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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A strong cyclone made landfall early Sunday in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of people have moved to shelters across the low-lying delta nation's vast coastal region.

MLK daughter slams Comcast over racial discrimination suit

ATLANTA — A daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has sent a letter to Comcast executives in which she accuses the company of trying to "dismantle" a law barring racial discrimination. The letter released Saturday from the Rev.
Hindus rejoice, Muslims deplore India court ruling on temple

Hindus rejoice, Muslims deplore India court ruling on temple

NEW DELHI — India's Supreme Court ruled in favour of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country's north and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims to build a mosque - a verdict in a highly contentious case that was immedi
Manafort's former son-in-law sentenced for multiple scams

Manafort's former son-in-law sentenced for multiple scams

LOS ANGELES — The former son-in-law of Paul Manafort has been sentenced in Los Angeles to nine years in prison for a series of schemes, including one that bilked $3 million from actor Dustin Hoffman. A federal judge ordered Jeffrey Yohai to pay $6.
Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers charged, student mourned

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers charged, student mourned

HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong said Saturday that they have arrested and charged six pro-democracy lawmakers, a move that could escalate public fury a day after the death of a university student linked to months of anti-government protests in the se

Residents say wild turkeys are attacking community

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Some New Jersey residents have been getting an early Thanksgiving surprise. A gaggle of 40 to 60 wild turkeys have been aggressively terrorizing residents in a 55-and-up community in Ocean County daily.
Top Iowa aide to Steyer's campaign resigns after AP report

Top Iowa aide to Steyer's campaign resigns after AP report

DES MOINES, Iowa — A top Iowa aide to businessman Tom Steyer resigned Friday, a day after The Associated Press revealed he had privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing Steyer's White House bid.
Missing Clark Atlanta University student found dead

Missing Clark Atlanta University student found dead

ATLANTA — A missing Clark Atlanta University student has been found dead, authorities said Friday. The body of Alexis Crawford, 21, was found at a park in DeKalb County, Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said at a news conference.
No coalition troops hurt in rocket attack at Iraq base

No coalition troops hurt in rocket attack at Iraq base

BAGHDAD — A barrage of Katyusha rockets targeted an Iraqi air base that houses American troops south of the city of Mosul on Friday, officials said. No members of the U.S.-led coalition were injured.
Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department is proposing to award one of the first contracts for federal water in perpetuity to a powerful rural California water district that had long employed Secretary David Bernhardt as a lobbyist.