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Civil War museum closes after feud over Confederate spat

ATLANTA (AP) — A small Civil War museum in Georgia has closed its doors and boxed up its artifacts. The volunteer-run Nash Farm Battlefield Museum in Hampton says it shut...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:11

US stocks stand still after 6-day push to record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Friday afternoon in quiet trading ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Household goods companies are rising as beauty products makers Ulta...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:08

Louisiana considers altering, killing marriage-license bill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers and lawmakers are ramping up efforts to alter or kill the Louisiana law that kept a foreign-born U.S. citizen from getting a marriage license because...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:08

UK politics resume after attack, Corbyn links terror to wars

LONDON (AP) — Four days after a suicide bombing plunged Britain into mourning, political campaigning for a general election in two weeks resumed Friday with the main opposition leader linking...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:07

The Latest: Trump not considering easing Russian sanctions

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A top White House adviser says President Donald Trump is not considering...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:06

Israel's Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza's already meager electricity...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:06

Tennessee governor signs NRA-backed metal detector gun bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill that requires cities and counties in Tennessee to buy metal detectors, hire security guards and check bags at many...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:53

Hillary Clinton addresses Wellesley College graduates

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — Hillary Clinton isn't mentioning Donald Trump by name, but she peppered her Wellesley College commencement address with barbs aimed at her rival in last year's presidential...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:52

Death threat suspect jailed for violating rules of release

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont high school student charged with sending death threats to fellow students, teachers and staff at his school, causing three lockdowns and the cancellation of...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:49

Trump's budget cuts West Coast quake warning system funding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's budget proposal would cut funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state. The system being developed in conjunction...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:45

Detroit man cleared of murder leaves prison after 25 years

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a decision to throw out a Detroit man's murder conviction after 25 years (all times local): ___ 12:25 p.m. A Detroit man has walked...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:36

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

WASHINGTON (AP) — With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, the Pentagon is planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will target an intercontinental-range...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:35

South Sudan freed UN journalist held 2 years without charge

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says South Sudan has released a U.N. journalist held for two and a half years without trial. George Livio was arrested in August...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:32

Pentagon plans first-ever intercept test of an intercontinental-range missile like the one North Korea is developing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon plans first-ever intercept test of an intercontinental-range missile like the one North Korea is developing.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:32

Tunisian trial opens over beach attack on British tourists

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Six security officers and 20 other people are on trial in Tunisia over a 2015 Islamic extremist attack on a beach resort that killed 38 people,...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:24

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in quadruple homicide

PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — Court records say prosecutors will seek the death penalty if a northwest Missouri man is convicted of killing four members of his family. The Kansas...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:23

Prosecutors: Ex-NFL player is the victim of $4.5M fraud

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a money manager stole more than $4.5 million from an unnamed former NFL player who played several years for the Indianapolis Colts. U.S. Attorney...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:21

The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Egypt bus attack

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt (all times local): 6 p.m. The United Nations Security Council is condemning "in the...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:19

The Latest: Manchester chief notes rise in hate crimes

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The police chief in Manchester says there has been an increase in reported...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:18

US safety board to probe plant explosion in West Virginia

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — An independent national agency is joining investigations into this week's explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant that left the owner and an employee dead. The...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:17

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians

An attack Friday on Egypt's Coptic Christians in which masked militants opened fire on a bus south of Cairo, killing at least 28 people and wounding 22, sent shockwaves through...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:15

The Latest: G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 6 p.m. The leaders of the Group of Seven nations have agreed to do...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:14

Manchester police chief reports increase in hate crimes since attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester police chief reports increase in hate crimes since attack.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:13

Suspect in St. Louis-area shootings arrested in Tennessee

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused in two fatal shootings in the St. Louis area was arrested after being found naked walking along a street in Tennessee. Police in...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:12

Renovation on New Mexico church finds new visitors _ bees

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pastors renovating and working to reopen a historic New Mexico church found out they already had visitors — bees. KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:11