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Pot-users want judge to declare marijuana safe under US law

NEW YORK (AP) — Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the drug that helped him cope best with...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:34

Rise in key US inflation gauge stokes inflation fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and has intensified inflation...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:27

Banks lead early gains as US stock indexes turn higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are shaking off an early decline and turning higher Wednesday. Banks are rising along with bond yields after the government said consumer prices climbed...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:24

The Latest: Source: Chicago police commander shot in head

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander (all times local): 9:10 a.m. A Chicago police official says the suspect in the fatal shooting...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:10

FBI: Instagram messages show teen planned school shooting

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — An FBI agent says social media messages from a teen appear to show he planned to shoot children at his old elementary school in South Carolina...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:08

The Latest: Suspect named in deadly Mardi Gras shooting

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Police have identified a suspect in a deadly shooting near a Mardi Gras parade route in New Orleans...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:07

Macron's office closes press room, moves reporters off-site

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's office is closing the press room inside the presidential palace amid broader efforts by the French leader to control his public image. Advisers...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:03

Lions kill suspected poacher in South African wildlife area

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Managers of a wildlife area in South Africa say a pride of lions killed a suspected poacher. The Umbabat Private Nature Reserve says the man was killed...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 08:02

Trump presses Senate to adopt his immigration priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sending a message to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities. He's thanking GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:56

How best to treat opioids' youngest sufferers? No one knows

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. health authorities are grappling with how to deal with the opioid epidemic's youngest patients. A surge in infants born with withdrawal symptoms from their mothers' opioid...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:50

Kuwait says $30 billion pledged to rebuild Iraq

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A total $30 billion in pledges were made Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq's reconstruction after the country's devastating war with the Islamic State group,...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:50

AP-WE tv Poll: Weddings cost cash but most say they're fun

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media is creeping into U.S. weddings, but Americans don't necessarily see that as a good thing. That's according to a new Associated Press-WE tv poll that...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:50

The Latest: Shaun White's Olympic gold a highlight of Day 5

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:50

West Virginia teachers skipping school to protest state pay

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Teachers in a growing number of West Virginia counties are skipping school for a day to protest the state's pay and health insurance. The House of...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:48

Parents of sons involved with Islamic State get prison terms

PLANO, Texas (AP) — A Texas couple have been sentenced to prison terms for lying about the Islamic State group activities of their two sons in the Middle East. Prosecutors...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:48

The Latest: Kuwait says $30 billion pledged to rebuild Iraq

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The Latest on the conference under way in Kuwait to help Iraq rebuild after the devastating war against the Islamic State group (all times local): 5:40...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:48

German govt urges UK PM May to present concrete Brexit plans

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to present her government's plans about the future relationship between Britain and the European Union after...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:48

Connecticut man sentenced for killing teen in 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who was 16 when he fatally shot another teen in the back of the head almost four years ago has been sentenced...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:46

Slovenian schools closed as thousands of teachers strike

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Blowing whistles and horns, thousands of Slovenian teachers rallied Wednesday for higher wages, the latest in a string of strikes and protests by public sector workers...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:45

Falling 0.3 pct in January, a broad decline in retail sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans pulled back on buying cars, furniture and other goods in January, pushing retail sales down by 0.3 percent, the biggest decline in 11 months. The January...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:45

The Latest: US, Russians each lose in Olympic men's hockey

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The Olympic men's hockey tournament opened with a pair of surprises, with both the...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:44

Chemist charged with taking cyanide, dumping in storm drain

WARRINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a chemist stole potassium cyanide from his workplace to use as pest control at home and poured it down a suburban Philadelphia storm drain...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:43

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip, yields rise on prices report

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are slightly lower and bond yields are higher in early trading after the...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:43

Lawsuit filed over L.L. Bean's 1-year limit on returns

CHICAGO (AP) — An unhappy customer is suing L.L. Bean over its new return policy, claiming the company broke a vow to customers. The lawsuit in federal court in Chicago...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:42

Review: Lean and mischievous, 'The Party' is worth your time

Sally Potter's new film "The Party " is 71 minutes long. That fact alone shouldn't necessarily be a selling point — stories need as long as they need — but...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 07:42

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