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HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):8:15 a.m.Hong Kong police have confirmed an officer fired a warning shot as protesters surrounded them and said they arrested 36 people during the latest pro-democracy demonstration in the semi-autonomous Chinese …
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot after protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and brought out water cannon trucks for the first time, in an escalation in the summerlong protests that have shaken the city's government and …
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say the fourth tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is maintaining its strength as it moves toward the Windward Islands.The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday that Tropical Storm Dorian could intensify to near hurricane strength over the eastern …
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says the city suffering a rash of child deaths by gunfire this summer will offer a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the killing of four children.At a news conference Saturday, Krewson said …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as tens of thousands of soldiers got ready to join the fight against blazes that have caused global alarm.French …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft carried out multiple strikes on Hamas military positions early Monday in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel.The military said the airstrikes included one on the office of a Hamas commander in the northern …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians joined demonstrations across the country Sunday to urge that the government keep pursuing a mammoth corruption investigation and to show support for the justice minister, who has been hit with allegations he abused his powers as a judge …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck was unique.He loved football. He loves life even more.So when the 29-year-old Luck thought another long, laborious comeback journey jeopardized his future, he believed walking away from the sport and potentially hundreds of millions of dollars was the only …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys said Sunday that arrests are expected shortly in the case of a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died after its air conditioning power went out amid sweltering heat following Hurricane Irma in 2017.Lawrence Hashish told The Associated …
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.China, a huge and growing customer for lobster, placed heavy tariffs on U.S. lobsters — and many other food products — in …
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall.As part of the collaboration with The Walt Disney Co., the Minneapolis-based discounter says it …
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new book by a noted historian attempts to show how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans in the early days of the nation and how tribes viewed the young United States as an entity seeking to erase them from existence.University of Oregon history …
A powerful natural gas explosion badly damaged a Maryland office complex and shopping center Sunday morning, ripping away part of the facade and exposing twisted metal, authorities said.No injuries were reported in the thundering blast, which occurred at about 8 a.m. It came after authorities said …
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's new prime minister said in an interview Sunday that ending his country's international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy.Abdalla Hamdok, a respected former official with the U.N. Economic …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a 12th journalist has been slain this year in the country, which is one of the world's deadliest for the profession.Local media outlets identify the victim as Nevith Condés Jaramilllo, founder of a news website called El …
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois state trooper who was fatally shot while serving a search warrant is being remembered as a caring family man who went the extra mile.The (Belleville) News-Democrat reports roughly 100 people attended a Sunday service at a park to remember Trooper …
HONOLULU (AP) — When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what's out there.Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian …
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's police have released a statement saying clashes between two tribes in an eastern port city have killed 17 people in three days.The violence led Sudan's new joint military-civilian council — formed just last week — to declare a state of emergency in Port …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Liz O'Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she found herself facing a moral …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County deputy lied when he said he was shot in the shoulder while standing in a sheriff's station parking lot last week and will face a criminal investigation, authorities said."The reported sniper assault was fabricated" by Deputy Angel Reinosa, Assistant …

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