Top Headlines for October 02, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Shooting on Las Vegas Strip kills 20, wounds more than 100

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino opened fire on an outdoor music festival, killing at least 20 people – including two off-duty police officers – and wounding more than 100, officials said early Monday….
  • The Latest: 2 on-duty officers wounded in concert shooting

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):…
  • Catalan government to meet to plan independence declaration

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's government will hold a closed-door Cabinet meeting Monday to discuss the next steps in its plan to declare independence from Spain following a disputed referendum marred by violence. Regional officials say the vote, which Spain insists was illegal and invalid, shows that a majority favor secession….
  • 2 women plead not guilty in N. Korean scion’s assassination

    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff….
  • First Monday in October: New Supreme Court term begins

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is starting its new year, with Justice Neil Gorsuch on board for his first full term….
  • Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency….
  • Trump to point out efforts to undo Obama regulations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has set out to upend some of President Barack Obama's regulations, which he says circumvented Congress in the first place and cost American businesses and the economy billions of dollars….
  • Americans win Nobel medicine prize for circadian rhythm work

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body's daily rhythms….
  • Existing only from the Nile, Egypt fears disaster from a dam

    CAIRO (AP) — The only reason Egypt has even existed from ancient times until today is because of the Nile River, which provides a thin, richly fertile stretch of green through the desert. For the first time, the country fears a potential threat to that lifeline, and it seems to have no idea what to do about it….
  • Rio’s kids are dying in the crossfire of a wave of violence

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An unborn boy's lung is punctured by a bullet while still in the womb. A 2-year-old girl is shot in the head while playing at a restaurant. Three stray bullets cut down a 13-year-old during physical education class at school….
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