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US police assess rise in threat tips after 3 mass…

A big rise in mass shooting tips poses challenge for police after gunmen kill 34 in California, Ohio and Texas

Police: Suspect in Chicago bike attack shoots…

Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer Saturday morning is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in broad daylight near downtown earlier this week

737 Max Crashes Aren't All Boeing's Fault

Turns out Boeing isn't the only one to blame. So concludes an impressively detailed New York Times article about two fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes last year—which, it turns out, were caused at least partly by pilot error. "Look, we know as a fact that half of airline pilots...

Climate activists step up protests in Britain and…

Environmental activists in Britain and France have stepped up campaigns to get their governments to confront climate change with greater urgency

'Chemical spill' at Phoenix post office involved acetone

Authorities in Phoenix say a reported chemical spill at a post office Saturday turned out to involve a shattered glass bottle of acetone, which is used in nail polish remover

Milwaukee investment club treasurer duped friends for $81K

The longtime treasurer of a Milwaukee investment club convicted of bilking her friends out of more than $80,000 has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison

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UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in…

President Donald Trump and other GOP officials have largely avoided taking sides in the GM strike that threatens to upend the economy in election battleground Michigan

Deputies say South Carolina shooting leaves 2…

Authorities say a shooting at a bar in South Carolina leaves two people dead and eight injured

U.S. To Send Troops To Saudi Arabia After Oil…

The Trump administration's announcement came after Saudi Arabia and the UAE asked for help following attacks on two major Saudi oil facilities.

The Latest: Promoter cancels 2nd night of an Area…

A promoter has canceled a second day of a music, speakers and movies in Hiko tied to ongoing "Storm Area 51" festivities in the Nevada desert

Fifth death linked to storm that walloped Houston…

Authorities in Texas have attributed a fifth death to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which caused widespread flooding in southeastern Texas and parts of Louisiana

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change…

Fresh off a climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders are at the United Nations and demanding radical action to fight climate change

After Fatal Bus Crash, an Unusual Call for Help

After a fatal tour bus crash, Utah authorities made an unusual request—for Chinese translators, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. The Friday crash near Bryce Canyon National Park left at least four dead and the other 27 injured, including the driver. A resident who responded after hearing the crash described...

Paris police repeatedly use tear gas on day of…

Clusters of anti-government activists in Paris repeatedly scuffled with police who responded with tear gas Saturday as supporters of France's yellow vest protests tried to revive the movement opposed to President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies

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Suspect in shooting of Louisiana officers identified

Authorities say a 21-year-old man is in custody, accused in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer and wounding of another following a vehicle chase north of New Orleans

The Latest: Police say suspect in bike attack also shot cop

Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer overnight is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in broad daylight near downtown earlier this week

UK government urged to help save Thomas Cook…

The British government is being urged to step in and prevent Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, from going bust

Man accused of killing woman's dog with hammer gets 9 months

A Wisconsin man accused of killing a woman's puppy with a hammer has been sentenced to nine months in jail

WSJ: Trump Asked Ukraine's President To…

The Wall Street Journal reports President Trump asked Ukraine's president "about eight times" to investigate Joe Biden's son.

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in…

Authorities say a tour bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists to a national park in Utah rolled into a guardrail

GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower…

General Motors' transition from gas-powered vehicles to an all-electric future is becoming an issue in contract talks aimed at ending a six-day-old strike by union workers that has paralyzed the company's factories

Trial to start for Georgia cop who shot naked…

A police officer responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically outside an Atlanta area apartment complex arrived on the scene, exited his vehicle and shot the man almost immediately

In a small county, a good leader is hard to find…

South Carolina's smallest county is once again breaking in new leader, and finding a talented administrator is often a challenge

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Lorena spares Los Cabos, heads up coast of Mexico…

Hurricane Lorena has spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit and is instead heading up the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula prompting new warnings and watches in that coastal area

Dog kills 1-year-old in 'unprovoked attack' in California

Authorities say a pit bull killed a toddler in an unprovoked attack in the child's California home

Annual commemorative motorcycle ride held in north Alabama

Hundreds of motorcycles will be rumbling across north Alabama on Saturday for the 26th annual Trail of Tears commemorative ride