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  • Hong Kong readies for more protests after night of clashes

    HONG KONG (AP) — Young protesters, many wearing masks to disguise their identity, filled the open areas of a Hong Kong shopping mall Sunday and chanted slogans and held up signs calling for democracy and other demands of their months-long movement. Backed by a few on musical instruments, they sang what has become their anthem, […]
  • ‘Everybody cries here’: Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The sound is quiet, muffled. The only light comes from streetlights shimmering above the razor wire. It’s impossible to see who is crying. Is it […]
  • Today in History

    Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2019. There are 100 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of January 1, 1863. On this date: In […]
  • The Latest: Travel agency sends employees to help tourists

    PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a tour bus crash in southern Utah that killed four people and injured several others (all times local): 9:05 p.m. A travel agency is dispatching employees from China to help the Chinese tourists injured in a bus crash in southern Utah. The tour group, organized by Shanghai Zhuyuan […]
  • 350-pound firefighter sues his colleagues over harassment

    HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island firefighter is taking his colleagues to court for what he says was incessant teasing about his weight. The New York Post reported Saturday that John Munro filed a discrimination lawsuit in federal court against fellow firefighters in the Suffolk County hamlet of Hauppauge (HAW’-pawg). The nearly 350-pound Munro […]
  • Arizona sheriff: Fugitive who escaped from bondsmen arrested

    A North Carolina fugitive who was on the run for 10 days after escaping in rural eastern Arizona has been arrested in metro Phoenix.
  • Alaska GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary, helping Trump

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020. In a statement Saturday, the party’s State Central Committee passed a rule saying a primary “would serve no useful purpose” because Republican Donald Trump is president. Earlier this month, Republican leaders in Nevada, South Carolina and Kansas voted to […]
  • AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meeting

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s president compared Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic as he goes on a diplomatic offensive to corral the Venezuelan socialist, warning that he would be making a “stupid” mistake if he were to attack his U.S.-backed neighbor. Ivan Duque made the comments in an interview Saturday with The […]
  • Items linked to crime duo Bonnie & Clyde sold for $186K

    DALLAS (AP) — Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000. RR Auction officials say the Bulova watch that Barrow wore when he and Bonnie Parker were killed in 1934 sold on Saturday for $112,500. Parker and Barrow were fatally shot by officers in […]
  • Gorsuch says US Supreme Court not split on partisan lines

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — The conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false, a U.S. Supreme Court justice said. Justice Neil Gorsuch spoke about civility to an audience of about 1,000 at Brigham Young University on Friday, refuting the […]