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Severe weather forecasts continue as Ohio, Kansas, clean up

Severe weather forecasts continue as Ohio, Kansas, clean up

DAYTON, Ohio — People from Kansas to Pennsylvania picked up the pieces from a swarm of tornadoes and braced for more violent weather Wednesday in a storm that's seen a record number of twisters with no end in sight.
US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico.

Man bitten by rabid bat hiding between iPad and case

SOUTH HAMPTON, N.H. — A New Hampshire man got a big surprise as he went to close up his iPad. A bat was wedged between the back of the device and its cover and bit his finger.
Review: Spencer lends some humanity to campy revenge fantasy

Review: Spencer lends some humanity to campy revenge fantasy

Teenage brains. Alcohol. Driver's licenses. Put them together and what you get, inevitably, are a whole bunch of bad decisions — in real life and in movies.
'Godzilla' brings Millie Bobby Brown to a new monster fight

'Godzilla' brings Millie Bobby Brown to a new monster fight

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Millie Bobby Brown may use brute force against demon monsters in "Stranger Things," but the teenage actress relies more on intelligence to outsmart the 500-foot-tall behemoths in the new Godzilla film.
Trump urges Roy Moore not to run for US Senate in Alabama

Trump urges Roy Moore not to run for US Senate in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate again in 2020, saying the GOP must regain the once reliably red state and Moore "cannot win.

Grammy award winner's drug possession case in Guam closed

HAGATNA, Guam — A drug possession case in Guam involving a Grammy Award-winning singer has been closed, officials said.
Qatar prime minister to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott

Qatar prime minister to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar's prime minister will travel to Saudi Arabia for two summits in the kingdom, authorities announced Wednesday, a visit that would mark the highest-level contact between the neighbouring nations since a kingdom-led b
Octavia Spencer like you've never seen her before in 'Ma'

Octavia Spencer like you've never seen her before in 'Ma'

LOS ANGELES — Octavia Spencer has been a household name for almost a decade. She's won an Oscar and been nominated two more times since. And yet she has never headlined a film on her own or been first on the call sheet until now.
Australian 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims

Australian 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings.