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Wed. 9:26 a.m.: Kim again rides horse up sacred peak as nuke deadline nears

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rode a white horse up a sacred mountain on his second symbolic visit in less than two months, state media reported today, as his country is threatening provocation if the United States refuses to make concessions in nuclear diplomacy ...

Wed. 9:21 a.m.: NATO notebook: leaders agree to set up expert committee

WATFORD, England (AP) — Here are notes from the NATO summit happening now near London (all times local): ——— 2 p.m. NATO leaders say they’ve agreed to set up a committee of experts to analyze political decision-making after French President Emmanuel Macron lamented the “brain ...

Wed. 9:13 a.m.: EU climate leadership in doubt as bloc set to miss 2030 goal

MADRID (AP) — The European Union said today that it will likely miss its target for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030, dealing a blow to the bloc’s efforts to be a leader in the fight against climate change. The European Environment Agency said existing measures put the EU on course to ...

Wed. 8:59 a.m.: Georgia governor to announce replacement for Sen. Isakson

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is set to formally announce his choice to replace Sen. Johnny Isakson on Wednesday morning. The announcement comes after the Republican governor has faced criticism of his expected pick from supporters of President Donald Trump. A GOP political ...

Tue. 12:20 p.m.: Coroner IDs crash victims

YOUNGSTOWN - The Mahoning County Coroner's Office has identified the two people killed in a crash and fire Wednesday on Salt Springs Road as Jasper Wells Jr., 32, and Audreyona Ward, 25. They were identified using fingerprints, a press release from the office states. Wells and Ward were in ...

Tue. 9:58 a.m.: Trump attacks French leader Macron over NATO criticism

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump today took aim at President Emmanuel Macron over the French leader’s criticism of NATO, and criticized the other members of the military alliance for being too slow to beef up their defense budgets. As prime ministers and presidents of the ...

Tue. 9:26 a.m.: Iran state TV says ‘rioters’ shot and killed amid protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state television today acknowledged security forces shot and killed what it described as "rioters" in multiple cities amid recent protests over the spike in government-set gasoline prices — the first time that authorities have offered any sort of ...

Tue. 9:15 a.m.: Stocks fall as Trump downplays chances of China trade deal

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares turned lower today amid pessimism over a standoff between the U.S. and China and new tensions between the U.S. and France on tariffs. President Donald Trump appeared to downplay the chances for a deal to end the U.S.-China trade war before the end of the ...

Tue. 9:05 a.m.: Prince Andrew’s accuser asks UK public for support

LONDON (AP) — Prince Andrew suffered fresh scrutiny Monday night when the woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with him when she was 17 asked the British public to support her quest for justice. Virginia Roberts Giuffre told BBC Panorama that people "should not accept ...

Tue. 8:58 a.m.: Missouri man sentenced for hiding mother’s corpse in shed

FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to probation for hiding his mother’s corpse in a makeshift coffin and wooden vault in a storage shed after she died of what appear to be natural causes. The Daily Journal reports that 52-year-old Nicholas McClure, of Farmington, also ...