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1 killed, 2 wounded in explosion in Nepalese capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:47pm

An explosion outside a telecommunications company in the Nepalese capital killed one person and wounded two others, police said Saturday.

Sen. Warren: US needs to address 'ugly history of racism'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:08pm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said earlier this week that she supports reparations for black Americans who have been affected by slavery, told reporters Friday that the nation needs to confront its "ugly history of racism" and "talk about the right way to address it and make change."

Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival route

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 6:59pm

Vietnam has announced an unprecedented traffic ban along a possible arrival route of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his second summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi next week, state media reported.

Manhattan luxury condo owners vote to strip Trump's name

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:31pm

Big, brassy letters spelling "Trump" will be ripped off another New York City apartment tower, the last of six luxury condominiums that once displayed the president's name.

Report: Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:13pm

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

Twitter co-founder Williams steps down from company board

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:25pm

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams will leave the social media company's board of directors at the end of the month.

Judge strikes down North Carolina voter ID OK'd by voters

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:52pm

A North Carolina judge on Friday voided new state mandates requiring photo identification to vote and also limiting income tax rates. He ruled the GOP-controlled legislature lacked authority to put those constitutional amendments on the ballot because lawmakers had been elected from racially-biased districts two years earlier.

Florida man sues hair dye maker after being scarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:30pm

A Florida man is suing a consumer products company after he says he suffered permanent scarring and discoloration on his face from using a men's hair dye.

Police: Suspect fires at people in mall sporting goods store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:53pm

Authorities say a man shot at specific people inside a sporting goods store in a South Carolina mall, though no one is believed to have been injured.

Trump: Amazon's dropped deal 'a big loss' for hometown NYC

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:36pm

President Donald Trump is calling Amazon's decision to drop its plans for new headquarters in New York "a big loss" for the city.

Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:34pm

As their company was swirling around the financial drain in the early 2000s, General Motors executives came up with an idea to counter its gas-guzzling image and point the way to transportation of the future: an electric car with a gas-engine backup that could travel anywhere.

Gold, silver rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:15pm

The February gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,329.20 an ounce -- up $5.70.

Dems' choice: Scrap the system or make gradual change?

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:09pm

Democratic presidential contenders are splitting into two camps: those who want to quickly overhaul economic systems that have existed for decades and those who favor more gradual change.

Police: 50 die from tainted liquor in India's Assam state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:07pm

Indian police say at least 50 people have died and another 50 fallen sick after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India's remote northeast.

Fired Amazon worker with Crohn's sues over bathroom breaks

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:02pm

A former Amazon employee in Kentucky with the inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease has sued the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for more bathroom breaks.

The Latest: Trump raises prospect of dropping Huawei charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:39pm

The Latest on the U.S.-China trade talks in Washington (all times local):

Government: Highway shutdown not aimed at tribe, media

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:16pm

Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating the media or the American Indian tribe that has led the protracted fight against the project.

Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:03pm

from 30,000 feet.

House approves Idaho Medal of Honor Highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 12:18pm

Legislation to designate a roadway that crosses southern Idaho as the Idaho Medal of Honor Highway has passed the House.