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NCAA Latest: Loyola up at half, claws back from 18-pt hole

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:10 p.m. Loyola-Chicago stormed back after trailing by 18 points midway through the first half to lead Nevada 28-24 at halftime...
Mar. 22, 2018

China raises tariffs on U.S. pork, aluminum and other goods in response to Trump tariff hikes

BEIJING (AP) — China raises tariffs on U.S. pork, aluminum and other goods in response to Trump tariff hikes.
Mar. 22, 2018

Parents raffle off gun for graduation party fundraiser

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of parents raffling off a gun to support a Maine high school graduation celebration is receiving backlash online. WGME-TV reports the group is raffling...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Woman says ex-Mormon missionary leader raped her

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a former Mormon missionary leader accused of sexual assault (all times local): 5:50 p.m. An attorney for a woman who alleges she...
Mar. 22, 2018

Rights group: US, UK arms to Saudi coalition harm Yemenis

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An international rights watchdog says the flow of U.S. and U.K. arms to a Saudi coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen have resulted in "enormous harm...
Mar. 22, 2018

Idaho to require personal details of women getting abortions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will require abortion providers to report how many times their patients have terminated a pregnancy in the past and other personal information under the latest...
Mar. 22, 2018

Police: Officers shot 2, believing escaped inmate was in car

DENVER (AP) — Denver police officers who opened fire killing one man and injuring another after a high-speed car chase on Monday erroneously believed an escaped inmate was a passenger,...
Mar. 22, 2018

Venezuela president's solution to inflation: Change money

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he's tackling the country's staggering inflation by lopping three zeros off the increasingly worthless bolivar currency. Maduro announced the strategy in...
Mar. 22, 2018

Republican subpoenas Justice for Clinton documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is subpoenaing documents from the Justice Department as part of the panel's probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton. Rep. Robert...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Protest decries police shooting of unarmed man

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Dozens of protesters are crowding the entrance of Sacramento...
Mar. 22, 2018

House OKs $1.3 trillion budget bill, but Senate stalls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was poised to pass a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that would end the budget battles for now, but not without risking another shutdown as conservatives...
Mar. 22, 2018

Venezuela president solution to inflation: change money

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he's tackling the country's staggering inflation by lopping three zeros off the increasingly worthless bolivar currency. Maduro announced the strategy in...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Tribal court orders baby's return to parents

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Miccosukee tribal police taking a baby from her parents (all times local): A tribal court for a sovereign Indian nation in Florida has ordered...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Evacuations lifted for weary California county

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Evacuation orders are being lifted from a disaster-weary California county as officials announced the area had...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: EU backs Britain against Russia over spy attack

MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 2:25 a.m. The 28 European Union leaders say "there is no plausible alternative...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Trump orders huge tariffs on China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade (all times local): 1:30 p.m. President Donald Trump's announcement that he's moving to impose steel tariffs of up to $60 billion worth...
Mar. 22, 2018

Highlights of massive spending bill nearing congressional OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1.3 trillion spending bill the House approved Thursday is so big that lawmakers are using it as a prop. A foot tall and 2,232 pages long,...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Maduro celebrates impending fall of Peru leader

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The latest on political turmoil in Peru (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is celebrating the downfall of his fiercest critic — President...
Mar. 22, 2018

1 firefighter dead, 4 seriously injured in building collapse

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Officials have confirmed that one firefighter has died and four others have been seriously injured in the partial collapse of a former piano factory in Pennsylvania...
Mar. 22, 2018

Brazil's top court gives temporary jail relief for Lula

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court decided narrowly Thursday evening to give former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva temporary relief from prison on a corruption conviction until...
Mar. 22, 2018

Video shows woman's fatal shooting by Elgin police officer

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — A compilation of police body-camera and dash cam footage released Thursday shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding woman by an...
Mar. 22, 2018

Correction: Senate-Mississippi-The Latest story

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a story March 21 about a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi, The Associated Press erroneously reported the end date of a term started by Republican...
Mar. 22, 2018

Correction: Senate-Mississippi story

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — In a story March 21 about a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi, The Associated Press erroneously reported the end date of a term started by Republican...
Mar. 22, 2018

Behind Facebook's baby step fixes: Defending its ad business

NEW YORK (AP) — Wondering why Facebook seems to be taking baby steps to address the biggest scandal in its history? Stronger safeguards on user data might damage Facebook's core...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: Mother: Unexploded bomb addressed to daughter

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the Austin bombings (all times local): 6 p.m. The mother of an Austin spa worker says one of the package...
Mar. 22, 2018

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