Monday, September 24, 2018

National News

Gaza refugee agency staff on strike over cutbacks, firings

Gaza employees on UN Palestinian refugee agency on strike to protest pay cuts and dismissals
Updated: 3 hours ago

Air Force reservist faces sentencing in child rape case

A former Dover Air Force Base reservist is facing sentencing for child rape
Updated: 3 hours ago
Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

Mourning their dead, Iranians hold funerals for victims of terror attack on military parade in city of Ahvaz
Updated: 3 hours ago

Police: Trooper fatally shoots man during altercation

Kentucky State Police say a trooper has fatally shot a man who tried to assault him with a weapon
Updated: 3 hours ago
Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

Thousands of coastal residents in South Carolina told to be ready to evacuate as rivers rise more than a week after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas
Updated: 3 hours ago

Soldier could get life in prison for chlorine gas explosion

A 25-year-old soldier could get life in prison after pleading guilty to making a bomb that released chlorine gas in a forest near an Army base in Louisiana
Updated: 4 hours ago
10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination; Judge to decide whether Bill Cosby goes to prison; Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korean nuclear threat
Updated: 4 hours ago

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT
Updated: 4 hours ago
Police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in Baltimore shootout

Police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in Baltimore shootout

Baltimore's interim police chief says a suspect died and an officer was wounded in a shootout in a violence-prone Baltimore district where a crime suppression initiative was taking place
Updated: 4 hours ago
Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

The U.N. is harnessing the soaring symbolism of Nelson Mandela, whose South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman is one of the 20th century's great stories of struggle, sacrifice and reconciliation
Updated: 4 hours ago