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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Monkees have postponed the last four dates of their tour after guitarist Mike Nesmith became ill.The band posted on Facebook Thursday that Nesmith had "a minor health issue" before a show in Philadelphia and was advised to "rest for the next week." The 75-year-old …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge.The Supreme Court issued its decision Friday. The case the court ruled on involves Michael Currier, who was charged with breaking into a home in 2012 and helping steal a safe with cash and guns. He …
BALTIMORE (AP) — During her first months in office as Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby stridently vowed to "deliver justice" on behalf of a black man whose death in police custody triggered massive protests and the city's worst riots in decades.The state's attorney's swift decision …
BERLIN (AP) — A human rights expert criticized the United States on Friday for failing to tackle poverty and giving tax cuts to the wealthy — comments that came only days after Washington quit the U.N. body that appointed him.High U.S. income inequality "can only be made worse" by the …
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion and uncertainty along the border, as officials worked to come up with a plan to reunite families while sending conflicting signals about the state of the …
LAKE PLACID, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say 33 children and three adults were hospitalized after falling ill during a summer camp in Florida. Most of them complained of nausea and vomiting and have been released from the hospital.WFLA reports one child passed out, prompting Thursday's 911 …
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe has agreed on a plan to finally shepherd Greece out of its bailout program and keep it afloat in coming years.The country's fellow states in the euro currency union said early Friday that they would give Greece its last loans and ease the cost of repaying old …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America's disputes with its trading partners (all times local):10:44 a.m.President Donald Trump is threatening to slap a 20 percent tariff on cars from the European Union.In a tweet Friday, Trump complains about EU trade barriers and vowed "if these Tariffs …
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died.He was 68.His Thursday …
MOSCOW (AP) — A photo of a scribbled team lineup, spotted in the hands of an assistant coach, threatens to sour the unusually cordial World Cup relations between the England team and its traveling media pack.Four years after the team leadership banned reporters for snooping on closed …
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the Turkish presidential and parliamentary elections (all times local):6 p.m.An opposition member of Turkey's media watchdog has published a chart showing unequal airtimes on the state broadcaster for presidential and parliamentary candidates campaigning for …
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Republican and Democrat hoping to unseat Maine's popular independent Sen. Angus King are getting some attention, one for his arrest, the other for his dance moves.Democrat Zak Ringelstein traveled to the Mexico border where he was arrested Friday while attempting to …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Furious at corrupt politicians and fearful of deteriorating security, many Brazilians are calling for a military intervention to clean house of crooked leaders and crack down on heavily armed drug gangs.While chances of a military takeover in Latin America's largest …
GENEVA (AP) — Diplomats said Friday that Israel has temporarily reduced its participation with the U.N.'s main human rights body, days after the United States pulled out largely over its allegation that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel.The diplomats in Geneva, speaking on …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia woman helped blow up an ATM inside a city business during an unsuccessful theft attempt.Police say 34-year-old Tinikah Hogan faces numerous charges, including conspiracy and possessing a weapon of mass destruction. It's not clear if she has …
FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says the fatal shooting of a man during an argument over a dog named Princess was self-defense.Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said witnesses and a 911 recording back 48-year-old Charles Peddycoart's version of the events that led to the shooting …
MADRID (AP) — Nobel Literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has been discharged from a Madrid hospital, 24 hours after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home.The 82-year-old Peruvian writer left the Spanish capital's Hospital Ruber Juan Bravo on Friday.Vargas Llosa spent the night under …
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in West Virginia.The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay Thursday in a case brought by conservation groups that challenged a water-crossings permit.The Roanoke …
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest from a meeting of Michigan State University's governing board on how it will handle a $500 million settlement with victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local):10:45 a.m.Michigan State University will sell bonds to pay for a $500 million …
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic's foreign minister says a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the prosecutor general will investigate.The retired German tennis star claims that his role as Central African Republic's attache …

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