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Over 50 shell casings found at site of shooting that hurt 9

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Investigators recovered more than 50 shell casings at the scene of a shooting that injured nine people in Rhode Island’s capital, Providence Police Chief Col. Hugh...
May. 14, 2021

2 more indicted in Minnesota real estate agent's 2019 death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two more people have been indicted by a grand jury in the 2019 kidnapping and slaying of a real estate agent in Minnesota. Elsa Segura, 29, of...
May. 14, 2021

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed as Space Force base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base on Friday. The name will be changed to Vandenberg...
May. 14, 2021

Portugal opens door to British tourists, ending uncertainty

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — British tourists can return to Portugal from next Monday, ending days of uncertainty over whether thousands of U.K. vacation bookings for Portuguese destinations would be allowed...
May. 14, 2021

Marc Maron says Ambies honor long overdue for 'WTF' podcast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marc Maron blazed the podcast industry trail attracting millions of listeners with his candid interviews of prominent figures such as Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy and President...
May. 14, 2021

US industrial output rose a modest 0.7% amid shortages

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production increased for a second straight month in April as more factories came online after being shutdown by winter ice storms. Industrial production — which...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: Turkey Muslims to Hamas: 'Continue resistance'

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and militant Hamas rulers (all times local): ISTANBUL — Hundreds of Muslims in Turkey have rallied, urging Palestinians to...
May. 14, 2021

Two killed in explosion at dam in northeastern Oklahoma

LOCUST GROVE, Okla. (AP) — Two men were killed and a third person was injured in an explosion in a northeastern Oklahoma dam where they were doing maintenance work, officials...
May. 14, 2021

Europe's 4 Visegrad nations discuss security, fighting virus

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The foreign ministers of Europe's four Visegrad countries discussed cooperation to boost national economies and tourism after the pandemic and announced free travel between the Czech...
May. 14, 2021

Stocks start higher, but are still headed for weekly losses

Stocks are off to a solid start on Wall Street, continuing a bounce from a day earllier, but indexes are still on track for weekly losses after three days of...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: Israel fires warning shots at Lebanese border

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and militant Hamas rulers (all times local): ___ JERUSALEM — Israeli defense forces have fired warning shots toward a...
May. 14, 2021

US industrial output rose a modest 0.7% in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production increased for a second straight month in April as more factories came online after being shutdown by winter ice storms. Industrial production — which...
May. 14, 2021

Dump Trump? Kicking him off NYC golf course may not be easy

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has a rich history of fighting back when he’s down and making others pay, and that's exactly how he intends to deal with New...
May. 14, 2021

House GOP elects NY Rep. Elise Stefanik to No. 3 leadership post, anointing Trump loyalist after booting Liz Cheney

WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP elects NY Rep. Elise Stefanik to No. 3 leadership post, anointing Trump loyalist after booting Liz Cheney.
May. 14, 2021

US joins global push against violent extremism online

PARIS (AP) — Tech giants and governments around the world — including the U.S. for the first time — are gathering virtually Friday and Saturday to find better ways to...
May. 14, 2021

Fully vaccinated can drop the masks, skip social distancing

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to...
May. 14, 2021

Taiwan Apple Daily to end print edition next week

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The media company of tycoon Jimmy Lai, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy advocate, said Friday its Taiwan Apple Daily newspaper will stop publishing a print edition...
May. 14, 2021

UK fraud agency probes Liberty Steel owner's Greensill links

LONDON (AP) — The business empire of Liberty Steel owner Sanjeev Gupta, including its financing arrangements with bankrupt Greensill Capital U.K., is being investigated by Britain's Serious Fraud Office, the...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: Israel army: Palestinian attacker killed at post

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and militant Hamas rulers (all times local): JERUSALEM — Israel’s army says a soldier has shot and killed a...
May. 14, 2021

Gas crunch from cyberattack intensifies in nation's capital

Gas shortages at the pumps are spreading from the South to the Mid-Atlantic states, where Virginia and the District of Columbia have become some of the hardest-hit areas following a...
May. 14, 2021

U.S. retail sales were unchanged in April, after soaring the month before, as stimulus check spending wanes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. retail sales were unchanged in April, after soaring the month before, as stimulus check spending wanes.
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: Japan expands emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — Japan is further expanding a coronavirus state of emergency to three additional areas ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. The state of emergency is currently in Tokyo and five...
May. 14, 2021

Judge dismisses migrant case against Italy's Matteo Salvini

MILAN (AP) — A judge in Sicily has dismissed a case against right-wing leader Matteo Salvini for keeping rescued migrants on board a coast guard ship in 2019, saying no...
May. 14, 2021

US Embassy in Moscow temporarily resumes halted services

MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow said Friday it will temporarily resume some of the consular services it had halted earlier due to a Russian ban on hiring...
May. 14, 2021

Afghan police say Kabul mosque bombing kills 12 worshippers

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb ripped through a mosque in northern Kabul during Friday prayers and killed 12 worshippers, Afghan police said. Spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz said the mosque's imam,...
May. 14, 2021

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