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Palestinians announce plans to again seek full UN membership

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday he plans to reactivate an application for the Palestinians to have full membership...

Silicon Valley landlord rents USD1,500 studio to two cats

SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Two cats are living large at a USD1,500-a-month studio apartment their owner rents for them in Silicon Valley, where...

Chocolate spill creates sweet hot mess on Arizona highway

FLAGSSTAFF, Arizona (AP) — Authorities in northern Arizona had a sweet hot mess on their hands after a tank trucker's trailer detached from the...

Rodeo Alaska cow evades capture wandering Anchorage trails

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rodeo cow named Betsy has evaded capture for six months as she wanders the trails of Alaska's biggest city,...

Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is...

Congress prepares to skip planned recess if shutdown goes on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

No talks scheduled as LA teacher strike enters day three

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as tens of thousands of teachers planned to walk picket...

Venezuela’s opposition outlines roadmap for power transfer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)- Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has declared President Nicolas Maduro "illegitimate," moving a step closer to implementing a plan to challenge the socialist...

France takes Roundup weed-killer off market after court ruling

LYON (AFP) - French authorities on Tuesday banned the sale of a form of controversial weed-killer Roundup following a court ruling that regulators failed...

Turkey to set up Syria ‘security zone’ after Trump call

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Ankara would set up a "security zone" in northern Syria suggested by US...

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