Police: Man dressed as tree arrested for blocking trafficPORTLAND, Maine (AP) ? Police say they've arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine.
Man blames drugs for kidnapping 5, next faces murder charges
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) ? A Utah man was sentenced Monday to 30 years to life in prison for tying up a family of five in a basement, clearing the way for him to face murder charges in Wyoming in the death of a train worker he is accused of kidnapping as he fled police.
Civil rights hero from 60s takes criticism as Trump backer
Clinton slams Trump for comments on offensive against Islamic State
By Luciana Lopez and Steve Holland MANCHESTER, N.H./ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly. ?He?s basically declaring defeat before the battle has even started,? Clinton said at a campaign event in New Hampshire. ?He?s proving to the world what it means to have an unqualified commander in chief.? In a tweet on Sunday, Trump, the Republican nominee for the Nov. 8 election, said the ?attack on Mosul is turning out to be a total disaster.
UMaine researcher dies in 100-foot plunge into icy crevasse
ORONO, Maine (AP) ? A University of Maine professor who plunged to his death into a 100-foot crevasse in Antarctica is being remembered as a gregarious climate researcher who lightened the mood of those around him.
Bills coach Ryan calls Landry's hit on Williams 'dirty'
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) ? Bills coach Rex Ryan challenged the NFL to consider ejecting players for blindside hits to the head such as the one by Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry that leveled Buffalo safety Aaron Williams.
'Madea Halloween' tops N. America box office
Ex-attorney general sentenced to jail, then cuffed in court
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) ? Former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in state politics, left a courtroom in handcuffs on Monday to start serving a 10- to 23-month sentence for a retaliation scheme a judge attributed to her all-consuming ego.
Atlantic City belt-tightening plan aims to avoid takeoverATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) ? Atlantic City plans to sell land, lay off 100 more workers, pay down most of its $500 million debt and slash other expenses during the next five years to fight off a threatened state takeover of its assets and decision-making power.
France moving more than 6,000 migrants from makeshift camp
CALAIS, France (AP) ? France began the mass evacuation Monday of the makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle," a mammoth project to erase the humanitarian blight on its northern border, where thousands fleeing war or poverty have lived in squalor, most hoping to sneak into Britain.