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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats were meeting in Washington Thursday to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the nuclear and missile threat. Japan is a key U.S. ally and potential target...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. Republican Gov. Paul LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid weekend violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state banner. Critics said the same thing two years ago after an avowed white supremacist killed...
PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. The National Park Service said in a statement it made the decision to "expand...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber "duck boot" with a new manufacturing center that's being unveiled Thursday. The...
NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in court. Fifty-three-year-old Mark Johnson, of Alburgh, is due in court on...
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it. Trump's campaign announced the event Wednesday — a day after the president blamed "both sides" for weekend violence in Charlottesville,...
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it. Trump's campaign announced the event Wednesday — a day after the president blamed "both sides" for weekend violence in Charlottesville,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China who was walking to his off-campus apartment. Andrew Garcia, who was convicted of first-degree murder...
PARIS (AP) — A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over the re-...
NORTON, Vt. (AP) — It can be slow at the U.S.-Canadian border crossing between Norton, Vermont, and Stanhope,...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers on Sunday approved 16 Cabinet members nominated by recently re-elected...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Social media activists and...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Social media activists and...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is satisfied with how the administration formulated...