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HOUSTON (AP) — A Cuban man who legally sought asylum died by apparent suicide while being detained at an immigration jail in Louisiana, authorities said Wednesday.Roylan Hernandez Diaz, 43, was found unresponsive Tuesday afternoon inside his cell at the Richwood Correctional Center, …
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Syrian forces on Wednesday night rolled into the strategic border town of Kobani, blocking one path for the Turkish military to establish a "safe zone" free of Syrian Kurdish fighters along the frontier as part of its week-old offensive.The seizure of Kobani by …
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in the first federal trial on the opioid crisis (all times local):6:10 p.m.The first day of jury selection in a landmark federal opioid lawsuit in federal court in Cleveland has concluded.U.S. District Judge Dan Polster said both sides on …
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona house that was the last home architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed before his death sold Wednesday for nearly $1.7 million.Out of nearly 20 bids at a public auction for the Norman Lykes House, the winning bid came from a man who lives out of state, Heritage …
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on two deaths at the home of "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely (all times local):3:05 p.m.Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their Southern California home by the couple's son, who police subsequently shot to death.A Santa …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Longtime Mexican oil workers union boss Carlos Romero Deschamps, who ruled the syndicate with an iron fist for nearly three decades, reportedly resigned Wednesday following repeated scandals over alleged corruption.Several Mexican news outlets said Deschamps, who had been …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says world leaders aren't entirely above its ban on users threatening violence or promoting terrorism on the site.The San Francisco company is clarifying its rules as some Democrats say they would like to see President Donald Trump booted off Twitter, his …
A British family that made an unauthorized crossing from Canada into the United States was deported Wednesday after nearly two weeks in federal custody, ending an ordeal that family members called the worst of their lives.The extended Connors family, which includes four adults, toddler twins and …
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani (all times local):5:55 p.m.A judge has set bail for a Florida man charged in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani.David Correia …
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Community leaders on Wednesday called on the Trump administration to open a civil rights investigation into the Fort Worth Police Department in the wake of a white officer's fatal shooting of a black woman in her home, saying the goal should be a far-reaching police …
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton is quashing the rumor that she might run for the New York congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Nita Lowey.Clinton said on the talk show "The View" Wednesday that she is not considering running for Lowey's seat.The daughter of former President Bill …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aging, failed elbow pipe that hadn't been inspected in almost 45 years appears to be the initial cause of a June 21 fire and subsequent explosions that injured five people at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast, federal investigators said Wednesday.The U.S. …
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife stabbed to death by couple's son, who police subsequently shot to death.
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — The latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local):12:45 a.m.The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Turkey to halt its offensive in northeastern Syria "and declare a cease-fire immediately."Kelly Craft said Wednesday that a delegation …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate GOP leader briefed colleagues on a possible …
NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez created "state-sponsored" drug trafficking by corrupting the country's politics to protect drug dealers, a prosecutor told a jury during closing arguments Wednesday at a drug trial.Assistant U.S. Attorney Emil Bove in …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy in Utah is in danger of being derailed after the influential Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints came out Tuesday night in opposition, just months after it said it wouldn't stand in the way of a similar measure …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities in California say a human skeleton has been recovered beneath the state's second-highest peak.Sgt. Nate Derr of the Inyo County Sheriff's Department told The Associated Press Wednesday investigators are trying to identify the remains found beneath Mount …
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's most famous sled dog race, which it sees as a cruel, deadly event for its canine participants.Organizers of the 1,000-mile wilderness trek …
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed an assault charge against the brother of boxer Claressa Shields in connection with an attack on the trainer for Ivana Habazin before the weigh-in for their fight.Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton issued a statement Wednesday saying 28-year-old …

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