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US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil rises
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:19:36 -0600
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Tuesday, led by declines in phone and utilities companies. Banks were up the most. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Investors had their eye on the latest company…
'Parade of Homes' burglary suspect arrested in Caldwell
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:20:00 -0600
CALDWELL — Caldwell Police Department arrested a man Monday after finding evidence that lead them to a possible suspect after investigating burglaries over the past month.
Longtime editor of venerable Yale Review stepping down
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:16:33 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime editor of one of the world's oldest literary publications is stepping down.
Sentencing of 'Baby Doe' mom delayed until July 12
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:15:19 -0600
BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island is expected to remain behind bars for two more weeks.
APNewsBreak: Family to sue, says shooting racist behavior
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:11:53 -0600
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital are suing the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force…
The Latest: Iran foreign minister condemns US Syria warning
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:07:24 -0600
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local):
Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:48:08 -0600
PARIS (AP) — Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.
Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:46:26 -0600
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds.
FIFA corruption mystery revealed in leak of World Cup probe
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:39:52 -0600
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A big mystery in the recent era of corruption linked to FIFA is being revealed this week.
Inmate: I strangled prisoners to try to land on death row
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:37:02 -0600
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell. William Scruggs was promised cookies in exchange for doing some laundry; Jimmy Ham thought he was coming to snort some crushed…
Correction: Tulsa-Police Shooting story
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:33:49 -0600
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — In a story June 26 about a decision not to press charges against Tulsa, Oklahoma, law officers in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, The Associated Press misidentified the man. His name was Joshua Barre,…
APNewsBreak: Family to sue, says white officer's shooting of black man in Louisiana fit pattern of racist behavior
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:31:47 -0600
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — APNewsBreak: Family to sue, says white officer's shooting of black man in Louisiana fit pattern of racist behavior.
Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:25:18 -0600
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.
Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:30:48 -0600
BEIRUT (AP) — The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack.
Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:24:09 -0600
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone.
Correction: Britain-London Fire story
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:59:44 -0600
LONDON (AP) — In a story June 26 about a company that makes paneling for buildings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company, Arconic, supplied the fire resistant paneling model Reynobond FR for use on Grenfell Tower. It supplied…
10 Things to Know for Today
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:05:01 -0600
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:24:26 -0600
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far…
Finding comfort, and North Korea, in a tiny restaurant
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:59:58 -0600
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The little restaurant isn't much to look at. It's across the street from an empty lot in a city where bland high-rise apartment buildings sprawl in every direction. Boxes of dried fish are stacked by…
Saudi demolition of historic Shiite homes stokes violence
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:22:31 -0600
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is demolishing centuries-old homes in a Shiite town, leveling a historic district that officials say has become a hideout for local militants. The destruction has sparked shootouts in the streets between Saudi…