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  • South Korean officials say salvage crews find presumed remains of missing ferry disaster victim

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say salvage crews find presumed remains of missing ferry disaster victim.

  • Deal reached to end Berlin airport ground staff dispute

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — A union representing ground staff at Berlin's two airports says it has reached a deal to end a pay dispute that resulted in a string of recent strikes. The ver.di union said the three-year deal reached Tuesday ...

  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis' team belongs to Oakland. Well, sort of. NFL owners approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas 31-1 ...

  • Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

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    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before ...

  • Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access

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    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future. Republican leaders in Congress withdrew a ...

  • Multiple violations found days before fatal blaze killed 3

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income residents. During a Friday inspection, officials found the building lacked fire extinguishers, ...

  • Saudi, Jordan sign deal on $3 billion in Jordan investments

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    (AP) AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will launch an estimated $3 billion worth of investments in Jordan. ...

  • Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street sinks

    1 hour ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries that the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,174.56 and Hong ...

  • Collison leads Kings to 91-90 win over slumping Grizzlies

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Darren Collison scored 23 points and made two crucial free throws in the closing seconds to help the Sacramento Kings hand the slumping Memphis Grizzlies their fourth consecutive loss, 91-90 on Monday night. The victory was ...

  • Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister says the body of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still in the country, dismissing reports that the remains of Kim Jong Nam were about to be flown ...

  • Jazz sink Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 20 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Utah Jazz over the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night. Rodney Hood scored 20 points, Joe Ingles added 19 and George ...

  • Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline says oil has been placed in the pipe under a Missouri River reservoir and the full line will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing ...

  • Club shooting victim: 'All I was thinking about was my kids'

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting is describing a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were crawling over one another to reach the exits. One man was killed ...

  • Veteran homelessness: Trump's budget could hurt efforts

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nonprofits and local officials say the push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which would be eliminated under President Donald Trump's proposed budget. The council coordinates the efforts ...

  • City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" despite the financial risks. "We are going to ...

  • US Alpine Championships wrapping up at Sugarloaf

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Alpine Championships are drawing to a close at Maine's Sugarloaf. The men's giant slalom on Tuesday closes out the four-day event featuring some of the nation's biggest names in skiing. The event was ...

  • Ex-church official due in court as lawyers plan for retrial

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia church official is due back in court as lawyers debate how many church abuse victims should testify at his retrial. Monsignor William Lynn is being retried after serving nearly three years of a three- ...

  • South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87.

  • Report: China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets to the disputed region. The ...

  • Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeast

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) — A powerful cyclone slammed into Australia's tropical northeast coast on Tuesday, tearing down fences, snapping trees and knocking out power to thousands, officials said. The destructive eyewall of Cyclone Debbie, a Category 4 storm packing winds ...

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