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November 12, 2019

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  • US Forecast

    4 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) US Forecast for Friday, November 8, 2019 _____ City/Town, State;Yesterday’s High Temp (F);Yesterday’s Low Temp (F);Today’s High Temp (F);Today’s Low Temp (F);Weather Condition;Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%);Chance of Precip. (%);UV Index Albany, NY;46;26;35;21;Windy and colder;WNW;16;45%;6%;2 Albuquerque, NM;52;34;63;36;Mostly sunny;NNE;5;47%;0%;4 Anchorage, AK;44;40;44;33;Partly ...

  • The Latest: Jeff Sessions announces 2020 run for Senate seat

    4 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Attorney General Jeff Sessions running for U.S. Senate (all times local): 8:19 p.m. Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will attempt to win back his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama after a tumultuous ...

  • Brazil court's ruling could free ex-President Da Silva

    4 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's highest court has reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates who are still appealing their convictions, including jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The country's Supreme Court decided on a ...

  • Magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolts region of northwestern Iran

    4 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck the northwest of the country. There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The report says the quake hit at The U.S. Geological Survey puts ...

  • Bosnia outraged after Macron calls it a 'ticking time-bomb'

    4 days, 19 hours ago

    (AP) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Officials in Bosnia are expressing outrage over remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in which he described the country as a "ticking time-bomb" and the greatest concern for Europe in the Balkans over its "problem of ...

  • School shooting in Brazilian school injures 2

    4 days, 21 hours ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian media outlet says two students have been injured in a school shooting in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Online news site UOL reported Thursday that a 17-year-old boy shot one victim in ...

  • Car seats in Italy must have alarms so kids aren't forgotten

    4 days, 21 hours ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italy is requiring parents of young children to equip car seats with alarm devices so tots aren't forgotten by absent-minded adults. A transport ministry decree went into effect on Thursday in a bid to prevent deaths, like ...

  • Chile president plans tougher security after protests

    4 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's president is announcing measures to increase security and toughen sanctions for vandalism following protests that have left at least 20 dead. President Sebastián Piñera said Thursday that the measures that he'll send to Congress include ...

  • Bulgarian president vetoes appointment of new prosecutor

    4 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's president has vetoed the appointment of Ivan Geshev as new chief prosecutor. President Rumen Radev on Thursday that he would ask the judicial panel that elected Geshev, currently a deputy chief prosecutor, to review its ...

  • Mexico prison raid leads to chaos in border city

    4 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces continue working inside a state prison in an operation that set off a night of chaos in Ciudad Juarez. State prosecutor Jorge Nava says eight people were murdered in various incidents Tuesday night ...

  • Colombia president lauds ex-minister after bombing dispute

    4 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president is standing behind his former minister of defense even as his administration comes under fire for a bombing against a guerrilla group that left at least eight children and adolescents dead. President Iván Duque ...

  • Sports on TV

    4 days, 22 hours ago

    (AP) (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Friday, November 8 AUTO RACING 4:30 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series: practice, Phoenix 5 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series: qualifying, Phoenix 6 p.m. NBCSN — ...

  • Sessions, an Alabama icon, faces uncertain path to Senate

    4 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to return to his old Senate seat from Alabama. But it's already clear he'll have a fight on his hands. Knowledgeable Republicans say Sessions will announce his candidacy for the Republican ...

  • APNewsBreak: Steyer aide offered money for endorsements

    4 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top aide to Tom Steyer in Iowa has privately offered local politicians campaign contributions in exchange for endorsing his White House bid. Multiple people with direct knowledge of the conversations told The Associated Press ...

  • Kosovo charges man returned from Syria with fighting for IS

    4 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against a man suspected of fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria. A statement Thursday from the prosecutors' office said that, in July 2015, the man identified as A.M. ...

  • Greece: New bid to understand prehistoric engineering feat

    4 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating a vast 3,300-year-old fortress northwest of Athens are hoping to shed light on one of the most impressive engineering feats of ancient Greece. The Culture Ministry says the results of work at Glas, a ...

  • UN nuclear watchdog says it 'does not agree with' Iran's claims on inspector testing positive for traces of explosives

    5 days ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — UN nuclear watchdog says it 'does not agree with' Iran's claims on inspector testing positive for traces of explosives.

  • The Hague court summons Kosovo speaker for questioning

    5 days ago

    (AP) PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's outgoing Parliament speaker says he has been summoned for questioning by a Netherlands-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war. Kadri Veseli said Thursday he would be questioned at ...

  • Outgoing Lebanese PM says talks underway on new Cabinet

    5 days ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri says discussions regarding the formation of a new government are underway among various political groups. Hariri spoke on Thursday after meeting President Michel Aoun. He provided no other details. Hariri resigned ...

  • Bolivia clashes: third person killed in disputed election

    5 days, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Authorities in Bolivia say a third person has been killed in street clashes that have intensified since the country's disputed election nearly three weeks ago. Limbert Guzman, a 20-year-old student, died late Wednesday in a ...

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