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 2017-10-18 19:57 

Reuters

[ US ]

Gunman kills three at Maryland company, suspected in Delaware shooting... +

An employee of a Maryland kitchen countertop company fatally shot three co-workers and critically wounded two others on Wednesday and is suspected in a later shooting in nearby Delaware, authorities said....

 2017-10-18 19:57 

Reuters

[ US ]

Former Penn State coach Sandusky denied new child sex abuse trial... +

A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday denied a request by former Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky for a new trial on charges that he sexually assaulted pre-teen and teenaged boys for 15 years....

 2017-10-18 19:47 

AP

Judge to hear arguments on tribe's pipeline contingency plan... +

BISMARCK, N.D. AP — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., will accept arguments over the next month on whether the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline must stage equipment near an American Ind......

 2017-10-18 19:46 

AP

The Latest: Police: Witness describes Delaware shooting... +

EDGEWOOD, Md. AP — The Latest on a shooting at an office park in northeastern Maryland all times local : 3:45 p.m. A man who works near a used car lot where a shooting took place in Wilmington......

 2017-10-18 19:46 

Reuters Africa

Catalonia to formally declare independence if Spain suspends regional autonomy - source... +

Catalonia's regional president told a meeting of his party he would formally declare independence if Spain starts the process of suspending the region's autonomy on Thursday, a Catalan government source said on Wednesday....

 2017-10-18 19:44 

AP

The Latest: FBI applauds conviction in beheading terror plot... +

BOSTON AP — The Latest on the trial of a man charged with plotting to behead a conservative blogger on behalf of the Islamic State group all times local : 3:40 p.m. Federal officials say the c......

 2017-10-18 19:43 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment... +

Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse in an email to its Trust and Safety Council published by Wired. Fred Katayama reports.}...

 2017-10-18 19:43 

AP

The Latest: Kelly 'disgusted' by politicized military deaths... +

WASHINGTON AP — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen all times EDT : 3:30 p.m. A White House spokeswoman says Chief of Staff John Kelly is "disgusted"; that dea......

 2017-10-18 19:39 

AP

Road teams above .500, AFC West dominating KC now at Oakland... +

No longer unbeaten, Kansas City now must concentrate on remaining atop the AFC West and, if the Chiefs can manage it, in front of the rest of the conference pack....

 2017-10-18 19:39 

AP

Sharapova, Puig heading to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief... +

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico AP — Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig will head to Puerto Rico next week to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria....

 2017-10-18 19:35 

AP

North Dakota grapes see successful harvest despite drought... +

BISMARCK, N.D. AP — North Dakota's wine industry has seen an unusually productive harvest despite severe drought conditions this summer....

 2017-10-18 19:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Richard Branson targeted in $5 million scam... +

Billionaire founder of the Virgin group Richard Branson telling Reuters he was targeted by a con artist posing as British Defense Minister Michael Fallon who tried to get $5 million in a supposed secret ransom payment. Police are still searching for......

 2017-10-18 19:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK lawmakers vent anger at PM May's fragile government over welfare reform... +

Lawmakers from Britain's ruling Conservative Party vented their anger on Wednesday against Prime Minister Theresa May's pursuit of welfare reforms, reinforcing doubts about her authority over a party divided by Brexit....

 2017-10-18 19:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Maltese prime minister promises reward to uncover journalist killer... +

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat offered on Wednesday a major reward to anyone with information about the killing of prominent journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, saying no expense would be spared in solving the crime....

 2017-10-18 19:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Norway to appoint first woman foreign minister: reports... +

Norwegian Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide will on Friday be named minister of foreign affairs, making her the first woman to hold the post, local media reported on Wednesday....

 2017-10-18 19:29 

AP

Latest: Chevron: Refinery fire won't affect distribution... +

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. AP — The Latest on a refinery fire near Los Angeles all times local :...

 2017-10-18 19:27 

AP

Trump EPA nominees on hold amid dispute over biofuel mandate... +

WASHINGTON AP — A Senate committee has delayed consideration of four of President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency amid opposition to the administratio......

 2017-10-18 19:27 

AP

The Latest: SEC believes it should get more bids this year... +

NASHVILLE, Tenn. AP — The Latest on Southeastern Conference men's basketball media days all times Eastern : 3:25 p.m. After three of its five NCAA Tournament teams reached regional finals last......

 2017-10-18 19:27 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Dow trades above 23,000-mark as IBM's stock jumps... +

The Dow Jones industrial average rose again above the 23,000 level on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after the computing giant hinted at a return to revenue growth....

 2017-10-18 19:27 

AP

Texas to loan Houston $47M to replace bridges after Harvey... +

HOUSTON AP — The state of Texas will provide a $47 million no-interest loan to Houston to replace eight bridges west of downtown that block the flow of floodwaters during heavy downpours, accordi......

 2017-10-18 19:26 

UPI

'Aggressive' llama on the loose in Colorado... +

An "aggressive" spotted llama was found wandering loose in a Colorado on Tuesday....

 2017-10-18 19:25 

AFP

US gymnast Maroney reveals abuse by team doctor... +

Olympic gold medal-winning US gymnast McKayla Maroney, inspired by the "Me Too" movement, revealed on Wednesday that she was molested for years by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151...

 2017-10-18 19:24 

AP

The Latest: Police: Delaware shooting victim was targeted... +

EDGEWOOD, Md. AP — The Latest on a shooting at an office park in northeastern Maryland all times local : 3:15 p.m. Police say a man suspected of killing three co-workers in Maryland later shot......

 2017-10-18 19:22 

AP

Tatum won't develop sexual abuse drama with Weinstein Co.... +

LOS ANGELES AP — Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co. that dealt with a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse....

 2017-10-18 19:21 

Reuters Canada

Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says... +

Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednes...

 2017-10-18 19:17 

AP

Review: Margo Price's 'All American Made' is superb quality... +

Margo Price, "All American Made" Third Man Records...

 2017-10-18 19:14 

AP

The Latest: Trump contacts families of slain when authorized... +

WASHINGTON AP — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen all times local : 3:09 p.m. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump......

 2017-10-18 19:12 

AP

Manhunt underway for gunman in Maryland office park shooting... +

EDGEWOOD, Md. AP — A gunman shot five of his co-workers at a Maryland office park Wednesday, killing three of them and setting off a manhunt along the I-95 Northeast corridor, authorities said....

 2017-10-18 19:12 

AP

Denmark cancels World Cup qualifier against Sweden... +

COPENHAGEN, Denmark AP — A pay dispute involving the Danish women's national team has forced the country's soccer federation to cancel a World Cup qualifying match against Sweden....

 2017-10-18 19:11 

UPI

Italy to receive additional AGM-88E guided missiles... +

Navy officials have awarded $18.2 million to convert high-speed, anti-radiation missiles into advanced medium-range air-to-ground guided missiles for Italy....

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