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DENVER (AP) — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six …
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher Monday, as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump's trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world.Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.6% in early trading to 20,532.95. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 …
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro's inner circle seek guarantees they won't face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior U.S. administration …
CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) — Police say an officer responding to a report of a burglary attempt in Caledonia, Wisconsin, was attacked by a man with an "edged weapon" and fired his gun, killing the man.Caledonia police said in a statement on the city's Facebook page that the officer suffered a …
NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported.The network said Whitaker died of natural causes in his sleep in Devon, …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A runaway train. Crashing billiard balls. A compound fracture.Journalists and academics in Seoul have been running out of colorful descriptions for an intensifying dispute between South Korea and Japan over history and trade that has sent always shaky relations …
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died.After struggling for years with cancer, Blanco died Sunday in hospice …
GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday.The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking …
NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man accused of making what they believe was a threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram has been arrested on telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing charges.New Middletown police say they arrested 20-year-old James Reardon, Jr., at …
TORONTO (AP) — Canada said Sunday it is disappointed the United Kingdom has decided to "off-load their responsibilities" after its close ally revoked the citizenship of a British-Canadian man who is imprisoned in Syria.Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed in a statement …
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A fourth victim has died from injuries sustained during a fight between fans of the rival Honduran soccer teams Motagua and Olimpia, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday.The violence began when fans of the Olimpia team threw stones and other objects Saturday …
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska.Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of …
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro's inner circle seek guarantees they won't face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administration official …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two men with handguns in their waistbands alarmed shoppers when they entered a Kansas City-area Walmart on Sunday, but police say they were just buying ammunition for target practice.Kansas City, Missouri, Police Sgt. Jake Becchina says the men were cooperative and …
Four Louisiana men say they'll plead guilty to charges that they tried to bribe a Mississippi sheriff with $2,000 in casino chips, seeking lucrative jail contracts.Michael LeBlanc Sr. of Baton Rouge, Michael LeBlanc Jr. of Prairieville, Tawasky Ventroy of Opelousas and Jacque Jones of LaPlace have …
GIBRALTAR (AP) — Marine traffic monitoring site shows Iranian tanker suspected of breaching US sanctions to be moving away from Gibraltar.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country.City officials were mostly relieved that a downtown …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the late-night suicide bombing that struck a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul (all times local):8:20 p.m.The United States envoy who is negotiating with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan says the peace process needs to be accelerated …
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk announced the offering in a series of tweets Sunday.The company will allow residents of six states to rent solar-power systems …

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