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  • Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country’s oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray into a crowd of marching Guardsmen, […]
  • The Latest: Iran FM blames foreign countries, US for attack

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on attack on Iranian military parade(all times local): 11:50 a.m. Iran’s foreign minister is blaming regional countries and their “U.S. masters” for an attack on a military parade that killed at least eight people. Mohammad Javad Zarif on Twitter also warned that “Iran will respond swiftly and decisively in […]
  • The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays tribute

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two secretaries-general and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the United Nations Friday, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people everywhere to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet. The ceremony […]
  • NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant Friday where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence’s floodwaters. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Friday the utility doesn’t believe the breach at the L.V. […]
  • Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but also raises concerns about Beijing’s creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region. Costing upward of $10 billion and taking more than eight years to build, the system aims to transport more […]
  • Today in History

    Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2018. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 9:54 p.m. Eastern time. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 1949, the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb. On this date: In 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Capt. Nathan […]
  • Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong eruption

    HONOLULU (AP) — The recent eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has quieted to the point that federal officials are ready to allow people back to the dramatically changed summit crater, which has quadrupled in size, lost all of its lava and collapsed downward so far that the Empire State Building could now fit inside. Hawaii […]
  • The Latest: Bourbon maker Four Roses walkout ends

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an agreement to settle a strike at bourbon maker Four Roses (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Four Roses says it’s looking forward to returning to full production soon after the bourbon maker reached a tentative agreement with union officials to end a two-week walkout. News outlets report the […]
  • The Latest: Feds say canceling nuke plant could cost owners

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on cost overruns from construction at a nuclear power plant in Georgia (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The federal government is warning the owners of a troubled nuclear power plant in Georgia that any move to cancel a planned expansion would lead to demands for quick repayment of nearly $6 […]
  • PayPal is the latest platform to ditch Alex Jones, Infowars

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — You won’t be able use PayPal anymore to buy fluoride-free toothpaste or a bottle of The Real Red Pill Plus from right-wing conspiracy promulgator Alex Jones. The digital payments company is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles “I Stand With Trump” […]