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North Korean diplomats and their underlings have brokered deals for weapons and drugs and more mundane products like machine tools and…
10.07 / 22:45
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ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana’s deputy information minister says a tanker explosion at a gas-filling station, followed by a secondary blast, has left a number of casualties in the Legon suburb in northwest Accra. Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah said the gas tanker exploded Saturday near the station and the initial fire has been controlled. He said fire […
10.07 / 22:45
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MANHATTAN, Mont. (AP) — There’s only one person running for mayor of Manhattan, Montana and he only needs to vote for himself to win. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that Glen Clements was the only person to apply to be a write-in candidate for the position on the November ballot. Under Montana law, any other […
10.07 / 22:23
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Across Japan, rainfall measuring more than 2 inches an hour has increased 30 percent over the past three decades, the Japan Meteorological Agency estimates. The frequency of rainfall of more than 3 inches an hour has jumped 70…
10.07 / 22:23
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities arrested three men in western Oregon and seized handguns, more than $50,000 in cash and 76 pounds of methamphetamine. The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/2y0RIRv ) that the men from Hubbard were arrested over a three-day period beginning on Monday after a joint investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Linn […
10.07 / 22:05
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Tulsa businessman is the latest candidate to jump into the race for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma governor in 2018. Kevin Stitt has scheduled news conferences on Monday in Jenks, Edmond and Lawton to formally announce his candidacy. The 44-year-old father of six is the chief operating officer of Gateway […
10.07 / 22:05
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DECATUR, Ark. (AP) — A small Arkansas church has been named in honor of a martyred priest from Oklahoma. The Oklahoman reports the Catholic church in Decatur has been dedicated as a mission and named the Blessed Stanley Rother Catholic Church. The Most Rev. Anthony Taylor, bishop of the Diocese of Little Rock, says the […
10.07 / 22:05
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Three people have been arrested following a protest during a bicentennial celebration at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The star-studded Friday night show featured performances by Leslie Odom Jr., the star of Broadway’s “Hamilton” and the Goo Goo Dolls. The Daily Progress reports that as journalist Katie Couric, a university […
10.07 / 22:05
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Trying to revive health care talks, President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he had spoken to the Senate's Democratic leader to gauge whether the minority party was interested in helping pass "great" health legislation. The answer back: Democrats are willing to hear his ideas, but…
10.07 / 21:54
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In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny's call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race. Police allowed demonstrators in Moscow to rally near the Kremlin…
10.07 / 20:45
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legal opinion issued by the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office says nearly $58,000 in payments made to three departing Nebraska Parole Board members for unused sick and vacation time were improper. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the opinion, issued Friday, agreed with a finding by the State Auditor’s Office that the […
10.07 / 20:25
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials are refusing to release the results of the first year of culling mountain lions and bears on the Roan Plateau. The Daily Sentinel reports that Colorado Parks and Wildlife turned down its request for the information because of a lawsuit challenging the program, which is aimed at […
10.07 / 20:25
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Transportation Security Administration is warning officials to be on the lookout for a man who has tried to gain unauthorized access to airports across the country, most recently in Maryland. TSA said in a recent warning that Ahmed Olasunkahmi Salau has tried for at least a year to access restricted […
10.07 / 20:25
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Davenport woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $150,000 from the School Nutrition Association of Iowa. The Quad-City Times reports that 74-year-old Norma Jean Adams pleaded guilty Friday to commission of an unlawful activity. She faces up to 25 years in prison when she’s sentenced at a later date. […
10.07 / 20:25
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FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — Officials say an Army private from Ohio has been killed after a military vehicle struck a formation of soldiers at a training base in South Carolina. The Ohio soldier killed Friday at Fort Jackson has been identified as Pvt. Timothy Ashcraft, of Cincinnati. A soldier from Tennessee also was killed. […
10.07 / 20:10
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The United States has received "a handful of reports" from American citizens who say they've experienced symptoms similar to those in attacks of U.S. government workers in Havana, a State Department official said Friday. The U.S. isn't vouching for the reports. In a security notice Friday to…
10.07 / 19:59
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Voters will get to decide if they want to prohibit the Fairbanks North Star Borough from regulating heating appliances and combustible fuels after a petition initiative received the required number of signatures to get on the city’s ballot next year. While the group of Alaska residents who are pushing to roll […
10.07 / 19:35
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a Philadelphia corner store owner was critically injured in a shooting during an apparent attempted robbery. A police spokeswoman says officers were called to Freddy Grocery in the Mantua neighborhood of west Philadelphia just after 8:30 p.m. Friday. Investigators said a customer found the 49-year-old woman behind the counter with […
10.07 / 19:35
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ZUNI PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — An entire neighborhood dating back to the mid-1900s is being remodeled. There’s a building boom going on in Zuni Pueblo in western New Mexico. Zuni Councilwoman Virginia Chavez told the Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/1jl8YBA) that economic development was the focus when she ran for office in 2014 and pledged her support […
10.07 / 19:35
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WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — Police are investigating an anonymous letter calling on a Pennsylvania day care center to fire a black worker because of her skin color. The (Allentown) Morning Call reports that the Bridge 2 Creative Leaning Center in Whitehall Township received an envelope Tuesday containing letters addressed to the owner and a worker. […
10.07 / 19:35
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