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Alabama swamped, 4 killed in floods from slow-moving front

Alabama swamped, 4 killed in floods from slow-moving front

PELHAM, Ala.

Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes Tokyo area; no tsunami danger

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake registering a preliminary 6.1 magnitude shook the Tokyo area on Thursday night, but officials said there was no danger of a tsunami.
Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 23

Strong earthquake in southwest Pakistan kills at least 23

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday, killing at least 23 people as the death toll continued to creep higher.
Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S.

Police: Slain Instagram star's husband kills self in Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The husband of a slain social media star killed himself in a Florida home when authorities arrived to arrest him on charges in connection with the death of his wife last year in Texas, U.S. Marshals and police say.
Congress foresees short-term debt fix amid perilous standoff

Congress foresees short-term debt fix amid perilous standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders edged back Wednesday from a perilous standoff over lifting the nation's borrowing cap, with Democratic senators signaling they were receptive to an offer from Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell that
Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting

Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old student opened fire during a fight at his Dallas-area high school on Wednesday, injuring four people and then fleeing before being taken into custody hours later, authorities said.
White House says Biden, Xi expected to meet virtually

White House says Biden, Xi expected to meet virtually

ZURICH (AP) — President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected to hold a virtual working meeting before year’s end, according to a senior Biden administration official.
NATO expels 8 'undeclared' Russian intelligence officers

NATO expels 8 'undeclared' Russian intelligence officers

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO on Wednesday expelled eight members of Russia’s mission to the military alliance, saying that they were secretly working as intelligence officers and halved the size of Moscow’s team able to work at its headquarters.
Nobel in chemistry honors pair for new way to make molecules

Nobel in chemistry honors pair for new way to make molecules

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry Wednesday for finding an “ingenious” new way to build molecules that can be used to make everything from medicines to food flavorings.