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Tennessee site marks milestone with shipment to US nuke dump
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:10 -0600
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A processing center for radioactive waste in Tennessee has made its first shipment in five years to the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository, marking another milestone as the U.S. gets its multibillion-dollar cleanup program…
Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400, UN says
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:10:38 -0600
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Rescue officials in Sierra Leone warned Friday that the chances of finding survivors in the debris of this week's mudslides "are getting smaller every day," as bereaved and homeless survivors faced the magnitude of all…
The Latest: 4 charged with trying to remove Lee plaque
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:12:00 -0600
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local):
Ex-Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 15 years in rape
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:12:16 -0600
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Vanderbilt University football player has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 2013 rape of an unconscious female student.
Police: Attacks in Spain are linked, took long time to plan
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:58:27 -0600
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an Islamic terrorist cell — and could have been far deadlier had its base not been destroyed by…
The Latest: Police search home of suspected teen van driver
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:29:39 -0600
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local):
Finnish police shoot man who stabs several people in Turku
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:07 -0600
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man stabbed several people in Finland's western city of Turku before police shot him in a leg and detained him Friday, police said, adding that authorities were looking for more potential suspects.
Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the world
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:32:55 -0600
PARIS (AP) — The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations — testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city.
US indexes slide again; sporting goods companies stumble
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:23:59 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks continue to skid Friday as sporting goods makers and retailers continue to take sharp losses. Investors did not like what they heard from Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports. Health care and household goods companies…
'Spectacular' autumn foliage is forecast for New England
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:20:38 -0600
BOSTON (AP) — New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush.
Trump won towns drowning in despair. Will he save them?
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:01:14 -0600
ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket…
After Charlottesville, colleges brace for more hate attacks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:43:42 -0600
BOSTON (AP) — Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats.
1 American killed, 1 injured in Spain attacks
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:10:00 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain.
Ohio University to allow beer sales at football games
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:59:41 -0600
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University will allow beer sales during football games starting this season.
The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:59:36 -0600
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold…
Driver forced to gun engine and jump rising drawbridge
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:48:33 -0600
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A driver was forced to gun his engine and jump a drawbridge that began rising as he crossed it with his family.
Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:45:34 -0600
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy…
The Latest: Lankford: Trump 'muddies the water'
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:16:24 -0600
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local):
Gun charge against NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene is dropped
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:22:56 -0600
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A gun charge against an NFL linebacker has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied, the player's attorney said.
Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:49:38 -0600
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday that she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death.