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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire investigators say a blaze on the west edge of Reno that threatened as many as 100 homes and destroyed two construction trailers started at a home construction site. Truckee M
Maria, a major hurricane fluctuating between Category 4 and Category 5 status, appears poised to spin north before reaching the U.S. East Coast.              
A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City today, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital.
HARRISON, Ark. (AP) — Two racially charged billboard signs have been removed at the request of the north Arkansas property owner. Owner Carrie Myers says that when she leased the billboards three y
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Zoo officials are celebrating the birth of a female baby giraffe, the first calf of the 4-year-old mother. The calf doesn’t have a name yet. She will remain with its mo
UN investigators have started collecting testimony from fleeing Rohingya Muslims pointing to human rights violations by Myanmar's military and securi
DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of shooting and killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station is now slated to stand trial in the first-degree murder case. Sioux City, Iowa, t
Describing the United States as “a compassionate nation,” President Trump on Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly that America would continue to support refugees but said that he w
US President Donald Trump, who has threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" unless it changes course, will be in the spotlight on Tuesday when he delivers his maiden address.
Eighteen people drowned in boat accidents in Nigeria last weekend, the emergency services said Tuesday, nearly a week after more than 50 died when an overloaded craft capsized.
Divers have found a well-preserved wreck of a German submarine sunk during World War I in the North Sea which may have the bodies of its crew still on board, Belgian officials said Tuesday.
The earthquake struck on the anniversary of the 1985 quake that did major damage to Mexico's capital.              
MEXICO CITY - A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage. National ...
The tremor rattled buildings in the capital, Mexico City, and led to the evacuation of buildings.
Theresa May is expecting Boris Johnson to remain in her Cabinet as Foreign Secretary, Downing Street has said.
President Trump delivered a forceful inaugural speech to a packed United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, a sprawling 42-minute address that ranged from warlike to flowery and that challenged
Latest: A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust.
It is reported at least five people have been killed in central Mexico after a powerful earthquake.
It is reported at least five people have been killed in central Mexico after a powerful earthquake.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico's central state of Puebla, the US Geological Survey has said.
Two mineworkers have died in a rockfall at Impala Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, the company said.
The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.
A family says the woman keeps defecating outside their home, even though public toilets are nearby.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people
President Trump talks foreign policy during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly.              
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for "unconditional dialogue" to end a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states.
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coroners have identified a college student who was struck and killed by a school bus on a downtown Indianapolis campus. The Marion County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday tha
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 30-year-old Mississippi woman has been arrested for posing as a highway patrol recruit to raise money online. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news release Monday, announced
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats saw a slight uptick in membership after Trump's election.              
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A woman has been stabbed to death at a home in South Carolina and a man has been injured. Rock Hill police said in a news release they were flagged down about 11:30 p.m. Mond
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 16-year-old refugee from Iraq is in line for a reward after she turned in a lost handbag with 14,000 euros (nearly $17,000) in it. The dpa news agency reports that
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two men are dead following an apparent murder-suicide in a Pennsylvania home. Police in Swatara Township were called to a home just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The former executive director of the Nebraska Family Alliance is running for a seat in the Legislature. Al Riskowski of Lincoln announced Tuesday that he will run for the seat
In a bellicose speech to the U.N., Trump took swipes at North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, framing the need to confront them as a battle of good versus evil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A convicted drug dealer has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for his role in the beating death of a Southern California movie studio executive five years ago. John Lenzie Cre
French authorities evacuated hundreds of migrants from a wood on the northern coast near Calais on Tuesday over fears it could become a magnet for others hoping to head to Britain
The Myanmar leader said that human rights violations in Rakhine would be punished, but did not address accusations of ethnic cleansing by the military
The Myanmar leader said that human rights violations in Rakhine would be punished, but did not address accusations of ethnic cleansing by the military
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Manhattan man as involuntary manslaughter. The Manhattan Mercury reports that police responded to a call late Saturday and found
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied white supremacist Dylann Roof’s request to replace his Jewish and Indian lawyers who are appealing his death sentence for a racist mas
PHOENIX (AP) — A Tempe information technology contractor has been sentenced after pleading guilty to wire fraud for trying to extort $10,000 from a company and then defacing its website by redirect
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to fatally beating a father of five from the Eastern Pequot (PEE’-kwaht) Tribal Nation more than 11 years ago has been sentenced to 20 years
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Residents in a mountain-side community outside Las Vegas are being warned that their water could be tainted with lead. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported (http://bit.ly/2fhSn9Y
Trump and Mattis Discuss U.S. Response to North Korea's Missiles. Aaron Dickens reports.              
Bangladesh has launched a birth control drive in its overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps, an official said Tuesday, fearing a population boom would worsen the humanitarian crisis unfolding along its bo
Russia unveils a new statue of the late arms designer Mikhail Kalashnikov that shows him cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle, to commemorate o
A member of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Unions was shot dead at Lonmin just days after another member was killed at Implats
NEW YORK - Former New York prosecutor Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) jokes that there's a law that anyone who's left a high-profile position must start a podcast, and he's just complying. The ......
BOSTON (AP) — A legislative committee is hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of a bill that would gradually raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. A group called Raise Up
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — All of the 13 suspects arrested in what authorities believe is the first large-scale Jamaican lottery scam to be prosecuted in the U.S. have now entered pleas in federal court
PYMATUNING CENTRAL, Pa. (AP) — State officials continue to investigate a large fish kill in northwestern Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2hfCBJE ) reports that state Fish a
ROGERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri mother whose baby died while sleeping in an adult bed is charged with child endangerment. Thirty-two-year-old Brittany Hayes, of Rogersville, was arraigned Tuesda
President Trump delivered a forceful inaugural speech to a packed United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, a sprawling 42-minute address that ranged from warlike to flowery and that challenged
President Trump delivered a forceful inaugural speech to a packed United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, a sprawling 42-minute address that ranged from warlike to flowery and that challenged
The affair came to light in 2014 when one of the former scouts reported Preynat to the Church and demanded he be sacked
NEW YORK - The Latest on a disciplinary trial for a New York City police officer (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Former pro tennis star James Blake has joined activists outside New ...
Women and girls accounted for 29 million of those affected by modern slavery, or more than seven in 10 people overall
Agency to help in creating EU-wide certificates for trusted energy, transport and other networks
President Trump mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man" and denounced "loser terrorists" in the normally formal occasion of his maiden address to the United Nations General Ass
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