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Mon. 8:46 a.m.: Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush is set to embark on his final tour of Washington, the capital city that is remembering the 41st president's lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with one term as president and was characterized throughout by what admirers ...

Mon. 8:39 a.m.: 1 child dead, 40 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crash

BENTON, Ark. (AP) — A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early this morning in central Arkansas, killing one child and injuring at least 40 other people, according to authorities. Arkansas State Police said the wreck happened along Interstate 30 near Benton, ...

Update: Sat. 10:55 p.m.: Wyoming defeats Girard 42-14 in state final

CANTON --The Girard High School football team lost to Cincinnati Wyoming, 42 to 14, in the state championship game. The Indians were seeking their first state title in school history at the Division IV championship game at the Hall of Fame stadium in Canton. Read Sunday's Tribune Chronicle ...

Sat. 10:20 a.m.: Trumps to attend state funeral for George H.W. Bush

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump today mourned the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, remembering him as a man of "sound judgment, common sense and unflappable leadership." In a statement issued hours after Bush's death on Friday ...

Sat. 10:10 a.m.: 65 injured, 140 arrested in Paris protests

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say that at least 65 people including 11 police officers have been injured in violent protests in the French capital. Police also say that 140 people have been arrested. Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert gave the updated figures today. Some protesters in ...

Sat. 12:20 a.m.: Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94. The World War II hero, ...

Fri. 2:45 p.m.: Powerful quakes buckle Alaska roads, trigger tsunami warning

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and shattered roads Friday morning in Anchorage, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground for fear of a tsunami. The ...

Fri. 9:06 a.m.: Mexico gives top award to Trump’s son-in-law

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Mexico's government has presented President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner with the highest honor America's southern neighbor gives to foreigners. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department says that Kushner earned the Order of the Aztec Eagle for his work ...

Fri. 9:02 a.m.: Trump joins Canada, Mexico leaders to sign new trade pact

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump joined the leaders of Canada and Mexico at a global meeting in Argentina today to sign a revised North American trade pact that he called "groundbreaking" and a benefit for "working people." The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant to ...

Fri. 8:56 a.m.: Russian activist says captive Ukrainian seamen in good shape

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian activist says she has visited captive Ukrainian seamen who have been transferred to a Moscow jail. Russian border guards in the Black Sea near Crimea fired at three Ukrainian vessels on Sunday, seizing the ships and their crews. Russia says they have violated its ...

Fri. 8:51 a.m.: Payless pranks VIPs, sells discount shoes at luxury prices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street shoes at Madison Avenue prices. Payless ShoeSource held a launch party in Los Angeles for the bogus label Palessi and invited the fashionistas to sample the merchandise. ...

Thur. 1:20 p.m.: Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, made a surprise appearance before a federal judge in New York today and pleaded guilty to lying to Congress to cover up that he was negotiating a real estate deal in Moscow on Trump's behalf during the heat of his campaign ...

UPDATE: Thu. 9:15 a.m.: Crash at 82 and Howland Wilson blocks traffic

10:01 a.m. UPDATE: Rescue crews have cleared the scene of the accident. Traffic should be back to normal. HOWLAND — A three-vehicle accident, including a tractor-trailer rig, began slowing traffic minutes ago at state Route 82 and Howland Wilson Road. Emergency crews were dispatched just ...

Thu. 9:13 a.m.: Keeping it quick: Trump taking in-and-out trip to Argentina

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marathon days. Red-eye flights. Jam-packed agendas. When President Donald Trump travels abroad, he's increasingly keeping it quick lately. Trump departs today for the Group of 20 summit in Argentina, where the homebody commander in chief will spend just 48 hours on the ...

Thu. 9:02 a.m.: Former Pa. Attorney General Kane reported to prison today

EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane reported early this morning to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin serving a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it. Kane arrived at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility just before ...

Thu. 8:56 a.m.: China halts work on gene-edited babies

HONG KONG (AP) — China's government ordered a halt today to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies, as a group of leading scientists declared that it's still too soon to try to make permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future ...

Thu. 8:48 a.m.: Ukraine says Russia is blocking shipping traffic

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure says Russia has blocked 35 merchant ships from leaving or entering the Sea of Azov, a claim the Kremlin has denied. The ministry said 18 ships were stuck in the Black Sea waiting to pass through the Kerch Strait into the Sea of Azov, ...

Thu. 8:44 a.m.: Pope urges charity when churches are sold, reused

ROME (AP) — The Vatican and bishops from Europe and beyond have developed guidelines for the sale or reuse of Catholic Churches to help ensure that they retain their cultural heritage and serve the community, not commerce. The guidelines were being finalized at a Vatican-backed conference ...

Wed. 1:30 p.m.: Pompeo downplays Saudi prince’s ties to killing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there's no intelligence connecting the order to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi to the Saudi crown prince. Pompeo said today, "I do believe I've read every piece of intelligence" that came in "and there is no direct reporting connecting the crown prince ...

Wed. 10:10 a.m.: Kremlin says it expects Putin-Trump meeting to go ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kremlin said today it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, said he may cancel the ...