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JERUSALEM (AP) — Yaakov Weinroth, one of Israel's most prominent attorneys and the long-time lawyer of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wide Sara, has died. He was 71.Weinroth passed away Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. He represented a series of top politicians in some of …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California utilities were restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds projected to sweep the area into Tuesday morning could see more outages.Winds strong enough to topple trees and down …
Opening night last year delivered a good forecast of how the NBA season would turn out.Cleveland edged Boston in the opening game before Houston ruined Golden State's championship ring celebration with a victory over the Warriors in the nightcap.Those teams ended up as the last four standing in …
SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, technology investor and owner of several professional sports teams, has died. He was 65.He died Monday in Seattle, according to his company Vulcan Inc. …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the political battle to overturn California's gas tax increase intensified, the state transportation agency coordinated frequently with the public affairs firm working to block the repeal on behalf of unions, construction companies and local government groups, …
BEIJING (AP) — China is saving ethnic minority Muslims from the lure of religious extremism by teaching them to speak Mandarin and accept modern science, a senior Chinese official said in a report Tuesday, Beijing's latest effort to defend its internment of Muslims against mounting …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a Taliban attack on a security outpost in northern Samangan province has killed seven policemen, including a deputy provincial police chief.The provincial governor, Abdul Latif Ibrahimi, says the attack occurred late on Monday in Dari Suf …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says a military aircraft has crashed on a training mission in the kingdom.The state-run Saudi Press Agency announced the crash on Tuesday. It said the crash happened Monday. It did not elaborate, other than to say the crash happened in the …
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia has launched a truth, reconciliation and reparations commission to lay bare abuses committed under the 22-year rule of former leader Yahya Jammeh, with President Adama Barrow declaring the country's "dark days" are over.The long-awaited commission is meant to …
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic State-linked extremists in Nigeria have killed another abducted health worker despite an urgent plea from the International Committee of the Red Cross to spare her life, Nigeria's government said late Monday.The government identified her as Hauwa Mohammed Liman, …
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Rep. Martha McSally accused her Democratic opponent, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, of supporting "treason," citing a 15-year-old radio interview -- a charge that Sinema dismissed as part of a "ridiculous" negative campaign during Monday's debate in the race for Arizona's …
SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.He died in Seattle from complications of …
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The fourth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot.The grand prize for Tuesday night's drawing has grown so enormous because no one has won the jackpot since July 24.Although the …
Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $654 million jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, which would be the fourth-largest prize in U.S. history. Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:1. …
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish forensics teams finished a search for evidence in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul early Tuesday morning over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as reports circulated that the kingdom may concede the killing took place …
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, once the nation's largest retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, hurt by falling sales and its massive debt. The owner of Sears and Kmart stores says it will continue to operate through the bankruptcy.Here's what shoppers need to know:___WILL …
SYDNEY (AP) — A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy.Prince Harry and Meghan spent longer than the 20 minutes …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: Finding out many people were killed in Hurricane Michael.The storm that ravaged Florida's Panhandle left incredible destruction stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the state border, but so far getting a firm grasp on …
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for the fourth straight month.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.3 percent to 22,317.06. The Kospi in South Korea recovered 0.1 percent …
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry's has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors, elbowing in on an industry long dominated by names like Gillette and Schick.In the process, the company says it found that 1 million women were using its products for their shaving needs.So its …

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