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  • Police: No sign that Duluth synagogue fire was hate crime

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn't appear to have been a hate crime, authorities said Sunday in discussing the arrest of a suspect. Matthew James Amiot, 36, of Duluth, was arrested ...

  • New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state ...

  • Gun control must include background checks, Dems tell Trump

    20 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are telling President Donald Trump that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. In a statement, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic ...

  • 12 dead, 35 missing in boat accident on southern India river

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) HYDERABAD, India (AP) — An official says a sightseeing boat has capsized on a swollen river in southern India, killing 12 people and leaving 35 others missing. Andra Pradesh state's home minister, M. Sucharita, says there were 61 people — ...

  • Former UK leader Cameron blasts Boris Johnson, Michael Gove

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says current officeholder Boris Johnson didn't really believe in Brexit when he led the 2016 referendum to take Britain out of the European Union. Cameron made the charge to The Times ...

  • Cleanup resumes in Bahamas as Humberto swirls away

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — Jeffrey Roberts lifted a mustard-yellow curtain from the ground as he looked for passports and other documents at the site where his family's home once stood in Grand Bahama. He then moved the cloth aside, ...

  • Primoz Roglic wins Spanish Vuelta for 1st Grand Tour title

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Former ski jumper Primoz Roglic comfortably won the Spanish Vuelta for his first Grand Tour title on Sunday, finishing more than two minutes ahead of world champion Alejandro Valverde after the 21st stage. Following custom, riders respected ...

  • Israeli PM convenes Cabinet in West Bank ahead of election

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his final pre-election Cabinet meeting on Sunday in a part of the West Bank he has vowed to annex if re-elected and laid out a plan to build a new settlement there, ...

  • Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) ASPEN, Colorado (AP) — When the time came for her to sell the mobile home park she and her son owned near Aspen, 89-year-old Harriett Noyes had two big offers and an even bigger decision: Take nearly $30 million from ...

  • Algeria protesters jailed before speech by interim president

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian court has jailed 22 citizens detained during a protest march two days ago in a new sign that authorities may be trying to put the brakes on a pro-democracy movement demonstrating weekly for nearly ...

  • SoFi Stadium: Naming rights sold for Los Angeles' new arena

    2 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — SoFi Stadium is the name of the palatial new home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers. The growing personal finance company formally known as Social Finance has reached a 20-year agreement for ...

  • New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction.

  • Europe regains Solheim Cup, beats US 14 1/2-13 1/2

    2 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Europe has reclaimed the Solheim Cup in astonishing fashion by beating the United States 14 ½-13 ½, with Suzann Pettersen holing the clinching putt on No. 18 in the last singles match on the course. About ...

  • Europe wins Solheim Cup by beating the United States 14 1/2-13 1/2

    2 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Europe wins Solheim Cup by beating the United States 14 1/2-13 1/2.

  • Legal showdown looms over House subpoena to intel director

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting director of national intelligence is refusing to comply with a subpoena to turn over a whistleblower complaint , setting up a legal showdown this week between the Trump administration and a House committee. The House ...

  • AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of ...

  • Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid US-Iran tension

    4 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as Iran denied U.S. allegations it launched the ...

  • American League Glance

    5 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times EDT East Division W L Pct GB New York 98 52 .653 _ Tampa Bay 89 61 .593 9 Boston 78 70 .527 19 Toronto 58 91 .389 39½ Baltimore 48 100 .324 49 Central Division W L ...

  • National League Glance

    5 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times EDT East Division W L Pct GB z-Atlanta 93 57 .620 _ Washington 81 66 .551 10½ New York 77 71 .520 15 Philadelphia 76 71 .517 15½ Miami 52 96 .351 40 z-clinched playoff berth Central Division ...

  • Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader

    6 hours ago

    (AP) HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A group of Zimbabwean doctors marched at the country's biggest hospital Sunday, demanding the release of one of their leaders who they say was abducted after calling for a pay strike. Several government critics, including a ...

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