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Woman accused of luring slain real estate agent to her death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who had worked as a probation officer is accused of luring a real estate agent to a Minnesota house before the agent was kidnapped and...
Jan. 17, 2020

Blizzard prompts state of emergency in Newfoundland capital

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — The capital of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador declared a rare state of emergency Friday as blizzard conditions descended on the city and...
Jan. 17, 2020

Woman accused of luring slain real estate agent to home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who had worked as a probation officer is accused of luring a real estate agent to a Minnesota house before the agent was kidnapped and...
Jan. 17, 2020

Coyote bites officer helping motorist in Ohio's largest city

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's largest city shot and killed a coyote after it bit an officer who had stopped to help a stranded motorist, the police department...
Jan. 17, 2020

Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last...
Jan. 17, 2020

Report: Disney dropping the 'Fox' from movie studio names

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is dropping the word “Fox” from the movie studios it acquired as part of last year's $71 billion purchase of Fox's entertainment business, according to...
Jan. 17, 2020

Prosecutor: Revoke bail for impeachment figure Robert Hyde

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge is considering whether to revoke bail in a protective order case against a Connecticut man who has emerged as a figure in the...
Jan. 17, 2020

Nicaragua's opposition unites against Ortega administration

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's two main opposition groups announced the formation of a coalition Friday aimed at winning the 2021 elections and ending President Daniel Ortega's rule. Representatives of...
Jan. 17, 2020

BMW recalls about 357K vehicles for Takata air bag inflators

DETROIT (AP) — BMW is recalling nearly 357,000 older vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata front air bag inflators. The inflators are among 10 million sold to 14...
Jan. 17, 2020

Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be...
Jan. 17, 2020

Pacino, De Niro among Producers Guild Awards presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Melissa McCarthy are among the presenters for Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards. The guild announced Friday that other presenters...
Jan. 17, 2020

Aide of former Atlanta mayor wants new trial in records case

ATLANTA (AP) — An ex-aide of former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has requested a new trial to appeal her conviction for violating the state's open records laws. Jenna Garland previously...
Jan. 17, 2020

Mexico readies for Central American migrants at south border

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Border security forces in southern Mexico were preparing Friday for the expected arrival of hundreds of Central Americans traveling through Guatemala and vowed to prevent...
Jan. 17, 2020

Protests close Louvre museum in Paris amid pension strikes

PARIS (AP) — Dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to the Louvre museum and forced the famous Paris landmark to close Friday while they denounced the French government's plans to...
Jan. 17, 2020

Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost

PRINCETON, Indiana (AP) — Toyota will stop making its Tacoma small pickup in San Antonio next year as it shifts production to Mexico, but the company says no U.S. jobs...
Jan. 17, 2020

Trump's black voter outreach looks in part to the pews

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the eight years since he became a pastor at First Immanuel Baptist Church, Todd Johnson says he's seen his congregation's politics make a subtle shift. The...
Jan. 17, 2020

Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

MIAMI (AP) — An Indiana man charged with negligent homicide in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship’s open window in Puerto Rico leaned out of that window...
Jan. 17, 2020

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian...
Jan. 17, 2020

Tech, communications stocks push US indexes to more records

Solid gains in technology and communications stocks pushed major U.S. indexes to more record highs on Wall Street Friday. Chipmaker Qualcomm jumped 4.5% and Google parent company Alphabet rose 2%...
Jan. 17, 2020

New sinkhole found at endangered Mississippi dam

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An inspection found a new sinkhole at a Mississippi lake where an earthen dam could fail because of high water levels linked to heavy rains, officials...
Jan. 17, 2020

Ex-youth center counselor's lawyer sees greed behind charges

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney for a man charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire's state-run youth detention center in the 1990s said Friday the allegations...
Jan. 17, 2020

Atlantic City mayor: Tear down 'eyesore' of ex-Trump casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business group...
Jan. 17, 2020

Georgia says new voting system on track, critics skeptical

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is on track to have its new election system ready for the presidential primaries in March, lawyers for the state assured a judge Friday, but critics...
Jan. 17, 2020

Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max

Boeing is working to fix a newly discovered problem with software powering up on the 737 Max, adding to the list of tasks the aircraft maker faces to get the...
Jan. 17, 2020

Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women. The justices agreed...
Jan. 17, 2020

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