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The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect's firearms card was revoked

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:34pm

The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local):

Memorial service set for woman killed in Southwest flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:57pm

Family and friends will gather Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair.

4 Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia killed in bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:52pm

Four Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia were killed Saturday in a bus crash, a British travel company and officials said.

The Latest: US alleges 'excessive force' in Nicaragua

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:49pm

The Latest on unrest in Nicaragua (all times local):

Greece rejects Turkish leader's proposal to swap soldiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:41pm

The Greek government is rejecting a proposal by Turkey's president to exchange two Greek soldiers detained since early March for eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in 2016,

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:38pm

It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage.

Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:43am

Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:18am

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83.

The Latest: Iconic French abbey reopens after security alert

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:49am

The Latest on the evacuation of a French tourist site due to security concerns (all times local):

GOP opponent says Arkansas governor not conservative enough

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:34am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson got an "A'' rating from the National Rifle Association when he ran for governor in 2014 and can tout a series of tax cuts he's championed since taking office. But that apparently isn't enough for Jan Morgan, the owner of a gun range she once declared "Muslim-free," who is mounting an uphill bid to unseat Hutchinson in the Republican primary as not conservative enough on gun rights, taxes and other issues.

Insider Q&A: The inherent limits of temporary tax cuts

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:01am

The tax overhaul that took effect Jan. 1 provides generous breaks for corporations and wealthy Americans and more modest relief for middle- and low-income households. In addition, the tax cuts for corporations are permanent; those for individuals and families are only temporary.

UAE accuses Qatar fighters of flying near passenger jet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:07am

The United Arab Emirates again has accused Qatari military fighter jets of coming dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner landing in Bahrain. Qatar did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threat

Sheila Norman-Culp and Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:25am

French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and searched houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services.

China's ZTE says it's seeking a solution to US tech ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:57am

ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, said Sunday that it is taking steps to comply with a U.S. technology ban and that it is seeking a solution to the issue it says threatens its survival.

China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:53am

The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.

Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:53am

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch.

UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:31am

Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

Paul Wiseman and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:39pm

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion.

Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

Luis Manuel Galeano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:29pm

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Saturday that his government is willing to enter into talks over social security reforms that have sparked four days of protests and clashes in which, rights monitors say, at least 25 people have died. A journalist covering the unrest was also killed.

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:27pm

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.