Sun | May 19, 2019

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...

KANSAS CITY, Montana (AP): Police in Kansas City say a three-year-old boy is dead after he found a handgun in his home and accidentally shot himself. Police say officers were called around 12:30 a.m. Saturday to a house on the south end of Kansas...

COLUMBIA (AP): Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday. Saying charter...

VIENNA (AP): Austrian Vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor. Standing before journalists...

CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus today near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was travelling on a road close to the under-construction Grand...

ATLANTA (AP): Former US President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter, 94, was released Thursday morning from a Georgia hospital after...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP): Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month’s devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels. All of the island...

LONDON (AP) — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement today, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure...

BEIJING (AP) — China vowed Thursday to “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies after Washington labelled telecom equipment giant Huawei a security risk and imposed export curbs on U.S. technology sales to the company. A foreign...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Republican governor has signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. “To the bill’s many supporters, this...
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