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Passenger: Train moving 'super-fast' before crash injures 42

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train's operator,...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:33

Charlottesville to cover Confederate statues in black fabric

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville, Virginia, is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in black fabric. The Daily Progress reports the...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:33

Italian firefighters say they've rescued the third and final brother from rubble of house that collapsed in quake

MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters say they've rescued the third and final brother from rubble of house that collapsed in quake.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:33

Dengue outbreak kills 5 people in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani health official says an outbreak of dengue fever in the country's northwest has killed five people in the past 10 days. Provincial Health Minister...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:28

Irish church aims to end stigma for the children of priests

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Bishops in Ireland have created detailed guidelines to address an issue the Roman Catholic Church has tried to keep under wraps for centuries: the plight of...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:26

The Latest: Passenger says crashed train moving 'super-fast'

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 7:30 a.m. A passenger aboard a Philadelphia-area transit train that...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:25

The Latest: US Pacific commander: Remains of sailors found

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:20

Town official apologizes for posting racist slur on Facebook

DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — An official in a Massachusetts town has publicly apologized after posting a racist slur on Facebook in the wake of the deadly violence at a white...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:19

House Speaker Paul Ryan won't support censure of Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following a white supremacist rally in...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:16

The Latest: Germany welcomes US 'readiness' on Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and US policy in Afghanistan (all times local): ___ 7:15 a.m. The German government is welcoming "the United States' readiness to...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:16

Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says a number of bodies found on USS John McCain, one body found by Malaysia

SINGAPORE (AP) — Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says a number of bodies found on USS John McCain, one body found by Malaysia.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:14

The Latest: Singapore widens search for missing US sailors

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:12

The Latest: UN's Haley lauds 'results-based' Afghan policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and US policy in Afghanistan (all times local): ___ 6:55 a.m. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump's announcement that...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:10

Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of USS John McCain

SINGAPORE (AP) — Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of USS John McCain.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:03

Qatar criticizes Saudi "political manipulation" of hajj

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's Foreign Ministry is criticizing as "illogical" Saudi Arabia's decision to only fly Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom on Saudi aircraft, and cautioned against...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:53

Man, woman die in early morning fire at southern Ohio home

BETHEL, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say two adults died in an early morning blaze at a southern Ohio home. The fire broke out before 3 a.m. Tuesday at a...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:49

UK subprime lender suffers 70 percent share price drubbing

LONDON (AP) — Shares in Provident Financial, a British subprime lender, more than halved Tuesday after the company issued another profit warning and revealed that its chief executive was leaving...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:49

The Latest: Rescuers find 2nd victim killed in Italy quake

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the quake that hit the Italian resort island of Ischia (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Authorities say they have located a second person who...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:46

Dozens injured, none life-threatening, in train crash

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train's operator,...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:37

Report: Iran says Twitter ready to talk on unblocking site

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site. The state-owned IRAN newspaper quoted Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:37

The Latest: Afghanistan's president voices thanks for policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and US policy in Afghanistan (all times local): ___ 6:40 a.m. Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani says he appreciates President Donald Trump's...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:35

N. Korea: Trump tweets 'weird articles,' 'spouts rubbish'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday described President Donald Trump as a leader who frequently tweets "weird articles of his ego-driven thoughts" and "spouts rubbish" to give...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:34

The Latest: US diplomat warns Afghan gov't it has much to do

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and US policy in Afghanistan (all times local): ___ 6:30 a.m. The top U.S. diplomat in Kabul says President Donald Trump...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:22

Strike expected to bring long lines to Portuguese airports

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A trade union representing inspectors at Portugal's immigration service says a strike planned for Thursday and Friday is going ahead after the government gave no response...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:20

The Latest: China defends Pakistan on countering terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and US policy in Afghanistan (all times local): ___ 6:00 a.m. China is defending its close ally Pakistan following comments by...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:16

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