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Groups with Obama ties help with black voters in 5 states

Political committees with ties to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and former President Barack Obama are aiming digital messages to black voters in five states with pivotal U.S. senate races

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

California ballot initiative seeks to end high speed rail

Activists seeking to repeal California's gas tax increase are proposing another ballot measure aimed at providing replacement transportation funding and eliminating the state's high speed rail project

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Ex-French PM Valls launches bid to become mayor of Barcelona

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has confirmed he will be running in Barcelona's mayoral election next year in order to "rescue" the Catalan capital from "deterioration."

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Nike's 'message' marketing strikes a chord

Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Avalanche looking to make back-to-back playoff appearances

A youthful Colorado Avalanche squad is looking to make back-to-back playoff appearances

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50 by bungee jumping from a helicopter in northern Arizona

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

5 EU countries reach deal to end limbo of rescued migrants

Five countries have struck a deal to disembark and share out 58 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean and left stranded by continuing European Union misgivings on how to cope with the influx from North Africa

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Owner of Texas 3D gun company resigns after arrest

The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns has resigned after being arrested on charges of having sex with a 16-year-old girl

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Iraqi activist shot dead in tense southern city of Basra

Police official says masked gunmen have shot dead a human rights activist and mother of four outside a supermarket in the southern city of Basra

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Books on famine, factories vie for $75,000 history prize

A story of starvation in Stalin's Soviet Union, a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder and a look at how factories changed the world are among finalists for a $75,000 book prize

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

EU lawmakers cancel Turkey funds over democracy shortfalls

EU lawmakers say they are canceling 70 million euros ($82.4 million) in funding meant to help Turkey join the EU due to what they see as Ankara's failure to improve rule of law and human rights

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Trump takes aim at Iran in UN speech

President Donald Trump has singled out Iran for particularly harsh criticism in his annual address to world leaders at the UN

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press