HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents.
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shrugged off the latest escalation of trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is dismissing recent news reports of growing tensions between him and President Donald Trump, calling it a manufactured rumor that should not be taken seriously and that will soon go away.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her South Carolina home and sexually assaulting her before she was rescued in Alabama also told investigators he killed his girlfriend days earlier, prosecutors said.
QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago, a Canadian biotech company and global leader in the development and production of plant-based vaccines, is enthusiastically breaking ground for its commercial vaccine production facility today with the presence of Mr. Masayuki Mitsuka, President & CEO of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation and Mr. Regis Labeaume, Mayor of Quebec City and Medicago's employees.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 38-year-old man on probation for a gun crime has been accused of killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another in a shootout that started with an argument at an auto parts store in the Sacramento area, authorities said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading accusations, Democratic and Republican senators quarreled Tuesday over who will testify at what promises to be a dramatic and emotional hearing next Monday with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who says he sexually assaulted her when they were in high school. But doubts were raised whether she would appear.
Once again, Wall Street's jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China proved to be short-lived.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles, one of the world's major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of new fur products, a move that would make it the largest city in the U.S. to do so.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who sued the New York City Ballet company over the sharing of nude photos and videos is amending her lawsuit to add two fired dancers and a donor as defendants.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man charged in connection with the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old girl will make his first appearance in U.S. District Court in Anchorage on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years.
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A bedraggled kitten in North Carolina got a new nickname — "Survivor" — when it was pulled with its owner from floodwaters unleashed by Florence.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade war (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court is siding with bartenders and waiters in a fight over whether restaurants can pay them less because they receive tips.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency officials say that at least five people have died in a bus collision in southwestern Russia.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian military aircraft shot down over the Mediterranean Sea and other issues related to Syria (all times local):
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he may have to suspend a planned trip to the United Nations because of concerns his opponents would try to kill him if he travels abroad.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of natural gas to escape after drilling it from U.S. lands.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Chen announced Tuesday that she was leaving the cast of the CBS daytime show "The Talk" a week after her husband, CBS Corp. boss Leslie Moonves, was ousted from the company due to sexual misconduct allegations.
A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers led by Eric Dickerson is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies.
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MONTGOMERY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school district has fired a bus driver who got lost on the first day of school.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has agreed to overhaul its civil forfeiture laws as part of a proposed lawsuit settlement announced Tuesday, limiting what law enforcement officers can seize and how it can use the proceeds.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A lawyer for a Vermont man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather and his mother to collect inheritance money says there is evidence that could exonerate him in the death of his grandfather.
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area black man mistaken for a thief last year as he tried to unlock his own truck had his hands in the air and was begging not to be shot when a police officer shot him twice, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syria forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday was "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help.
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ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia's top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in the face of "a mounting tide of evidence of the inadequacy and security risks" of its voting system.
About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — During a disaster like Hurricane Florence, many emergency responders need to pinpoint the trouble spots so they can rescue people. For others, it's more important to know where evacuees fled to escape the danger.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players' union officials met last month with management of the four teams accused in a grievance of improper spending of revenue-sharing money, people familiar with the grievance process told The Associated Press.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra might want to consider naming its next album "Songs in the Key of A" — as in airport, abandoned and Amsterdam.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state not to return home yet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Poland's leader pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to consider creating a permanent American military base in Poland, offering a tempting incentive: The installation would be called "Fort Trump."
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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Brexit envoy Michel Barnier said Tuesday that his team is studying ways to carry out checks on goods moving into Northern Ireland in an effort to overcome a major obstacle in the negotiations, on the eve of a summit of EU leaders.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Citing President Donald Trump's policies and comments about Latinos, members of the influential Congressional Hispanic Caucus boycotted a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration hosted by Trump at the White House.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee were reviewing body-camera and squad car video Tuesday as they investigated the shooting of a man by an officer during a traffic stop.
PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is campaigning Tuesday in Georgia alongside Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams, bringing together the state's past and its potential future.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a champion golfer from Spain whose body was found on a golf course in central Iowa (all times local):
MOSCOW (AP) — A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.
LONDON (AP) — Researchers say an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected around the globe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.
MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari is paving its way to future growth with a look to its roots.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A sign for a Republican gubernatorial candidate in Rhode Island was hung Tuesday from a noose in front of a home.