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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. weather officials say the Atlantic hurricane season should be near normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. filed new charges Thursday against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of placing the United States at risk of “serious harm” by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents,...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May backed down Thursday from plans to seek Parliament’s support for a Brexit bill already rejected by much of her Conservative Party. But she has not, as yet, caved in to demands she...

JAKARTA (AP): Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election....

NAIROBI (AP): Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital yesterday, police said. Former Foreign Minister Hussein Elabe...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lilian Serrano’s mother-in-law had lots of stomach problems, but she always blamed food. Doctors at a San Diego-area clinic suspected Genoveva Angeles might have cancer, but they could not say for sure because...

SEATTLE (AP) — Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. It allows licensed facilities to...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Amnesty International launched a campaign called ‘Brazil for Everyone’ Tuesday to counter what it calls President Jair Bolsonaro’s “anti-human-rights” agenda. The group said that Bolsonaro’s rhetoric against human rights...

HUNTSVILLE, AlaBAMA (AP): Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that the laws have yet to take effect, abortion providers said. “We have actually had many...
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