Top Headlines for July 09, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • California fires spread quickly; blazes tamed in Colorado

    SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) — A pair of California wildfires have quickly spread, threatening hundreds of homes and forcing evacuations at a popular lakeside campground and a summer camp where flames temporarily trapped children and counselors, a fire official said….
  • The Latest: Israel welcomes southern Syria cease-fire

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):…
  • Analysis: Among allies, Trump remains an unpredictable force

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — On President Donald Trump's second trip abroad, there were fewer of the bull-in-a-diplomatic-china-shop moments that had solidified European leaders' skepticism during his maiden overseas tour. Less public berating of allies, no pushing to the front of photo opportunities….
  • Activists riot against G-20 summit for 3rd night in Hamburg

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Anti-globalization activists have rioted for a third consecutive night in Hamburg even after Group of 20 leaders had already left the northern Germany city….
  • Report: Trump son, son-in-law met with Kremlin-linked lawyer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's eldest son, son-in-law and then-campaign chairman met with a Russian lawyer shortly after Trump won the Republican nomination, in what appears to be the earliest known private meeting between key aides to the president and a Russian….
  • Foreign doctors deem ill Chinese Nobel laureate OK to travel

    BEIJING (AP) — Two foreign specialists who visited Liu Xiaobo said Sunday that the cancer-stricken Nobel Peace Prize laureate is still able to travel abroad for treatment, apparently contradicting statements by Chinese experts who say a medical evacuation would be unsafe….
  • North Korea calls US practice bombing run a provocation

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean state media have sharply criticized a recent practice bombing run by two U.S. B-1B bombers on the Korean peninsula, calling it a dangerous move raising the risk of nuclear war….
  • Venezuela marks 100 days of unrest, at a glance

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Anti-government protests in Venezuela hit the symbolic mark of 100 days on Sunday with a grim record of at least 92 dead and more than 1,500 injured. The decision Saturday to release opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez from prison and place him under house arrest has once again stirred hopes that socialist President Nicolas Maduro and his opponents could sit down for talks aimed at ending the bloodshed….
  • Dr. Spencer Johnson, author of self-help best-seller, dies

    ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Spencer Johnson, whose book "Who Moved My Cheese?" sold 25 million copies and became a business and self-help phenomenon, has died….
  • Champ Amanda Nunes hospitalized; UFC 213 main event scrapped

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213….
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