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Las Vegas shooter researched San Diego before mass shooting

16 min 21 sec ago
Last May 18 – about four months before the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history unfolded on the Las Vegas Strip – gunman Stephen Paddock was thinking about San Diego.

Pakistani girl's gruesome death has brought other victims' hidden stories to light

19 min 1 sec ago
Zainab's gruesome rape and murder followed several waves of child abductions, murders and sexual abuse that earned this economically struggling city a macabre reputation as Pakistan's capital of child sex abuse.

Tens of thousands stage anti-corruption protest in Romania

51 min ago
Tens of thousands of Romanians on Saturday protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption.

Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slaying

54 min 59 sec ago
Serbia's president on Saturday pledged to help build a lasting peace in Kosovo days after the killing this week of a moderate Kosovo Serb politician fueled fears of instability in the Balkans.

Trump tweets about women's marches as protesters gather

58 min 6 sec ago
President Donald Trump tweeted that it was a "perfect day" for women to march to celebrate what's happened during his first year in office. "Get out there now to celebrate the historic milestones and unprecedented economic success and wealth creation that has taken place over the last 12 months," Trump wrote Saturday. "Lowest female unemployment in 18 years!"

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

1 hour 12 min ago
Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense.

Rare letter penned by Alexander Hamilton up for auction in California

1 hour 21 min ago
The Hamilton letter will be among the highlights of “Weapons & War: Objects of Heroism and Tragedy,” an auction featuring more than 300 items spanning the Revolutionary War to World War II.

Trump's 1st year in office has been a can't-miss drama

1 hour 23 min ago
Appropriate for a former reality TV star, President Donald Trump's first year was full of unforgettable characters, surprise casting changes and innumerable plot twists. Trump's first-year approval rating stood at 39 percent, the lowest of any president. But viewers couldn't look away.

Missouri governor: 'No blackmail,' 'no violence' in affair

1 hour 37 min ago
In his first interview since acknowledging an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Saturday that there was "no blackmail" and "no threat of violence" by him in what he described as a months-long "consensual relationship" with his former hairdresser.

Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

1 hour 41 min ago
Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown. But across the country in New York, the nation's most famous monuments to immigration — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island — were closed.

Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

1 hour 59 min ago
Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State group.

Attackers storm hotel in Kabul

2 hours 4 min ago
Gunmen stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday in an attack on the beleaguered city’s west side. At least one American is trapped in the besieged hotel.

4 pressing questions ahead of Tuesday’s Oscar nominations

2 hours 8 min ago
Oscar nominations balloting might be finished but Hollywood’s #MeToo moment has kept right on going.

Baumholder, Wiesbaden remain perfect

2 hours 11 min ago
Bucs sweep Brussels in Belgium to stay atop D-III standings, while Warriors take two from Lakenheath to continue to lead D-I chase.

Air Force cancels athletic schedule amid government shutdown; Navy to continue

2 hours 22 min ago
The shutdown of the federal government that began at midnight already has an early casualty: the Air Force Academy's athletic schedule. "Due to the government shutdown, all Air Force Academy home and away intercollegiate athletic events have been canceled until further notice," the school said in a statement Saturday morning.

AFNORTH, Rota sweep games in vist to Aviano

2 hours 26 min ago
Naples stays unbeaten by downing Vicenza twice and Sigonella does the same to Marymount in action further south.

Officials say UN migration agency employee abducted in Yemen

2 hours 30 min ago
Yemeni security officials say unidentified gunmen have abducted an employee at the U.N. migration agency in the capital, Sanaa.

Kashmir fighting escalates between India, Pakistan

2 hours 32 min ago
Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire Saturday along their volatile frontier in Kashmir, killing at least five civilians and a soldier in the latest escalation of violence in the disputed region.

Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing

2 hours 33 min ago
Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday as Americans awoke to the first day of a government shutdown and Congress staged a weekend session to show voters it was trying to resolve the stalemate.

Myanmar soldiers sentenced for killing Kachin civilians

2 hours 36 min ago
A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state, officials said Saturday, in a move welcomed by rights groups.