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The Latest: UN envoy hands Yemen's warring sides draft deal

Dec. 12, 2018 12:17 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Yemen's four-year civil war (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The office of the U.N. envoy for Yemen says the representatives of the country's warring sides at the talks in Sweden have been given a draft document of agreements they need to consider before this...

The Latest: French attack suspect had crime record since 13

Dec. 12, 2018 11:56 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 5:50 p.m. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner says that the suspect in the deadly attack on the Christmas market in Strasbourg has had a long criminal record, with his first conviction at...

Yemeni official: Warring sides may hold new talks next month

Dec. 12, 2018 11:00 AM EST

RIMBO, Sweden (AP) — In another positive development coming out of Yemen peace talks underway in Sweden, a member of the Yemeni government delegation said Wednesday that the next round of negotiations between the country's warring sides could take place as early as January. Meanwhile, an international...

France: Suspected gunman named, had long police record

Dec. 12, 2018 10:41 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A massive manhunt involving hundreds of police and soldiers was underway Wednesday for a suspected extremist who yelled "God is great!" in Arabic during a shooting spree around one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets. The assault in the eastern French city of Strasbourg...

5 detained as France hunts Christmas market terror suspect

Dec. 12, 2018 3:05 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew. The...

Draining the swamp, clearing the burrows: DC's war on rats

Dec. 12, 2018 12:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andre Pittman and Gregory Cornes are on a mission to rid Washington of opportunistic vermin. But their target isn't corrupt officials or shady political fixers; it's Rattus Norvegicus, the common Norway Rat. The nation's capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild...

Rays reopen ballpark site search; opening delayed until 2024

Dec. 11, 2018 9:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rays owner Stuart Sternberg will reopen the site search for a new ballpark after concluding plans for a stadium in Tampa's Ybor City area can't be finalized by this month's deadline. Sternberg said any new ballpark can't open until at least 2024 and the team must start thinking about where...

The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

Dec. 11, 2018 8:38 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 2:40 a.m. France's interior minister says a gunman "sowed terror" in three parts of the eastern city of Strasbourg with a shooting spree that killed three people and left six others with serious injuries....

Atlantic City mayor, councilman plead not guilty in brawl

Dec. 11, 2018 3:23 PM EST

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor and a City Councilman pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from their involvement in a brawl outside a casino nightclub last month. Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II entered his plea Tuesday in North Wildwood Municipal Court, where the case was transferred...

French media report a shooting in Strasbourg; regional government says 'event underway' in the city

Dec. 11, 2018 2:46 PM EST
PARIS (AP) — French media report a shooting in Strasbourg; regional government says 'event underway' in the city.