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Man sentenced to 58 years, 2 months in deadly shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 58 years and two months in prison for a deadly Manhattan shooting. KSNT reports that Steven Harris was sentenced Monday for second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old German Gonzalez-Garcia, of...

 

Police: Man stole patrol car in Missouri, fled to Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who is accused of stealing a patrol car in Kansas City, Missouri, and fleeing into Kansas City, Kansas. Police in Kansas City, Missouri, said in a news release that an officer first...

 

Kansas City man gets 12-year prison sentence in I70 shooting

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for an Interstate 70 shooting rampage and police chase in eastern Missouri. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 26-year-old Reginald Adams Jr. still has cases...

 

Excessive speed blamed for deadly boat crash in Missouri

CAMDEN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are blaming excessive speed for a boat crash that killed three people from Kansas at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks. The Kansas City Star reports that the Missouri State Highway Patrol released its crash...

 

Colorado renewable energy plan OK'd amid some doubts on cost

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators approved Xcel Energy's ambitious plan to nearly double the share of electricity it generates from renewable sources despite some doubts about the company's claims for how much money consumers will save. The Public...

 

California creates election cybersecurity office

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday creating an office of elections cybersecurity to combat cyber threats and false information online. It was one of more than a dozen bills Brown signed while lawmakers...

 

Nuclear safety oversight board takes aim at new policies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An independent safety panel that provides oversight of some of the nation's highest risk nuclear facilities voiced concerns Tuesday that new federal policies could limit inspections and curtail access to key information. Th...

 

Will John McCain be the last Republican leader in the Senate to address climate change?

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) “He was just doing his job.” When I asked a longtime staffer to Sen. John McCain why the senator battled to...

 

Iran president fails to appease lawmakers in economic crisis

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani failed to convince parliament on Tuesday that his plans will pull the country out of an economic nosedive worsened by America's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, further isolating his relatively...

 

Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement

LONDON (AP) — News that the U.S. has reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on replacing a North American free-trade deal has helped shore up global stock markets on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,496,...

 

Japan says North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge

TOKYO (AP) — Japan needs to bolster its missile defenses and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defense review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to...

 

Schools in New Mexico's oil region see enrollment spike

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A school district in the heart of New Mexico's booming oil and gas region has hit record enrollment. And administrators are wondering if the district will need more schools. The Hobbs News-Sun reports the total enrollment at...

 

Details of the preliminary US-Mexico trade deal, at a glance

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump celebrated on Monday the workings of a new deal with Mexico that would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, numerous questions were left unsettled. No full text has yet been provided. On...

 

UN: China's African swine fever outbreak could cross borders

BEIJING (AP) — An outbreak of African swine fever in China could jump the border to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia or the Korean Peninsula, the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization warned Tuesday. Outbreaks of the highly contagious,...

 

Shark attack victim says he punched shark in gills to escape

BOSTON (AP) — The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month said Tuesday he escaped by punching the powerful predator in the gills after it clamped down on his leg. In his first interview since the Aug. 15 attack , William Lytton said he'd...

 

Hurricane's death toll in Puerto Rico put at nearly 3,000

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor raised the U.S. territory's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 on Tuesday after an independent study found that the number of people who succumbed in the desperate,...

 

Troupe for actors with developmental disabilities flourishes

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Monica Venice of Cottage Grove loves to perform in plays. About 10 years ago, however, the 51-year-old was rejected for a one-word part in a community play simply because she has Down syndrome. That rejection led to the...

 

Couple cash in on the live chicken rental craze

FREEPORT, Pa. (AP) — It's "Rent The Chicken," not "Rent-A-Chicken." Local entrepreneurs Phil and Jenn Tompkins stress the distinction because their South Buffalo Township-based business, Rent The Chicken, in their assessment, is on top of the...

 

Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly; US ranks high

CHICAGO (AP) — Gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly and the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities, a study found. The results from one of the most comprehensive analyses of firearm deaths reveal...

 

Trump accuses Google of biased searches, warns 'be careful'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him "so that almost all stories & news is BAD." He offered no evidence of bias, but a top adviser said the White House...

 

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, after a federal court order barred him from posting...

 

AP EXPLAINS: How Google search results work

Political leanings don't factor into Google's search algorithm. But the authoritativeness of page links that the algorithm spits out and the perception of thousands of human raters do. In a tweet early Tuesday, President Donald Trump called Google's...

 

Bill Gates directs education funding to poor US schools

SEATTLE (AP) — Marking another phase in his education agenda, Bill Gates is now taking a more targeted approach to help struggling U.S. schools. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is now funding groups working directly with clusters of public...

 

Study: University of New Mexico adds $3B in economic output

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Research shows the University of New Mexico is responsible for nearly 25,000 jobs, $3.5 billion in annual employee compensation and another $3 billion in economic output. A study released Tuesday looked at operations,...

 

Archaeologists dig Native American fort found in Connecticut

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A 1600s Native American fort uncovered as part of a rail bridge replacement project is shining some light on a tribe's first dealings with Europeans, archeologists said on Tuesday during a tour of the site. The find on a...

 

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