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UK leader to press tech companies to block extremists

Prime Minister Theresa May is urging internet companies to block the spread of extremist material, calling on social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to develop technologies that will … Click to Continue »

Cross-border slaying: Can dead teen's family sue US agent?

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments over whether a federal border patrol agent can be sued in U.S. courts for shooting across the border and killing a … Click to Continue »

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump … Click to Continue »

Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare

The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in … Click to Contin...

Kenya Supreme Court says why it annulled presidential poll

Kenya's Supreme Court is delivering its full judgment on why it annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in August. The court annulled Kenyatta's victory in the August 8 election saying there … Click to Continue »

A last, last chance: Republicans strain for Obamacare repeal

With time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare." The outcome … Click to Continue »

White man faces charges in shooting deaths of 2 black men

A 23-year-old white man was arrested and accused of killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say … Click to Continue »

Police arrests Catalan official amid referendum crackdown

The Catalan regional government says that a top official in the management of the region's economic affairs has been arrested as a crackdown intensifies on preparations for a secession vote … Click to Continue »

EPA nominee once helped chemical industry, lobbyists

An AP review finds a trail of payments from the chemical industry, lobbyists and others to the man nominated to oversee chemical safety at the EPA. Michael L. Dourson once … Click to Continue »

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Puerto Rico faced Wednesday what officials said could be the strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. territory as they warned it would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and … Click to Continue »

Trump's jabs set up 1st big US-Iran talks of his presidency

The United States and Iran on Wednesday will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic … Click to Continue »

Asian stocks flat as investors await Fed meeting results

Asian stock markets were little changed on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's announcement of the result of its meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei … Click to Continue »

Farmers deal huge blow to proposed California water tunnels

Two massive, $16 billion tunnels that looked to be the future of California's water system have been thrown into limbo by a group of powerful farmers, and Gov. Jerry Brown … Click to Continue »

Turkish minister confirms agents' captured by Kurdish rebels

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has confirmed media reports that two Turkish intelligence officials have been captured by Kurdish rebels in neighboring northern Iraq. Cavusoglu's comments, in an interview with … Click to Continue »

AP Interview: New Zealand PM wants to extend economic gains

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is fighting to keep his job when the nation votes in the general election on Saturday. He was finance minister for eight years before … Click to Continue »

In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country. The video will be played … Click to Continue »

New Delaware law will expand cancer treatment options

Cancer patients in Delaware will soon have more treatment option under legislation being signed by Gov. John Carney. A bill to be signed Wednesday requires health insurers to cover any … Click to Continue »

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

It will come as no surprise if the Federal Reserve has an announcement to make when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: That it's ready to begin paring its enormous … Click to Continue »

Judiciary expanding to provide more legal help in Baltimore

The Maryland Judiciary is expanding services in Baltimore to help residents resolve civil legal matters for free. On Friday, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera and District … Click to Continue »

Tennessee accepting proposals for water quality grants

Tennessee officials are accepting grant proposals for projects that will improve water quality and reduce or eliminate certain types of pollution. A state Department of Agriculture news release Tuesday says … Click to Continue »

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