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Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes off Samoa, American Samoa

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake struck waters west of Samoa and American Samoa. The agency said Monday the earthquake was centered 220 miles...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:30

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:28

South Carolina doesn't have drugs for December execution

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina can't carry out its first execution in more than six years because the state doesn't have the drugs needed for lethal injection, Gov. Henry...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:25

The Latest: Up to 35 hurt in explosions at cosmetics factory

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the explosions and fire at a cosmetics factory in upstate New York (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Authorities say two explosions and...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:24

The Latest: Terror designation a way to hike NKorea pressure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. declaring North Korea a state sponsor of terror (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says designating North Korea...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:23

'The Wire' star makes documentary 'Baltimore Rising'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sonja Sohn has gone from being in front of the camera to behind it. The actress, who played a Baltimore detective on "The Wire," has become...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:22

Charles Manson, whose brutality made him face of evil, dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after masterminding the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:20

Mueller: Indicted ex-Trump aide's lawyer may have conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller says a lawyer for one of Donald Trump's former campaign aides may have a conflict of interest. Mueller is investigating possible coordination between...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:18

The Latest: SCarolina scraps execution planned for December

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's plan to carry out the death penalty next month (all times local): 3:10 p.m. South Carolina's governor says the state can't...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:16

Shootings put semi-automatic rifles ads under new scrutiny

ATLANTA (AP) — The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:15

Argentina's navy says it's analyzing a noise that might have come from missing submarine with 44 crew members on board

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's navy says it's analyzing a noise that might have come from missing submarine with 44 crew members on board.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:12

Governor: South Carolina can't carry out Dec. 1 execution because it doesn't have drugs needed for lethal injection.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Governor: South Carolina can't carry out Dec. 1 execution because it doesn't have drugs needed for lethal injection.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:10

Bartiromo says comments about Trump taken out of context

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News' Maria Bartiromo says she was taken "wildly out of context" when she said on the air that there had been no sexual misconduct allegations...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:09

The Latest: Tribe troubled by Keystone XL vote in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Nebraska regulators deciding whether to approve a Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state (all times local): 2 p.m. The chairman of a...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:08

20 hurt in explosions, fire at upstate NY cosmetics factory

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Two explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory about an hours' drive north of New York City left 20 people injured, including five firefighters...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:07

Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

NEW YORK (AP) — Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name "Fiat." Money for Paraguay's boss was listed as "Honda." Excel spreadsheets detailed the cloak-and-dagger...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:04

Man convicted of killing roommate over stolen beer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of beating his roommate to death over stolen beer has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. A judge handed down the verdict Monday...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:03

Workers who depict Pilgrims seek better pay, job security

BOSTON (AP) — Workers at a Massachusetts living history museum that depicts life in 1620 Massachusetts are asking to be treated by 21st century standards. About 70 unionized workers and...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:03

Small plane crashes into home injuring 3 but none on ground

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a single-engine plane crashed into a California home, injuring all three on board, but no one on the ground. The Mercury News reports...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:55

Models, politicians remember late designer Alaia in Tunisia

SIDI BOU SAID, Tunisia (AP) — Models, government ministers, relatives and friends have attended the funeral in Tunisia of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, a native of the North African country...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:48

Diver's body found inside flooded, debris-filled old mine

BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — The body of a diver who went missing inside a flooded, debris-filled old mine north of New York City has been recovered. Authorities say the body...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:41

Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for what they hope is a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:41

Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for nearly 60 problem drivers

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators have issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:39

FBI, Justice Department to investigate St. Louis-area police

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal investigation will look into possible civil rights violations by police in the St. Louis area in the two months since protests broke out after...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:38

The Latest: 20 hurt in explosions, fire at cosmetics factory

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the explosions and fire at a cosmetics factory in upstate New York (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Authorities say two explosions and...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:37

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