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OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Kevin Durant can dunk. And he is doing it often. Durant has six dunks ...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — From coal country to the ports of Maine to the wind farms of the West Coast, Americans react to President Donald Trump’s announcement Thursday that he’s pulling the
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warmi
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicholas Maduro said on Thursday a referendum would be held on his controversial plan to create a new super-body known as a constituent assembly with powers t
Leo Varadkar, a doctor and Ireland’s minister for social protection, may be close to becoming the country’s next prime minister, also known as the taoiseach. Varadkar, who would be the country’s f
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest city has approved final passage of a police accountability measure proponents say could be a national model to prevent discriminatory profiling bas
NEW YORK (AP) — The pilots of a plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport last year while carrying Republican then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence knew they were going to be in the news.
The Russian president denied any state role, but said that cyberattacks might have been the work of private citizens. “Anything is possible in this virtual world,” Mr. Putin said
DENVER (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and pockets of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer. The National Interagency Fire
The governors of California, New York and Washington also announced they will lead an effort to have states commit to upholding the Paris agreement.             &#
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The decommissioned USS Independence has arrived at its last port of call. The mothballed 61,000-ton Forrestal-class aircraft carrier passed through the jetties of the Browns
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police officers stormed the complex. But the police later said the assailant may have been a gambler with a grudge.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - More than 30 people have been punished over a power plant blast that killed 22 people in central China last year and 14 more are awaiting trial, the official Xinhua news agency re
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday ruled out an alternative to the 2015 Paris climate deal and called on all those disappointed by Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews digging a tunnel for a new Los Angeles train line have found the remains of an ancient giant sloth. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a fossilized hip joint was d
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 5:05 p.m. It's unclear if JaVale McGee was trying to send a message when he ...
The 197-member climate agreement requires every country to establish ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gases.              
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman killed himself after bursting into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine police said, sowing panic in a country on high alert after mar
NEW YORK - Hillary Clinton warned Thursday that President Donald Trump has unleashed a level of hate and vitriol that is "incredibly dangerous." The former Democratic presidential nominee lashed out
WASHINGTON - The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Australia's environment minister says he is disappointed that the U.S. will exit the climate agreement, but th
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Mike Brown expects to coach the Golden State Warriors as planned in Game ......
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following his successful Beatles documentary, Ron Howard is sticking with music. The Oscar-winner is directing a documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor who rose to
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of stabbing two men to death who tried to defend two women from an anti-Muslim rant have offered their condolences to the victims’ families. In
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of killing two people in Oregon have offered their condolences to the families of two men who were stabbed to death after defending two women from an a
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was decla
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord is a poor attempt to pit environmental protection and economic growth aga
A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was declared in the south, b
Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.
Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.
Few Americans knew Nigel Farage’s name. But the flamboyant far-right British politician and radio host, a key architect of Britain’s vote to exit the European Union, took on an oddly Zelig-like ub
WASHINGTON (AP) — Announcing that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, President Donald Trump misplaced the blame for what ails the coal industry and laid a shaky factual foundation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments in September in the case of a transgender teen in Virginia who sued his high school for the right to use the boys’ bath
Caracas. — Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday began signing up candidates for a planned constitutional reform body, a move that has inflamed deadly unrest stemming from anti-government protests. Oppo
Niamey — At least 44 migrants, including women and babies, were found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya, local officials said yesterday.“The
WASHINGTON - The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto tweets his city stands with the world and he'll follow the guidelines of ...
Police have released new CCTV images of the Manchester bomber after the mother of the youngest victim of the attack was taken off life support and told about her daughter's death.
Two educators who were purged from their jobs have been protesting for months. In pro-government circles, they are considered leftist militants, but opposition-minded Turks admire them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nooses have appeared recently around the nation’s capital — including the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum — in a rash of incidents that experts say sho
Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within t
Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within t
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Several girls who were sent to live with a Pennsylvania man now on trial on charges he raped them have testified he had sex with them and they considered him to be their husban
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Put this in your pipe and smoke it. A group of investors that includes reggae star Damian Marley has bought a controlling interest in High Times, the magazine that for decades has b
South Africa's unemployment rose to its highest in 14 years in the first quarter as agriculture and informal sectors shed jobs and more people stopped looking for work, data showed on Thursday, in a s
South Africa's unemployment rose to its highest in 14 years in the first quarter as agriculture and informal sectors shed jobs and more people stopped looking for work, data showed on Thursday, in a s
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The mainly French-speaking province of Quebec, which came close to voting to leave Canada 22 years ago, said on Thursday it wants to reopen constitutional talks and be recognized
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sudden collapse of spillways at the nation’s highest dam has raised alarm among those building, running and regulating big dams around the world because it seemed to co
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dam experts say the collapse of spillways at the nation’s tallest dam this winter has raised alarms nationally because there appeared to be no warning that the spillways we
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his state will continue to abide by the Paris climate accord regardless of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the landmark 190-n
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Los Angeles is talking to Olympic leaders about having his city wait until 2028 to host the Summer Games in exchange for funding for youth sports programs. At a news co
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police with bomb-sniffing dogs stormed the complex. But it was unclear whether they were dealing with a terrorist attack.
MANILA, Philippines - Gunshots and explosions erupted after midnight in a hotel and casino complex near Manila's airport, sending hundreds fleeing into darkened streets early Friday in what police sai
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin called on the “power of prayer” to help combat Louisville’s rising murder rate as he urged people to form prayer groups to walk high-crime
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman with an assault rifle burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital Manila early on Friday, but there was no indication the attack
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday he will leave White House advisory councils after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accor
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A lesbian is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to recognize her as a legal parent of a child born during her marriage to a woman. Chris Strickland filed an appeal Thursday, ar
The Trump administration said it feared moving the embassy to Jerusalem could hurt peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. Video provided by Newsy            &nb
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.S.-drafted resolution circulated to the U.N. Security Council calls for sanctions on 15 North Korean individuals and four entities linked to the country’s nuclear and m
Shareholders in Exxon Mobil have backed a motion requiring the company to assess the risks from climate change. The plan, proposed by investors including the Church of England,
DALLAS (AP) — Cell phone video taken inside a Texas car dealership shows two bounty hunters approaching a fugitive from Minnesota with their guns drawn before the three shot each other dead in a hail
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