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NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating a reported rape this week in Central Park. It happened on Monday at about 9 p.m. near West 110th Street and Lenox Avenue. Police say a man approached a 35-year-old woman and offered to walk her home. As they walked through Central Park, police say the man brandished […
09.22 / 03:22
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CHICAGO (AP) — A 20-year prison sentence was handed a Chicago man who pleaded guilty to attacking a 94-year-old World War II veteran. Olajuwon Claiborne was tearful as he apologized Thursday to the now 95-year-old Josephine Regnier before being sentenced by a Cook County judge. Regnier was attacked last December outside her home in Chicago’s […
09.22 / 03:22
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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A DuPage County jury has awarded $4.5 million to an Aurora woman injured when a metal door closer at a suburban Chicago bank detached and struck her in the head. Amy Skinger entered a Wells Fargo branch office in Aurora in 2012 when the door closer detached and knocked her to […
09.22 / 03:22
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GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — America’s Central Port in the Mississippi River town of Granite City is receiving a $700,000 federal grant for rail and roadway improvements to spur business growth in the region. In a news release, the U.S. Economic Development Administration says the project will help pay for the construction of about 2,200 […
09.22 / 03:22
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MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist laid out his political agenda to hundreds of supporters while kicking off his statewide tour to visit all of Idaho’s 44 counties in 44 days. Ahlquist, a Boise businessman who is running for political office for the first time, held the campaign rally Thursday in Meridian […
09.22 / 03:22
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will travel to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria on Friday at the request of the governor of the storm-ravaged island where many New Yorkers have both roots and…
09.22 / 03:15
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Friday urged restraint in the nation's same-sex marriage debate after a former prime minister who gave the people a direct say in the divisive issue said he was head-butted by a g…
09.22 / 02:45
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Friday urged restraint in the nation’s same-sex marriage debate after a former prim&…
09.22 / 02:43
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's nuclear program (all times…
09.22 / 02:41
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In a rare if not unprecedented move, North Korea released a statement directly from its leader in response to President Donald Trump's criticism in his speech to the United Nations earlier this week. The response, transmitted by North Korea's state news agency KCNA, reads as…
09.22 / 02:41
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In a rare if not unprecedented move, North Korea released a statement directly from its leader in response to President Donald Trump's criticism in his speech to the United Nations earlier this week. The response, transmitted by North Korea's state news agency KCNA, reads as follows: ___ Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, released a statement on Thursday. The full text of the statement reads: The speech made by the U.S. president in…
09.22 / 02:34
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 10:15 a.m. South Korean media report North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's vow to take the "highest-level" action against the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho comments Thursday on the sidelines of a United Nations gathering followed an extraordinary direct statement by Kim in response to President Donald T…
09.22 / 02:34
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The Latest on North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 10:15 a.m. South Korean media report North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's vow to take the "highest-level" action against…
09.22 / 02:33
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean media reports that North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong-un's vow to take the "highest-level" action against the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho commented Thursday on the sidelines of…
09.22 / 02:33
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JOSEPHINE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say police officers at a tiny North Texas town’s city hall shot a man who refused to put down his rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Thursday night that officers in the town of Josephine gave “verbal commands” to a person carrying a rifle and […
09.22 / 02:23
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NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. NBC hopes that starting Monday, she can spread some to the network and its viewers. The former Fox News Channel star and Donald Trump foil debuts her talk show at 9 a.m. EDT, nestled into the […
09.22 / 02:23
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 60-year-old man has been convicted of murder in the slaying of a Palmdale, California, gas station attendant who was kidnapped, raped and killed nearly 40 years ago. Jurors found Neal Antoine Matthews guilty Thursday of first-degree murder. He was also convicted of special circumstance allegations of murder during a robbery, […
09.22 / 02:23
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CHICAGO (AP) — Federal racketeering charges have been filed against nine members of a Chicago street gang, alleging they participated in a criminal organization that killed six people. One member of the Four Corner Hustlers, Labar Spann, is accused of participating in all six alleged murders committed to protect drug-dealing territories on Chicago’s West and […
09.22 / 02:23
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Days before the expiration of President Trump’s much-contested travel ban, the White House is reviewing a security report that aides say could serve as the basis of a new, and perhaps broader, version. The classified report by the Department of Homeland Security, sent to the White House last w…
09.22 / 02:22
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