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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico's western coast between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta by Wednesday.The governments of Sinaloa and Nayarit states ordered coastal …
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway on Monday mourned World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg, who headed a five-man team that daringly blew up a plant producing heavy water, depriving Nazi Germany of a key ingredient it could have used to make nuclear weapons.Prime Minister Erna Solberg …
CHICAGO (AP) — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.The Powerball jackpot also has climbed. It's up to an estimated $620 million for Wednesday's drawing. That would make it the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. …
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say a rickshaw driver who set himself on fire to protest police demands for bribes, has died of severe burns in Karachi.Mohammad Khalid died on Monday morning, two days after setting himself on fire.Khalid's self-immolation — according to a …
Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child.The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round draft pick was released Monday from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina, after completing …
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. MIGRANTS PUSH DEEPER INTO MEXICOThe caravan swells to an estimated 5,000 after many Honduran migrants find ways to cross from Guatemala as Mexican police block the official border crossing.2. …
TOKYO (AP) — A top U.S. energy official said Monday that Asia is the center of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas exports.U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette told reporters in Tokyo that the U.S. is working with Japan …
BERLIN (AP) — A top German official pressed Monday for the European Union to show a united front on arms exports to Saudi Arabia after Berlin backed a freeze on such exports over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that arms exports to Saudi Arabia …
MILAN (AP) — Italy's leader on Monday gave no indication that his government would rein in public spending plans, keeping alive a dispute with the European Union, which wants the country to revise its budget.Giuseppe Conte defended the deficit-busting budget in a news conference in Rome …
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former prison guard accused in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself in 2015 has entered a plea agreement.The Ann Arbor News reports 49-year-old Dianna Callahan of Flint pleaded no contest Friday to involuntary manslaughter. Chief Assistant Washtenaw …
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local):2:30 p.m.The European Union is calling on the United States and Russia to stick to a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty and make sure it is …
SWIEQI, Malta (AP) — It was her last day of class and Leida Ruvina was getting suspicious.The Albanian student had just finished the first module in what was purported to be a doctoral program co-administered by Slovenia's Euro-Mediterranean University, but the place didn't look like much …
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A court in the Maldives has freed an opposition leader, setting aside a lower court's conviction for bribery.The High Court, in hearing an appeal by Qasim Ibrahim, said Monday that there were procedural violations by the Criminal Court in convicting him.Ibrahim, a …
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials say a 15-men team tortured, killed and dismembered the writer, while Saudi Arabia says he …
BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical treatment. Eighteen remain trapped underground, according to a state broadcaster.The accident happened in Shandong province late …
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Several Supreme Court judges in Poland returned from government-imposed retirements Monday after the European Union's top court ordered their reinstatements.Dozens of supporters greeted the six judges as they headed into the Supreme Court building, ready to resume …
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court on Monday rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy.Regional Trial Court Judge Andres …
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — It wasn't a cat in a tree, but a dog in a heating duct that took firefighters to a home in Virginia.The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department arrived Friday night to find the small dog trapped in the HVAC system.Video shows firefighter Mark Williams cutting a …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas have completed removing land mines planted at their shared border village as part of efforts to disarm the area located inside the world's most heavily fortified border, South Korean officials said Monday.The announcement came following a meeting …
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets rose on Monday, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a downgrade in Italy's credit rating over its plans to ramp up public spending.KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added 0.6 percent to 11,624 and France's CAC-40 was 0.4 percent higher …

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