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Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

Italian prosecutors say they will look at possible design flaws and past maintenance of the Genoa highway bridge that collapsed and killed 39 people
Updated: 4 hours ago
Twitter muzzles conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week

Twitter muzzles conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week

Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions
Updated: 8 hours ago
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and aides take undeserved credit for recent job gains by black Americans
Updated: 8 hours ago

Wynn accuser makes extraordinary claims in court filings

A woman who says casino mogul Steve Wynn raped her in Chicago in the early 1970s and that she gave birth to his daughter has provided sworn court documents containing inconsistencies about dates, names and other accounts
Updated: 8 hours ago

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.
Published: 08/15/18
US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants
Published: 08/15/18
A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?
Published: 08/15/18
Global shares mixed as Turkey raises tariffs on US goods

Global shares mixed as Turkey raises tariffs on US goods

Global shares mixed, lira weakens after Turkey raises tariffs on U.S. exports
Published: 08/15/18
New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes

New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes

New Zealand has banned most foreigners who don't live in the country from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices
Published: 08/15/18
Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis
Published: 08/15/18