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Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korea's nuclear threat

As he begins the sequel to this stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump on Monday will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

The U.N. is harnessing the soaring symbolism of Nelson Mandela, whose South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman is one of the 20th century's great stories of struggle, sacrifice and reconciliation

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

Will Smith will celebrate his 50th birthday this week by bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon, the latest in of a series of stunts staged by daredevils in and around the natural wonder.

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Protests, pleas expected at hearing on Trump fuel rollback

Doctors, environmental groups and California officials will weigh in on the Trump administration's proposal to roll back car-mileage standards at what could be a raucous hearing in a region with some of the nation's worst air pollution

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

Hong Kong takes an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang

Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning for President Tran Dai Quang who died last week at age 61

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

Baltimore's interim police chief says an officer has been shot and wounded and a suspect killed in an exchange of gunfire

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Michelle Obama drums up voter participation at Nevada rally

Former first lady Michelle Obama is urging Nevadans to register to vote and to cast ballots this fall, warning them that if they sit out the November midterm election, "democracy continues with or without you."

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing, one of China's best-known stars, has well and truly fallen off the map amid vague allegations of tax shenanigans that have put her at odds with China's Communist Party-appointed culture czars

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press