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Murakami enjoys writing because he doesn't know the ending

TOKYO (AP) — Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end. The Japanese author behind global best-sellers like his latest, "Killing Commendatore" hosted a...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus recalls knowing she had the 'gift'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Julia...
Oct. 21, 2018

Maldives' Supreme Court refuses to annul presidential vote

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives' top court on Sunday dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election result. The five-member Supreme Court ruled unanimously...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Nanjaini lauds Louis-Dreyfus for physical comedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Comedian...
Oct. 21, 2018

Parson resigning from CBS board for health reasons

CBS Corp. says that Richard Parsons, its interim chairman, has resigned from its board because of illness. The media company named Strauss Zelnick, another media industry leader, as his replacement...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Jerry Seinfeld, on Louis-Dreyfus' tryout

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Jerry...
Oct. 21, 2018

Hurricane Willa a Category 4 storm in Pacific off Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly gained force and grew into an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm in the Pacific off Mexico on Sunday, with a potential...
Oct. 21, 2018

Hurricane Willa has strengthened into an 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm in Pacific off Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Willa has strengthened into an 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm in Pacific off Mexico.
Oct. 21, 2018

Police: Piano teacher jailed on sex crime charges found dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say an Atlanta-area piano teacher charged with molesting two children was found dead in his jail cell. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that according to a statement...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Lisa Kudrow, Keegan-Michael Key at Twain awards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Award for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Celebrities have begun to...
Oct. 21, 2018

6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on...
Oct. 21, 2018

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the...
Oct. 21, 2018

Democrats eye revival of Russia probe if they win House

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. There doesn't seem to...
Oct. 21, 2018

Police applicants asked to disclose if sex assault victims

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland, California, police department asks officer applicants to disclose whether they have been sexually assaulted, which appears to be a rare and potentially problematic inquiry,...
Oct. 21, 2018

The Latest: Mexico's AMLO eyes development to fix migration

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mexico's president-elect says he is...
Oct. 21, 2018

A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who...
Oct. 21, 2018

Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in local elections Sunday, according to an exit poll,...
Oct. 21, 2018

Hurricane Willa strengthens rapidly in Pacific off Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly gained force and grew into a Category 3 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday, and forecasters said it was likely to...
Oct. 21, 2018

Deadly attack amid Ebola outbreak stalls containment efforts

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as...
Oct. 21, 2018

Hurricane Willa strengthens into Category 3 storm as it heads for western Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Willa strengthens into Category 3 storm as it heads for western Mexico.
Oct. 21, 2018

Garth Brooks' concert at Notre Dame success despite weather

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Bad weather tested the devotion of 84,000 fans who went to see Garth Brooks at Notre Dame Stadium over the weekend. And it appears they...
Oct. 21, 2018

Thousands in Brazil rally in support of candidate Bolsonaro

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of people rallied Sunday in 15 states across Brazil in support of Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing front-runner in next week's presidential runoff...
Oct. 21, 2018

Official: 6 shot near Florida stadium, possibly gang-linked

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Six people have been wounded, some seriously, in what is being investigated as a possible gang-related shooting blocks from the NFL stadium in Florida where the...
Oct. 21, 2018

Arkansas shelter: Dogs injured after break-in for dogfight

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — An eastern Arkansas animal shelter says people have broken in to use dogs there for dogfighting for the second time in two weeks, leaving five...
Oct. 21, 2018

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