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Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 21:34

Suspicious package causes evacuations in New Jersey

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A bomb squad has dismantled a suspicious package that led to the evacuation of two apartment buildings in New Jersey. The package was found near a...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 21:17

The Latest: Son of slain N. Korean not in Malaysia: police

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local): 12:15...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 21:16

Video shows Harrison Ford wrongly flying over airliner

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Newly released video shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford mistakenly flying low over an airliner that was taxiing at a Southern California airport. The...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 21:03

The Latest: N. Korean embassy official sought in Kim killing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local): 11:45...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:54

The Latest: Malaysia: Suspects wiped toxin on Kim's brother

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local): 11:20...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:31

New Zealand unveils national memorial for quake victims

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The New Zealand city of Christchurch has unveiled a national memorial to commemorate the 185 people who died in an earthquake six years ago. Prime...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:24

Asian stocks mixed as investors await Fed meeting minutes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:22

Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconduct

HONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:18

Malaysia police chief: Suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing were trained to wipe toxin on his face, then wash hands

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia police chief: Suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing were trained to wipe toxin on his face, then wash hands .
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:14

Malaysian police chief announces two additional North Korea suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing; both still in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police chief announces two additional North Korea suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing; both still in Malaysia.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:10

Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for corruption

HONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for corruption over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 19:53

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang gets 20 months in prison for corruption

HONG KONG (AP) — Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang gets 20 months in prison for corruption.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 19:46

Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crash

DALLAS (AP) — A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall,...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 19:25

Review: In 'Get Out,' the two-faced horrors of racism

Fifty years after Sidney Poitier upended the latent racial prejudices of his white date's liberal family in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," writer-director Jordan Peele has crafted a similar confrontation...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 18:55

The Latest: Suspect in slaying may have been high on drugs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic accident (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Investigators suspect the man...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 18:44

Review: 'Contemporary Color' is a hypnotic concert film

In 2015, former Talking Heads front man David Byrne staged an unconventional show in which he paired up 10 contemporary musicians and performers with color guard teams — those baton...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 18:23

Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he will veto a bipartisan bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts he's championed to help balance the state...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 18:12

Exodus of outdoor show from Utah criticized by beneficiaries

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sales double twice a year at the Toasters sandwich shop in downtown Salt Lake City when tens of thousands of plaid-shirted outdoor retailer representatives arrive...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 18:07

Official: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect in killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gang member suspected of shooting two California police officers, killing one of them, was released from prison last year on probation under a criminal justice...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:59

2 Oregon police officers shoot, kill man on roof

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Two Beaverton police officers responding to a 911 call shot and killed a man standing on a roof, a police spokesman said Tuesday. The officers, whose...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:59

Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditch

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:57

Family, attorney denied access to hospitalized asylum seeker

DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center as she seeks asylum say family and lawyers have been denied most contact with her...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:48

GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls

FAIRVIEW, Tenn. (AP) — In her district on a congressional break, Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee faced tough questions at a town hall on issues ranging from health care...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:44

The Latest: Obama official blasts Trump transgender plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 7:20 p.m. The former head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is blasting the Trump administration's plans...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:28

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