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Washington Mall shooting suspect: ‘Creepy’ OAK HARBOR, Wash. – The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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UPS testing drones to deliver packages MARBLEHEAD, Mass. – One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Colombian rebels OK peace agreement YARI PLAINS, Colombia – Leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia gave their unanimous support on Friday to a peace agreement reached last month with...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Chicago Mayor to outlines plan to reduce violence CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce a $36 million mentoring initiative for thousands of youths from high-crime neighborhoods and ask...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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21 states sue U.S. over overtime pay LAS VEGAS – Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Georgia Gas stations go dry in the South ATLANTA – Gas prices spiked as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the scattered disruptions could become more...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Michigan Lyft to go mostly autonomous in 5 years DETROIT – Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft’s rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Nigeria head sorry for plagiarizing Obama LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari apologized Saturday for plagiarizing President Barack Obama's 2008 victory speech and said he will...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

U.S. tightens rules on medical research The Obama administration is publishing new rules to help doctors and patients learn if clinical trials of treatments worked or not. At issue is how to help...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Witness: Duterte ordered killings MANILA, Philippines – A former Filipino militiaman testified before the country’s Senate on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Grand jury clears officers in shootout WACO, Texas – A grand jury declined to recommend charges for three Waco, Texas, police officers who shot bikers during a gunfight between rival motorcycle...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation & World Briefs

Household income finally shows gains WASHINGTON – In a long-awaited sign that middle-class Americans are finally seeing real economic gains, U.S. households got a raise last year after seven years...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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