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Venerable elm tree finally succumbs to Dutch elm disease

CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) — A venerable old elm tree that’s believed to be the largest of its kind in New England has finally succumbed to Dutch elm disease in the Vermont town of Charlotte. The tree was 19 feet 4 inches in circumference and stood 109 feet tall. Dutch elm disease is the fungus that […]
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PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 10:50 p.m. The New York Giants make California's Davis Webb the fifth quarterback to get selected in this draft. No. 82 Denver: ...
Buses were set on fire as a general strike turned ugly.
Two men accused of trying to establish cell of Somalia-based terror group in Ethiopia
Protests large and small swept across Brazil on Friday, leaving businesses closed, schools empty and an unpopular president facing ever louder calls to step down. For the first time in more than 2
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela formally notified the Organization of American States on Friday of its intention to leave the regional body amid sometimes violent protests at home and international cal
The US president tells National Rifle Association members he is on their team.
The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the
At least 6 security officials were killed and five others injured Friday in a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad
The new presidency has reverberated worldwide, fueling some far-right groups, weakening others, and stirring doubts about America’s status as a global exemplar.
PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 8:45 p.m. No. 43 Philadelphia: Sidney Jones, CB, 6-0, 186, Washington. Three Huskies DBs in 11 picks. Jones tore his Achilles' ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America&#
NEW YORK (AP) — The top court for the United Methodist Church has left an openly gay bishop on the job for now. But the decision means she may not be able to stay in the post for long. The Methodist
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan formally notified the Organization of American States on Friday of its intention to leave the regional body amid sometimes violent protests at home and internatio
For the second time this month, an attempt by North Korea to test-launch a ballistic missile has failed, American military officials said. The communist country's apparently unsuccessful launch, n
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The body of a North Carolina man missing since November has been identified by police as a victim of flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. A statement from the Fayetteville
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor said the city’s public schools will remain open until the end of the school year, despite a judge’s decision Friday to toss a district lawsuit over ed
The National Security Agency program was one of the most disputed forms of surveillance.
Buses and cars are set alight at the end of a day of protests against proposed pension reforms.
A powerful earthquake has struck off a southern province in the Philippines and prompted a local tsunami warning, an official said.
PHILADELPHIA - Kevin King's extra-long stay at the NFL draft turned out to be a short stint. The Washington cornerback was taken by Green Bay as the first selection in the ......
PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 8:04 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings were eager enough to start drafting after sitting out the first round that they traded up ...
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury on Friday found aggravating factors in the case of an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 that could make him eligible for the death penalty. Yu
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The Grand Canyon National Park says that a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the b
Order comes as part of Trump's efforts to fulfill his promise to 'unleash American energy'
The crackdown on fake degree holders comes after another purge launched in March last year discovered more than 19,700 "ghost workers" on the East African nation's public sector payroll.
The United Nations issued an ultimatum Friday - if donors fail to pour more money into Africa and Yemen then aid workers might have to choose which of the starving millions live or die.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military chief says an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and notorious kidnapper has been killed in clash.
'The Hong Kong we know isn't dying. It's already dead,' says one young Hong Konger contemplating her future.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian protesters torched buses, clashed with police in several cities and marched on President Michel Temer's Sao Paulo residence on Friday amid the nation's first g
French pollsters avoided the criticisms made of their counterparts in Britain and the U.S. by accurately predicting the first round of the presidential election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says North Korea “disrespected” China with its most recent ballistic missile test. South Korea’s military said in a statement Friday afterno
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It was the North’s first test since it launched a ballistic missile near its submarine base on North Korea’s east coast on April 16. That launch was also a failure.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black,” and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an u

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