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Expert: Fires will get deadlier as cities grow, planet warms

Across globe, fires will get deadlier, says senior German scientist leading wildfire probe in Greece

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Italian rights guarantor boards migrant ship blocked in port

A delegation from Italy's guarantor of personal rights has boarded a coast guard ship with 150 migrants stuck aboard for days

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New speculation on successor to European bank chief Draghi

A German news media report has stirred new speculation about who will succeed Mario Draghi as head of the European Central Bank, one of the globe's most powerful economic policy jobs

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

AP Exclusive: US to cut funding for UN human rights office

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says the United States will cut funding for the office of the U.N. human rights chief, the administration's latest blow against the United Nations

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores

Kroger to rid its nearly 2,800 stores of single-use plastic bags by 2025; phase out begins immediately

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

PlaySugarHouse.com launches online sports betting

PlaySugarHouse.com has launched online sports betting integrated with its online casino, the latest entrant into New Jersey's surging sports betting market

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

California congressman and wife face arraignment on charges

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret face arraignment in San Diego on charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Leaker of secret report on Russian hacking gets 5 years

A former government contractor who pleaded guilty to mailing a classified U.S. report to a news organization was sentenced to more than five years as part of a deal with prosecutors

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Man who killed roommate, blew up body, gets 30-year sentence

A Connecticut man who fatally shot his roommate during a drug feud and then blew up the body with a pipe bomb to try to get rid of the evidence has been sentenced to 30 years in prison

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

To make college cost even more, pay by credit card

Before paying college bills with plastic, be aware of school "convenience fees," which could cost more than you can get in card rewards - not to mention interest

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Gun control activists marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ

Students in Massachusetts have set off on a 50-mile march to Smith & Wesson's headquarters to call for stricter gun control

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Facebook bans quiz app, pulls its security app over privacy

Facebook bans quiz app, removes its security app from Apple store over privacy concerns

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press