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  • 3 wolves moved to Isle Royale, helping rebuild population

    HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Officials say four gray wolves from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula were transported for resettlement in Isle Royale National Park to help restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain, though one of them died shortly after arriving. The National Park Service said Friday that Isle Royale’s wolf population is now […]
  • Fed announces plans to provide more support for repo market

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will keep pumping cash into a vital but obscure corner of U.S. financial markets in coming weeks. The New York Federal Reserve Bank, which handles the central bank’s interactions with financial markets, said Friday that it will offer daily repurchase, or “repo,” operations of at least $75 billion through […]
  • The Latest: US may send some asylum-seekers to El Salvador

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an agreement between the U.S. and El Salvador to make it a haven for migrants seeking asylum. (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A copy of an agreement between the United States and El Salvador says the U.S. may send some asylum-seekers to El Salvador but not until both countries […]
  • 2 Muslim men from Texas say American Airlines profiled them

    DALLAS (AP) — Two Muslim men from Texas say American Airlines profiled them and canceled their flight after crew members said they “didn’t feel comfortable” flying with the pair. Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh and Issam Abdallah said they filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation against the Fort Worth-based airline, asking the federal agency to […]
  • Trump scolds Europe over captured Islamic State fighters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning European nations to take back citizens who joined the Islamic State and are now being held prisoner in Syria and Iraq. Trump told reporters Friday at the White House that the U.S. did Europe a “tremendous favor” by leading the fight to force the Islamic State from […]
  • Water main break turns streets into rapids, requires rescues

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is cleaning up after a massive water main break turned streets into river rapids, required the rescue of people and pets, and closed schools. Pittsburgh Public Schools announced the closure of at least 10 schools Friday because of limited access to water in buildings. Schools in Mount Lebanon and Brentwood Borough […]
  • NC remap won’t necessarily produce Democratic majorities

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Redistricting experts say newly redrawn North Carolina legislative districts are skewed less toward Republicans than the current plans, which judges rejected for political bias, but they also say the maps wouldn’t necessarily guarantee Democratic majorities in 2020. A three-judge panel is now reviewing the new state House and Senate districts approved […]
  • 4 deputies on leave, 2 recovering after Tennessee shooting

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff says four deputies have been placed on administrative leave after the fatal shooting of a man wanted on an attempted murder warrant. Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner said Friday that the deputies were working with a fugitive apprehension team when they went to a Memphis home looking for […]
  • Judge refuses to toss Coast Guard officer’s gun charges

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss gun charges against a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist who stockpiled weapons and drafted a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists. U.S. District Judge George Hazel rejected defense attorneys’ argument that charging Christopher Hasson with unlawful […]
  • 4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

    PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured. Three women and one man perished in the crash on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah on Friday. […]
  • Trump brings back 9th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former adviser to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was nominated for a second time Friday to a position on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, an effort that has been criticized by California’s two senators. The White House announced that President Donald Trump would nominate Patrick J. Bumatay, an assistant […]
  • The Latest: Biden critical of Trump for urging Ukraine probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and an intelligence official’s whistleblower complaint (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is decrying reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden says in a statement that if the reports are […]
  • Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The public is getting its first glimpse of new red panda cub at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Kiki made her first public appearance Friday. She was born in June to father Dash and mother Dr. Erin Curry, who was named after a Cincinnati Zoo reproductive physiologist. The pair had their first cub […]
  • Trial ordered for SEAL and Marine charged in soldier’s death

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The case against a U.S. Navy SEAL and a Marine who are charged in the hazing-related death of a Green Beret will go to trial. The U.S. Navy said in a statement Friday that an admiral referred the charges against SEAL Tony DeDolph and Marine Mario Madera-Rodriguez to a court-martial hearing. […]
  • Feds charges 11th person in ongoing UAW corruption probe

    DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Detroit have filed charges against an 11th person in an investigation of corruption in the United Auto Workers. Jeff Pietrzyk is charged with conspiracy. He’s accused of accepting at least $70,000 in 2013-14 from a chiropractor who was paid millions of dollars to make watches for General Motors workers. […]
  • Brazil aims to deflect criticism over Amazon deforestation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After facing global criticism for deforestation in the Amazon, Brazil’s minister of the environment, Ricardo Salles, is visiting the U.S., France, Germany, and the U.K. to insist that there’s no big problem. He is also promoting the idea of a “bio-economy agenda” to monetize Brazil’s natural resources. But scientists and civil society […]
  • St. Paul police to release video of fatal shooting next week

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The police chief in St. Paul, Minnesota, will release body camera video recorded during a fatal police shooting. Police Chief Todd Axtell plans to release video on Tuesday stemming from the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Ronald Davis. The department said in a tweet Friday that the video will be made […]
  • Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home up for auction

    PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona home that architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed during the last year of his life is going on the auction block next month. The Norman Lykes House in Phoenix, the last residential property Wright worked on, will be up for bid on Oct. 16, according to Heritage Auctions. The home has […]
  • Microsoft: Free Windows 7 security updates for 2020 election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft said Friday it will offer free security updates through the 2020 election in the United States — and in other interested democratic countries with national elections next year — for federally certified voting systems running on soon-to-be-outdated Windows 7 software. An Associated Press analysis previously found that the vast majority of […]
  • The Latest: Judge orders trial in synagogue shooting

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a preliminary hearing for John T. Earnest, who is charged with an attack on a Southern California synagogue that killed one woman and injured three people. (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A judge has ordered a 20-year-old former college student to stand trial on charges that he opened […]

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