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Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan, kills at least 20

Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan, kills at least 20

KABUL — A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing as many as 20 people and wounding more than 90 others, an official said.
Pompeo says US backs Saudi Arabia's 'right to defend itself'

Pompeo says US backs Saudi Arabia's 'right to defend itself'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S.
US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — U.S.
AP source: Joe Kennedy to challenge Sen. Markey in primary

AP source: Joe Kennedy to challenge Sen. Markey in primary

BOSTON — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America's most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state's Democratic primary in 2020.
Humberto brushes Bermuda as new hurricane threatens Mexico

Humberto brushes Bermuda as new hurricane threatens Mexico

MIAMI — Hurricane Humberto lashed Bermuda with strong winds Wednesday as the powerful Category 3 storm passed just to the north of the British Atlantic territory, while a newly formed hurricane threatened tourist resorts along Mexico's Pacific coast.
No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through Texas

No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through Texas

HOUSTON — Tropical Depression Imelda has deluged parts of Southeast Texas with rain, but officials in Houston and surrounding communities said Wednesday that so far there have been no severe consequences.
Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel-efficient
AP sources: 1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL

AP sources: 1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL

Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe.
Court hearing on Britney Spears' life, finances closed

Court hearing on Britney Spears' life, finances closed

LOS ANGELES — A hearing Wednesday on the future of the court conservatorship that for 11 years has controlled the money and affairs of Britney Spears was closed to the public and media. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda J.
California adds wage, benefit protections for gig workers

California adds wage, benefit protections for gig workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif.