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Blaze rages on Russian trawler in northern Norway

Published On: September 26, 2019 03:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

HELSINKI,  Sept 26: A Russian trawler with an ammonia tank and about 200,000 liters of diesel oil inside is in flames at a northern Norwegian port and authorities have evacuated surrounding areas because of an explosion risk.

Second man arrested in probe of Mac Miller’s overdose death

Published On: September 26, 2019 01:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

An Arizona man has become the second person arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller.

Kylie Jenner hospitalized, will miss Paris Fashion Week

Published On: September 26, 2019 12:31 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Kylie Jenner has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness and will have to skip a planned cosmetics rollout at Paris Fashion Week.

Afghans face presidential vote amid violence, corruption

Published On: September 26, 2019 11:56 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KABUL, Sept 26:  Millions of Afghans are expected to go to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president, despite an upsurge of violence in the weeks since the collapse of a U.S.-Taliban deal to end America’s longest war, and the Taliban warning voters to say away from the polls.

How to navigate new privacy features in Apple iPhone update

Published On: September 26, 2019 10:45 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Apple’s iOS 13 software update comes with plenty of privacy enhancements — but in some cases, only if you take the time to understand how they work.

Washington plunges into Trump impeachment investigation

Published On: September 26, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Sept 26: President Donald Trump pressed the leader of Ukraine to “look into” Joe Biden, Trump’s potential 2020 reelection rival, as well as the president’s lingering grievances from the 2016 election, according to a rough transcript of a summer phone call that is now at the center of Democrats’ impeachment probe.

Yes, there is an art to the perfectly peeled egg

Published On: September 25, 2019 02:36 PM NPT By: Associated Press

I love eating deviled eggs and egg salad, but I had been avoiding making either because it was so much trouble peeling the eggs

China opens new Beijing airport to serve travel boom

Published On: September 25, 2019 01:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Sept 25: Chinese President Xi Jinping presided Wednesday over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest.

Timeline of events leading up to key UK Supreme Court ruling

Published On: September 24, 2019 06:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Sept 24: Britain’s Supreme Court is set to rule Tuesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of Parliament was legal. Here’s how we got here.

Algeria says 8 newborns die in fire at maternity hospital

Published On: September 24, 2019 05:13 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ALGIERS, Algeria, Sept 24: Eight newborns were killed Tuesday in a fire in the maternity wing of an Algerian hospital near the border with Tunisia, authorities said.

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

Published On: September 24, 2019 02:37 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Sept 24: China’s central bank governor said Tuesday its monetary policy will stay “stable and healthy,” suggesting Beijing has no plans to join the United States and Europe in cutting interest rates to stimulate economic growth amid a tariff war with Washington.

Judges may not be buying that ‘Stairway’ needs new trial

Published On: September 24, 2019 01:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

A group of federal judges isn’t sure all that glitters is gold, and they don’t seem to be buying that a new trial is necessary for the copyright fight over the Led Zeppelin song, “Stairway to Heaven.”

Russia fears missing Olympics over doping data tampering

Published On: September 24, 2019 12:52 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar, Sept 24: Russia’s doping troubles are nowhere near over. After a head-snapping day of developments from Moscow to Tokyo to the Middle East, the country has new fears that its status at next year’s Olympics could be in jeopardy — and no doubt about where it stands in track and field.

Trump ordered aid freeze; more Dems push for impeachment

Published On: September 24, 2019 11:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Sept 24: President Donald Trump ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Eastern European nation’s leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden, a new revelation that comes as more Democrats move toward impeachment proceedings.

Winfrey picks Ta-Nehisi Coates novel for her book club

Published On: September 24, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ first novel, “The Water Dancer,” has been a long and eventful journey.

At UN, Trump to face questions about Iran, Ukraine, allies

Published On: September 23, 2019 11:49 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Sept 23: Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether he sought foreign help to damage a political rival.

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ aim for records at Emmy Awards

Published On: September 23, 2019 10:02 AM NPT By: Associated Press

Get the snacks and a scorecard ready for the 2019 Emmy Awards.

Earthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in Nevada

Published On: September 22, 2019 03:03 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Bands played to a dwindling crowd of Earthlings late Saturday at one remaining festival spawned by a “Storm Area 51” internet craze in the remote Nevada desert.

Holy anniversary! Displays of bat signal fete Batman at 80

Published On: September 22, 2019 02:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

It’s no joker. The night is lighting up Saturday around the world with the famous bat signal to mark a special anniversary for Batman.

Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub

Published On: September 22, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: Associated Press

The public is getting its first glimpse of new red panda cub at the Milwaukee County Zoo.