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Immigrants, unions march in US for rights, against Trump

Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations. Tens of … Click to Continue »

Police: 8 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

Police say officers shot and killed an armed man suspected of shooting eight people Sunday at an apartment complex in San Diego. The San Diego police chief tells the Union-Tribune … Click to Continue »

Airbnb hosts to lobby for better rules in New York

Airbnb is launching a new effort to roll back restrictions in New York state that are among the toughest rules for short-term rentals in the nation. The company released an … Click to Continue »

Comments sought on plans for 34-mile Adirondack bike trail

State officials are taking public comments until June 2 on plans for a 34-mile bike path through the heart of the Adirondack Park. Plans call for tearing up 19-century railroad … Click to Continue »

Vermont considers ending need for front license plates

Vermont lawmakers are considering a proposal that would drop the state's requirement that most vehicles have two license plates. A bill being considered in the state Senate would drop Vermont's … Click to Continue »

UMaine to host international Potato Disease Summit in fall

The University of Maine will convene a forum about potato diseases this fall that's expected to draw scientists from all over the U.S. and Europe. The Potato Disease Summit will … Click to Continue »

Nepal's top judge suspended after impeachment motion filed

Nepal's first female judge to head the Supreme Court has been suspended after an impeachment motion was signed by parliament members. Supreme Court spokesman Mahendra Nath Upadhaya said Monday that … Click to Continue »

Asian stocks mostly higher, some markets closed on Labor Day

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after a North Korea missile launch failed over the weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe were … Click to Continue »

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 1, the 121st day of 2017. There are 244 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On May 1, 1967, Elvis … Click to Continue »

Eminem lawsuit against New Zealand political party begins

They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Deal reached on funding government through Sept.

The Latest on the bill being negotiated on Capitol Hill to fund the government through September (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Top Capitol Hill negotiators have reached a hard-won agreement … Click to Continue »

Trump adviser to leave the White House.

An adviser to President Donald Trump will be leaving the White House A senior administration official says Sebastian Gorka, a former counterterrorism analyst for Fox News who joined the administration … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Child dies from electric shock in floodwater

The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Authorities in Mississippi have confirmed the death of a second person from severe weather moving … Click to Continue »

Australia warns NKorea against 'reckless, dangerous threats'

Australia's prime minister has used a commemoration of a World War II naval battle to warn that his country and the United States will not tolerate North Korea's "reckless, dangerous … Click to Continue »

US soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

The Pentagon says an American soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated during a patrol outside Mosul. Officials say the 1st lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne … Click to Continue »

2 die in Missouri storms and state braces for more flooding

At least two people died as rain storms lingered across Missouri and caused widespread flooding over the weekend, and state officials are preparing for more flooding in the days ahead. … Click to Continue »

Sex offender escapes rehab treatment program in Arizona

Authorities are warning of a potentially dangerous sex offender who escaped from an Arizona state hospital rehabilitation program. The Arizona Department of Health Services says Sunday that 37-year-old Randy Layton … Click to Contin...

The Latest: Governor says 2 die in Missouri weekend flooding

The Latest on severe flooding and heavy rains in Missouri (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says two people have died in the weekend flooding across his … Click to Continue »

Analysis: Annual report dives deep into Mississippi finances

The new Mississippi Comprehensive Annual Financial Report has a chart that shows who is in charge of state government. The top of the chart on page 9? Not the governor, … Click to Continue »

Analysis: Now what? With business tax shelved, path unclear

That was anticlimactic. In the end, Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax on business sales was killed without a single legislative vote, a blow to the Democratic governor's push to revamp … Click to Continue »

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