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The Latest: Tornado watch expanded in central United States

DEMOTTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on potentially severe weather developing in parts of the US (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The National Weather Service has expanded a tornado watch...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:44

The Latest: NRA lashes out at boycott in wake of shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on backlash against the National Rifle Association in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The National...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:43

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:36

Toyota, Hyundai recall roughly 110,000 vehicles

NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota and Hyundai have recalled roughly a combined 110,000 trucks and sport utility vehicles, including the 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, and the 2018 Hyundai Santa...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:35

GOP tax law boosts income taxes, budgets in some states

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Republican tax overhaul is giving most Americans a break on their federal income taxes. But fallout from the same law means many people could...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:33

Admirers line streets as Graham's body arrives in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Well-wishers lined freeway overpasses and small-town streets to honor the late Rev. Billy Graham as his motorcade crossed his beloved home state of North Carolina for...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:27

Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance abuses in FBI's Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress releases redacted Democratic memo pushing back on GOP claims of surveillance abuses in FBI's Russia probe.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 14:19

The Latest: Missouri governor declares state of emergency

DEMOTTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on potentially severe weather developing in parts of the US (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has declared a state of...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:45

Police: Man in Austria kills 2 siblings, then himself

BERLIN (AP) — A man apparently killed his brother and sister at their farmhouse in southeastern Austria on Saturday, then hanged himself, authorities said. The victims were found by the...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:32

The Latest: Procession for Billy Graham reaches library

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the procession for the Rev. Billy Graham (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The body of the Rev. Billy Graham has reached the library...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:32

Landslides prompt home evacuation near Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Landslides outside of Pittsburgh have damaged vehicles, closed roads and even caused a home evacuation after debris slid down a slope against the house. Authorities are warning...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:30

Body awaiting cremation found 3 years later at funeral home

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina coroner says the decomposed body of a woman whose family thought she had been cremated almost three years ago has been discovered at...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:30

Florida nabs more teens for making school shooting threats

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities arrested two teenagers Friday for making shooting threats against two separate schools, days after the mass bloodshed in Parkland. The cases are the...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:19

Woman fatally stabbed with hunting knife at public library

WINCHESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man approached a woman from behind at a public library near Boston and stabbed her repeatedly with a hunting knife, killing her and...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:12

US sailor hit by helicopter blade dies

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base, north of San Diego. The Marine Corps...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:12

The procession carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham has reached the grounds of the library bearing his name

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The procession carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham has reached the grounds of the library bearing his name.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 13:10

Adina Pintilie's "Touch Me Not" wins Berlin's Golden Bear

BERLIN (AP) — "Touch Me Not," an experimental movie about intimacy from Romanian director Adina Pintilie, won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:55

Judge dismisses coal company suit against HBO's John Oliver

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver's Sunday show "Last...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:55

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting — a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. Republican Gov...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:52

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:46

Armani rejects overdone emotion, Ferragamo favors color

MILAN (AP) — Fashion and politics clashed Saturday in Milan's main squares and runways, as protesters rallied ahead of Italy's divisive national election and designers at Milan Fashion Week showed...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:44

Tornado watch issued in 4 southern and Plains states

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A tornado watch was issued Saturday in parts of four states as a strong storm system moved into the South and Plains states. The watch was...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:41

UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:30

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is "Up to States." Trump has promoted the idea of putting "gun-adept" teachers and staff...
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:29

UN Security Council approves a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria "without delay"

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN Security Council approves a resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria "without delay"
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 12:20

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