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7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the...
Dec. 13, 2018

The Latest: Supreme Court won't halt Florida execution

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida execution (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to halt the execution of a Florida man convicted in...
Dec. 13, 2018

The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California Coastal Commission unveiling a new smartphone app (all times local): 6 p.m. The California Coastal Commission has unveiled a smartphone...
Dec. 13, 2018

Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia police officer and a suspect have both died after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting. According to The Atlanta...
Dec. 13, 2018

California fire survivors share lessons in loss, recovery

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Survivors of a deadly blaze that tore through California wine country last year shared lessons of loss and pain but also resilience with those who escaped...
Dec. 13, 2018

Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta.
Dec. 13, 2018

Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end...
Dec. 13, 2018

Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke dead at 74

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke has died. A death certificate obtained by The Associated Press shows Locke died Nov. 3 at age 74 at her home in...
Dec. 13, 2018

Kasich would prefer competing for presidency as a Republican

BEXLEY, Ohio (AP) — Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that he'd prefer to run for president as a Republican, but only if he's entering a primary he could...
Dec. 13, 2018

Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment flat

TOKYO (AP) — A key quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about global trade tensions persisted. The "tankan" survey,...
Dec. 13, 2018

Bear attacks, drags woman outside Pennsylvania home

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards (73 meters). The attack happened Wednesday...
Dec. 13, 2018

Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate is competent to waive all his appeals and request execution. The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday...
Dec. 13, 2018

Ex-Baylor student can graduate from Dallas-area university

DALLAS (AP) — A former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape will be able to earn a degree from a Dallas-area university if he meets all the degree requirements. University...
Dec. 13, 2018

Sri Lanka Supreme Court says president violated constitution

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Supreme Court ruled unanimously that President Maithripala Sirisena's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections was unconstitutional, a much-anticipated verdict that further...
Dec. 13, 2018

Wade, Union aiding student seeking reinstatement to school

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are backing attorney Benjamin Crump in an effort to help an expelled student and family friend get back into high school...
Dec. 13, 2018

Report: Dissident rebels fuel violence in Colombia port city

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dissidents from Colombia's once largest rebel movement who were unable take advantage of a peace accord or grew disenchanted with the state's weak implementation are fueling...
Dec. 13, 2018

EU leaders wary of May's plea for help selling Brexit deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May implored European Union leaders Thursday to help her sell the Brexit divorce deal at home, only to be told that her proposals...
Dec. 13, 2018

Officials: Strasbourg market attack suspect killed

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end...
Dec. 13, 2018

The Latest: Senate ends Saudi war aid, blames crown prince

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the congressional response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 7 p.m. Senators have voted to recommend that the U.S...
Dec. 13, 2018

President Trump welcomes governors-elect to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed governors-elect from both parties to the White House. Among those attending Thursday were Florida Republican Ron DeSantis, Georgia Republican Brian Kemp, Illinois...
Dec. 13, 2018

Georgia police officer, police dog shot; suspect in custody

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia police officer and a police dog have been shot and a suspect who was also shot is in custody. DeKalb County Police...
Dec. 13, 2018

Correction: Los Angeles Housing Development story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 11 about a large housing development approved in the mountains north of Los Angeles, The Associated Press reported erroneously that several environmental...
Dec. 13, 2018

Biden says his family convinced him to run with Obama

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden initially refused to run with then-presidential candidate Barack Obama a decade ago, but his family ultimately convinced him he had...
Dec. 13, 2018

No. 2 House Republican: Gov't shutdown 'stupid', may happen

WASHINGTON (AP) — A looming, partial government shutdown would be "stupid" but might be unavoidable if Democrats refuse to support President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, the second-ranking...
Dec. 13, 2018

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

TORONTO (AP) — First U.S President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its...
Dec. 13, 2018

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