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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government said Friday it would not make a $58 million bond payment due on the weekend and warned that the general fund will run out of liquidity by November if no action is taken.Gubernatorial Chief of ...more

AP News - 7 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campa ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.In the Zimbabwean government's first offic ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is involved in and closely following a SpaceX-led investigation into the explosion that destroyed an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket minutes after liftoff from Florida on June 28, a top general said on Friday. ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition" — two facts that emerged Friday in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential cand ...more

Reuters News - 42 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House was on lockdown on Friday evening after a woman jumped the barricade in front of the presidential mansion's fence, CBS News reported.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler) ...more

AP News - 52 mins ago

A newborn baby girl who was found alive in a dumpster in western Kentucky remained in a hospital Friday, and a teenager was charged with attempted murder, a law enforcement officer said.The McCracken County sheriff's office said the baby was in ...more

Reuters News - 54 mins ago

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The FBI has been asked to help in the disappearance of a two-year-old boy who vanished without a trace earlier this month during a family camping trip in the central Idaho mountains, the local sher ...more

Reuters News - 57 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdistan region is suffering the fallout as Turkey launches strikes against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) camps in northern Iraq, the region's top diplomat said on Friday, calling for both sides to return to a ceasefire. ...more