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August 17, 2019

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  • US Forecast

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) US Forecast for Sunday, August 18, 2019 _____ City/Town, State;Yesterday’s High Temp (F);Yesterday’s Low Temp (F);Today’s High Temp (F);Today’s Low Temp (F);Weather Condition;Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%);Chance of Precip. (%);UV Index Albany, NY;85;67;85;70;A t-storm in spots;SSE;5;69%;64%;7 Albuquerque, NM;93;63;94;66;Partly sunny, warm;ESE;6;18%;0%;10 ...

  • The Latest: Dozens killed or wounded in Kabul wedding blast

    6 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on explosion in wedding hall in Afghanistan's capital (all times local): 12 a.m. An Afghan official says dozens of people have been killed or wounded in an explosion that ripped through a wedding hall ...

  • Blast at wedding hall in Kabul, with casualties feared

    6 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says an explosion has occurred at a wedding hall in western Kabul and casualties are feared. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi tells The Associated Press there is no immediate information on the cause ...

  • Military: 3 rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel

    7 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into southern Israel. Israeli aerial defense batteries intercepted two of the missiles Saturday, the military said. Israeli media reported that shrapnel from the ...

  • Small plane makes emergency highway landing in Croatia

    10 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A small plane made an emergency landing Saturday on a main highway in Croatia after its engine failed, surprising drivers but causing no injuries. The incident happened on the highway connecting the capital Zagreb with the ...

  • Italy's Salvini agrees to disembark minors on migrant ship

    12 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister appeared to buckle under pressure Saturday to ease the political standoff over a migrant rescue ship with 134 people aboard, saying he would allow minors to disembark after being at sea for two ...

  • Airstrikes in Syrian rebel stronghold kills family of 7

    12 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government and Russian airstrikes pounded the southern edge of a rebel stronghold in the country's northwest on Saturday, killing at least seven members of one family, activists and a war monitor reported. The intense airstrikes were ...

  • Fire breaks out in major hospital in Indian capital

    13 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities evacuated patients and visitors after a fire broke out Saturday in a major government-run hospital in the Indian capital. New Delhi fire official Vipin Kental said a lot of smoke enveloped two floors of the ...

  • Sudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government

    13 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government.

  • Libya intercepts boats with over 270 Europe-bound migrants

    15 hours ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted four boats carrying 278 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast. Saturday's statement by spokesman Ayoub Gassim said the migrants, including 18 women and two children, were intercepted Tuesday in ...

  • The Latest: Dueling protests in Hong Kong highlight divide

    16 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Dueling demonstrations on both sides of Hong Kong's famous harbor are highlighting the political divide in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. Pro-democracy activists marched through ...

  • The Nation's Weather

    17 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) The Nation's Weather for Saturday, August 17, 2019 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY Slow-moving, drenching showers and thunderstorms will continue to focus along northern and eastern Gulf coast as well as the southern Atlantic coast today. Incidents of street and poor drainage ...

  • Native American voters, once overlooked, seek role for 2020

    18 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: court their vote. At least seven White House hopefuls have said they'll attend a forum in Sioux City ...

  • Hong Kong teachers' rally starts another weekend of protest

    20 hours ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — School teachers in Hong Kong were marching Saturday to the official residence of the city leader as another weekend of protests got underway. An overflow crowd rallied at a public square in the financial district before ...

  • Bullock tries to find middle ground on guns

    20 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) As a Democratic politician in deep-red Montana, Steve Bullock has long searched for a middle ground on guns. Now a presidential candidate in a party pushing hard for new gun-control laws, he still is. While many of his Democratic opponents ...

  • New Zealand police make arrest after tourist killed in van

    20 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police have arrested a 23-year-old man and charged him with murder, bringing relief to a community that was on edge after an Australian tourist was killed in a seemingly random attack. The man ...

  • Thailand's lost baby dugong dies of shock, ingesting plastic

    21 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — An 8-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found lost near a beach in southern Thailand has died of what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting plastic waste. The female dugong — ...

  • Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over weapons tests

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday said leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon that extended a streak of weapons demonstrations seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow ...

  • Man arrested in hit-and-run that killed Dayton man, 5 dogs

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) DAYTON, Nev. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested as a suspect in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 59-year-old Dayton man and five dogs he was walking when they were struck by a driver who fled the scene. The ...

  • US Forecast

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) US Forecast for Saturday, August 17, 2019 _____ City/Town, State;Yesterday’s High Temp (F);Yesterday’s Low Temp (F);Today’s High Temp (F);Today’s Low Temp (F);Weather Condition;Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%);Chance of Precip. (%);UV Index Albany, NY;82;68;83;68;A shower or t-storm;SSE;7;76%;85%;4 Albuquerque, NM;94;67;93;63;Mostly sunny, warm;SSE;7;21%;0%;10 ...

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