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  • Asian shares lower, Shanghai STAR tech board shares surge

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, tracking losses on Wall Street, though a newly launched technology stocks market in Shanghai soared with its trading debut. Prices of the 25 companies listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s STAR Market more than doubled, with one company, Anji Microelectronics Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., logging a […]
  • Scion of wealthy NYC family, Morgenthau was DA for decades

    NEW YORK (AP) — He seemed almost like he was out of Central Casting — tall and patrician, with a cultivated above-the-fray presence. And in fact, former Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau inspired some television casting of his own, as the model for the avuncular character of prosecutor Adam Schiff, played by actor Steven […]
  • Power restored to some in New York after heat wave outage

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands across New York City remained without power overnight amid heat and humidity. Con Edison restored power to around 13,000 people in southeast Brooklyn, according to a statement released 1 a.m. Monday, but 40,000 people in the city were still without electricity. Around 20,000 of those were customers in Brooklyn who […]
  • NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New York, the 41-year-old chef would be killed by a trooper’s gunfire. Authorities say the trooper shot him when he […]
  • APNewsBreak: Native American author honored with peace prize

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year’s winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. Dayton Literary Peace Prize officials selected novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award. […]
  • In key Senate races, Democrats buck leftward tilt on issues

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — MJ Hegar, the leading U.S. Senate challenger in Texas, rides a Harley-Davidson in viral videos and has called herself “an ass-kicking, motorcycle-riding Texas Democrat.” She is not a Democrat who promotes “Medicare for All.” She mentions that during a narrow loss for a House seat last year, her campaign signs appeared […]
  • House Republicans vow tough questions of Mueller at hearing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on House Judiciary Committee, said the American public […]
  • Audit: Hospitals put Native Americans at risk with opioids

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, failing to follow their own protocols for prescribing and dispensing the drugs, according to a federal audit released Monday. The report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General doesn’t draw any […]
  • Puerto Rico prepares for massive protest to expel governor

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico braced early Monday for what many people expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Ricardo Rosselló from office. Hundreds of thousands of people were expected to take over one of the island’s busiest […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump team warps Omar words on 9/11, al Qaida

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn’t make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America. One of his top White House advisers, Stephen Miller, reinforced the charges Sunday, pointing to their remarks about […]