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Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

NEW YORK — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers caused an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not expl
Court rejects German girl's bid to join all-boys choir

Court rejects German girl's bid to join all-boys choir

BERLIN — A court in Germany has rejected a 9-year-old girl's bid to join a centuries-old Berlin boys choir.

Sheriff: Trio of thieves thwarted by misleading gas jug

KEAVY, Ky. — Authorities in Kentucky say three thieves thought they were stealing gasoline from a property for their broken down car until the car stopped working again.

Survivor of 2015 on-air shooting sues Virginia TV station

MONETA, Va. — The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the television station whose on-camera interview she was appearing in.
Trump continues to weigh possible Blagojevich commutation

Trump continues to weigh possible Blagojevich commutation

CHICAGO — President Donald Trump says he's still considering whether to sign commutation papers freeing former Illinois governor and one-time "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Rod Blagojevich from federal prison in Colorado.
Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears

Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S.
N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S.
Asian shares mixed amid ongoing worries about US-China trade

Asian shares mixed amid ongoing worries about US-China trade

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Friday as turbulence continued on global markets amid ongoing worries about U.S.-China trade conflict. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early losses to be up 0.3% at 20,456.96 in morning trading.
Elvis admirers remember his death 42 years ago with vigil

Elvis admirers remember his death 42 years ago with vigil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Elvis Presley fans carrying lit candles in the Tennessee night are visiting the rock 'n' roll icon's grave at Graceland during the annual vigil commemorating his death 42 years ago.
Drugs, weapons convictions in Philly shooting suspect's past

Drugs, weapons convictions in Philly shooting suspect's past

PHILADELPHIA — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep int
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