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Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

CLAREMONT, N.C. (AP) — A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says.

Amid opposition, Trump makes low budget request for Mexico border wall

By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is asking Congress for $1.6 billion to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, far short of the amount needed for a project sharply criticized by Democrats and even some conservative Republicans. Show More Summary

Apple is going all-in on OLED displays

One of the big changes on the iPhone 8 that every rumor agrees on is the display. Apple will finally be making the jump from LCD to sharper and more battery-efficient OLED panels for its new flagship iPhone later this year, which makes...Show More Summary

DeVos grilled by Democrats on public school cuts, private school discrimination

Democratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. Show More Summary

The Latest: Death row inmate: Execution drugs won't work

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution in Alabama (all times local):

iPhone 9 To Have OLED Screen Display, Apple and Samsung Sign Deal

We still have to wait for the iPhone 8 release this fall, but there are already rumors about next year's iPhone 9.

Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday in a keenly-anticipated first face-to-face encounter between two world leaders who have clashed repeatedly on several issues. It came on the third leg of Trump'sShow More Summary

In Montana, cowboy Democrat looks for anti-Trump election win

Can a guitar-strumming cowboy poet strike the first blow at the polls against President Donald Trump? Democrat Rob Quist reckons he can do just that, in Thursday's closely-watched special congressional election in Montana. Quist croons at campaign rallies and writes poems for supporters.

Chaffetz formed new firm before saying he would leave House

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, whose abrupt announcement last week that he was quitting Congress and his key role as chairman on the House Oversight Committee left a trail of questions, set up a new company in April just a day before announcing he wouldn't run for re-election.

Donald Trump tells Rodrigo Duterte US had nuclear submarines off Korean peninsula

Donald Trump reportedly told the president of the Philippines the United States has “two nuclear submarines” off the coast of North Korea. The US leader was quoted as telling Rodrigo Duterte: “We have two submarines — the best in the world. Show More Summary

Sen. Van Hollen: Trump Budget ‘is Totally Fraudulent Accounting’

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), member of the Senate Budget Committee, says the Trump budget has deep cuts to working people, but is great for millionaires.

Trump promises peace push after 'fantastic' pope talks

Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with an initially grim-faced Pope Francis. "Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis," Trump wrote on Twitter before leaving Rome for Brussels and the next leg of his first overseas trip as president. Show More Summary

Martial law in southern Philippines: What we know

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed martial law on the southern region of Mindanao to combat militants who have declared allegiance to the Islamic State group. - What happened to trigger martial law? Tuesday's violence was...Show More Summary

The Latest: Acquitted Tulsa cop receiving back pay

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a white Tulsa police officer who was acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man (all times local):

Police: Off-duty Delaware trooper fatally shot boyfriend after domestic dispute

Authorities are investigating a domestic dispute in which they say an off-duty Delaware state trooper opened fire on her boyfriend after he severely beat her.

Teen Girl Throws Herself In River For 'Blue Whale' Suicide Challenge

The girl reportedly jumped into a turbulent river to complete a suicide challenge referred to “Blue Whale.”

Father angered by United Airlines' accusation at RDU

A police report shows a flight attendant saw the dad comforting his young son, but the airline worker thought his hand rested too close to the boy's genitals. What ensued amounted to an embarrassing yet fearful incident at the airpo...

Galaxy Note 8 Leak Shows Our Best Look Yet

Samsung has already said that it's planning a new Galaxy Note for this year, and now the upcoming phablet might have leaked online. The images show a device with the same dual-curved Infinity Display you'd find on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. It also appears to come with many of the same sensors as the Galaxy S8.

Report: Trump vetting legal team to help with Russia probe

White House won't confirm or deny report; Trace Gallagher reports from Los Angeles

Ariana Grande’s Fans Rally Behind Her After Manchester Bombing

Ariana Grande’s fans show the singer some love on social media following a suicide bombing at her Manchester concert.

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