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November 14, 2018 - 10:45 am
PARIS (AP) — A man who doused himself with wine and tried to self-immolate on a train and waved a phone showing images of armed combatants is being held by French police on a potential terrorism charge. A French official said Wednesday the man was tackled by a soldier and a police officer, both off...
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FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, file photo specialist Mario Picone, center, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:44 am
U.S. stocks have turned lower in morning trading, erasing a modest early rally and extending the market's losses from a day earlier. Technology stocks and banks were taking some of the heaviest losses, outweighing gains in industrial companies and other sectors. Energy stocks gave up an early gain...
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November 14, 2018 - 10:41 am
DALLAS (AP) — Caroline Rose Hunt, a philanthropist, luxury hotel magnate and daughter of Texas oilman H.L. Hunt, has died at age 95. Family spokesman Andy Stern says Hunt suffered a stroke Oct. 31 and died Tuesday in Dallas. Services are pending. Hunt's wildcatter father provided a trust for her...
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November 14, 2018 - 10:37 am
There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled 41 degrees to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen from their masks. When flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer got to row 14, she saw a woman...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2018, file photo, Law enforcement vehicles are seen behind a school sign after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind. The 13-year-old boy who opened fire inside the school, wounding a classmate and a teacher before being tackled by the teacher, was expected to learn his punishment on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star via AP, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:35 am
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has shown no remorse for shooting his teacher and a classmate at his Indianapolis-area school, and he will remain the responsibility of the state juvenile detention system until he is 18, an Indiana judge ruled Wednesday. Hamilton County Circuit Court...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Nov.8, 2018 people walk on the Interpol logo at the international police agency headquarters in Lyon, central France. French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife's claims that she got a threatening call in Chinese after he was picked up. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
November 14, 2018 - 10:34 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife's claim that she got a threatening call in Chinese after he was picked up. Grace Meng, the...
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Bins filled with ballots are stacked at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office as employees count ballots during a recount, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 14, 2018 - 10:31 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election recount drama is intensifying as lawyers return to court and tallying machines break down ahead of a Thursday deadline to complete reviews of the Senate and governor races. Much of the trouble centers on the Democratic stronghold of Palm Beach County...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, is flanked by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., left, the senator-elect from Tennessee, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican candidate in the undecided challenge to incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., during a meeting with new GOP senators at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 14, 2018 - 9:59 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Rick Scott is Florida's Republican governor, not a senator-elect. Yet there he was at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's left shoulder Wednesday when the Kentucky Republican welcomed GOP...
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U. S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry addresses media during a press conference at the government headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 14, 2018 - 9:58 am
PRAGUE (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been lobbying in Prague for the U.S. civil nuclear industry as the most suitable to develop the Czech nuclear program. The Czech Republic relies on nuclear energy and the current six reactors produce a third of the country's electricity. The...
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November 14, 2018 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is reporting a financial loss for the 12th straight year, citing declining mail volume as well as the costs of its pension and health care obligations. The Postal Service is awaiting a report ordered by President Donald Trump to address the agency's "...
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