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    The Latest: Seoul confirms US-NKorea talks at Korea border

    The Latest on planning for a U.S-North Korea summit (all times EDT): 9:50 p.m. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says U.S. and North Korean officials are engaged in talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The ministry said in a release Monday the U.S.-North Korean talks […]
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    25 years later, fugitive returns to NYC, gets arrested

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who fled the country 25 years ago while facing a prison sentence for attempted murder was arrested when he arrived at a New York City airport. The Daily News reports Freddy Guerra was taken into custody on Tuesday night at Kennedy Airport. He had been living in the Dominican […]
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    More than $55K raised for teacher who stopped shooter

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An online fundraiser has surpassed its $55,000 goal for a suburban Indianapolis teacher who was shot while tackling an armed student. A local high school student launched the GoFundMe effort for science teacher Jason Seaman. Officials say the 29-year-old former college football player was shot three times Friday as he tackled […]
  • Crime

    Police: Woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee

    DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a woman who was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to an animal hospital – and then slipped a note to a staff member. The Daytona Beach News-Journal quotes the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office […]
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    The Latest: Macron: Ireland makes history with abortion vote

    DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on reaction to the Irish abortion referendum result (all times local): 1:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says that Ireland has made history with its abortion referendum in which voters chose to abolish a ban on terminations. Macron tweeted that “this vote will stand as an essential symbol for women’s […]
  • Business

    Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

    Former Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon and later turned to painting to chronicle the moon landings on canvas, has died. He was 86. Bean was the lunar module pilot for the second moon landing mission in November 1969. He spent 31 hours on the moon […]
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    Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day with gravesite flags

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of scouts have placed American flags on the graves of veterans in a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day. More than 6,000 children including Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts participated in the event Saturday at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Each scout placed a flag in the ground by each […]
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    ‘Quiet revolution’ leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

    DUBLIN (AP) — In the end, it wasn’t even close. Irish voters — young and old, male and female, farming types and city-bred folk — endorsed expunging an abortion ban from their largely Catholic country’s constitution by a two-to-one margin, referendum results compiled Saturday showed. The decisive outcome of the landmark referendum held Friday exceeded […]
  • United States

    Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) – An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. The shooter, who had asked to be dismissed from the class before returning with the guns, was arrested “extremely […]
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    Trump: Melania ‘doing great’ after recent kidney treatment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his wife is “doing great” nearly two weeks after kidney treatment. Trump answered a reporter’s question about the first lady as he departed the White House on Friday for a trip to the U.S. Naval Academy graduation in Annapolis, Maryland. Asked about her health, Trump said “she’s doing […]