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Businessman, renter missing in Alaska after landslide

Businessman, renter missing in Alaska after landslide

JUNEAU, Alaska — A local economic development official and a woman who rents an apartment from him have been identified as the two people missing after a landslide as wide as two football fields slammed into a neighbourhood in Haines, Alaska, the may
California governor: Most of state nears stay-home order

California governor: Most of state nears stay-home order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will likely order most of its businesses to close or limit capacity in the coming days, Gov.
Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

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Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks.
OPEC, Russia to nudge up oil output after hit from pandemic

OPEC, Russia to nudge up oil output after hit from pandemic

FRANKFURT — OPEC and allied countries including Russia agreed Thursday to increase oil production by 500,000 barrels a day from January and will meet monthly to assess the situation, gingerly adding more crude to a market still suffering from the COV
Chinese spacecraft carrying lunar rocks lifts off from moon

Chinese spacecraft carrying lunar rocks lifts off from moon

BEIJING — A Chinese spacecraft lifted off from the moon Thursday night with a load of lunar rocks, the first stage of its return to Earth, the government space agency reported.
Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to tell unheralded heroes' stories

Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to tell unheralded heroes' stories

LOS ANGELES — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, are forming a film production company that they say will tell the stories of people whose voices are often overlooked.
California monolith pops up after finds in Utah, Romania

California monolith pops up after finds in Utah, Romania

LOS ANGELES — Days after the discovery and swift disappearance of two shining metal monoliths half a world apart, another towering structure has popped up, this time at the pinnacle of a trail in Southern California.
Senate confirms Christopher Waller to serve on Fed's board

Senate confirms Christopher Waller to serve on Fed's board

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed the nomination of Christopher Waller for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, placing another of President Donald Trump's picks on the Fed's influential board after a string of high-profile
Police: 4 die after explosion at UK wastewater plant

Police: 4 die after explosion at UK wastewater plant

LONDON — Four people died following an explosion in a silo that holds treated biosolids at a wastewater treatment plant near the southwest England city of Bristol, police said Thursday.