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Thu. 8:51 a.m.: AP Explains: New rules could muddle results of Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Iowa Democratic Party will report three sets of results from the party's presidential caucuses. And there is no guarantee that all three will show the same winner. Each set of results represents a different stage of the caucus. The new rules were ...

Thu. 8:46 a.m.: Australia firefighters save world’s only rare dinosaur trees

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Specialist firefighters have saved the world's last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said today. Firefighters winched from helicopters to reach the cluster of fewer than 200 Wollemi Pines in a ...

Wed. 1:32 p.m.: EGCC fires its president, ‘lost confidence’

YOUNGSTOWN — The tenure of Jimmie Bruce as president of Eastern Gateway Community College has come to an end. Bruce, who came to the school in 2015, was terminated from his position during Wednesday's meeting of the board of the trustees at the Youngstown campus. Board members cited ...

Wed. 9:48 a.m.: Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. lead field into rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Posthumous inductees Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. will lead a new class into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, joined by Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails and T-Rex. The inductees were announced this morning. The annual induction ceremony will take ...

Wed. 9:44 a.m.: World shares slip on jitters over China-US trade deal

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mostly lower today as conflicting reports raised concerns over the likely outcome of a trade deal to be signed by the U.S. and China. Britain's FTSE 100 edged 0.1 percent higher to 7,632, while the CAC 40 in Paris was down 0.2 percent at 6,028. In Germany, ...

Wed. 9:32 a.m.: Helmet trouble strikes 2nd all-female spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts ventured out this morning on a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrades to the International Space Station's power grid, but quickly ran into a helmet problem. It was the second pairing of Jessica Meir and Christina Koch outside the ...

Wed. 9:11 a.m.: Nissan adds nearly 308K vehicles to Takata recall saga

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling nearly 308,000 vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. The Nissan front passenger inflators are among 10 million from 14 different automakers that Takata is recalling. It's the last recall that ...

Wed. 8:59 a.m.: Delay over, House to send articles of impeachment to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is set to vote today to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a landmark trial on whether the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress are grounds for his removal. Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans a morning ...

Wed. 8:46 a.m.: Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: CIVILITY AND SUBSTANCE OVER FIGHTING AND FRICTION After the United States' killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democrats were bracing for ...