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Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BAKERSFIELD, California (AP):Jack Beaton felt equally comfortable gripping a pair of barbecue tongs surrounded by friends or swinging his roofer's hammer on a hot day at work. He died a...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 10:58 AM

Hurricane Nate is moving closer to the Mississippi coast and is expected to come ashore near Biloxi with winds of about 85 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center said Nate was about 35 miles south of Biloxi. Forecasters say it will make...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 11:18 PM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African musician Hugh Masekela says he is cancelling commitments in the near future because he needs all his energy to continue treatment for prostate cancer.The jazz trumpeter said in a statement yesterday that he started...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 11:18 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Leaders of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference have travelled to Rome to discuss "the restoration of trust" amid a sex abuse scandal involving Australian cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to the pope, the Vatican said...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 11:18 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- The national debate over removing Confederate symbols from United States college campuses is spurring wider questions about university benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy flew under the radar in decades...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 11:17 PM

LONDON (AP) -- A car crash that injured 11 people yesterday outside London's popular Natural History Museum was a traffic accident, not a terrorist attack, London police said.The accident had sparked fears of an attack because it involved a car...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 11:17 PM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Thousands rallied in Madrid and Barcelona yesterday in a last-ditch call for Spanish and Catalan leaders to stave off a national crisis amid Catalonia's threat to secede.The rallies in the Spanish capital and the Catalan...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Moscow yesterday faced more than 130 fake bomb calls that prompted the evacuation of some 100,000 people from airports, shopping malls, schools, railway stations, and office...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):In an order that undercuts federal protections for LGBT people, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping directive to agencies yesterday to do as much as possible to...

Published:Saturday | October 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS:Some New York state lawmakers want to make it illegal in the state to buy, sell or possess devices known as bump stocks that allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of automatic weapons.Authorities found 12 of the devices...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Woman seeks revival ofdefamation suit against Bill CosbyBOSTON (AP):An attorney for a woman who says Bill Cosby raped her more than four decades ago has urged a federal appeals court to revive her defamation lawsuit against the comedian.F. William...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP):The Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend returned to the US overnight after a weeklong trip abroad and was met by investigators seeking to question her for clues to what drove Stephen Paddock to slaughter 59 people from his high-rise hotel...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Russia said yesterday it carried out air strikes in Syria this week that critically wounded the leader of an al-Qaida-linked group and killed 12 other militant commanders.There was no immediate...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER (AP):Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May promised to restore the "British Dream" yesterday, in a nightmare speech that saw her plagued by a cough and interrupted by a...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP):Police in Oklahoma say a man has been arrested after threatening shootings in Oklahoma City and San Antonio similar to the recent deadly assault in Las Vegas.Police say 39-year-old Roderick Lamar...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

GENEVA (AP):The World Health Organization's (WHO) emergencies chief says the agency could have acted faster and sent more vaccines to fight a massive, deadly surge of cholera cases in war-...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

STOCKHOLM (AP):Three US-based scientists won the Nobel Physics Prize yesterday for detecting faint ripples flying through the universe the gravitational waves predicted a century ago by Albert Einstein that provide a new understanding of the...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:00 AM

COPENHAGEN (AP):Fifteen stabs wounds were found on the headless and dismembered torso of a Swedish journalist last seen with a Danish inventor in his home-made submarine, a prosecutor said yesterday....

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed more than 50 people was "an act of pure evil."Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, returned to the Capitol last...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP):A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives,...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

STOCKHOLM (AP):At a Rockefeller University news conference in New York, Nobel Prize winner Michael Young said the news of the award came as a shock.He says "This really did take me by surprise. I had...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP):High-ranking Mormon leaders condemned racism twice during the religion's conference.M. Russell Ballard of a top governing body, called the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, said in a speech Sunday that people need to "embrace God's...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:10 PM

STOCKHOLM (AP): Three Americans won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for their discoveries about the body's biological clock, opening up whole new fields of research and raising awareness about the importance of getting...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau says more than 800 people have been injured in Catalonia in clashes with Spanish police trying to prevent a referendum on independence from taking place in the...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP:)The Coast Guard says the primary cause of the sinking of a cargo ship two years ago that killed all 33 aboard was the captain misreading both the strength of a...

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