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    Gun violence: Officials blame lack of school safety, video games, bullying, drugs and abortion

    Gun violence: Officials blame lack of school safety, video games, bullying, drugs and abortion


    Two days after a 17-year-old opened fire in his Texas high school, killing at least 10, incoming National Rifle Association president Oliver North said students "shouldn't have to be afraid" to go to school.He blamed the...

    Two days after a 17-year-old opened fire in his Texas high school, killing at least 10, incoming National Rifle Association president Oliver North said students "shouldn't have to be afraid" to go to school.He blamed the problem...
    France takes on wolf-whistlers with fines

    France takes on wolf-whistlers with fines


    Men who whistle and catcall women on the streets of France may soon face stiff punishment.Lawmakers in the National Assembly - France's lower house of Parliament - passed measures to curb sexual violence. Among them: People...

    Men who whistle and catcall women on the streets of France may soon face stiff punishment.Lawmakers in the National Assembly - France's lower house of Parliament - passed measures to curb sexual violence. Among them: People caught...
    Cougar shot dead after killing mountain biker

    Cougar shot dead after killing mountain biker


    The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it...

    The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it charged,...

    Boy, 3, rescued from manure pit on farm


    HONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) — Officials say emergency crews rescued a 3-year-old boy who fell into a manure pit on a farm near Philadelphia.Emergency responders were called to the Honey Brook Township farm at about 6:30 p.m....

    HONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) — Officials say emergency crews rescued a 3-year-old boy who fell into a manure pit on a farm near Philadelphia.Emergency responders were called to the Honey Brook Township farm at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday...

    The Latest: Bicyclist still in hospital after cougar attack


    SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a cougar attack that killed one mountain biker and wounded another outside Seattle (all times local):12:30 p.m.A mountain biker who survived a cougar attack that killed his friend east of Seattle...

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a cougar attack that killed one mountain biker and wounded another outside Seattle (all times local):12:30 p.m.A mountain biker who survived a cougar attack that killed his friend east of Seattle is...
    Crisis-weary Venezuelans are voting in election decried as a Maduro power grab

    Crisis-weary Venezuelans are voting in election decried as a Maduro power grab


    Venezuelans went to the polls today in an internationally condemned election that critics call a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro, who is seeking a new six-year term.Traditional opposition parties in this crisis-plagued...

    Venezuelans went to the polls today in an internationally condemned election that critics call a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro, who is seeking a new six-year term.Traditional opposition parties in this crisis-plagued nation...

    Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies


    HAVANA (AP) — At morgues and in church services, tearful Cubans on Sunday mourned loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades.Island authorities said they have identified 20 bodies and recovered...

    HAVANA (AP) — At morgues and in church services, tearful Cubans on Sunday mourned loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades.Island authorities said they have identified 20 bodies and recovered all...

    14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man


    NEW YORK (AP) — A wily 14-year-old boy who posed as a New York City police officer while snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station on pretense of helping him was arrested on Sunday.His mother turned...

    NEW YORK (AP) — A wily 14-year-old boy who posed as a New York City police officer while snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station on pretense of helping him was arrested on Sunday.His mother turned the...
    Trump demands probe into 'political' infiltration of his campaign

    Trump demands probe into 'political' infiltration of his campaign


    US President Donald Trump said he'll "demand" an investigation into possible infiltration of his campaign for political purposes by the Obama Administration or others."I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that...

    US President Donald Trump said he'll "demand" an investigation into possible infiltration of his campaign for political purposes by the Obama Administration or others."I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the...

    International military company to be based in New Hampshire


    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.Revision Military will be opening its offices at Pease...

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.Revision Military will be opening its offices at Pease International...

    UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators


    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled...

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.The...
    Lava spatter hits Hawaii man and shatters his leg in first known injury from Kilauea volcano

    Lava spatter hits Hawaii man and shatters his leg in first known injury from Kilauea volcano


    Hawaii officials on Saturday reported the first known injury related to heightened volcanic activity from Kilauea after a Big Island resident was hit by lava spatter while standing on a third-floor balcony.That person,...

    Hawaii officials on Saturday reported the first known injury related to heightened volcanic activity from Kilauea after a Big Island resident was hit by lava spatter while standing on a third-floor balcony.That person, identified...

    Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on


    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island.That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn't been able to stay...

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island.That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn't been able to stay at...

    Montenegro's president talks of EU aims during inauguration


    PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's new president has promised to boost democratic freedoms and to fight corruption in the small Balkan nation seeking European Union membership.Milo Djukanovic said in his inaugural...

    PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's new president has promised to boost democratic freedoms and to fight corruption in the small Balkan nation seeking European Union membership.Milo Djukanovic said in his inaugural speech...

    Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign


    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any...
    Spurned advances from Dimitrios Pagourtzis provoked Texas shooting, says mother of girl killed

    Spurned advances from Dimitrios Pagourtzis provoked Texas shooting, says mother of girl killed


    A teenage boy who allegedly shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother has told the Los Angeles Times .Sadie Rodriguez, the...

    A teenage boy who allegedly shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother has told the Los Angeles Times .Sadie Rodriguez, the mother...

    Activists occupy 9 vacant Berlin buildings in rent protest


    BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say activists protesting rising rents and gentrification in the German capital have occupied nine vacant buildings.The dpa news agency reported Sunday that apartments in the trendy Kreuzberg,...

    BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say activists protesting rising rents and gentrification in the German capital have occupied nine vacant buildings.The dpa news agency reported Sunday that apartments in the trendy Kreuzberg, Neukoelln...

    25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue


    SAO PAULO (AP) — About two dozen African migrants were brought ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen, Brazilian authorities said Sunday.The government of Maranhao state said the group of 25...

    SAO PAULO (AP) — About two dozen African migrants were brought ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen, Brazilian authorities said Sunday.The government of Maranhao state said the group of 25 people...

    Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier


    ROME (AP) — One of Italy's two main populist leaders said Sunday that he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier — neither of them -- in what would be the nation's first populist-led...

    ROME (AP) — One of Italy's two main populist leaders said Sunday that he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier — neither of them -- in what would be the nation's first populist-led government.Exactly...

    Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon


    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price has...

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price has spiked...