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Puerto Rican officials have been unable communicate with more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as they rush to evacuate tens of thousands of
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say Lancaster County Treasurer Andy Stebbing falsified bills of sale to help customers evade taxes on the cars he sold. The Lincoln Journal Star says the 53-year-ol
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado does not plan to require a higher standard of evidence in sexual assault cases despite a move by the U.S. education secretary to scrap evidence rule
Spain's central government and regional Catalan authorities argued on Saturday over who controls the regional police force that is considered key to the success of a planned independence vote for the
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday that he had been disappointed by British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech, adding to a downbeat reception from France ahead of
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday in a show of force the Pentagon said demo
RIMINI, Italy (Reuters) - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, riding high in opinion polls, on Saturday named 31-year-old Luigi Di Maio to lead it into parliamentary elections early next year,
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Confusion swirls around the “Free Speech Week” event at the University of California, Berkeley with the school saying the event has been canceled, but a featured
Soul singer Charles Bradley has died, according to a tweet from his official account. He was 68.
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Police in western Washington state say they're looking for a stolen motor home containing 10 dogs. Authorities in Federal Way tell KING-TV (http://kng5.tv/2fhI5TH) that the Winne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Commissioners in the county including Fort Wayne have extended a needle exchange program for another two years. The Allen County commissioners acted Friday after hearing sta
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A 30-year-old Grand Island man has been sentenced to prison for first-degree sexual assault. The Independent reports Cesar Rafael was sentenced Thursday to 18 months to si
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state commission has nominated four judges and three other attorneys for appointment by Gov. Gary Herbert to fill a Utah Supreme Court vacancy. The vacancy is being created
BOSTON (AP) — A small bridge in Boston is being renamed in honor of the late sons of one of the citizen heroes that emerged from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker wil
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville is gearing up for a concert featuring some big-name acts intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer’s wh
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that his country is “marching steadily” toward the goal of rooting out terrorism — and “victory
DENVER (AP) — U.S. ski resort owners are seeking to stave off cuts to a visa program that serves as a pipeline for the industry’s seasonal workforce. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2y
The seismic activity of Tuesday’s earthquake differed from a far more devastating quake in 1985. Enforcement of stronger building codes is lax.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A West Des Moines record store owner has been charged with invasion of privacy after police say he hid a camera in the business’ bathroom and recorded an underage girl
BALTIMORE (AP) — State statistics show an intake center for Baltimore arrestees has seen an increase in assaults since the closure of a troubled city jail. Records obtained by The Baltimore Sun thr
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The large 19th-century tombstone is engraved with only a few lines, but it tells quite a story. The size (and thus expense) of the marker indicates a fairly well-off pione
GEORGIA, Vt. (AP) — A school superintendent in Vermont says a substitute teacher has been fired after being accused of showing children how to perform a salute of Adolf Hitler. WCAX-TV (http://bit.
A tremor sends people running into the streets and halts searches for survivors of Tuesday's quake.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Skeletal remains found this summer near a central Illinois home have been identified as belonging to 13-year-old Robert Bee Jr. who had been missing since last year. The Pekin Da
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - At the entrance to the United Nations building in New York a sign advertises an upcoming party to celebrate the end of the annual gathering of world leaders. Next to it a we
GERING, Neb. (AP) — A former Gering Police sergeant has been fined $650, plus court costs, after pleading no contest in a case in which officials allege he stole from a program that helps kids purc
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Early harvest of sugar beets in western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming has begun. Western Sugar plants in Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyoming, have begun accepting this year&
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — An agreement has paved the way for the first nighttime football games during fledgling seabirds season on Kauai in seven years. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit
Sadiq Khan's critics, including in his own party, have accused him of being a malleable populist
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government held talks with the Iraqi government in Baghdad on Saturday, two days before a planned referendum on secession from Iraq.
Aid organizations not feeling fatigue even after six disasters in a month. "If there is a limit to human generosity, we haven't seen."
RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man thought it was a good idea to hide from police in an attic, but he did not count on the floor collapsing. WCHS-TV reports U.S. Marshals tried to arr
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni Shiite rebel officials say a prominent journalist who was sentenced to death over accusations of collaborating with a Saudi-led coalition battling the group has been pard
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada authorities are looking for two female minimum-security inmates who walked away from the Jean Conservation Camp south of Las Vegas. The state Department of Corrections says
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Attorney General Bill Schuette’s march toward the Republican nomination for governor may be smooth because it’s now uncertain if his presumptive rival will
Labour-force participation remains depressed relative to its pre-crisis norm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey doctor has admitted signing prescriptions for patients he never saw as part of a scheme that cheated the state’s health benefits progr
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Death toll from this week’s central Mexico earthquake tops 300.
There is no good timing for something like this and it will have an impact, says Didi Caldwell
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — An elderly Pennsylvania woman is facing a retrial next year on charges that she poisoned her son’s girlfriend with antifreeze, leaving her near death. A Luzerne Count
ATLANTA (AP) — A diabetic inmate serving a life sentence for murder has won $550,000 from Georgia for a lawsuit alleging he lost his leg because of improper care and neglect by a prison doctor. The
Thousands of British motorists and passengers were again stranded for up to 12 hours while bomb disposal experts tackled a mysterious hazard on the carriageway.
In addition to music and study, the bookish and austere Bettencourt Meyers has involved herself in charity work
Beijing has halted its imports of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods, implementing UN sanctions imposed on North Korea for its provocative nuclear and missile tests.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its foundation this weekend with a big program of concerts and performances, including a pageant operetta on Saturday evening whi
Moody's downgrades UK's rating on Brexit and growth fears
The U.S. Geological Survey says the new temblor was centered about 12 miles southeast of Matias Romero in the state of Oaxaca.              
Site of the earthquake was near where North Korea conducted its recent nuclear test earlier this month.              
Basketball star Lebron James calls US President Donald Trump "bum" over comments he made about fellow player Steph Curry.
Earthquake was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggyeri nuclear site is located
SAVANNAH, Tenn. - A Tennessee man avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing Saturday to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing ......
Rise of Tesla and its rivals could be turbo charged by complementary services from Uber Technologies and Alphabet's Waymo unit
A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people
The U.S. Geological Survey said the new earthquake to strike Mexico had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered in the southern state of Oaxaca, hours after a strong aftershock rolled through Mexico City.
SoftBank doesn't expect to receive much of a premium to Sprint's current share price
Crowds take to the streets in protest at labour reforms signed into law by President Emmanuel Macron.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, on Saturday condemned the government of Myanmar's "policy of repression" against minority Rohingya Muslims.
The campaign on the website Change.org asks London Mayor Sadiq Khan to reverse the decision
The US President gets recommendations from Homeland Security; criteria for entry may include information shared with US
The Oscar-winning Bridget Jones actor is now a dual British-Italian citizen.
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