October 17th, 2018

World News

Georgia police investigating arrest of black preteen rapper

By The Associated Press on October 17th, 2018

ATLANTA – Police in Georgia are investigating the arrest of a black preteen rapper by a white off-duty officer. News outlets report Cobb Police Chief Mike Register says the department launched a probe Tuesday into the October arrest, which was partly captured on video and posted online. Register says the 12-year-old previously was warned not ... Read More »

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Gaza rocket hits home in Israel, military strikes back

By Aron Heller, The Associated Press on October 17th, 2018

JERUSALEM – A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in Gaza in response after days of rising tensions. The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home in Beersheba was struck, were being treated ... Read More »

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After storm shuts down radio stations, 2 hosts carry on

By Mike Schneider, The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. – First Hurricane Michael damaged the radio station where they worked and then the owner shut the station down permanently – but that hasn’t stopped two Florida radio hosts from continuing their mission of informing their listeners during the disaster. Instead, Tiffany Dunning and Sean Streeter, turned to their Facebook page to provide ... Read More »

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Rocket fired from Gaza hits home in south Israel, 4 treated

By The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

JERUSALEM – The Israeli military says a rocket fired from Gaza made a direct hit on a home in southern Israel. The Magen David Adom rescue service says Wednesday the mother and three children in the home are being treated for shock symptoms. They took cover in their shelter during the attack. The rocket attack ... Read More »

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AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

By Tom Withers, The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

CLEVELAND – A person familiar with the situation says the Cleveland Indians have filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about a man associated with the Houston Astros attempting to film in their dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series. MLB also says it is aware of a report by Metro Boston that ... Read More »

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Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in Guatemala

By Sonia Perez D., The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala – U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S. border. Late Tuesday, Trump said via Twitter that the U.S. had conveyed ... Read More »

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Trump tells AP he won’t accept blame if GOP loses House

By Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire And Zeke Miller, The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

WASHINGTON – Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won’t accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. In a wide-ranging interview three weeks before Election Day, Trump told The Associated ... Read More »

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China says interning Muslims brings them into ‘modern’ world

By Yanan Wang, The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

BEIJING – China on Tuesday characterized its mass internment of Muslims as a push to bring into the “modern, civilized” world a destitute people who are easily led astray – a depiction that analysts said bore troubling colonial overtones. The report is the ruling Communist Party’s latest effort to defend its extrajudicial detention of Central ... Read More »

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Brazil’s Temer charged with corruption, money laundering

By The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

SAO PAULO – Brazil’s federal police are recommending in a new case that President Michel Temer be put on trial for corruption, money laundering and criminal association. The federal police report was filed to Brazil’s top court Tuesday and obtained by The Associated Press. The attorney general will have 15 days to decide whether to ... Read More »

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Trump tells AP he’s not to blame if Republicans lose House

By Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire And Zeke Miller, The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November. Trump said he believes he is “helping” Republican candidates as he campaigns ahead of crucial midterm elections next month. With Republicans facing headwinds, Trump said he thinks the GOP is “going to do well,” arguing ... Read More »

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Trump tells AP he’s not to blame if Republicans loses House

By Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire And Zeke Miller, The Associated Press on October 16th, 2018

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November. Trump said he believes he is “helping” Republican candidates as he campaigns ahead of crucial midterm elections next month. With Republicans facing headwinds, Trump said he thinks the GOP is “going to do well,” arguing ... Read More »

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