Top Headlines for August 12, 2017

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it's safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park officials said Friday….
  • Xi calls for calm after Trump says US is ‘locked and loaded’

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday, urging both sides to avoid words or actions that could worsen the situation….
  • Analysis: Trump meets crisis with familiar bluster, risk

    BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — A nuclear showdown. The world's most unpredictable foe. A world on edge. What will the new president do?…
  • Lawsuit tossed in Taylor Swift trial, but ordeal isn’t over

    DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift teared up and hugged her attorneys after a judge determined a former radio host did not prove she personally set out to have him fired for allegedly groping her at a photo op before a concert. But the singer's ordeal isn't over quite yet….
  • Trump spat with Senate leader complicates tough agenda

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell come at the worst possible time, if the president's goal is actually to accomplish the agenda on health care, infrastructure and taxes he's goading his GOP ally to pass….
  • North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — No need to duck and cover just yet. While U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States, experts aren't convinced the bomb could survive the flight to America….
  • Son of Sam killer says he ‘surrendered to dark forces’

    NEW YORK (AP) — The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil."…
  • Media: World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media are reporting that the world's oldest man, who lived through both world wars and survived the Holocaust, has died a month short of his 114th birthday….
  • Father: Woman killed by officer was ‘ripped from our arms’

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding….
  • Qatar crisis redraws red lines and frays age-old Gulf ties

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's early morning at a fishing port in Dubai. A group of mostly retired fishermen are playing cards, eating dates and drinking coffee at the port's majlis, a traditional meeting space….

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