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The Latest: Judge sets deadline for moving baby to hospice

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the legal case over the care of critically ill British baby Charlie Gard (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A judge in London says critically...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:35

Killer of San Antonio woman set for execution Thursday

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a 46-year-old Texas death row inmate convicted of fatally slashing a woman in her San Antonio apartment are trying to halt his execution. The...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:34

US dentist who searched for missing WWII soldiers dies in UK

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in Britain say a dentist from New York who helped a U.S. organization search for American servicemen missing from World War II has died after...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:33

Alabama prison toll rises; 4 inmates killed, 6 officers hurt

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Department of Corrections says an inmate found stabbed in a prison yard is the third prisoner to be slain at Elmore Correctional Facility this year...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:32

UN: Helicopter monitoring fighting in Mali has crashed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says a helicopter from the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali that was monitoring "confrontations" on the ground has crashed. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:30

UK judge says critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to hospice if an end-of-life agreement is not reached

LONDON (AP) — UK judge says critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to hospice if an end-of-life agreement is not reached.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:30

West Virginia orders halt to Rover Pipeline segments

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — State environmental authorities have ordered a halt to Rover Pipeline construction in places where it found permit violations damaging streams in northern West Virginia. After inspectors...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:30

France's Macron meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has met singer Rihanna at the Elysee Palace after the pop star appealed to him on Twitter to contribute to her fund for...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:29

UK judge in Charlie Gard case gives parties until noon Thursday to determine end of life plan for critically ill infant

LONDON (AP) — UK judge in Charlie Gard case gives parties until noon Thursday to determine end of life plan for critically ill infant.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:26

Trump says transgender people should be barred from military

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption." Trump's announcement...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:25

The Latest: Poor visibility hurts wildfire fight in Portugal

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Emergency services in Portugal are getting no respite from wildfires that are charring...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:22

Partners of jailed activists in Turkey demand their release

BERLIN (AP) — The partners of two human rights activists jailed in Turkey appealed for their release on Wednesday, rejecting the terrorism accusations against the men as the German and...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:18

Florida deputies shoot carjacking suspect 4 times

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida deputies shot and injured a man who they say carjacked one vehicle, stole a second and was attempting to carjack a third. The Daytona Beach...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:18

Correction: Ukraine-Journalist Killed story

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a story July 20, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Ukrainian journalist Volodymyr Volovodyuk was beaten to death in a June 12 attack. He was...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:13

Scalise discharged from hospital, beginning rehabilitation

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise — who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month — has been discharged from a Washington hospital...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:12

Viewers taking wait-and-see attitude toward Kelly

NEW YORK (AP) — After her brassy start at NBC News, viewers are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward Megyn Kelly in anticipation of her big test this fall. Kelly's newsmagazine...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:12

Jerusalem's Old City: Tourists welcome, media not so much

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police acknowledged on Wednesday that security forces are preventing journalists from entering parts of the Old City of Jerusalem as part of efforts to lower tensions...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:11

Scientists dispute snake release in Florida 'Garden of Eden'

BRISTOL, Fla. (AP) — Some conservationists say the wrong kind of serpent has been released into a Florida preserve known locally as "the original Garden of Eden," but others say...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:09

Dead heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio to tour as hologram

Late heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio is set to tour again in hologram form. Rolling Stone reports the "Dio Returns" world tour kicks off in Helsinki on Nov. 30...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:08

The Latest: Officials: US to announce Venezuela sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela, where a two-day national strike has been called beginning Wednesday to protest President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's constitution (all...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:06

Items from Auschwitz death camp to tour Europe, America

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exhibit of some items from the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz are going on a tour of Europe and North America to bring...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:05

Invitation: Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to announce Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a liquid crystal display panel plant in Wisconsin, according to an invitation to...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:05

Catalonia gets ready to accelerate independence after ballot

MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's Parliament has approved procedural changes that will fast-track a declaration of independence if the region's voters choose to secede from Spain in an Oct. 1 referendum...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:03

2 Nebraska officers face assault charges in man's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha police officers will be charged with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 09:00

Hospital: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise discharged month after shooting, beginning rehabilitation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hospital: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise discharged month after shooting, beginning rehabilitation.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 08:58

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