Missouri's American Royal horse exhibition moving to KansasOne of Kansas City's most venerable cultural institutions, the annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition, is moving to Kansas from Missouri, officials including Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced ...
U.S. stocks slip on earnings; dollar off highs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on disappointing earnings reports on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar slipped from multi-month highs after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney cast doubt on expectations for more monetary stimulus.
Expert calls UN response to cholera in Haiti 'a disgrace'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) ? A U.N. human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations on Tuesday for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by U.N. peacekeepers, calling it "a disgrace" and urging the world body to issue an apology and accept responsibility.
Coalition huddles as forces inch towards Mosul
Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul Tuesday as coalition defence chiefs gathered in Paris agreed to also take on the jihadists' Syrian bastion of Raqa. With the Mosul battle in its second week, French President Francois Hollande called for the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group to prepare for the aftermath and the next stages of the campaign against the jihadists. The United Nations said it had received reports of a new series of atrocities by the jihadists as troops close in on its last major urban stronghold in Iraq.
2 killed in police confrontation outside Maryland motel room
ELKTON, Md. (AP) ? Officers fatally shot a man and woman on a motel balcony Tuesday when they refused to drop handguns they had raised toward police who were there to serve warrants, Maryland State Police said.
Oh, what a night: Cleveland ready to rock sports world
Always up for a party, Cleveland is about to rock like never before. For more than 50 years, fans agonized while waiting for one of their three major professional teams to win a championship, a drought ...
Exclusive: U.S. House to vote on Iran Sanctions Act renewal as soon as November
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act, congressional aides told Reuters on Tuesday. The Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, which expires on Dec. 31, allows trade, energy, defense and banking industry sanctions over Iran's nuclear program and ballistic missile tests. Congressional aides said a "clean" renewal, meaning unchanged from the current legislation, was likely to pass the House.
AT&T says new streaming service will cost $35 a monthAT&T says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month. That's far less than the typical big bundle of channels on cable, which a recent ...
A Washington ritual: Reading John Podesta's stolen emails
Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington. The hacked emails ? some mundane, others laced with intrigue about election ...
APNewsbreak: Voter group says dead people likely registered
A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group said on Tuesday that Indiana's voter database is riddled with errors, including thousands of people over the age of 110 who would likely be deceased ...