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Ex-official: Chances missed to save boy encased in concrete

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Multiple chances were missed to save a 3-year-old Wichita boy before he was found encased in concrete, a former Kansas welfare official said. Dianne Keech, the...
Mar. 19, 2018

Pompeo meets with ousted Tillerson at State Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the man President Donald Trump has chosen to replace him. A State Department official...
Mar. 19, 2018

AP Explains: What's next after Turkey seizes Syria's Afrin

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's seizure of the town of Afrin in northern Syria is a significant military achievement for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that gives him control over a...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: Norfolk Southern clearing derailed freight cars

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the train derailment (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Norfolk Southern says it is moving derailed freight cars off the tracks after two trains...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: Florida campus honors bridge collapse victims

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on a Florida university campus reopening after a fatal bridge collapse (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Florida International University President Mark Rosenberg joined students and...
Mar. 19, 2018

'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says she'll challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary in September. Her announcement Monday sets up...
Mar. 19, 2018

G-20 ministers convene in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Finance ministers and central bankers of G-20 countries are meeting in Argentina at a summit that has been eclipsed by growing concerns over U.S. President...
Mar. 19, 2018

NYC launches investigation into Kushner Cos. false filings

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City council member launched an investigation into the Kushner Cos.' routine filing of paperwork falsely claiming zero rent-regulated tenants in its buildings, saying...
Mar. 19, 2018

Merkel in Poland for talks on EU future, security

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Poland for top-level talks that will focus on the European Union's future and security, and on bilateral issues between the...
Mar. 19, 2018

Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says on Twitter that she is running for governor in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says on Twitter that she is running for governor in New York.
Mar. 19, 2018

Steve Wynn settled with second woman over sex allegations

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn say in court documents that he brokered a settlement with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: PGA Tour says safety paramount at Austin event

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the bombings in Austin, Texas (all times local): 1 p.m. The PGA Tour, which is staging the Dell Match Play Championship in west...
Mar. 19, 2018

Group seeks probe of prosecutor's office over Weinstein case

NEW YORK (AP) — Time's Up, an initiative started by a powerhouse of Hollywood industry women to fight systemic sexual harassment, called Monday for New York's governor to investigate the...
Mar. 19, 2018

Lottery won't appeal Powerball ruling keeping name private

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Lottery says it won't appeal a judge's ruling that allows a woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million to keep...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: White House 'not surprised' by Putin re-election

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's re-election victory (all times local): 9 p.m. The White House says it is "not surprised by the outcome" of the...
Mar. 19, 2018

Judge moves Cosby jury selection to April 2, nixes big delay

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge is pushing back the start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial just a few days after rejecting his lawyers' demands for a three-month delay. Judge...
Mar. 19, 2018

Uber suspends self-driving car tests after pedestrian death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles. The testing has been...
Mar. 19, 2018

EU reluctant to amend Iran nuclear pact, sees security risk

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's foreign policy chief says the EU is reluctant to change the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran even as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: Dems reject Dreamer provision for spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to reach a deal on a $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Congressional Democrats have rejected a White...
Mar. 19, 2018

Students: 1 million expected at anti-gun-violence marches

NEW YORK (AP) — Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: Syria condemns Turkish capture of Afrin

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 8 p.m. Syria has condemned Turkey's capture of the northern Syrian town of Afrin from Kurdish forces...
Mar. 19, 2018

Judge dismisses Tennessee lawsuit over refugee resettlement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the state of Tennessee's lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program. The Republican-led Tennessee General Assembly filed the lawsuit...
Mar. 19, 2018

UN: Philippines' pullout from ICC is effective in 1 year

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations said Monday it received official notification of the Philippines' decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, a move that follows the tribunal's...
Mar. 19, 2018

The Latest: Self-driving tests halted after pedestrian dies

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle in Tempe (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Uber says it has suspended all of its self-driving...
Mar. 19, 2018

Finland: Coast guard gives unsteady fawn a hand off ice

HELSINKI (AP) — A fawn that became stranded on a patch of ice in Finland's Inkoo archipelago has gotten a hand from members of the Finnish coast guard. They spotted...
Mar. 19, 2018

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