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Trump escalates feud with Senate GOP leader over health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump resumed his taunts of his party's Senate leader on Thursday, expressing disbelief that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell couldn't persuade a Republican majority to pass...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:20

Tech companies lead broad slide in US stocks; oil rises

Technology companies were leading a broad slide in U.S. stocks in early trading Thursday as investors pored over the latest batch of corporate earnings reports. Banks and retail chains were...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:18

Scaramucci claims vulgar interview taped without permission

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci says the profanity-laced phone call that preceded his ouster as White House communications director was recorded by a reporter without his permission. Scaramucci used...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:17

Canadian pastor freed from North Korea on his way home

TORONTO (AP) — The family of a Canadian pastor released from a North Korean prison says he is now on his way home. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Thursday...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:17

The Latest: Kenya opposition claims data shows Odinga won

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's elections (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A Kenyan opposition official claims that election commission data shows opposition leader Raila Odinga won Tuesday's...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:10

Judge reconsiders Trump's defense in incitement lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has decided to reconsider his rejection of President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:03

French security forces now top targets of Islamic radicals

PARIS (AP) — French soldiers are the highest profile symbols of the fight against Islamic extremism — but along with other security forces patrolling French streets increasingly the main targets...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:02

Croatia backtracks on import fees, avoids Balkan trade war

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia has revoked a decision to drastically raise import fees for fruit and vegetables, avoiding a looming trade war with its Balkan neighbors. Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:01

Kenya opposition official claims that election commission data shows Odinga won election

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya opposition official claims that election commission data shows Odinga won election .
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:56

Q&A: Samuel Jackson on race, Trump and loving his job

NEW YORK (AP) — Samuel Jackson says he enjoys watching his own movies, and he thinks other actors should, too. Jackson says stars who say they can't watch themselves on...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:55

Hearing resumes in pledge's fatal fall at Penn State frat

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Members of a shuttered Penn State fraternity accused of crimes related to the death of a pledge were back in a Pennsylvania courtroom Thursday as a...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:53

The Latest: Kenya expert says vote results' wait ups tension

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's elections (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A political analyst in Kenya says the lengthy wait for final results from Tuesday's disputed election...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:51

Correction: Charlotte Police-Fatal Shooting story

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a story Aug. 9 about the 2016 shooting of a black man by police in Charlotte, The Associated Press reported erroneously the race of the...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:44

2 German climbers freeze to death in Mont Blanc storm

PARIS (AP) — French rescuers say two German brothers died of apparent hypothermia when they were caught in a storm while climbing a glacier on Mont Blanc. The mountain guide...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:44

Russian foreign minister discusses N. Korea in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Russia's foreign minister has held talks with Thailand's top officials on counterterrorism, cybersecurity and North Korea. Thursday's visit by Sergey Lavrov came just two days after U.S...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:44

Man arrested after jogger pushed woman in path of London bus

LONDON (AP) — British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a bus say they have arrested a man. London's Metropolitan Police force says...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:43

The Latest: Hearing resumes in Penn State fraternity death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the court hearing in the death of a Penn State fraternity member following an alcohol hazing ritual (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:42

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as investors find little to like in...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:40

Police: 1 dead in officer-involved shooting in NW Indiana

DYER, Ind. (AP) — A police spokesman says one suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in northwestern Indiana. Lake County sheriff's department spokesman Mark Back says the shooting happened...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:40

The Latest: More possibly tainted eggs found in Britain

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on an investigation of eggs tainted with an illegal pesticide in Europe (all times local): 3:30 p.m. British food safety authorities say far...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:38

Rochester Red Wings honor city's 'garbage plate' dish

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Rochester Red Wings are changing the International League team's name for one game to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the creation of the city's signature...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:31

The Latest: Kenya protests spread to another Nairobi slum

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's elections (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Election protests have spread to a second Nairobi slum as Kenya awaits results of Tuesday's disputed...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:27

Child sex convictions spark UK debate about race and abuse

LONDON (AP) — Britain is wrestling with a volatile nexus of crime, race and religion, after 18 people were convicted of sexually abusing women and girls as young as 15...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:21

Court revives defamation suit against ex-district attorney

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A three-judge appeals court panel has unanimously reinstated a defamation lawsuit against former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane by a former state prosecutor, a former state police...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:20

Deadly ambush puts spotlight on lesser-known Foggia mafia

MILAN (AP) — Officials in Italy's southern Puglia region on Thursday demanded a more concerted response to a lesser-known organized crime syndicate, the day after gunmen killed four people in...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 06:19

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