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Irate, protesters in Iraq's south torch parliament offices

Irate, protesters in Iraq's south torch parliament offices

BASRA, Iraq — Protesters torched parliament offices in Iraq's oil-rich south on Friday following days of inaction by the government after two activists were assassinated.
Trump says Democrats' convention was 'gloomiest' in history

Trump says Democrats' convention was 'gloomiest' in history

ARLINGTON, Va.

US buildings closed in Portland after car-bomb threat made

PORTLAND, Ore. — At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a car bomb threat was made, the officials said Friday.
Loughlin, Giannulli get prison time in college bribery plot

Loughlin, Giannulli get prison time in college bribery plot

BOSTON — Breaking their silence for the first time since their arrest, “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli apologized Friday for using their wealth and privilege to bribe their daughters’ way into the University of
Low rates and heavy buyer demand send US home sales surging

Low rates and heavy buyer demand send US home sales surging

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Spurred by ultra-low mortgage rates, home buyers rushed last month to snap up a limited supply of existing houses, causing the pace of purchases to jump by a record-high 24.7%.
Russian opposition leader Navalny 'risks his life every day'

Russian opposition leader Navalny 'risks his life every day'

MOSCOW — As Russia’s most determined and durable opposition figure, Alexei Navalny has employed an astute understanding of social media and an accountant’s ability to wade through financial data, a knack for sardonic humour and fierce resolve in the
Michigan appeals court upholds governor's emergency powers

Michigan appeals court upholds governor's emergency powers

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Democratic Gov.
LA prosecutor files charges in May explosion that injured 12

LA prosecutor files charges in May explosion that injured 12

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles city attorney has filed dozens of criminal charges alleging fire code and safety violations against the owner of a building that exploded in the city's downtown and injured 12 firefighters, officials announced Friday.
Movie theatre trade group establishes COVID-19 protocols

Movie theatre trade group establishes COVID-19 protocols

As movie theatres come back to life across the country, the National Association of Theater Owners is helping to take the guess work out of safe operating practices in the era of COVID-19.
AP Exclusive: Barr 'vehemently opposed' to pardoning Snowden

AP Exclusive: Barr 'vehemently opposed' to pardoning Snowden

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr said he would be “vehemently opposed” to any attempt to pardon former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, after the president suggested he might consider it.