Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges
The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal ...
The Latest: Trump says NBC broke law by releasing audio
Schwarber won't play field at Wrigley Field this weekend
Pence plane slides off runway at NYC's LaGuardia AirportNEW YORK (AP) ? Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off the runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday, tearing up two tracks of concrete before coming to rest on a patch of grass.
World Series returns to Wrigley for first time in 71 years
Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was followed by cameras and cellphones. A couple of pitchers from the Cleveland Indians played hacky sack in the outfield. The giant videoboard in left field flashed ...
Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, dramatically escalating a months-long dispute over Native American rights and the project's environmental impact.
Mobile, video pump up profit at Google parent Alphabet
"We had a great third quarter," Alphabet chief financial officer Ruth Porat said in the earnings release. The California internet titan revamped its corporate structure more than a year ago, making Google's internet operations a division of Alphabet and putting units such as autonomous cars and internet service balloons in an "other bets" or "moonshots" category.
Yemen's Houthis launch missile toward Saudi holy cityYemen's Houthi militia launched a ballistic missile toward Mecca on Thursday, the Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen's civil war said on Saudi state news agency SPA. Coalition forces destroyed the missile 65 km (40 miles) from the holy city without damage and retaliated against the launch site inside Yemen, the statement said. Mecca is home to the most sacred sites in Islam, including the Grand Mosque.
Trump takes issue with Clinton's criticism of Putin
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) ? Donald Trump on Thursday criticized rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Vladimir Putin, once again raising eyebrows about the Republican candidate's relationship with the Russian president.
The Latest: Protester accused of firing 3 shots at police
The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Charges are pending against a woman who allegedly fired three shots at law officers during an operation to force Dakota ...