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Fri. 1:49 p.m.: Browns’ Garrett suspended for rest of season by NFL

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason by the NFL today for using a helmet “as a weapon” and striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head. His violent outburst in the final seconds of ...

Fri. 9:13 a.m.: Israel says it has completed Gaza strikes after rocket fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said early today it has completed a series of airstrikes on targets linked to the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza after overnight rocket fire that rattled a day-old truce. The Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers, who kept to the sidelines of this ...

Fri. 9:09 a.m.: Ousted ambassador to testify in Trump impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will hear from a singular witness today in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president’s allies in what she calls a smear campaign now central to the inquiry. The career diplomat, who ...

Fri. 9:01 a.m.: Global shares mostly rise on talk of China-US trade deal

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares mostly rose today after U.S. governments officials said they were getting close to an agreement with China to cool tensions over trade. Germany’s DAX rose 0.2 percent to 13,208, and France’s CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,922. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial ...

Fri. 8:54 a.m.: Hong Kong protesters issue demands, begin leaving university

HONG KONG (AP) — Many of the protesters who had barricaded themselves in a Hong Kong university this week began to leave today after temporarily clearing a road they had blocked and demanding that the government commit to going ahead with local elections on Nov. 24. It wasn’t immediately ...

Fri. 8:45 a.m.: Partisan vote likely for Export-Import Bank measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House is on track to pass a measure renewing the charter of the Export-Import Bank, a U.S. agency that provides loans and other help to foreign buyers of U.S. exports. But today’s vote appears likely to break mostly along party lines and ...

Fri. 8:38 a.m.: Fuel rations, price hike hit Iranians amid plunging economy

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Many Iranians are angry after authorities abruptly raised fuel prices by up to 50 percent and imposed rationing without any prior warnings to the public. Across the capital, Tehran, long lines of cars waited for hours at pumping stations following the overnight changes ...

Thur. 1:25 p.m.: New Lordstown auto plant owner opens doors to media

LORDSTOWN - Constructing a vehicle assembly plant the size of the massive former General Motors facility in Lordstown now would cost upward of $3 billion, said the chief production officer of the plant's new owner. Rich Schmidt with Lordstown Motors Corp. also said today that getting the ...

Thur. 12:15 p.m.: Former Massachusetts governor makes presidential bid

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has filed for the New Hampshire presidential primary as he officially begins a last-minute 2020 campaign. The former Massachusetts governor is hoping that his work in a neighboring state could help him in New Hampshire, home to the first-in-the-nation ...