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Venezuela's government halts talks with opponents in retaliation for extradition to US of Maduro ally

MÏAMI (AP) — Venezuela's government halts talks with opponents in retaliation for extradition to US of Maduro ally.
Oct. 16, 2021

Maduro ally extradited to US on money laundering charge

MIAMI (AP) — A top fugitive close to Venezuela's socialist government has been put on a flight from Cape Verde to the United States to face money laundering charges, a...
Oct. 16, 2021

Bill Clinton to spend 1 more night in California hospital

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton will spend one more night at a Southern California hospital where he is recovering from an infection, a spokesman said Saturday. “President Clinton has...
Oct. 16, 2021

'The Batman' trailer unveils Pattinson in dark, violent turn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Warner Bros. has unveiled its trailer for “The Batman,” which features Robert Pattinson’s first bone-crunching turn as a DC Comics superhero. The trailer unveiled Saturday at...
Oct. 16, 2021

Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, his lawyer said Saturday. Defense Attorney Dick DeGuerin said he was notified that...
Oct. 16, 2021

University offers to rehire prof acquitted of ties to China

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee at Knoxville has offered to reinstate a professor who was acquitted of federal charges that had accused him of hiding his relationship...
Oct. 16, 2021

Maduro ally extradited to US on money laundering charges

MIAMI (AP) — A top fugitive close to Venezuela's socialist government has been put on a plane to the U.S. to face money laundering charges, a senior U.S. official confirmed...
Oct. 16, 2021

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil breaks ribs in fall off stage

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil suffered broken ribs after falling off the stage at a concert Friday in Tennessee, his guitarist told the crowd in...
Oct. 16, 2021

Now 41, man who killed 4-year-old at age 13 granted parole

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, according to corrections...
Oct. 16, 2021

AP review: At least 13 auto safety rules are years overdue

WASHINGTON (AP) — After their 16-year-old daughter died in a car crash, David and Wendy Mills wondered whether she would be alive if federal rules on rear seat belt warnings...
Oct. 16, 2021

Syrian shelling of rebel-held areas close to Turkey kills 4

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government shelling of a rebel-held town near the border with Turkey on Saturday killed four people and wounded more than a dozen, Syrian opposition activists said...
Oct. 16, 2021

Biden: Clinton 'doing fine' and will be out of hospital soon

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Hillary and Chelsea Clinton arrived Saturday morning at the Southern California hospital where Bill Clinton is recovering after being treated for an infection. The former president...
Oct. 16, 2021

In South Texas, aging water system meets growing population

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — On a scorching afternoon in South Texas, Sonia Lambert looked out at an open-air canal that carries mud-green water from the Rio Grande to nearby towns...
Oct. 16, 2021

6 combatants, 2 workers killed in fresh violence in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India- (AP) — Assailants fatally shot two non-local workers in two targeted attacks in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday night, police said, days after five people were killed in a...
Oct. 16, 2021

Lawmaker's killing wounds 'British tradition' of openness

The name alone — “the surgery" — evokes a place where help is sought and given. British lawmaker David Amess, like others, hosted his all-are-welcome surgeries regularly, meeting the voters...
Oct. 16, 2021

Sudanese protesters call for dissolving of joint government

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets Saturday in the capital, Khartoum, to call for the dissolving of the joint military-civilian government of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok...
Oct. 16, 2021

Clinton 'doing fine' and will be out of hospital soon

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Clinton returned Saturday morning to the Southern California hospital where Bill Clinton is recovering after being treated for an infection. The former president is doing...
Oct. 16, 2021

Laurent Gbagbo launches new political party in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo launched a new political party Saturday, formally breaking ties with those who ran his former party while he spent years...
Oct. 16, 2021

Hail, Mary! High school's halftime show is a drag pageant

A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a “drag ball" runway at halftime, with a mix of students and faculty members parading in gowns, wigs and makeup —...
Oct. 16, 2021

Police: 4 hurt in shooting near high school football game

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Four people were wounded in a shooting near a high school football game in Alabama, police said. The shooting happened Friday night near the exit ramp...
Oct. 16, 2021

In major rebuke, ASEAN downgrades Myanmar presence at summit

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asian foreign ministers have agreed to downgrade Myanmar's participation in an upcoming summit in their sharpest rebuke yet of its leaders following a Feb...
Oct. 16, 2021

Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack

HELSINKI (AP) — Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and...
Oct. 16, 2021

Remains identified as those of Iowa boy missing since May

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — Remains found in a field in September were those of an Iowa boy who went missing from his home in May, according to the Iowa Medical...
Oct. 16, 2021

Woman raped on train as bystanders did nothing, police say

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said...
Oct. 16, 2021

Now 41, killer of 4-year-old boy granted parole on 11th try

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, according to corrections...
Oct. 16, 2021

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