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TUE. 1:43 p.m.: Homeland Security secretary expected to leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has soured on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and she is expected to leave her job, perhaps as soon as this week, according to two people with knowledge of the issue. Trump has blamed Nielsen for not doing more to address what he has ...

TUE. 1:23 p.m.: More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

NEW YORK (AP) — More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren't sure what's causing it. This year's count could surpass the numbers seen in similar outbreaks in 2014 and 2016, officials ...

Tue. 9:17 a.m.: US trial of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ begins today

NEW YORK (AP) — During the height of Mexican drug wars in 1993, an attempted hit on Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman went wrong. A team of gunmen sent to rub out the notorious drug lord instead killed a Roman Catholic cardinal at an airport in Guadalajara, outraging the Mexican public enough to ...

Tue. 8:58 a.m.: Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting France would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the U.S. Trump tweeted this morning about French President Emmanuel Macron's suggestion Europe protect itself from the U.S., China and Russia. He argued Europe should build ...

Tue. 8:56 a.m.: Italy brings together Libya rivals on conference sidelines

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Italy's premier hosted a meeting today of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aiming to help its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and human trafficking. Photos of the encounter show Premier Giuseppe Conte presiding over a handshake ...

Mon. 2:38 p.m.: Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died today. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-Sinai ...

MON. 2:02 p.m.: Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market sharply lower

A broad sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday, knocking off more than 450 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Apple, Amazon and other big names fell. Banks and consumer-focused companies and media and communications stocks also took heavy losses. ...

MON. 12:39 p.m.: Ohio Democratic senator will consider presidential run

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the winningest Democrats in Ohio history, is leaving the door open for a 2020 presidential run. Brown, coming off a decisive re-election victory Nov. 6, had previously played down interest in joining what's expected to be a crowded Democratic ...

Mon. 11:13 a.m.: Bishops will delay votes on steps to combat sex abuse crisis

BALTIMORE (AP) — In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group's national meeting this morning by announcing it will delay for at least several months any votes on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis that is ...

Mon. 11:04 a.m.: Some Southern California fire evacuations lifted

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Some of the thousands of people who fled Southern California's huge wildfire were being allowed to return home, and traffic was flowing this morning on the major highway through the area after a closure of several days. Repopulation of some neighborhoods and the ...

Mon. 10:59 a.m.: US analysts ID 13 secret North Korean missile sites: report

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites. The findings come as the Trump administration's denuclearization talks with the North appear to have stalled. And they highlight the challenge the U.S. ...

Mon. 10:03 a.m.: Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes

PARIS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this morning became the first Western leader to acknowledge his country had heard recordings of the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. "Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to share," Trudeau said from Paris, where he ...

Mon. 9:33 a.m.: Trump complains about allies’ spending after France trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh from a trip to France where his brand of "nationalism" drew rebuke from his hosts, President Donald Trump says "much was accomplished" in his meetings. But he's raising a familiar complaint about American allies' spending on defense. Trump says today on Twitter that ...

Mon. 9:24 a.m.: New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

CHICAGO — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines released this morning that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government's physical activity guidelines came out a decade ago. ...

Mon. 9:12 a.m.: Thousands in Gaza demand revenge after deadly Israeli raid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Chanting "revenge" and flanked by masked gunmen in camouflage, thousands of mourners in the Gaza Strip today buried seven Palestinian militants killed in an Israeli incursion as the ruling Hamas group launched a feverish security sweep across the ...

Mon. 9:09 a.m.: A grim search for more fire victims in Northern California

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires continued to rage at both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single ...

Sun. 8:25 p.m.: Regional football finals sites selected

The OHSAA has set times and sites for the upcoming high school football regional finals: Division I ­ Games at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 Region 1 1 Mentor (11-1) vs. 7 Lakewood St. Edward (8-3) at Euclid Community Field Region 2 4 Powell Olentangy Liberty (8-4) vs. 2 Dublin Coffman (11-1) ...

Fri. 9:17 a.m.: Another Keystone XL setback; environmental review ordered

NEW YORK (AP) — Environmentalists are lauding a federal court order that blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, pending an environmental review. The pipeline would begin in Alberta and shuttle as much as 830,000 barrels a day of crude through ...