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Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

Apr. 23, 2018 1:21 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early Monday, authorities said. Agents with the FBI, the...

Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: 'It was life or death'

Apr. 22, 2018 11:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives. "When I grabbed the barrel of the weapon...

SKorea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

Apr. 23, 2018 1:41 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday days before their leaders are to sit down for talks expected to focus on the North's nuclear program, Seoul officials said. Seoul had blasted propaganda messages and K-pop songs from...

World watching for signs of N. Korea nuke deal at 2 summits

Apr. 22, 2018 9:35 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday the world will have a single overriding interest: How will they address North Korea's decades-long pursuit of nuclear-armed missiles? Success, even a small one, on the nuclear front could mean...

At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant

Apr. 23, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant's massive reach. But executives soon learned that what Alibaba gives, it can also take away. The company...

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Apr. 23, 2018 1:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will...

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

Apr. 23, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change. The justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the third and latest...

Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

Apr. 23, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Family and friends gathered Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair. Nearly a thousand people attended the evening service for Jennifer Riordan, 43, the Albuquerque Journal reported . The service...

Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

Apr. 22, 2018 10:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive. Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian that was published over the weekend. She told the British newspaper "Do you want straight or...

Cavaliers win 104-100 at Indiana to even series at 2

Apr. 23, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James has been the first-round king for 12 years. On Sunday night, he needed Kyle Korver's 3-point shooting to put him in position to extend his reign. The two combined for all of Cleveland's points in a late 10-2 run, helping the Cavaliers to a 104-100 victory over the Indiana...

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SKorea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

Apr. 23, 2018 1:41 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday days before their leaders are to sit down for talks expected to focus on the North's nuclear program, Seoul officials said. Seoul had blasted propaganda messages and K-pop songs from...

In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

Apr. 23, 2018 1:36 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper's own editorial page to be...

Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

Apr. 23, 2018 1:28 AM EDT

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only a muted reaction, if any, to North Korea's announcement that it would stop nuclear and missile testing. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 22,091.73 and South Korea's...

Deputies: 3 men found in stolen SUV arrested in Louisiana

Apr. 23, 2018 1:27 AM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Deputies say three men found inside a stolen SUV in a New Orleans suburb have been arrested. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde tells The Times-Picayune 19-year-old Payton Jacobs, 20-year-old Gerald Jefferson Jr. and 19-year-old Joshua London were taken into...

Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

Apr. 23, 2018 1:21 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for Travis Reinking early Monday, authorities said. Agents with the FBI, the...

Prescott looking for carrier with larger aircraft at airport

Apr. 23, 2018 1:14 AM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — City officials say they're putting the brakes on efforts toward interim commercial service at the Prescott Municipal Airport. They're hoping the end result will be service by a carrier that offers larger aircraft, possibly in the 50-seat range. Prescott Airport Director Robin Sobotta...

High pollution advisory has been issued for Maricopa County

Apr. 23, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A high pollution advisory has been issued for Maricopa County. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials say ozone levels are expected to exceed the federal health standard on Monday. They say that can irritate some resident's respiratory system, worsen asthma symptoms and impact...

Hawaii lawmakers allocate funds for rat lungworm research

Apr. 23, 2018 1:11 AM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The state Legislature has announced that a $300,000 allocation will be made in the state budget to fund rat lungworm disease research at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports that lawmakers on Friday announced the funding will go toward programs related to...

China: Many Chinese dead, hurt in North Korea traffic crash

Apr. 23, 2018 1:09 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a "major traffic accident" in North Korea, China's foreign ministry said Monday. Details on the number of dead and injured weren't immediately available, although the Chinese government's Work Safety Administration defines a...

Proposed study of air tour noise fails, but resolutions pass

Apr. 23, 2018 1:09 AM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A bill that would have required the state Department of Health to conduct a study on the impact of aviation noise on Hawaii residents passed the Senate, but didn't get a reading in the House Finance Committee. West Hawaii Today reported Sunday that state Sen. Russell Ruderman introduced...