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  • 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Officials in Costa Rica say some foreign tourists were among five people killed in a rafting accident on a swollen river in the west-central part of the country. The Red Cross and the security ...

  • Medicaid expansion becomes key issue in GOP-leaning states

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For nearly a decade, opposition to former President Barack Obama's health care law has been a winning message for Nebraska Republicans. It's helped them win every statewide office, control the Legislature and hold all the state's ...

  • Crosses part of memorial for Texas school shooting victims

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Crosses and flowers are part of a memorial for 10 people slain this spring in a shooting at a Texas school. The Galveston County Daily News reports that dedication ceremonies were held Saturday at Marantha ...

  • A capsule look at the World Series

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 2, Wednesday, at Boston, 8:09 p.m.; Game 3, Friday, at Los ...

  • Climate fund approves $1B for projects in poor countries

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Officials overseeing a U.N.-backed fund to help poor countries tackle climate change have approved more than $1 billion in new investments after a four-day meeting in Bahrain. The Green Climate Fund said Sunday that the meeting approved ...

  • Australia PM says business as usual despite minority gov't

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday rejected calls for an early election despite the likelihood of his coalition government losing its majority after a weekend by-election. Morrison's Liberal Party, the senior half of the ruling coalition, ...

  • Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in Iraq

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) ERBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi Kurdish party behind last year's ill-fated independence referendum has won the most seats in parliamentary elections held in the autonomous Kurdish region, authorities said Sunday. The elections commission says the Kurdistan Democratic Party won ...

  • The Latest: Mixed reaction in Congress to Trump treaty move

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. There doesn't seem to be a consensus in Congress about whether President Donald Trump ...

  • Cincinnati Reds name David Bell their new manager, give him 3-year contract that includes team option for 2022

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds name David Bell their new manager, give him 3-year contract that includes team option for 2022.

  • The Latest: Federal police monitoring migrant caravan

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Three federal police units are escorting the massive crowd of migrants marching across southernmost Mexico ...

  • AP Analysis: Saudi prince likely to survive worst crisis yet

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul is unlikely to halt Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's rise to power, but could cause irreparable harm to relations with Western ...

  • Taiwan train derails, killing 22 and injuring 171

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Twenty-two people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. The Puyuma express train was carrying more than ...

  • The Latest: Death toll rises to 22 as Taiwan train derails

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment in Taiwan (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Authorities in Taiwan say the death toll in a train derailment has climbed to 22. The National Fire Agency cites the Cabinet spokesman's ...

  • Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — New outlets report that some 30 people were hurt when a floor collapsed early Sunday during a party at an apartment in South Carolina near the campus of Clemson University. Video posted on social media shows a ...

  • The Latest: Corker says Saudi prince behind writer killing

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince ...

  • Moscow says US treaty pullout would be 'very dangerous step'

    2 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump says his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons, and "we're not going to be the only one to adhere to ...

  • Student threatens teacher with fake gun outside Paris

    2 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's president has called for stronger punishments for students who threaten teachers after a pupil brandished a fake gun in a classroom. A video that went viral earlier this week showed the student standing in a classroom ...

  • Cybersecurity 'Paul Revere' touts adversarial model

    2 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Wysopal and his Boston hacker collective pals from the L0pht sounded the alarm on the sad state of software vulnerability in a now-legendary 1998 appearance before Congress. Then-Sen. Joe Lieberman hailed the group as "modern-day ...

  • Coalition airstrike targets mosque used by Islamic State

    2 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) AL-UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says an airstrike on a mosque in Syria targeted an insurgent command and control center and killed a dozen fighters. The coalition in a statement says ...

  • Israeli leader delays demolition plan for West Bank hamlet

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he has decided to postpone the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents, in a move that appeared aimed at ...

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