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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday.Then he said goodbye to the NFL.The Indianapolis Colts quarterback heard boos as he walked away from the field, then walked to the podium and made the surprise decision official. The oft-injured star is …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of its expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of …
CAMP SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police chief says seven adults were injured when shots were fired at a child's birthday party a few miles southeast of the nation's capital.Prince George's County police Cpl. Nicholas Clayton tells The Associated Press that the shooting occurred Saturday …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.Meanwhile, Iran …
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees have marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by demanding their citizenship and other rights in the country they fled from.The event comes days after Bangladesh attempted to …
Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2019. There are 128 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 25, 1718, hundreds of French colonists arrived in Louisiana, with some settling in present-day New Orleans.On this date:In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson …
NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is being called a sexual "predator" in a lawsuit accusing the New York Democrat of violating a teenager at a Boy Scout camp five decades ago.The New York Post reported Saturday that the now 76-year-old Ackerman allegedly abused the 17-year-old …
BEIRUT (AP) — A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went down over the Lebanese capital of Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran.Residents of the Iranian-backed group's stronghold in southern Beirut reported one large …
MIAMI (AP) — A newly formed tropical depression has strengthened into the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is moving west and could reach hurricane strength Tuesday when it nears the central …
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis, bringing the number of children killed by gunfire in the city to at least a dozen since June.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about …
ORANGE, Texas (AP) — Harley Morgan was still wearing his dark suit and Rhiannon Boudreaux her wedding dress when the Texas "childhood sweethearts" were killed in a crash with a truck minutes after they were married.Nineteen-year-old Morgan and 20-year-old Boudreaux were pronounced dead …
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful tropical storm swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving at least one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning, officials said.A 17-year-old died and two children were injured in another landslide in the northern …
BEIRUT (AP) — A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tens of thousands of Argentines jammed streets in the capital and other cities Saturday to show support for conservative President Mauricio Macri, who is facing a tough fight heading into general elections in October in a country beset with economic …
BEIRUT (AP) — Explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern part of Lebanon's capital; cause is unclear.
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico.The Todd County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested on second degree murder charges …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Saturday that getting a trade deal with the United State won't be "plain sailing" because of barriers to the United Kingdom's goods in American markets.But opportunities abound.Speaking to reporters as he flew to France for …
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.President Jair Bolsonaro also tried to temper global concern, …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A dozen women spread across the grass of Alameda park in the capital Saturday knitting hearts for a memorial to murdered girls as Mexico grapples with endemic violence against females.Hands worked quickly looping canary yellow, blood red and turquoise yarn. The women then …

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