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Pakistani police arrest 2 men trying to blow up gas line

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 11:38pm

Pakistani counterterrorism police say they have arrested two insurgents attempting to blow up the main gas pipeline in the central city of Bahawalpur.

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.

From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliation

Denis D. Gray and Hau Dinh, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:14pm

The Vietnamese capital once trembled as waves of American bombers unleashed their payloads, but when Kim Jong Un arrives here for his summit with President Donald Trump he won't find rancor toward a former enemy. Instead the North Korean leader will get a glimpse at the potential rewards of reconciliation.

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.

Dozens die from tainted liquor in India's northeast

Wasbir Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:07pm

At least 84 people have died and another 200 have been hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India's remote northeast, authorities said on Saturday.

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.