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4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the gunman's weapon away.4/22/2018 10:20 am

Another crude video surfaces after fraternity's expulsion

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University has expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that members say was intended as satire, but the controversy is continuing with the emergence of more video simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person.4/22/2018 10:18 am

Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency says special counsel Robert Mueller hasn't contacted her and she thinks he isn't interested in finding the truth.4/22/2018 10:18 am

Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83.4/22/2018 10:17 am

Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.4/22/2018 10:14 am

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta on Sunday, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority, police said.4/22/2018 10:11 am

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage.4/22/2018 9:58 am

Pakistan's Pashtun tribes stage protest calling for rights

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of Pashtuns from Pakistan's tribes have gathered in the eastern city of Lahore reiterating their call for the release of tribesmen being held by authorities on alleged links to militants.4/22/2018 9:58 am

The Latest: Iconic French abbey reopens after security alert

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — The Latest on the evacuation of a French tourist site due to security concerns (all times local):4/22/2018 9:48 am

Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week.4/22/2018 9:47 am

Latest World News

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion.4/21/2018 10:38 pm

The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Gaza protests (all times local):4/21/2018 7:48 am

The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):4/20/2018 10:55 am

Correction: Israel at 70 story

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a story on April 18 and April 19 about Israel's 70th independence day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Israel's founding document described the country as a "light unto the nations." While the biblical phrase has been widely used by leaders, it does not appear in the Declaration of Independence.4/20/2018 5:35 am

EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European Union foreign policy chief on Thursday hailed efforts by nations in Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence.4/19/2018 11:41 am

After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drama of U.S. and allied missile strikes on Syria has obscured a sobering fact: The U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.4/19/2018 10:15 am

Rebels in Syria's south brace for onslaught, fear wider war

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Rebels in southern Syria who were once backed by the United States fear a new offensive by President Bashar Assad's forces, one that risks igniting a wider conflict.4/19/2018 8:07 am

Afghanistan return 5 bodies and a captive Pakistani solider

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says Afghan authorities have returned the bodies of five Pakistani soldiers killed during a weekend clash along a disputed segment of the two countries' border, and also released a sixth soldier captured by the Afghans.4/19/2018 2:24 am

China: Qualcomm plan 'has difficulty' resolving concerns

BEIJING (AP) — Qualcomm Inc.'s latest proposal for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors "has difficulty" resolving concerns of Chinese anti-monopoly regulators, a government spokesman Thursday.4/19/2018 2:15 am

Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage.4/18/2018 9:26 am