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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed Pima County Superior Court Judge Sean Brearcliffe to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Court of Appeals’ Tucson-based division. Brearcliffe will
David Meade, a Christian and self-published author of end-of-the-world survival guides, predicts doomsday is near.              
A 23-year-old man was in police custody after he was arrested in connection with the murder a four-year-old girl in Free State, police said.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says he is “supportive” of new legislation that would undo the Obama health law. President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders
DETROIT (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject gay couples who want to adopt kids or become foster parents. Michigan pays groups
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — A second Kansas teenager says he wants to run for governor next year. Tyler Ruzich, of Prairie Village, who will turn 17 next week, filed campaign papers with the state
At least seven people have died in Dominica as the powerful storm barrels through the Caribbean.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal presented to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees calls for spending $68 million to renovate four dorms. Trustees were presented with a draft of the universit
Saudi Arabia has invited women to a sports stadium for the first time to attend annual national day celebrations with their families, state media said Wednesday, opening up a previously male-only venu
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?
The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors filed papers in Manhat
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The governor’s budget director is recommending Montana agencies cut $229 million in general fund spending over the next two years to balance the state’s budget due
NEW YORK - A New York judge hearing a disciplinary case against a police officer who wrongly arrested tennis star James Blake temporarily sealed the courtroom. Judge Rosemarie Maldonado said she ....
US avian influenza experts met high-level officials from eight African countries in Pretoria this week, to share best practice in the prevention and control of Avian Influenza outbreaks
Rouhani said Wednesday that U.S. actions 'destroy credibility.'              
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has killed about 850 militants in Syria's zone of de-escalation in Idlib in the last 24 hours, Interfax news agency quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on
FORT WORTH, Texas - Don Henley, Lyle Lovett and Clint Black are the latest musicians planning a concert to raise money for victims of Harvey. The trio on Wednesday announced a ...
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Officials in an upstate New York town are again considering Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Daryl Hall's request to build an outdoor stage at his restaurant ...
In his maiden speech to the UNGA, Trump had said, "We must reject threats to sovereignty from the Ukraine to the South China Sea."
HARTFORD, Conn. - Famed painter Jasper Johns is making plans for his rural estate in the Connecticut hills to become an artists' retreat after he's gone. The 87-year-old artist, who has ...
DECATUR, Ala. - An Alabama musician and recording engineer who produced songs for groups including the Allman Brothers Band has died. A funeral home obituary says Johnny Sandlin of Decatur, Alabama,
Iran's President Rouhani fires back at Trump over nuclear deal in UN speech, saying US actions 'destroy credibility'
Jake LaMotta, the uncompromising boxer portrayed by Robert De Niro, has died aged 95, his family says.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Wednesday called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect civilians affected by violence in the country's east, and urged its security for
The decision to sell the world's No. 2 producer of NAND memory chips was made at a board meeting
The US is increasing its humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh by $32 million, the State Department said.
The ANC must accept responsibility for the political violence in KwaZulu-Natal, said ousted ANC KZN chairperson Senzo Mchunu.
Brent crude futures were up 48 cents at $55.62 a barrel by 1020 GMT
Hawija and Shirqat, respectively located in Kirkuk and Saladin provinces, represent ISIL’s last redoubts in N. Iraq
The president declined to tell reporters what he planned to do, though, saying, “I’ll let you know what the decision is.”
The stretch of the N1 at Koeberg Interchange, Cape Town, is notorious for truck crashes - particularly those carrying shipping containers.
NATO is planning on strengthening the NATO battle groups stationed in the Baltic countries and Poland with air force and naval elements, NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR) Gen. Si
They’re also using them to improve bread.
Politician and experts have warned for months about the possibility of Russian interference in Germany's election.              
A child has been found alive under the rubble of a collapsed Mexico City school following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which killed 225 people across Mexico.
Tehran on Tuesday denounced Trump`s remarks as "shameless and ignorant" and said he ignored "Iran`s fight against terrorism."
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A 1-year-old boy is in extremely critical condition at a Tennessee hospital after police say he was thrown from a vehicle during a fight between his parents. Maj. Stephen Oliv
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dave Scott is quick to note he wasn’t at Comcast Spectacor when the company sold the Philadelphia 76ers six years ago. The NBA franchise Comcast Spectacor sold for about $
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police: Man shot and killed by Oklahoma City officers was deaf, witnesses yelled ‘He can’t hear you’ before they fired.
BERLIN (AP) — German officials say there’s no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country’s upcoming election, but are warning against giving the all-
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An administrator at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln says the school is going to focus on maintaining a growing enrollment despite a challenging higher education budget. T
Danish prosecutors say two men, including a Finnish national, have been charged with violating Denmark's terrorist laws by traveling to Syria and Somalia to receive weapons training and join extremist
CASH, Ark. (AP) — A small city in northeast Arkansas is cashing in on its fine revenue. Budgets for the city of Cash show it collected an average of 45 percent of annual expenditures from fines, fo
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he had made his decision on whether or not the United States will remain in a 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and world p
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — On the last day of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises that rattled the countries’ neighbors, the president of Belarus says all Russian forces will leave his cou
It said the electoral commission had failed to instill confidence in the results, but the justices stopped short of calling the vote rigged.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s attorney general says information was stolen from more than 3 million state residents when hackers infiltrated the credit reporting company Equifax. In a l
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Grand Junction area resident Judy Finchum says she has played the same five numbers in the Powerball every week, without fail, for the past 30 years. On Sunday, her per
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville Courier & Press Editor Tim Ethridge has announced his retirement from his hometown newspaper that he’s led since 2012. Ethridge announced his decision
Hurricane Maria made landfall in San Juan as a Category 4 storm.              
MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish police raided Catalan government offices and arrested officials on Wednesday to halt a banned referendum on independence, an action the regional president said mea
Philippine troops killed nine communist guerrillas Wednesday in what officials described as a firefight, as the decades-old insurgency rumbled on after President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech says one of the three people arrested during a protest following a vigil for a student killed by campus police is a student at the university and the other two are not.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man accused in a deadly shooting on Iowa City’s pedestrian mall plans to use Iowa’s new “stand your ground” law in his defense. The Iowa City Press-
The Spanish police have raided regional government offices and detained at least 14 people less than two weeks before a vote Madrid has vowed to block.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday attested to the U.S. president's seriousness about reaching a Middle East peace deal soon.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Chinese businessman has pleaded guilty to his role in an international, multimillion dollar software piracy case. Federal prosecutors say 37-year-old Wen Tao Liu, also kno
NATO Wednesday condemned a U.N. treaty banning nuclear arms as unrealistic and warned that it risked undermining the international response to North Korea's atomic weapons program.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, downing power to most of the island, flood
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