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She can keep the cat! Student wins fight to keep support pet

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — She can keep the cat! A North Carolina university has reached a settlement with a disabled student who wanted to keep her emotional support animal in...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:08

US stocks mixed as retailers slump and tech companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday afternoon as retailers and media companies decline but technology and industrial companies rise. Women's clothing retailer J. Jill is tumbling...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:07

Killer of teen asks board to spare life, cites bad health

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned inmate scheduled to die next month for killing a teenage boy is in such poor health he should be spared, according to attorneys who...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:05

Correction: Priest Killed story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about a man accused of killing a priest, The Associated Press incorrectly identified a newspaper Steven Murray spoke to for a July...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:05

Correction: Tropical Weather story

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — In a story Oct. 9 about weather associated with Hurricane Nate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that there were no U.S. deaths. There was one storm-related...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:04

US, Israel to exit UN agency over alleged anti-Israel bias

PARIS (AP) — The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:04

NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims

NEW YORK (AP) — Police detectives in New York City and London are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein. New York Police...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:03

IMF head Lagarde warns of rising risks to global economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund says a number of threats could derail the global economic recovery. That's despite signs that 2017 will be the best...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:01

Shares of TV providers drop as AT&T warns of video losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Signs that more people are dropping their traditional TV subscriptions are weighing on TV providers' stocks. AT&T said Wednesday that it lost 90,000 video subscribers in...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:59

The Latest: Israel plans to follow US in exiting UN agency

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to pull out of UNESCO (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel plans to pull out...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:57

Netanyahu says Israel will follow the United States in pulling out of the United Nations' cultural agency

JERUSALEM (AP) — Netanyahu says Israel will follow the United States in pulling out of the United Nations' cultural agency .
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:54

Facebook's Sandberg favors release of Russia-linked ads

NEW YORK (AP) — A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:52

The Latest: Ambassador says 'foolish actions' led to UN move

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to pull out of UNESCO (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the "extreme politicization"...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:49

The Latest: Pennsylvania town delights in couple's release

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the release of an American woman, her husband and their three children after being held for years by a group with ties to the...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:48

The Latest: London police probe Weinstein sex assault claim

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 12:41 p.m. British media say London police are investigating a sexual assault allegation against...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:47

Palestinian rivals reach preliminary deal on governing Gaza

CAIRO (AP) — Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas reached a preliminary agreement Thursday that could return the Gaza Strip to President Mahmoud Abbas' control and ease a decade-old Israeli-Egyptian blockade...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:47

Suspended USC player agrees to plea deal in sex assault case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A suspended University of Southern California football player accused of sexual assault in Utah has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in a deal with prosecutors...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:46

North Dakota landowners' lawsuit against pipeline dismissed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by twenty-one North Dakota landowners who alleged the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline and a consultant...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:46

The Latest: Police stopped accused gunman prior to attack

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas Tech police officer (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Authorities say the student accused of killing a Texas...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:45

Ohio college's board meets ahead of lawsuit threat

CINCINNATI (AP) — University of Cincinnati officials plan a special meeting ahead of a threatened lawsuit by an attorney for associates of white nationalist leader Richard Spencer. The Ohio school's...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:43

Florida confirms 1st Zika infection from mosquito for 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida health officials are reporting the state's first case this year of the Zika virus transmitted by a mosquito. Florida's Department of Health said Thursday a...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:39

London police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, British media say

LONDON (AP) — London police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, British media say.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:38

Opponents flood Wisconsin 'sanctuary cities' hearing

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hundreds of people flooded the Wisconsin Capitol on Thursday to oppose legislation targeting "sanctuary cities," as state Republicans align with President Donald Trump's attempts to crack...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:36

Calling it a beginning, Trump signs health care order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite federal rules so consumers can have wider access to health insurance plans featuring lower premiums. He called his...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:36

The Latest: Beckinsale says she told Weinstein 'no'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 12:27 p.m. Actress Kate Beckinsale says she was 17 years old when Harvey Weinstein...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:35

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