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Gazans call on Saudi Arabia to free imprisoned relatives

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:37am

Several families of Palestinian detainees imprisoned by Saudi Arabia are holding a rare protest in Gaza and are calling on Riyadh to free them.

Georgia man accused of dragging officer with car surrenders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:14am

A Georgia man accused of dragging a police officer with his car during a traffic stop has surrendered to authorities.

Tensions high as South Sudan faces unity government deadline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:00am

South Sudan's fragile peace deal is faltering less than a month before the president and armed opposition leader are meant to form a unity government and begin the long recovery from a five-year civil war.

Man accused of killing Georgia college student surrenders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:58am

A man accused of killing a Georgia college student has surrendered to authorities.

Florida man arrested in sex assault of girl met on Snapchat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:49am

A Florida man is accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl he met on Snapchat.

House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:23pm

House Democrats are showing no signs of easing up on the fast-moving impeachment inquiry targeting President Donald Trump.

Study: 'Medicare for All' not only way to universal coverage

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:23pm

Health care memo to Democrats: There's more than one way to get to coverage for all.

Smoke near Spanish Fork Canyon expected from prescribed burn

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:06pm

Authorities say people may see smoke near the site of several wildfire burn scars over the next few weeks, but it will be coming from a prescribed burn.

Minnesota boy, 6, missing after getting off bus found safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:27pm

Authorities in Minnesota say a 6-year-old boy who had been missing since getting off the school bus with his siblings has been found safe.

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since '33

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:12pm

As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark's infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the dugout and thrust the silver NL Championship Series trophy overhead, to the delight of loud, delirious fans still in the stands.

Judge declines to reduce bail for man charged with Utah adoption scheme

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:56pm

Bail remains at $3 million for the Arizona elected official accused of running an illegal adoption scheme and smuggling at least 40 pregnant women to Utah from the Marshall Islands.

Private Dallas university evacuates campus after bomb threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:55pm

A private university in Dallas canceled classes and evacuated its campus of about 4,800 students after receiving a threatening message that prompted a lockdown.

Trump vetoes resolution to block his use of emergency powers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:47pm

President Donald Trump has vetoed legislation that attempted to overturn his use of emergency powers to raid military base projects to pay for his long-promised border fence.

The Latest: Spokesman says Cuomo was quoting New York Times

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:23pm

The Latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo using a racial slur (all times local):

Western governors want nuclear testing compensation expanded

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:06pm

Atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government currently recognizes, Western governors said.

University may lose Superman papers over Liz Cheney comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:22pm

The University of Wyoming could lose the papers of a longtime "Superman" comic book editor after his son took offense to comments by Congresswoman Liz Cheney.

Medical examiner: Police officer shot himself to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:03pm

A medical examiner says a Maryland police officer found with a gunshot wound in a parking garage died of a self-inflicted injury.

The Latest: Man faces murder, sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:02pm

The Latest on a death investigation in Alaska (all times local):

Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

Mike Fitzpatrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:58pm

A gritty Gerrit Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.