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Mon. 9:11 a.m.: Severe storms sweep through Dallas, causing heavy damage

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Crews searched this morning through the rubble of buildings torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area the night before, causing damage to homes and businesses and knocking out electricity to tens of thousands of people. Radar confirmed the tornado ...

Fri. 9:29 a.m.: Deal between US, Turkey spawns more questions than answers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hailed it as a great day for civilization, but the agreement hammered out in Ankara, Turkey, between U.S. and Turkish leaders spawned more questions than answers. Thursday's deal called for a five-day pause in fighting between Turkish and Kurdish ...

Fri. 9:21 a.m.: Global markets brush off disconcerting data out of China

BANGKOK (AP) — Global markets largely brushed off more disconcerting economic signals from China, which today reported that its economy grew at its slowest pace in 26 years last quarter. The 6 percent growth pace China reported for July-September was worse than most economists were ...

Fri. 9:15 a.m.: Johnson returns to London to drum up support for Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — After winning the backing of European Union leaders for his new Brexit deal , Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in London today looking to secure enough support to get the deal through the fractious British Parliament. Johnson returned from an EU summit in Brussels overnight for ...

Fri. 9:09 a.m.: Turkey’s president: Kurdish fighters withdrawing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president say Syrian Kurdish fighters are withdrawing from parts of northeast Syria. That follows a cease-fire agreement reached between Turkey and the United States a day earlier. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul today that his country's ...

Fri. 8:53 a.m.: World’s 1st female spacewalking team making history

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth this morning, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged one by one, it marked the ...

Youngstown man who beat wife guilty of murder

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Mahoning County jury took less than an hour to find murder defendant Jason Hymes Sr. guilty of causing his wife's death from a brutal beating. The verdict came this afternoon in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. Jurors on Wednesday watched a video that showed Hymes punching ...

Thu. 1:02 p.m.: UAW / GM deal lets Lordstown plant close

DETROIT (AP) - A tentative four year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump sum payments and an $11,000 signing bonus and allows the automaker to proceed with closing its assembly plant in Lordstown. Also in return, the contracts allows GM to move on ...

Thu. 9:41 a.m.: US delegation arrives for meeting with Turkey’s president

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior U.S. delegation arrived today for meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on an improbable mission to push for a cease-fire in Northern Syria. Armored SUVs carrying Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House national ...

Thu. 9:11 a.m.: Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died early today of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68. Cummings ...