Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government Thursday in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
Toni Morrison receives Bellow award for lifetime achievementNEW YORK (AP) ? American author Toni Morrison has received a lifetime achievement award from the PEN American Center.
Philippine leader Duterte says God told him to stop cursing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a "son of a bitch" and told Barack Obama to "go to hell," says he has promised to God he won't spew expletives again.
Health law consumers face least choice in program's history
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found.
Trump name becomes liability in luxury NY real estate
Trump Place Apartments are luxury living at one of New York's finest addresses, with marble floors, grand entrance halls, attentive doormen and magnificent views across the Hudson River. A group of residents from the complex on Riverside Drive -- on the Upper West Side, a wealthy, generally liberal enclave -- launched a petition two weeks ago to take down the large letters that spell out Trump on the front of the building. The New York billionaire's name is his core asset, emblazed on a dozen skyscrapers dotted around Manhattan, helping him amass a personal fortune that is partly bankrolling his bid for the Oval Office.
Cowboys-Eagles meet in clash of rookie QBs
Dak Prescott leads the Dallas Cowboys against Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in an NFL showdown that could mark the start of a long-running quarterback rivalry. Prescott has been outstanding in place of injured Cowboys signal-caller Tony Romo, ranking fifth in the NFL in passing through the first six games, with seven touchdown passes and only one interception.
No injuries after Pence plane slides off runway in NYC
Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport late Thursday, tearing up two tracks of concrete before coming to ...
Howard, Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks past Wizards 114-99
ATLANTA (AP) ? Dwight Howard dominated the boards in his Atlanta debut, Paul Millsap scored 28 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. ignited the new-look Hawks to a 114-99 victory over the Washington Wizards in their season opener Thursday night.
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