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  • Trump, Spain’s prime minister meet before secession vote

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (mah-ree-AH’-noh rah-HOY’) to the White House days before a crucial secession vote in his country. The regional government in Catalonia is holding a binding referendum Sunday on separating from Spain. But the Spanish government insists such a vote is illegal and promises […]
  • Man claims he found maggots in convenience store sandwich

    EWING, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man claims he found maggots in a sandwich he ordered from a convenience store. Chris Garcia tells The Trentonian ( ) that he bought a buffalo chicken cheesesteak hoagie on Saturday from the Wawa store in Ewing before returning home. Garcia claims after a taking few bites, he […]
  • The Latest: Jury convicts man in weapons, manhunt case

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the man accused of robbing a Wisconsin gun shop and sending an anti-government manifesto to the White House (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Jurors have convicted a man accused of stealing an arsenal of firearms from a southern Wisconsin gun shop and sending an anti-government manifesto to President […]
  • Tribal leader bashes state deal with Dakota Access builder

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The leader of the Standing Rock Sioux and an attorney for private North Dakota landowners believe the builder of the Dakota Access pipeline got off too lightly when it settled allegations that it violated rules including those dealing with artifacts discoveries. The agreement between North Dakota’s Public Service Commission and Texas-based […]
  • Around the world, flags and anthems can divide nations

    JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump’s clash with the scores of professional football players who knelt during the Star-Spangled Banner last weekend has set off a heated debate over proper etiquette during the national anthem. But the U.S. is far from alone. Throughout the world, flags, anthems and other national symbols can often divide as […]
  • To women of color, Rihanna’s cosmetics launch is personal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Worokya Duncan is the director of inclusion for a private school in Manhattan, so her embrace of diversity is a no-brainer. She’s also a big makeup person frustrated over the years by cosmetics companies that don’t seem to get how important it is for women of color like her to be […]
  • Bill would cut Michigan auto premiums by 20 percent

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan drivers would no longer be required to buy unlimited medical insurance to cover serious crash injuries under bipartisan legislation high-ranking supporters proposed Tuesday aimed at reducing the country’s highest auto premiums by at least 20 percent. The bill backed by House Speaker Tom Leonard, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and others […]
  • Caving club suspended after student left behind for 60 hours

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University has suspended its spelunking club pending an investigation into how a freshman was locked inside a cave for 60 hours. The Herald Times reports that university officials announced Monday that the Office of Student Conduct is conducting an investigation into how 19-year-old Lukas Cavar became trapped inside Sullivan Cave. […]
  • The Latest: Dems say Trump doesn’t grasp PR crisis severity

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Congressional Democrats say President Donald Trump is not acknowledging the gravity of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-NY, says she is concerned that Trump’s continued tweets […]
  • AP Newsbreak: Saudis threaten fallout if Yemen probe passes

    GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia has threatened other countries over a proposed resolution at the U.N.’s main human rights body, saying if they send international, independent investigators to war-torn Yemen that could “negatively affect” trade and diplomatic ties with the wealthy kingdom, a Saudi letter obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press shows. Two competing resolutions […]