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3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

May. 23, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state. The National Weather Service confirmed...

The Latest: Weather service confirms 4 tornadoes in 50 miles

May. 23, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local): 6 p.m. The National Weather Service says a deadly storm in southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri spawned four tornadoes in roughly 50 miles. Weather Service Meteorologist Mark Burchfield in...

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

May. 23, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling a bitter, year-long trade dispute. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue...

Police ID pedestrian killed after being hit by Amtrak train

May. 23, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont police department says a 56-year-old man was killed when he tripped and fell trying to cross railroad tracks in front of an oncoming Amtrak passenger train in Northfield. Witnesses told Northfield police that Scott Benoir tried to get out of the way of the train, which was...

NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities

May. 23, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets...

Plans proceed to build new bus terminal in New York

May. 23, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Plans to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York are moving forward, a sign that the interstate feuding that stalled the process over the last several years may finally be coming to an end. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Thursday that it is starting a...

FAA meets with international regulators over Boeing 737 Max

May. 23, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday to hear the U.S. regulator's approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. Before the meeting, acting FAA...

Northwest Syria fighting damages schools, health facilities

May. 23, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Bombings by Syrian government forces damaged two schools and a health facility in the rebels' last stronghold in the northwest, activists said Thursday, after insurgents successfully hit a power station in a government-held town. Fighting has raged in the last 48 hours in the region, where...

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network

May. 23, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of Latin America. Cuba's Ministry of Transportation took possession...

China has more weapons in US tariff war - but do they work?

May. 23, 2019 8:34 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths - exotic minerals used in electric cars, mobile phones and other technology. Rare earths are "an important strategic...