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California would increase fuel taxes under $52 billion road repair plan

California would increase gasoline taxes and other transportation-related fees for the first time in decades to fund an ambitious $52 billion plan to repair the state's sagging infrastructure under a deal announced Wednesday. The deal...Show More Summary

911 Call Released in 'Make My Day' Home Invasion Killings

Three teens are dead, and a 21-year-old woman has been arrested.

Houthi rebels in Yemen threatening strategic strait: US official

Houthi rebels in Yemen are threatening free movement into and out of the Red Sea with missiles, mines and other sophisticated defenses on a key strait, a top US general said Wednesday. The Bab el-Mandeb Strait connects the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean, a strategic passage for world trade. Show More Summary

India's parliament passes key tax reform bills

India's lower house of parliament on Wednesday passed four supporting bills that will pave the way for a landmark tax reform and transform the world's fastest growing economy into a common market. The government aims to launch the goods...Show More Summary

Miami police arrest 19-year-old suspect in ambush of two detectives

A 19-year-old man suspected of ambushing two Miami detectives in an unmarked car during a lookout for gang activity was arrested on Wednesday on attempted murder charges, police said. Damian Thompson of Miami is accused of wounding the...Show More Summary

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

WASHINGTON (AP) — To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump's comments about what comes next on health care.

US-led coalition 'probably' had role in Mosul civilian casualties

The US-led anti-jihadist coalition said Tuesday it "probably" played a role in civilian casualties in west Mosul, as the UN and Amnesty International called for greater efforts to protect civilians. Hundreds of thousands of civilians...Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ unveiled ahead of April 21 launch

Electronics firm Samsung is identifying an opportunity to regain consumer trust with the launch of the 5.8 inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2 inch Galaxy S8+. Pre-orders will begin on March 30, 2017, Samsung said in its statement to the US market, with colors of Midnight Black, Orchid Gray and Arctic Silver US-bound, while Maple Gold and Coral Blue are region-specific.

It's time to let a robot invasion stop the Lionfish explosion

Undoing man's folly is, sometimes, a robot's work. Unwittingly introduced to the Atlantic Ocean over a quarter of a century ago, the lionfish, which is native to the Pacific, is responsible for an ecological disaster of epic proportions in the Caribbean, Bermuda's, and off the shore of Florida coast, and it's spreading up the coast. Show More Summary

Russia probe should focus on Trump financial ties: senator

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate investigation into Russia's meddling during the U.S. election should include a thorough review of any financial ties between Russia and President Donald Trump and his associates, Democratic senator Ron Wyden said Wednesday. Show More Summary

How to make $10,000 traveling the world and staying in luxury homes

It's the final stretch for a competition that comes with a $10,000 jackpot and the chance to travel the world and stay in million-dollar luxury vacation homes around the world. 

Galaxy S8: Specs, release info, and everything else we know right now

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the wait is almost over. We are less than 24 hours away from seeing Samsung take the wraps off of its new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. Look, let's not beat around the bush: no other Android phones that launch anytime soon will be able to touch Samsung's new flagship phones. Show More Summary

Apple Reportedly Boosts Efforts To Make Augmented Reality Glasses

Apple "stepping up" its AR glasses development, while Facebook also looks into making augmented reality device, report says.

I wonder why Samsung is giving the Galaxy S8 an extra-nice warranty

The Galaxy S8 leaks have been at an all-time high this month, and for good reason. Samsung was unable to unveil the handset at MWC 2017 as initially planned, and the company must be anxious to start selling the handset. The Galaxy S8 will be the first major smartphone launch following the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, and a quality test Samsung must pass. Show More Summary

Trump Attacks Clinton On Twitter

The president tweeted demanding investigation into the relations between the Clintons and Russia, saying that the "Trump Russia story is hoax."

Hong Kong-style waffles make their way to American weddings

ABC News' Charli James discovers a new sweet treat taking weddings and social media by storm.

‘Stop shaking your head’: Spicer scolds reporter who asked how Trump administration plans to revamp its image

Sean Spicer sparred with veteran reporter April Ryan after she asked him how the Trump administration can “revamp” its public image while several controversies swirl around it.

Bill O’Reilly apologizes after mocking Rep. Maxine Waters’ ‘James Brown wig’

In a statement obtained by the Hollywood Reporter, O’Reilly said, “As I have said many times, I respect Congresswoman Maxine Waters for being sincere in her beliefs. O’Reilly was appearing on “Fox & Friends” when the show aired a clip of Waters denouncing President Trump.

S.Korea media slam govt over ferry 'remains'

South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism Wednesday for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct itself within hours to say they were animal bones. Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell", and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness. Show More Summary

The Latest: Paris Chinese community protests police killing

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Paris clashes after Chinese man killed by police (all times local):

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