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South Korea finds presumed remains of ferry disaster victim

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say salvage crews have found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:47

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

PHOENIX (AP) — A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the lack of state...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:42

Police: 2 Miami officers wounded in 'ambush-style' shooting

MIAMI (AP) — Two Miami-Dade County police officers have been wounded in what authorities called "an ambush-style" shooting. Authorities say the plainclothes officers were shot Monday night while investigating at...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:41

South Korean officials say salvage crews find presumed remains of missing ferry disaster victim

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say salvage crews find presumed remains of missing ferry disaster victim.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:35

Deal reached to end Berlin airport ground staff dispute

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing ground staff at Berlin's two airports says it has reached a deal to end a pay dispute that resulted in a string of recent...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:26

NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis' team belongs to Oakland. Well, sort of...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:20

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:14

Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 23:08

Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income residents. During...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 22:55

Saudi, Jordan sign deal on $3 billion in Jordan investments

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 22:48

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister says the body of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still in the country, dismissing reports that the...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 22:26

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail — many of them alongside Nelson Mandela — for acts of sabotage against South Africa's previous white...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:57

Passenger train, oil truck collision in Pakistan kills 2

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A passenger train collided with an oil tanker truck in eastern Punjab before dawn Tuesday, killing the driver and his assistant and injuring 10 others, officials said...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:56

Club shooting victim: 'All I was thinking about was my kids'

CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting is describing a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were crawling over...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:47

Veteran homelessness: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nonprofits and local officials say the push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which would be eliminated under...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:36

City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

NEW YORK (AP) — Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:35

US Alpine Championships wrapping up at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Alpine Championships are drawing to a close at Maine's Sugarloaf. The men's giant slalom on Tuesday closes out the four-day event featuring some...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:33

Ex-church official due in court as lawyers plan for retrial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia church official is due back in court as lawyers debate how many church abuse victims should testify at his retrial. Monsignor William Lynn is...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:32

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:30

Report: China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:28

The Latest: Various violations found days before fatal blaze

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a building fire in Oakland that killed three people (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Fire inspectors visited a Northern California building three days...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:27

Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeast

TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) — A powerful cyclone slammed into Australia's tropical northeast coast on Tuesday, tearing down fences, snapping trees and knocking out power to thousands, officials said. The destructive...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:10

Guatemala officials say 3 suspected thieves burned alive

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Officials in Guatemala say a crowd in a rural community has burned three men alive who were accused of a killing and robbery, while authorities were...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:05

Australia shelves planned extradition treaty with China

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has shelved a planned extradition treaty with China rather than allow the Senate reject it over human rights concerns. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 21:01

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines

BEIJING (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three major state-owned carriers, and expand commercial cooperation...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 20:57