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Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan says the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and is pledging to cut government spending and end corruption

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot Palestinian

Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the prison sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted of unjustly shooting a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

NY Gov. Cuomo: Trump fooled the country, but not New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Donald Trump has fooled many people in this country, but the Democrat says the Republican president hasn't fooled New Yorkers

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals

Catholics across the U.S. shaken by the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children are considering withholding or reducing their donations to their local churches as they look for ways to express their anger

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots

Iraq's top court ratifies results of manual ballot recount, paving the way for new house to meet, government to be formed

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient gets probation

A Houston doctor won't serve prison time after being convicted of sexually assaulting a heavily sedated patient

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Venezuelan jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms

Venezuelans are scrambling even harder for supplies, nervous about dramatic economic measures the government's taking, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chief

Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's top leader has appointed a new chief for its air force

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms

Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press