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Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

Oct. 23, 2018 9:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police took steps on Tuesday to stave off retaliatory attacks by street gangs after a Chicago rapper known for taunting rivals on social media was shot in the head in a shootout during a funeral for his friend and a fellow rapper killed earlier in October. Five others were injured in the...

The Latest: Fire alarm interrupts Georgia governor's debate

Oct. 23, 2018 9:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the first debate in the Georgia governor's race (all times local): 9:25 p.m. A fire alarm interrupted the debate between Georgia's gubernatorial candidates, causing the event to come to a brief halt. Libertarian candidate Ted Metz was in the middle of answering a question...

Readers pick America's best-loved novel in nationwide vote

Oct. 23, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "To Kill a Mockingbird," a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overcame wizards and time travelers to be voted America's best-loved novel by readers nationwide. The 1961 book by Harper Lee emerged as No. 1 in PBS' "The Great American Read" survey, whose results were announced...

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Oct. 23, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who disappeared three years ago in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey, a Japanese official said. The man is being protected by Turkish authorities in Antakya near Turkey's border with Syria and is being identified but he most...

Judge reverses order on media in alleged surgeon rape case

Oct. 23, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Tuesday reversed an order barring the media from reporting on search warrant documents in the case of a surgeon charged with sexual assault, a lawyer said. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Jones made the ruling after The Associated Press and an...

The Latest: Trump calls Khashoggi killing a 'total fiasco'

Oct. 23, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 2 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he will be briefed Wednesday afternoon by U.S. officials looking into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabian agents. After tomorrow, Trump says,...

NOT REAL NEWS: Photo of large crowd not taken at Trump rally

Oct. 23, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

A photo showing a crowd of nearly one million people engulfing major roadways was not taken during President Donald Trump's rally in Houston this week, as several people falsely claimed on social media. The president stopped in Houston Monday to stump for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, as part of his multi-stop tour...

'Boogeyman' Trump stokes fears in election closing arguments

Oct. 23, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mob rule. A socialist takeover. Terrorists marching on the U.S. border. As President Donald Trump embraces the role of electoral boogeyman, he's making closing arguments to midterm voters that increasingly resemble a Halloween horror story. The candidate who won the White House in part by...

Melania Trump hosts students for movie at the White House

Oct. 23, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump invited sixth graders to the White House on Tuesday to watch a movie about kindness as part of her anti-bullying campaign — even as her office pushed back against one of the first lady's own critics on Twitter. Earlier in the day, Andy Lassner, the...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

Oct. 23, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

iBook charts for week ending October 21, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks - 9781538728536 - (Grand Central Publishing) 2. Holy Ghost by John Sandford - 9780735217331 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. Red War by Vince...