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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills has ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires in the affluent Northern California region.Oakland officials and the city's fire departm ...more

Reuters News - 7 mins ago

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Wednesday test-launched a new ballistic missile that can hit all of North Korea, the president's office said, developed under a new agreement with the United States that lets Seoul extend the weapon's range to up to 800 ...more

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NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has canceled a meeting in Berlin this weekend where member federations were to discuss ways of opposing a Sepp Blatter-led FIFA.UEFA President Michel Platini says it is better to await developments after Blatter ann ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An independent Afghan anti-corruption body says that nepotism plays a critical role in getting a job as a diplomat in the country's Foreign Affairs Ministry.In a report released on Wednesday, the Independent Joint Anti- ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A summery day on a Utah lake turned deadly for a family and friends when high waves and violent winds kicked up and capsized their boat, throwing all seven people into the cold water.Four died, including three children, as ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Human rights activists in Chechnya say that masked men bashed their way into the group's office, sending the occupants fleeing through the windows.The Committee against Torture wrote on its Twitter account on Wednesday that several ...more

AP News - 34 mins ago

MIAMI (AP) — Andres has weakened to a tropical storm in the eastern Pacific while Hurricane Blanca is rapidly strengthening and is expected to become a major hurricane.Andres' maximum sustained winds early Wednesday decreased to near 70 mph (110 ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Check out rental sites for San Francisco, especially the trendier parts: Well over $3,000 a month for a one-bedroom flat and nearly $5,000 for two bedrooms.Finding a place to live in the city has become so expensive and emot ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

MIAMI (AP) — Andres weakens to tropical storm in eastern Pacific; Hurricane Blanca rapidly strengthening. ...more

Reuters News - 48 mins ago

DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's envoy charged with building the coalition against the Islamic State said on Wednesday the growth of the group had global implications and if unchecked its militants could "wreak havoc on the progress of hu ...more