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When I traveled to Rome in March, I enjoyed a few moments of relaxation on the Spanish Steps, which run 138 rungs between the Spanish square and the hilltop Trinità dei Monti church. Tourists have done the same since before Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant dallied on the iconic 18th century sta…
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says the city suffering a rash of child deaths by gunfire will offer a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the killing of four children this month.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday echoed what the president told reporters outside the White House on Wednesday: the administration is looking at trying to end the practice of granting citizenship to anyone born in the United States.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new book by a noted historian attempts to show how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans in the early days of the nation and how tribes viewed the young United States as an entity seeking to erase them from existence.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys say arrests are expected in the case of a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died amid sweltering heat after air conditioning power was lost after a 2017 hurricane.
LOS ANGELES — Performing above expectations, Lionsgate and Millennium’s “Angel Has Fallen” opened in first place with $21.3 million, according to estimates from measurement firm Comscore.
BIARRITZ, France — In a break in summit talks on Sunday afternoon, cameras caught British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulating his French host on his handling of a tense dinner the night before.
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's police have released a statement saying clashes between two tribes in an eastern port city have killed 17 people in three days.
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall.
China sent the strongest warning yet of using troops on Hong Kong’s streets where Beijing says protests have turned into a “Color Revolution,” with water cannons and tear gas fired in skirmishes between police and demonstrators in the 12th straight weekend of unrest.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Dorian, forecast to be at or near hurricane status by Tuesday as it moves west into the Caribbean, has put Barbados under a tropical storm warning and other Caribbean islands under tropical storm watches on Sunday.
FOREST ACRES, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man walked into a South Carolina church demanding money during an early Sunday service and shot one worshipper.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says three projectiles have been launched from the Gaza Strip, setting off air raid sirens in southern Israel.
ATLANTA – A ruling from a federal judge in South Georgia will continue to thwart a proposal to pinpoint which waterways are subject to federal oversight, marking what may be the final round of the fight over President Barack Obama’s signature water initiative.
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy falsely claimed last week he was shot by a sniper at the Lancaster sheriff’s station. He’ll now be the subject of a criminal investigation, officials said late Saturday.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 8 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.66.
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said not to take literally President Donald Trump’s characterization of the U.S. Federal Reserve chief as an enemy on par with China’s leader.
AMMAN, Jordan — A pair of Israeli drones went down in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Sunday morning, according to officials and eye witnesses, in what appeared to be another salvo in Israel’s expanding campaign against Iran and its regional affiliates.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's new prime minister says in an interview that ending his country's international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy.
BIARRITZ, France — President Trump said he had “second thoughts” about his escalating trade war with China — a remark that administration officials rushed to walk back — as the simmering G7 summit here threatened to overheat Sunday with the arrival of Iran’s foreign minister.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two members of an Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary force say that a new drone attack has killed one commander and wounded another near the border with Syria.
WASHINGTON — Former Rep. Joe Walsh, once a backer of President Trump, said Sunday he would mount a Republican primary challenge to the president because “we can’t take four more years of Donald Trump.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Columbus Police Officer Larry Nelson spoke slowly, pausing to make eye contact with those sitting in front of him and punching the air with a finger on every few words to make it perfectly clear that everyone should pay attention.
LOS ANGELES—When I walked into his South Los Angeles barbershop Thursday morning, Lawrence Tolliver had a question. Did I think Donald Trump would be reelected.
WASHINGTON — The luster has come off the “golden visa,” the immigrant investor program that’s injected hundreds of millions of dollars into Texas development projects in recent years.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two officials from an Iran-backed Iraqi militia say a new drone attack killed 1 commander near the Syrian border.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Angel Has Fallen" has easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer.
What do you think of the Performing Arts Committee recommendation that the city should buy the old Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center to replace Mathis City Auditorium?
The PAC recently recommended the city purchase the old VHS Performing Arts Center to replace Mathis City Auditorium. Do you agree with this recommendation?
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