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The Latest: Mobile home owners lose all in California fires

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Trailer park residents in California wine country had little time to escape before flames destroyed their...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:11

Pence raises campaign funds for California House Republicans

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence visited Southern California on Monday to raise money for endangered Republican congressional candidates, hoping to foil Democrats' hopes of retaking the...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:08

Official who quit after racial slurs rescinds resignation

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A South Texas city official who resigned after using a racial slur to describe two black assistant district attorneys has rescinded that resignation. Brownsville City Commissioner...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:07

Slain Pitt student had restraining order against boyfriend

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh student found dead in her off-campus home during the weekend had recently filed a protection from abuse order against her ex-boyfriend, who is...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:06

4 ships banned from all ports for violating NKorea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has banned all nations from allowing four ships that transported prohibited goods to and from North Korea to enter any port in their...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:04

Mexico City to demolish at least 150 quake-damaged buildings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City began demolishing on Monday the first of an estimated 150 to 200 buildings that were badly damaged by a Sept. 19 earthquake, the head...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:02

Tribe says Navajo Code Talker has died in New Mexico at 94

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico, Navajo Nation officials...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:53

JFK Jr.'s college application among documents up for auction

BOSTON (AP) — An unearthed college application for John F. Kennedy Jr. doesn't seek any favors for being the former president's son. The New York Post's Page Six reports Kennedy's...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:51

The Latest: Services set Thursday for Navajo Code Talker

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Navajo Code Talker (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Funeral services are scheduled Thursday for a Navajo Code Talker...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:46

'Blade Runner 2049' tops box office but still disappoints

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Blade Runner 2049" may have been the top choice for moviegoers this weekend, but the long-anticipated sequel failed to generate the soaring box office returns industry...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:46

2 soldiers remain in hospital after fatal wreck at Army post

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — Officials in South Carolina say two soldiers remain hospitalized after a military vehicle struck a formation of soldiers at a training base and killed two...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:46

Washington state sues over new Trump birth-control rules

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state said it is suing President Donald Trump over his decision to let more employers claiming religious or moral objections opt-out of providing no-cost birth control...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:44

Sheriff: Vegas gunman aimed at fuel tanks as diversion

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history targeted aviation fuel tanks, stockpiled his car with explosives and had...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:42

Impersonator in chief Baldwin headlines Iowa Democrats event

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Impersonator in chief Alec Baldwin is scheduled to headline the Iowa Democratic Party's annual fundraising banquet next month. State Democratic Party officials Monday announced the...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:42

The Latest: Sheriff: Shooter fired at nearby fuel tanks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says the shooter at a Las Vegas...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:30

The Latest: Southern California fire burns at least 6 homes

MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 3:16 p.m. Authorities say at least half a dozen homes have burned in a fast-moving brush fire in...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:29

Mexico City begins demolishing earthquake-damaged buildings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico City's construction safety institute says the city has begun demolishing the first building badly damaged by the Sept. 19 magnitude 7.1 earthquake...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:26

The Latest: Sheriff: Shooter filed at nearby fuel tanks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says the shooter at a Las Vegas...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:25

U2's Bono asks Argentine president about missing activist

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U2's lead singer Bono is asking Argentina's president about an activist who went missing after police cleared protesters from a highway more than two months...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:22

Trump's immigration demands threaten DACA deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's long list of immigration demands has landed with a thud among lawmakers hopeful for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:21

The Latest: Sheriff: Still don't know motive of shooter

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:12 p.m. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says that investigators still have not pinpointed...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:15

Third Baltimore officer to plead guilty in fraud case

BALTIMORE (AP) — A third Baltimore police officer is set to plead guilty in federal court to robbing and illegally detaining residents and billing for overtime hours not worked. The...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:14

In Weinstein's downfall, a moment of reckoning for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — The allegations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein pose an acute crisis for Hollywood, which has faced increasing scrutiny over the fair treatment of women in...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:11

The Latest: Grassley calls on Trump and Corker to 'cool it'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican concerns about President Trump (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is wagging a finger at his tweet-feuding Senate colleague Bob...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:11

Explosive wildfires burn deep into California wine country

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, destroying at least 1,500 homes and businesses and sending thousands fleeing...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 15:10

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