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Thu. 9:20 a.m.: Carolinas coast braces for flooding, hazards from Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence. The National Weather Service said hurricane ...

Thu. 9:14 a.m.: Kabul attack kills US, Romanian soldier, 10 Afghan civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul today killed a U.S. service member, a Romanian soldier and at least 10 Afghan civilians in a busy diplomatic area that includes the U.S. Embassy — the second such attack this week underscoring Afghan government warnings that a ...

Thu. 9:09 a.m.: Global shares rise amid optimism on US-China, Brexit

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks turned higher today on the news that U.S. and Chinese officials will meet in October to try to end a tariff war and as British lawmakers sought a less chaotic exit from the European Union. The U.S. and China agreement on a date for talks came in a phone call ...

Thu. 9:03 a.m.: Johnson calls opponents cowardly, plans new election bid

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson kept up his push for an early election as a way to break Britain's Brexit impasse, as lawmakers moved to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union next month without a divorce deal. Johnson suffered another setback as his own brother quit the ...

Thu. 8:59 a.m.: Turkey threatens to open gates for Syria refugees to go West

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president today threatened to "open the gates" and allow a flood of Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for Western countries unless a so-called "safe zone" is established inside Syria soon in negotiations with the Americans. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a speech to ...

Wed. 9:23 a.m.: Democrats propose spending trillions fighting climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action. California Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled her plans today. New Jersey Sen. Cory ...

Wed. 9:17 a.m.: Pentagon defers 127 building projects to fund border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border. Pentagon officials would not say which 127 projects will be affected but said details ...

Wed. 9:10 a.m.: Bahamians begin rescues as Dorian moves on toward US coast

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain's Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety. Airports were flooded and ...

Wed. 9:07 a.m.: Miami’s Bahamian ties inspire relief effort after Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, people in South Florida are donating water, food and household supplies in a relief effort spearheaded by descendants of some of Miami's earliest settlers from the Bahamas. Floridians showed up in droves Tuesday to give cans of food, ...

Wed. 9:03 a.m.: Defiant UK lawmakers move to bar ‘no deal’ Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament was attempting to defy Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans today as lawmakers sought a way out of the impasse that has gripped the nation since the 2016 vote to leave the European Union. The House of Commons was set to confront Johnson over his ...

Wed. 8:57 a.m.: Global stocks rise on hope for Hong Kong calm

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose today as Hong Kong's government withdrew a proposed extradition law that sparked three months of protests in the Chinese territory. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index jumped 3.9 percent on news of plans for the withdrawal, which Chief Executive Carrie ...

Tue. 10:16 a.m.: Janson bringing ‘Good Vibes’ to Packard

Country singer Chris Janson will play Packard Music Hall in Warren on Nov. 2, the venue announced this morning. Janson won video of the year from the Academy of Country Music for "Drunk Girl," which also won song of the year at the 2018 Music Row Awards. His song "Buy Me a Boat" was named ...

Tues. 10:10 a.m.: UAW workers vote to authorize strikes against Detroit 3

DETROIT (AP) - The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year's contract talks with Detroit's three automakers. The move announced this morning means that GM will be the focus of bargaining, and any deal with the company will set the pattern for ...

Tues. 9:50 a.m.: Warren man dead, police investigating as a homicide

WARREN - Police are investigating the death of Reginald D. Scrivens Jr., 30, of Red Fox Run Drive NW, Warren, as a possible homicide. Police were called to Colonial Street at Hazelwood Avenue Southeast at 10:16 p.m. Monday for a shots-fired call and found Scrivens on a motorcycle lying in the ...

Tue. 9:27 a.m.: Deadly Hurricane Dorian parks itself over the Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Practically parking itself over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands this morning in a catastrophic onslaught that sent floodwaters up to the second floors of buildings, trapped people in attics and chased others from one ...

Tue. 9:20 a.m.: Stocks fall on trade war jitters, pound slides on Brexit

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower today amid revived jitters over U.S.-Chinese trade tension, while wrangling by British lawmakers over whether to try to postpone Brexit saw the pound fall further. Benchmarks in London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong declined. Shanghai closed ...

Tue. 9:09 a.m.: Former Navy SEAL enters Yale as a 52-year-old freshman

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Former Navy SEAL James Hatch says heading to class as a freshman at Yale University is just about as nerve-wracking as preparing for the uncertainty of combat. At 52 years old, Hatch does not fit the profile of the traditional Yale freshman. "My experience in ...

Tue. 8:58 a.m.: Officials: Dozens die in boat fire off California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — When the mayday call came in, authorities in Southern California quickly realized they were facing just about the worst firefighting scenario imaginable: A boat fully ablaze far out to sea in the middle of the night with one narrow stairway out for over 30 ...

Fri. 2:08 p.m.: Tribune Chronicle prepares for Vindicator edition

Brenda J. Linert, editor of the Tribune Chronicle and the Vindicator edition of the Tribune Chronicle, right, and WKBN First News 27 reporter Nadine Grimley discuss changes Vindicator subscribers can expect Sunday when they open up the first edition of the new paper covering Mahoning County ...

Fri. 9:28 a.m.: Florida preps for an ‘absolute monster’: Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Unsure where Hurricane Dorian is going to land next week, many Florida residents faced a sense of helplessness as they prepared for what President Donald Trump said could be an "absolute monster" of a storm. "All indications are it's going to hit very hard and it's going to be ...