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California officials sue billionaire over access to beach

California officials sue billionaire over access to beach

SAN FRANCISCO — California officials are suing a billionaire who has been fighting for more than a decade to keep a secluded beach to himself, a move designed to ensure that the public always has access to the scenic stretch of sand.

Pentagon rejects Trump threat to hit Iranian cultural sites

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Monday distanced itself from President Donald Trump’s assertions that he would bomb Iranian cultural sites despite international prohibitions on such attacks. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said the U.S.
Affidavit: Kidnap suspect pretended dead mom's baby was hers

Affidavit: Kidnap suspect pretended dead mom's baby was hers

AUSTIN, Texas — A woman accused of kidnapping a Texas mother who was later found dead hatched an elaborate scheme to present the victim's baby girl as her own, according to court records.
Foretold 'uprising' hits cash-starved Mississippi prisons

Foretold 'uprising' hits cash-starved Mississippi prisons

JACKSON, Miss. — The leader of Mississippi’s underfunded prison system was pleading with lawmakers for money to hire more guards and pay them better in 2012 when he warned, “I see trouble down the road.

Police: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at a Louisiana Walmart

NEW ORLEANS — A man was fatally shot at a Walmart store in New Orleans on Monday evening and a female was shot and wounded, authorities said.
Moon renews invitation for Kim to visit South Korea

Moon renews invitation for Kim to visit South Korea

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday said he hopes to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fulfil a promise to visit the South this year and called for the Koreas to end a prolonged freeze in bilateral relations.
Muslims in fear as police crack down in India's heartland

Muslims in fear as police crack down in India's heartland

MEERUT, India — Sometimes Arshad Hussain disappears. He will be sitting on the bed, watching relatives, neighbours and journalists pour into his house when suddenly scenes of his dead son wash over him.

UN envoy demands end to all foreign interference in Libya

CAMEROON, Cameroon — The U.N.
US braces for Iranian response: a 'tit for tat' assault?

US braces for Iranian response: a 'tit for tat' assault?

WASHINGTON — U.S.
Throngs mourn, Iranian leader weeps for general slain by US

Throngs mourn, Iranian leader weeps for general slain by US

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader wept Monday over the casket of a top general killed in a U.S.
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