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September 23, 2017

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  • Iraq recaps opposition to planned Kurdish vote
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari told the U.S. General Assembly on Saturday that the central government views the vote as unconstitutional and divisive. ...
  • French marchers fill Paris streets to protest new work rules
    Sept. 23, 2017
    French far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon urged protesters Saturday to take to the streets and mount strikes to force President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the labor law changes that are key to his business-friendly economic vision. ...
  • Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics. ...
  • Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister said U.S. President Donald Trump's insult to his country makes an attack against the U.S. mainland inevitable. ...
  • US first lady to Invictus athletes: 'Bring home the gold'
    Sept. 23, 2017
    U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday encouraged the American team participating in an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans to take their "fighting spirit" and "bring home the gold." ...
  • South Korea says detected North Korea earthquake was natural
    Sept. 23, 2017
    South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. ...
  • Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status. ...
  • North Korea stages anti-US rally in battle with Trump
    Sept. 23, 2017
    North Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump. ...
  • Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes
    Sept. 23, 2017
    President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike ...
  • Krystal Ann Holm, 33, and Chrystal Uebel, 33, walked away from the facility, which is located just south of Las Vegas, about 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, officials said.
    Police ask for help in locating inmates who walked away from prison camp
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Two minimum security inmates are being sought by authorities after they walked away from the Jean Conservation Camp prison Friday night, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. ...
  • Police identify driver arrested after multiple cars hit near middle school
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Metro Police today identified a suspect accused of striking multiple cars while trying to run over a friend with a car near a west valley middle school Friday afternoon — a dramatic incident captured on video — as Clay Green, 24. ...
  • Longtime political activist Virginia Hartigan Cain dies at 95
    Sept. 23, 2017
    Virginia Hartigan Cain, a longtime political activist and past chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was 95. ...
  • Hundreds of patients over several years were discharged from Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas and placed on Greyhound buses bound for cities across the country.
    Incensed Greyhound bus passenger repeatedly stabs driver on highway near Sloan Friday night
    Sept. 23, 2017
    A driver of a Greyhound Bus that was headed toward Las Vegas Friday night was stabbed twice in the chest and once in the thigh by an unruly passenger, who then tried to punch vehicles on Interstate 15 near Sloan, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. ...
  • Man arrested, charged with DUI after fatal crash Saturday morning
    Sept. 23, 2017
    A driver suspected of being drunk is accused of running through a red light and killing two men in a car he rammed into this morning . ...
  • First lady Melania Trump steps out of a car as she arrives at Chierici Palace, part of a visit of the G7 first ladies in Catania, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. On Friday and Saturday, for the first time all seven are around the same table, including also newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain and the Italian host, Paolo Gentiloni, forging a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism.
    US first lady, Prince Harry meet before Invictus Games
    Sept. 23, 2017
    U.S. first lady Melania Trump met Saturday with Britain's Prince Harry as she led a delegation to Toronto for the opening of an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans that he founded several years ago. ...
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