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LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was taken by helicopter for medical treatment following a violent wreck at the start of Sunday's race at Pocono Raceway, where a driver was killed in 2015.IndyCar said Wickens was awake and alert as he was taken to a hospital. The …
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government plans to send troops to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants.Government-run news agency Agencia Brasil said Sunday that the Public Security Ministry plans to send at least 60 soldiers of the elite National …
Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option.In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home from a late night at a Tesla factory, Musk told the Huffington Post founder that his electric car company and Ford are the only …
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is hosting the largest annual celebration of Indian independence outside of India.Tens of thousands of people have showed up Sunday for the noon parade down Madison Avenue from East 38th Street to East 25th Street. The 2018 festivities feature nearly 40 floats, …
ROME (AP) — The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution on the concrete.RAI state television broadcast excerpts …
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate.The Indianapolis Star reports that some students walked out of Saturday's performance and accused …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sunday that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government spending, end corruption and repatriate public funds.In his first televised speech, and a day after he was sworn in, …
HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient while she was tethered to machines and receiving treatment for asthma won't serve any prison time and will instead serve 10 years' probation.The punishment has surprised defense attorneys, disappointed law …
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured.Speaking for the first time since the Aug. 10 protest, Carmen Dan said Sunday the ministry had identified up to 1,000 …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted in the death of a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014.The court on Sunday upheld a state appeal for a longer sentence, extending Ben Deri's imprisonment from nine months …
PULA, Croatia (AP) — A British woman was rescued Sunday after falling from a cruise ship and spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, Croatia's coast guard said.The unidentified woman was taken to a hospital in the town of Pula and is out of danger.She fell from the Norwegian Star …
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Residents across Venezuela's capital spent a nervous weekend bracing for dramatic measures that President Nicolas Maduro has announced to rescue a downward-spiraling economy, including a more-than-3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage.The changes start to kick in …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."Warner Bros. estimates that the film earned $25.2 million over the …
THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about fans injured at a Backstreet Boys concert in Oklahoma, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the city in the dateline. The city is Thackerville, not Thackersville.A corrected version of the story is below:Fans injured in storm at …
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton has met with Israel's prime minister in Jerusalem to discuss Iran.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office issued a statement Sunday saying the premier looked forward to discussing ways to roll back what he …
THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.Kym Koch-Thompson, spokeswoman for the WinStar World Casino and Resort, says the …
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia's Lombok island (all times local):1:25 a.m.A strong earthquake has cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok and toppled buildings.The shallow magnitude 6.9 quake that hit just after 10 p.m. Sunday is one …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The legislature in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero is calling on the federal government to legalize production of opium for pharmaceutical use in a move it hopes will reduce crime and help local farmers.The mountainous state on Mexico's Pacific Coast produces …
HONOLULU (AP) — A retired Navy captain in Hawaii has been indicted on federal charges of receiving at least $145,000 in bribes from a Malaysian defense contractor.The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that David Haas is the latest former or current Navy official to be caught up in a …
JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel.In recent days the Palestinian postal staff in Jericho has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes and …

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