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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New government data show Mississippi children aren’t getting fatter, and may be getting skinnier. Among children aged 10-17, 37 percent were either overweight or obese i
ATLANTA - Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and the state plans to ......
ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish minister appeared to confirm for the first time that two Turkish intelligence officers have been captured in northern Iraq, saying the government was not in direct talks w
The US president condemns "rogue nations" in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly.
BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that field sobriety tests typically used in drunken driving cases cannot be used as conclusive evidence that a motorist was operating unde
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police have closed Interstate 91 southbound in Hartford. Traffic cameras show numerous police and other emergency vehicles on the scene near intersection of I-91 and Intersta
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A prosecutor says a police officer was justified in fatally shooting a 15-year-old boy who was advancing at him with a crowbar. Authorities still have not released the identity
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to reconsider its recent ruling to vacate the conviction of a man caught outside a high school with a loaded gun in hi
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A pickup truck collided head-on with a school bus in northeastern Montana, killing the drivers of both vehicles and injuring four eighth-graders on their way to Havre for a f
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — During a meeting to thank first responders for working long hours in Hurricane Irma, Florida Governor Rick Scott said that all Floridians should carefully monitor Hurricane Maria
British police said reports of a suspicious package near Holborn, central London, had turned out to be a false alarm
These billboards, advertising for English classes in Zagreb, Croatia and featuring First Lady Melania Trump were yanked Tuesday. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.       
TOWN OF TOMAH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after getting caught in a piece of farm machinery in west-central Wisconsin. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins says deputies were called
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Bay City is among the latest Michigan communities to show interest in welcoming the medical marijuana industry. The Bay City Commission voted Monday to approve a resolution t
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A man who said he was headed to Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief work is accused of tossing cocaine out the window during a Mississippi traffic stop. The Sun Herald reports
WAILUKU, Hawaii - A Hawaii non-profit group that helps preserve and maintain ancient Hawaiian structures has found a use for Puunene Mill's leftover sugar cane that dots the Maui landscape. Ahu'ena .
MCKEE, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of killing a 5-year-old Kentucky boy after throwing his mother from a cliff has pleaded not guilty to murder. Media report Lonnie Jay Belt appeared in Jackson County
ARLINGTON, Ore. (AP) — Police say a driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon died in a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer hauling vehicles. Oregon State Police Sgt. M
Lawyers for Melania Trump say a language school in Croatia used her image in an ad without consent.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Astronomers are using an array of giant dish antennas in the New Mexico desert for a yearslong project aimed at producing the sharpest radio view ever made of a wide swath
Britain's vote to leave the EU has cast a shadow over the future of Europe's fishermen who fear that the British government could take control of the fish-rich waters around the British Isle
In a Bizarre Development here at the 72nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Pakistan Government has accused the Swiss Government of supporting terrorism.
Hillary Clinton acknowledges legal challenge may not be possible but won't rule one out  
Pakistan's central bank has allowed the government-owned Bank of China to begin operations in the country.
WASHINGTON - An abandoned proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential election was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more," the personal lawyer for ...
A new monument is unveiled of the world famous rifle's late creator in Moscow.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres kicked off the United Nations General Assembly's annual debate on Tuesday by warning that we're living in "a world in pieces," and some very thinly veiled jabs at th
NEW YORK - The Latest on a disciplinary trial for a New York City police officer (all times local): 11 a.m. Former pro tennis star James Blake says a New York City ...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mo
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A New Jersey company is paying $950 million to buy the drug-development unit of Indiana-based Cook Group. Catalent Inc. of Somerset, New Jersey, said Tuesday it would add 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Afghanistan. The panel recommende
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An audit has found that test results were repeatedly altered for an adult basic education program at Oklahoma City Community College. The audit was conducted by the Oklahoma Ci
Maria, a major hurricane fluctuating between Category 4 and Category 5 status, appears poised to spin north before reaching the U.S. East Coast.              
U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from
The US president warns North Korea will be "totally destroyed" if America is forced to defend itself.
Calls Kim Jong Un a Rocket man, and says he is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime
The nationalist ceremony made no mention of the millions killed and wounded by the world’s most prevalent assault weapon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s biggest city says it is joining several other communities in a bid to land Amazon’s planned second headquarters. The company said month that it will sp
Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes has died in a construction accident in New Jersey. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says Davi
LONDON (Reuters) - Already facing the grim task of sifting through debris to find human remains at Grenfell Tower, the London social housing block where a fire killed about 80 people, police are now a
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are considering options on how to collect the $70 million to $84 million owed to the state. The Casper Star-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2fiJPzv ) that legis
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican on the Senate Budget Committee says that tax cut advocates on the panel are pressing for cuts that could add $1.5 trillion or more to the deficit over the coming deca
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he will not run for governor. Published reports quoted Gansler as saying he has no plans to enter the crowded Democratic pri
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Coastal flooding from Hurricane Jose has prompted North Carolina to close parts of the main highway on the Outer Banks. The state transportation department said Tuesday that pa
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Police say one man has died after the Corvette he was driving struck a tree in South Kingstown. Capt. Joel Ewing-Chow says police responded to the scene on Liberty Lane
The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.
ALBION, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake in southeastern Illinois was felt across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The USGS says the preliminary 3.8-ma
Slavery is alive and well as 89 million have experienced some form of forced bondage in the past five years.
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Police deployed in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk to prevent any outbreak of ethnic violence ahead of an independence referendum strongly opposed by the central Baghdad
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas City cellphone store employee was killed when he rushed to the aid of a co-worker. Kansas City Police Sgt. Kari Thompson says the victim was leaving
US President Donald Trump warns of threat from "rogue nations" in debut UN speech, singling out North Korea and Iran
DOHA/KUWAIT (Reuters) - North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang af
The hurricane made landfall on the islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe late Monday.              
NEW YORK - Bill O'Reilly is characterizing his firing from Fox News Channel as a "political hit job" and says the network made a business decision to get rid of ...
Secretary-general of European Parliament's Turkey Forum says axing talks would be a 'lose-lose situation'
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A Pieology spokeswoman says an employee for the California-based pizza chain was fired after writing “(obscenity) The Cops” on a receipt for a local police offic
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war, has died at the age of 77.
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