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Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S...
Oct. 22, 2018

Italy stands firm against EU in budget dispute

MILAN (AP) — Italy's leader on Monday indicated his government would stand firm in its plans to ramp up public spending, keeping alive a dispute with the European Union, which...
Oct. 22, 2018

Trump tweets US to begin 'cutting off, or substantially reducing' aid to Central American nations over migrant caravan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump tweets US to begin 'cutting off, or substantially reducing' aid to Central American nations over migrant caravan.
Oct. 22, 2018

Ex-PM of Croatia gets 2 ½ years for war profiteering

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court has sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader to 2 ½ years in prison for war profiteering following his retrial in the high-profile corruption...
Oct. 22, 2018

Indiana museum to tell story of basketball great Larry Bird

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A museum is being planned to tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird, an Indiana native. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the...
Oct. 22, 2018

Medtronic co-founder dies in Hawaii at age 94

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An electronics repairman who started one of the world's largest medical device companies in 1949 has died at age 94. Medtronic said in a statement that co-founder...
Oct. 22, 2018

The Latest: NATO allies believe Russia violating INF treaty

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 3:30 p.m. NATO's...
Oct. 22, 2018

The Latest: Siemens CEO calls off Saudi conference trip

ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The chief executive...
Oct. 22, 2018

Medtronics co-founder dies in Hawaii at age 94

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An electronics repairman who started one of the world's largest medical device companies in 1949 has died at age 94. Medtronic said in a statement that co-founder...
Oct. 22, 2018

Wolf missing after Hurricane Michael recovered in Florida

EBRO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a wolf named Tahane that escaped from a Florida animal preserve during Hurricane Michael. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook...
Oct. 22, 2018

Former teacher admits to sexually abusing middle schoolers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who admitted to sexually abusing seventh- and eighth-grade girls while working as charter-school math teacher in the nation's capital has been sentenced to nearly 12...
Oct. 22, 2018

Norwegian hero Roenneberg who blew up Nazi plant dies at 99

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway on Monday mourned World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg, who headed a five-man team that daringly blew up a plant producing heavy water, depriving Nazi...
Oct. 22, 2018

Pakistani dies after immolation to protest police bribery

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say a rickshaw driver who set himself on fire to protest police demands for bribes, has died of severe burns in Karachi. Mohammad Khalid...
Oct. 22, 2018

Former NFL player Rae Carruth out of prison after 18 years

Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round...
Oct. 22, 2018

Kentucky school system gets extra security post-threats

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school system says state and local authorities are providing extra security following the arrest of a man who state police say made "credible and...
Oct. 22, 2018

Germany presses for EU unity on Saudi Arabia arms exports

BERLIN (AP) — A top German official pressed Monday for the European Union to show a united front on arms exports to Saudi Arabia after Berlin backed a freeze on...
Oct. 22, 2018

Italy shows no sign of backing off in budget dispute with EU

MILAN (AP) — Italy's leader on Monday gave no indication that his government would rein in public spending plans, keeping alive a dispute with the European Union, which wants the...
Oct. 22, 2018

Guard accused of ignoring inmate suicide threat enters plea

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former prison guard accused in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself in 2015 has entered a plea agreement. The Ann Arbor...
Oct. 22, 2018

The Latest: EU urges Russia, US to preserve 1987 arms treaty

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The...
Oct. 22, 2018

Maldives court frees opposition leader convicted of bribery

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A court in the Maldives has freed an opposition leader, setting aside a lower court's conviction for bribery. The High Court, in hearing an appeal by...
Oct. 22, 2018

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish...
Oct. 22, 2018

Death toll rises to 3 in China mining accident; 18 trapped

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical...
Oct. 22, 2018

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico's west

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico's western coast between...
Oct. 22, 2018

A hot dog? Firefighters rescue pet stuck in heating duct

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — It wasn't a cat in a tree, but a dog in a heating duct that took firefighters to a home in Virginia. The Fairfax County...
Oct. 22, 2018

Koreas finish removing land mines from border village

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas have completed removing land mines planted at their shared border village as part of efforts to disarm the area located inside the...
Oct. 22, 2018

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