rockers...
May. 16, 2019

Iran claims right to respond to 'unacceptable' US sanctions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Thursday said sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear...
May. 16, 2019

Egypt: 5 soldiers killed, dozens of militants die in Sinai

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says five soldiers and dozens of militants were killed in recent clashes in the country's restive northern Sinai Peninsula. Military spokesman Tamer al-Rifai issued a...
May. 16, 2019

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking life without parole for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church. Local news outlets...
May. 16, 2019

The Latest: Iran's UN envoy: Iran has the right to defense

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times...
May. 16, 2019

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