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Reuters News - 4 mins ago

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - The 68-year-old mayor of a tiny town in Oregon has been charged with possession of methamphetamine, police said on Tuesday. Cletus Moore was arrested early on Monday morning during a traff ...more

Reuters News - 6 mins ago

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CNN changed its rules on Tuesday for the next Republican presidential debate in a way that could give former business executive Carly Fiorina a chance to take the stage with the main contenders for the ...more

AP News - 7 mins ago

ATLANTA (AP) — A man shot by police officers who went to the wrong Atlanta house ran bleeding outside where a neighbor heard him asking, "Why did they come in my house? Why did they shoot me? Why did they shoot my dog?"It happened Monday night w ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the promise she would clean up the office after her predecessors were investigated for wrongdoing.Duran now faces a similar fate after she was accused by the state atto ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week, his staff said Tuesday.Spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas told The Associated Press that the Florida senator ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.The announcement by USOC CE ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a case in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers.The ruling increases the number of potential California plaintiffs in the lawsuit claiming Uber drivers ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Invoking "God's authority," a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance of the federal courts, and vowed not to resign, even under the pressure of steep fines or jail."It is not a ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress has voted to withdraw President Otto Perez Molina's immunity from prosecution in connection with a widening corruption scandal.A vote of at least 105 of the 158 representatives was required to approve t ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's Congress on Tuesday stripped President Otto Perez of immunity, paving the way for prosecutors to charge him in a graft scandal that has engulfed his government. Perez, a 64-year-old retired general, deni ...more