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Knockoff pot vapes raise concerns for licensed companies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected...

 

Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica's reefs, piece by piece

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica (AP) — Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep...

 

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats quickly turned hostile on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions and declared they were "focusing...

 

Trump strains to balance diplomacy, military threat to Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration tried to balance diplomacy with fresh talk of military action Tuesday in response to the fiery missile and drone attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry — a strike marking the most explosive...

 

Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House are steering clear of controversy in a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown at the end of September. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has agreed to...

 

Trump outpaces Obama, Bush in naming ex-lobbyists to Cabinet

WASHINGTON (AP) — In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to...

 

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin. That would amount to blood money, in the opinion of some critics. And it's one reason...

 

AP Analysis: Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia's vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that's emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of precise attacks that leave few obvious clues as to who...

 

Fighting for survival: Keys to Netanyahu's return to power

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is in a race for political survival as the country holds repeat parliamentary elections Tuesday. If Netanyahu's Likud party and his smaller allies can secure a narrow 61-seat majority...

 

Discounted movie subscription service MoviePass shuts down

NEW YORK (AP) — The movie ticket subscription service known as MoviePass that allowed subscribers to purchase up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee has temporarily shut down. MoviePass shut down Saturday and its future is unclear....

 

Company to close plant after more than 4 decades

BELTON, S.C. (AP) — A company with almost five decades of history is closing its plant in South Carolina's Anderson County. WYFF-TV reports Hydro Aluminum Sapa plant officials in Belton made the announcement Friday. The Norwegian company supplies...

 

Owners of burned out Vermont general store ponder future

BENSON, Vt. (AP) — The owners of what was once a beloved general store in the Vermont town of Benson don't know yet whether they are going to rebuild after a fire destroyed the structure. The Rutland Herald reports Robin Marzella-Tillman, who...

 

Trump: Pompeo won't take on duties of ousted security aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's not going to be asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on the duties of former national security adviser John Bolton, who was ousted on Tuesday. Trump says 15 people want the now-vacant...

 

Ohio senators propose renaming NASA site for Neil Armstrong

SANDSUKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators want Congress to rename a NASA research facility in Ohio after astronaut Neil Armstrong. Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Sherrod Brown introduced legislation Thursday to honor the Ohio native by...

 

Trump to have dinner with Otto Warmbier's parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to have dinner Saturday with the parents of an American college student who died in 2017 shortly after being freed from captivity in North Korea. An administration official said Trump was to host...

 

Death toll rises to 6 in torrential rains in southeast Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Record rainfall claimed two more lives in southeastern Spain as it caused widespread flooding, raising the overall death toll to six from the storms, authorities said Saturday. Emergency rescue workers saved thousands of...

 

Alligator Lighthouse swim won by St. Pete Beach man

ISLAMORADA, Fla (AP) — A Florida swimmer has posted the fastest time among 460 participants during an open-water swimming competition in the Florida Keys. Thirty-year-old Michael Schultz of St. Pete Beach, finished Saturday's four-mile Swim for...

 

Suspended NY judge pleads guilty in underwear burglary case

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A suspended New York judge has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary for trying to sneak into a neighbor's home to steal her underwear. Robert Cicale (sih-KAL'-lee) pleaded guilty Friday in Suffolk County court....

 

Solid gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill's birthplace

LONDON (AP) — A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born. The toilet, valued at roughly 1 million pounds ($1.25... Full story

 

Average US price of gas down 3 cents per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 3 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks to $2.63. The price is 20 cents lower than what it was in mid-July. However, industry analyst Trilby...

 

Union votes to strike at General Motors' US plants

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200...

 

Gun control must include background checks, Dems tell Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are telling President Donald Trump that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. In a statement, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...

 

No millennial bump for Buttigieg, but hints of broad appeal

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there's one looming problem: He has yet to win over his own. His lack of any ample bas...

 

New zero-emission electric shuttles tested at Sabino Canyon

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Testing of zero-emission electric shuttles has begun at Sabino Canyon, a population outdoor recreation site on the outskirts of Tucson. Coronado National Forest officials believe the new 62-passenger electric shuttles will go...

 

Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas. Casino companies, Clark County, shopping centers and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, now offer charging stations. Las...

 

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