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Chinese power over North Korea? It's more myth than reality

BEIJING (AP) — China and North Korea share a long border, history and ideology, but the notion that Beijing can use its influence to force Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:43

Bail set at $100K for 2 Polish band members in rape case

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The final two members of the Polish metal band Decapitated had bail set at $100,000 each Friday on rape and kidnapping charges after they were arrested...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:38

Former Houston officer indicted in neighbor's shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police officer has been indicted in the off-duty shooting of a neighbor last year after an argument over a dog. A Harris County grand...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:25

The Latest: Ohio State turns down white nationalist request

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a request for white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at Ohio State University (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Ohio State University has denied a...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:25

US probe alleges corruption by top Honolulu law enforcers

HONOLULU (AP) — A curious allegation of mailbox theft unraveled into a tale of corruption that reached the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement, culminating in a U.S. investigation that...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:10

College to offer sensitivity training after anti-LGBT flyer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State University says it will create an advisory committee and offer more sensitivity training after officials were criticized for their response to a flyer that urged...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:06

Japan votes: Incumbent PM Abe appears headed to victory

TOKYO (AP) — Media polls indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition will handily win a general election Sunday, possibly even retaining its two-thirds majority in the more powerful lower...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:04

The Latest: Slain Vegas officer buried at veterans cemetery

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of an off-duty Las Vegas police officer killed when a gunman fired from a hotel into a crowded outdoor concert (all...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:42

Trial ordered over 1993 LA apartment fire that killed 10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people must stand trial for a Los Angeles apartment fire 24 years ago that killed 10 people — seven of them children. A judge on...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:36

Alabama inmate defiant before execution for killing officer

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The convicted killer of a police officer used his final moments before being put to death to curse at the state of Alabama, raising his middle...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:17

College takes steps to address anti-LGBT flyer controversy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State University says it will offer sensitivity training and create an advisory committee after officials were criticized for their response to a flyer that urged LGBT...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:11

Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentence

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:09

Nets' national anthem singer kneels to finish performance

NEW YORK (AP) — The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets' home opener took a knee at the end of her performance. Justine Skye was nearing the completion of...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:04

John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:57

Alabama will give names of crossover voters to prosecutors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The names of Alabama voters who crossed party lines to vote in last month's Republican Senate runoff will be given to prosecutors, the state's election chief...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:54

Q&A: Abortion case involving immigrant teen stirs emotions

The Trump administration has fought in court to prevent a 17-year-old held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children from having an abortion. In a case that's stirring strong...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:51

The Latest: Ex-Honolulu police chief looks forward to court

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the arrests of a former Honolulu police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A former Honolulu police chief says...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:45

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks

HONOLULU (AP) — A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:41

Lawyer says he'll sue Ohio State over white nationalist

CLEVELAND (AP) — A lawyer says he'll file a lawsuit against Ohio State University because it failed to respond to a request to rent space for an appearance by white...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:33

1 dead, 1 missing after fuel barge fire off Texas coast

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — A barge loaded with crude oil caught fire off the Texas coast, leaving one crew member dead and another missing. A spokesman for the city...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:30

Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is defending the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again. Yellen said in...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:30

Experts say Chile poet did not die of cancer, deepen mystery

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-Winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:12

Trump signs order allowing recall of more retired pilots

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that will allow the Air Force to address what the Pentagon says is a serious pilot shortage. The order...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:07

FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus

A new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles has been approved by U.S. regulators. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said the Food and Drug Administration approved it late Friday. It will be...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:02

Cop pleads not guilty to sexual battery of 13-year-old boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer charged with the sexual battery of a 13-year-old boy when she was a teacher's aide at an elementary school before becoming an officer...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:00

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