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Trump's voter commission meets amid concerns about mission

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate his allegations of voter fraud is scheduled to meet in New Hampshire. The Presidential Advisory Commission on...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:34

2 die in landslides after Philippines hit with heavy rains

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical depression has dumped heavy rains in the Philippines, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing a landslide that killed two brothers. Financial markets,...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:25

Engineer in deadly Amtrak crash wants criminal case tossed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The engineer in a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia is due in court to learn if he'll face trial on criminal charges including involuntary manslaughter and reckless...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:24

Hey 19: Blazing Indians extend win streak to 19 straight

CLEVELAND (AP) — One more day. One more game. One more win. The Cleveland Indians are ripping off victories like few teams before them. And, they're not finished. With their...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:20

Fingerprints on bomb central to terror trial of US citizen

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen accused of abandoning his birth nation to fight for al-Qaida is being put on trial in New York in a case that hinges...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:14

Rays lose to Yanks at Citi Field, their home away from home

NEW YORK (AP) — Evan Longoria was in David Wright's lockers just inside the entrance to the Mets clubhouse, where the Giants and Virginia Tech football helmets had been removed...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:08

Man charged in slayings of 2 engaged doctors due in court

BOSTON (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of two engaged doctors in their Boston luxury condominium is due in court. Bampumim Teixeira is expected to face a judge...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:08

The Latest: South Korea, Japan welcome UN sanctions on North

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. Security Council's attempt to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs (all times local): 11:30 p.m. South Korea and...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:08

Coming up Tuesday, maybe: The $1,000 iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just how much are you willing to pay for the latest iPhone? How does $1,000 sound? On Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil a dramatically redesigned...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:05

Sao Paulo mayor tests presidential waters amid voter anger

SAO PAULO (AP) — Just eight months into his job as Sao Paulo mayor, Joao Doria appears to be positioning himself as a presidential hopeful who can save Brazil from...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:02

Australians to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians begin receiving their postal ballots on legalizing gay marriage from Tuesday as a new opinion poll showed that most of those who intend to vote...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:02

Mexico diplomat talks immigration in California trip

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a day huddling in California's capital on immigration, trade and climate, Mexico's top diplomat is hitting Los Angeles to close out a two-day visit to...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:00

Interpol releases fugitive Red Bull heir's 'wanted' listing

BANGKOK (AP) — Interpol has released a "wanted" listing for a Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune who is accused in a car crash that killed a...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 20:50

Asia stocks mostly rise as Irma and North Korea worries fade

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday, encouraged by optimism on Wall Street as Hurricane Irma weakened and made way for recovery efforts and a North Korean holiday...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 20:42

The Latest: Bangladesh lambasts Myanmar for 'atrocities'

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local): 9 a.m. Prime Minister Sheikh...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 20:29

The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Irma has weakened into a tropical depression. The storm, located about 5...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:50

Saudi Arabia says it breaks up IS attack plot, spy ring

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it has broken up an Islamic State group plot to use a suicide bomb against Defense Ministry offices, while separately dismantling an...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:44

Venezuela sets Oct. 15 for regional vote favoring opposition

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government has set a date for long-delayed gubernatorial elections that the opposition is heavily favored to win. Electoral authorities say voting in all 23 states...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:41

18-month sentence for ex-Navy commander in bribery scandal

HONOLULU (AP) — A retired U.S. Navy commander in Hawaii must spend 18 months in federal prison for lying about his relationship with a Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed "Fat Leonard."...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:28

Colombia envoy discussing UN help in verifying cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Colombia's envoy to the United Nations says he is having discussions on a request for U.N. assistance in verifying commitments in a temporary cease-fire agreement signed...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:16

Judge approves sale of Alaska's largest newspaper

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday approved the sale of Alaska's largest newspaper for $1 million, saving the paper from folding, Judge Gary Spraker made his...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:04

The Latest: FIU calls off its football game at Indiana

The Latest on Hurricane Irma's impact on sports (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Florida International has called off its football game at Indiana on Saturday because of ongoing effects of...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 18:58

A third of wells shut down at site of troubled gas facility

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest gas storage facility in the West halted using a third of the wells pumping methane underground at high pressure just weeks after it resumed...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 18:54

Peru expels North Korea ambassador over nuclear test blast

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's government has declared North Korea's ambassador persona non grata and given him five days to leave the nation in retaliation for the Asian country's recent...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 18:32

Australian to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians will soon begin receiving their postal ballots on legalizing gay marriage as a new opinion poll shows that most of those who intend to vote...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 18:19

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