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The Latest: Hong Kong Leader Suspends Unpopular Bill

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 01:07
Hong Kong leader suspends proposed extradition bill indefinitely.

Doctors Will Conduct Health Checks at Facility With Preemie

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:50
Advocates say doctors will be allowed to conduct health assessments at same facility where a teenage mother and her newborn premature baby were found this week.

Iran President Renews Ultimatum Over Nuclear Pact Compliance

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:49
DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Iran will continue scaling back compliance with its nuclear deal commitments unless other signatories show "positive signals",...

Middle East Attack Jolts Oil-Import Dependent Asia

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:45
The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region's oil import-dependent economies.

Woodland Sets Himself up for the Weekend at US Open

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:40
Woodland handles the tough stuff, sets himself up for the weekend at US Open.

Embattled Hong Kong Leader Lam Suspends China Extradition Bill

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:30
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland...

O'Rourke: White Americans Don't Know Full Story of Slavery

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:26
As he strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year's southern presidential primaries, Beto O'Rourke has taken a path somewhat less traveled.

Weld Takes GOP Bid to Oust Trump to NH. Voters Are Confused.

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:12
Weld takes GOP bid to oust Trump to New Hampshire. Voters are left scratching their heads.

Adventure-Seekers Can Find Plenty at Idaho's City of Rocks

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:05
Adventure Guide: Choose your own adventure; City of Rocks and Castle Rocks State Park.

Woman Finishes Opioid Awareness Walk in Florida Keys

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:01
A South Carolina woman has reached the Florida Keys, completing a 2,575-mile (4,144-kilometer) walk to give attention to the opioid overdose crisis.

Program Shows Promise of Removing Pythons From Everglades

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:01
Can Burmese pythons be eradicated from the Everglades? Judas snake program shows promise.

JC Newman Expanding Amid Concerns About Cigar Industry

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:00
Inspired by Ybor history, J.C. Newman expanding amid concerns about cigar industry's future.

Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Drunken Driving Crash

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:00
A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed his father.

2 Hikers Die on White Mountains Trails in 2 Days

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 23:14
New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say two people have died in two days while hiking trails in New Hampshire's White Mountains, while a third hiker rescued survived.

2 Yankton Students Recognized at National Science Olympiad

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 23:05
Yankton High School students Erin Knight and Sarah Stoddard were recently recognized in the National Science Olympiad.

Ancient Afghan Citadel Collapses, Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 22:56
By Mustafa AndalibGHAZNI, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this...

China Denies Hit and Run as Pressure Builds on Duterte to Speak Up

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 22:32
By Martin PettyMANILA (Reuters) - China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank...

PHOTO GALLERY: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 22:22
PHOTO GALLERY: Protests in Hong Kong against amendments that would allow extradition to mainland China; a pitcher reacting to a strikeout during a college baseball game during a sunset in Louisiana; and a visitor to a Rembrandt van Rijn exhibit in Germany.

Hong Kong Leader Lam to Meet Media at 3 P.m. on Saturday: Statement

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 22:14
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports...

Omaha Woman Living in Warren Buffett's Old House Rents Home

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 22:06
Omaha school teacher Nancy Monen, who's living in Warren Buffett's old house, recently rented her home to a group attending the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.