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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

AP US & World News

Obama's post-Charlottesville message most-liked tweet ever

Obama's post-Charlottesville message most-liked tweet ever

Twitter says President Barack Obama's tweet in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has taken the crown as the platform's most-liked post ever
Updated: 3 hours ago

Civil rights group sues Nebraska state prisons system

The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the state prisons system because it hasn't taken significant steps to fix persistent overcrowding and other conditions the groups deems inhumane
Updated: 3 hours ago

Koala named Katherine from LA welcomed at Florida zoo

A Florida zoo is welcoming a female koala from the Los Angeles Zoo
Updated: 3 hours ago
Hong Kong's Cathay posts $262M 1H loss on fierce competition

Hong Kong's Cathay posts $262M 1H loss on fierce competition

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific posts $262M loss as fierce competition takes its toll
Updated: 3 hours ago
Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by tree on Portuguese island

Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by tree on Portuguese island

Authorities say a 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on a packed outdoor religious festival in Portugal's Madeira Islands
Updated: 3 hours ago
Police doubt life jacket is linked to missing Swedish woman

Police doubt life jacket is linked to missing Swedish woman

Copenhagen police say a tattered lifejacket found by those looking for a Swedish woman missing since a trip on a home-built submarine is probably not related to her case
Updated: 3 hours ago

Man arrested in ambush, attack of Florida deputy

Authorities in Florida have arrested a 27-year-old man accused of flagging down a sheriff's deputy and then hitting him in the face
Updated: 3 hours ago
5 years after 34 South African miners shot dead, no arrests

5 years after 34 South African miners shot dead, no arrests

5 years after 34 South African miners shot dead, no arrests have been made, says rights group
Updated: 3 hours ago
Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

Greece's fire department says it's close to containing a wildfire that is burning north of Athens for a fourth day
Updated: 3 hours ago

Teenage boy electrocuted while climbing transmission tower

Investigators say an Ohio teenager was electrocuted and fell about 30 feet (9.14 meters) to the ground after climbing a transmission tower supporting high-voltage power lines
Updated: 3 hours ago