Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to an organization seeking to eliminate nuclear weapons through an international treaty-based prohibition….
Thousands mourn slain officer as Las Vegas probe goes on
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms over other music festivals in the months before opening fire on a country music festival, authorities said, while thousands came out to mourn a police officer who was one of the 58 people he killed….
1st firefighters at Vegas massacre came across it by chance
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire engineer Brian Emery was driving his station's engine back from a call for a minor car crash when hundreds of hysterical people began swarming the vehicle near an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas….
Effort to restrict ‘bump stock’ draws unlikely supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association have joined the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans in a swift and surprising embrace of a restriction on Americans' guns, though a narrow one: to regulate the "bump stock" devices the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to horrifically lethal effect….
Trump, during photo shoot, talks of ‘calm before the storm’
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message Thursday night, telling reporters as he posed for photos with his senior military leaders that this might be "the calm before the storm."…
APNewsBreak: US military halts exercises over Qatar crisis
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military has halted some exercises with its Gulf Arab allies over the ongoing diplomatic crisis targeting Qatar, trying to use its influence to end the monthslong dispute, authorities told The Associated Press on Friday….
After accusations Hollywood asks: Is Harvey Weinstein done?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Accepting the Golden Globe best actress award in 2012 for "The Iron Lady," Meryl Streep took a moment to thank the almighty – "God, Harvey Weinstein."…
Nate takes aim at Mexico, US after dousing Central America
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Tropical Storm Nate roared toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 22 deaths, and forecasters said it could reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend….
Hurricane mauled PR’s renowned Monkey Island research center
CAYO SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico (AP) — As thousands of troops and government workers struggle to restore normal life to Puerto Rico, a small group of scientists is racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys whose brains may contain clues to some of the most important mysteries of the human mind….
In Gaza, Hamas levels an ancient treasure
TEL ES-SAKAN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian and French archaeologists began excavating Gaza's earliest archaeological site nearly 20 years ago, unearthing what they believe is a rare 4,500-year-old Bronze Age settlement….