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The Latest: Trump 'considering' veto of budget bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Trump says he is "considering" a veto of a giant $1.3 trillion spending...
Mar. 23, 2018

The Latest: Hearing underway in Penn State pledge's death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a preliminary hearing for Penn State fraternity members charged in a hazing death (all times local): 9:10 a.m. A hearing is underway for...
Mar. 23, 2018

Cyprus' British base police say 'huge' drop in bird trapping

DHEKELIA, Cyprus (AP) — Authorities at British military bases in Cyprus say a yearlong crackdown on illegal bird poaching has resulted in a "huge" drop in the number of poachers...
Mar. 23, 2018

NYC council proposal lets off-duty workers disconnect

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Council proposal would protect private-sector employees who don't want to get work emails and phone calls after hours. The Wall Street Journal...
Mar. 23, 2018

President Trump says he is "considering" veto of spending bill, cites concerns over "Dreamers" and border wall funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump says he is "considering" veto of spending bill, cites concerns over "Dreamers" and border wall funding.
Mar. 23, 2018

UN report: Loss of plants, animals making a lonelier planet

WASHINGTON (AP) — New United Nations scientific reports diagnose that Earth is getting sicker, losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate. Scientists meeting in Colombia looked at...
Mar. 23, 2018

EU deplore US tactics in negotiating tariffs

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders vented their frustration Friday that they only obtained a temporary exemption to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and argue the measure should never...
Mar. 23, 2018

Police cordons lifted at London mall after vehicle checked

LONDON (AP) — British police say cordons have been removed at a major London mall where a suspicious vehicle was being checked. Police said Friday the incident at the Westfield...
Mar. 23, 2018

The Latest: Germany welcomes chance to negotiate US tariffs

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union's summit of leaders (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Germany's economy minister says he's "happy and relieved" the European Union has obtained...
Mar. 23, 2018

2 killed, dozen hurt in French supermarket hostage-taking

PARIS (AP) — An armed man took hostages in a supermarket in southern France on Friday, killing two and injuring about a dozen others, police said. He had earlier opened...
Mar. 23, 2018

Appeals court declines to release Tamir Rice jury transcript

CLEVELAND (AP) — An appeals court has ruled against the Cleveland NAACP's request to release the full transcript from the grand jury that declined to indict two white officers in...
Mar. 23, 2018

Turkey partially permits flights to Iraqi Kurd region

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister said Friday his country was partially reopening its airspace to flights to Iraq's Kurdish region, after the central government restored authority at airports...
Mar. 23, 2018

US durable goods orders rise at fastest pace since June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Led by a surge in demand for commercial aircraft, orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in the U.S. rebounded in February, reversing a January drop, to rise at...
Mar. 23, 2018

The Latest: France: 2 dead in supermarket hostage-taking

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local): 1:30 p.m. French national police say two people have been killed and about a...
Mar. 23, 2018

World markets roiled by fears of US-China trade war

LONDON (AP) — Fears of a trade war are roiling financial markets Friday, with stocks under pressure around the world and the dollar in retreat. A day after the Trump...
Mar. 23, 2018

Early spring snow and floods bring havoc to Balkans

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Heavy snow and flooding wreaked havoc across large parts of the Balkans on Friday, forcing road closures, flooding homes and stopping ferries along the Adriatic coast...
Mar. 23, 2018

Surging demand for aircraft lifts US durable goods orders 3.1 percent in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surging demand for aircraft lifts US durable goods orders 3.1 percent in February.
Mar. 23, 2018

Mississippi city denies church proposed by "Father Jesus"

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Even Father Jesus isn't above the law of man. A Mississippi city has denied a proposal for a church by a man named Father Jesus, saying...
Mar. 23, 2018

French police say 2 killed, about a dozen wounded in supermarket hostage-taking in southern France

PARIS (AP) — French police say 2 killed, about a dozen wounded in supermarket hostage-taking in southern France.
Mar. 23, 2018

Florida man convicted of killing woman over "disrespect"

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man faces a possible life sentence for fatally shooting a woman he said disrespected him. A news release from the State Attorney's Office in...
Mar. 23, 2018

Sheriff's officer accuses Punxsutawney Phil of deception

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog. A Pennsylvania sheriff's officer has put up a wanted poster for Phil. The handlers of the groundhog last month...
Mar. 23, 2018

Greece: Extreme-right group claims arson on Afghan center

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A little-known extreme right-wing group has claimed responsibility for an arson attack on an Afghan community center in central Athens that caused significant damage, but no...
Mar. 23, 2018

Mississippi city denies church proposed by Father Jesus

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Even Father Jesus isn't above the law of man. A Mississippi city has denied a proposal for a church by a man named Father Jesus, saying...
Mar. 23, 2018

The Latest: Prime minister says shooting likely terrorism

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local): 1:10 p.m. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says all information suggests that the shooting...
Mar. 23, 2018

How the AP-NORC poll on gun laws was conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on gun laws was conducted by NORC from March. 14-19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,122 adults...
Mar. 23, 2018

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