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Mon. 9:49 a.m.: Manhunt ongoing in Texas shooting that left 2 dead, 12 hurt

GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A suspected gunman remains on the loose after opening fire at an off-campus college party in Texas, leaving two people dead and 12 others injured. The search continued today for the unidentified shooter that authorities believe may have been targeting just one person ...

Mon. 9:46 a.m.: Morning fire extinguished at Hubbard Township home

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Smoke was blowing out the windows of a single story ranch house when firefighters arrived about 6:30 this morning. The Eagle Joint Fire District reported that they had the fire at 7005 Pine Grove Drive SE under control by 7:07 a.m. Emergency crews cleared the scene at 8:23 ...

Mon. 9:31 a.m.: Pope declares Vatican’s Secret Archive not so secret anymore

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has declared that the Vatican Secret Archive isn't so secret after all. Francis today officially changed the name of the Holy See archive to remove what he said were the "negative" implications of having "secret" in its name. From now on, the vast trove of ...

Mon. 9:26 a.m.: Syrian Kurdish forces say they killed close al-Baghdadi aide

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish forces killed the right-hand man and spokesman for the Islamic State group in a joint operation with U.S. troops in northern Syria, just hours after U.S. special forces killed the extremist group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a Kurdish commander said today. The ...

Mon. 9:07 a.m.: California Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid ethics investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Rep. Katie Hill, a rising Democratic star in the House, announced her resignation amid an ethics probe, saying explicit private photos of her with a campaign staffer had been "weaponized" by her husband and political operatives. The California Democrat, 32, had ...

Mon. 8:54 a.m.: Fires spread amid power outages in Northern California

SANTA ROSA, California (AP) — As nearly 200,000 people remain under evacuation order from threat of wildfire, some of the millions of people in Northern California on track to get their electricity back may not have power restored before another possible round of shut-offs and debilitating ...

Thu. 12:33 p.m.: Ryan quits presidential race

HOWLAND — Low on money and struggling to get to even 1 percent in the polls, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said today he's withdrawn from the 2020 Democratic presidential race. Ryan, D-Howland, will run for re-election to the 13th Congressional District. "I got into this race in April to really give ...

Thu. 9:59 a.m.: Californians hit with 2nd round of sweeping blackouts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dangerously windy weather sweeping through the state brought power outages to Northern California as the state's largest utility staged blackouts designed to prevent catastrophic wildfires. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on Wednesday began rolling blackouts stretching ...

Thu. 9:20 a.m.: Putin courts Africa and offers to mediate dam dispute

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin today sought to expand Moscow's clout in Africa by touting military aid and economic projects at the first-ever Russia-Africa summit and even offered to help mediate a growing dispute between two of the continent's largest powers, Egypt and ...