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Alec Baldwin fired prop gun on set, killing cinematographer

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of a Western and killed the cinematographer, officials said. The director of the movie was...
Oct. 22, 2021

Stock tied to Trump's new media venture soars again

NEW YORK (AP) — The company planning to bring President Donald Trump’s new media venture to the stock market soared even further on Friday, as day traders keep piling in...
Oct. 22, 2021

Fox News launching its own mobile-friendly weather service

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Media is getting into another rough-and-tumble world — the weather. The company is launching Fox Weather, a free streaming service and app that it...
Oct. 22, 2021

Russia flies home bodies of 4 tourists who died in Albania

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The bodies of four Russian tourists who were found dead at a beach resort in western Albania last week have been flown home, the Russian Embassy...
Oct. 22, 2021

US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, 2nd highest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit totaled $2.77 trillion for 2021, the second highest on record but an improvement from the all-time high of $3.13 trillion reached in 2020...
Oct. 22, 2021

Administration makes final pitch to block Texas abortion law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration, in its final pitch to block Texas' ban on most abortions, is warning the Supreme Court that none of its decisions would be safe...
Oct. 22, 2021

Minneapolis officer charged in pursuit that killed motorist

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer has been charged with manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a fatal crash in July that occurred while the officer was pursuing a stolen...
Oct. 22, 2021

US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, second highest on record, but down $360 billion from all-time 2020 high

WASHINGTON (AP) — US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, second highest on record, but down $360 billion from all-time 2020 high.
Oct. 22, 2021

Report: Foreign aid lost in Syria exchange rate distortions

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has used distorted exchange rates to divert at least $100 million in international aid to its coffers in the past two years,...
Oct. 22, 2021

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Many people, they argued, would...
Oct. 22, 2021

Prosecutor charges Minneapolis police officer with manslaughter in July pursuit that ended in death of motorist

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutor charges Minneapolis police officer with manslaughter in July pursuit that ended in death of motorist.
Oct. 22, 2021

Bosnian Serb police drill seen as separatist 'provocation'

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s Serb police on Friday held an “anti-terrorist” drill just outside the capital Sarajevo in a move seen by many as another provocation by the country's...
Oct. 22, 2021

Kosovo's president orders 2 Russian diplomats expelled

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s president says she has ordered the expulsion of two Russian diplomats for allegedly "endangering national security and the constitutional order.” President Vjosa Osmani said in...
Oct. 22, 2021

Stocks edge higher as major indexes head for weekly gains

Stocks edged higher in morning trading on Wall Street Friday and are on track for their third straight week of gains. The S&P 500 index rose 0.1% as of 10:21...
Oct. 22, 2021

Rain in California won't be enough to ease severe drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California on Friday, heading into a weekend expected bring increasingly stormy weather to the drought-stricken state while also raising...
Oct. 22, 2021

Israel accuses Palestinian rights groups of terrorism

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Friday declared six prominent Palestinian human rights groups to be terrorist organizations, saying they were secretly linked to a left-wing militant movement. It was not...
Oct. 22, 2021

Islamists rally in eastern Pakistan for release of leader

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of Islamists launched their “long march" from the eastern city of Lahore toward Pakistan's capital on Friday, demanding that the government release the leader of...
Oct. 22, 2021

Debut of Huey Newton bust spotlights an influential figure

It was the first time in decades that she’d seen his glow. At the California foundry that fired a bust of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey Percy Newton, his widow...
Oct. 22, 2021

Kremlin wall 'tooth' broken by collapsing scaffolding

MOSCOW (AP) — Falling scaffolding broke off one of the “teeth” on the top of the Kremlin wall on Friday, prompting Russian authorities to seal off Red Square. A gust...
Oct. 22, 2021

Hamtramck in Detroit area is latest facing lead in water

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Another Michigan city is giving filters to residents as a result of high lead results in some drinking water samples. Hamtramck, in the Detroit area, is...
Oct. 22, 2021

Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife Kathie Durst

NEW YORK (AP) — Millionaire real estate scion Robert Durst has been charged in suburban New York City with the death of his former wife, Kathie Durst, who vanished in...
Oct. 22, 2021

Real estate scion Robert Durst charged with murder in 1982 disappearance of wife Kathie Durst in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Real estate scion Robert Durst charged with murder in 1982 disappearance of wife Kathie Durst in New York.
Oct. 22, 2021

Correction: Obit--Von Trapp Daughter story

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — In an obituary published Oct. 21, 2021, about Eleonore “Lorli” von Trapp Campbell, The Associated Press erroneously reported an element of her family relationship. She was...
Oct. 22, 2021

Stocks off to a mixed start; S&P 500 headed for weekly gain

Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street Friday. The S&P 500, which notched a record high a day earlier, is still on track for its third weekly...
Oct. 22, 2021

Journalist imprisoned over leaked UAE-Iraq pre-game comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates on Friday announced they had imprisoned a television journalist over apparently leaked pre-match comments made before the Emirates'...
Oct. 22, 2021

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