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Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The DNA test that Sen. Elizabeth Warren used to try to rebut the ridicule of President Donald Trump angered some Native Americans, who complained that the genetic analysis cheapens the identities of tribal members with deeper
Oct 16 7:34PM Nation/World

The Latest: Migrant caravan divides into groups
ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala (AP) The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):
Oct 16 7:33PM Nation/World

California agency, gas tax backers worked closely together
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
Oct 16 7:30PM Nation/World

Idaho wildlife official resigns after killing baboon family
BOISE, Idaho (AP) A top Idaho wildlife official has resigned amid outrage over a photo of him posing with a baboon family he killed during a hunting trip Africa, ending days of turmoil for a state where big game
Oct 16 7:29PM Nation/World

Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying
A high-level Turkish official says police who searched the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there.
Oct 16 7:25PM Nation/World

Mississippi officials investigate toddler found dead in oven
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mississippi officials are investigating after a dead girl was found in an oven.
Oct 16 3:29PM Nation/World

Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) Residents of Florida's Mexico Beach worry that the town's "mom-and-pop" character could become a casualty of Hurricane Michael.
Oct 16 3:27PM Nation/World

Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Militants in Iran abducted 14 members of a border security force near the Pakistan border on Tuesday in the latest blow to the powerful Revolutionary Guard.
Oct 16 3:26PM Nation/World

US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters
JOHANNESBURG (AP) The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters.
Oct 16 3:24PM Nation/World

Tropical Storm Tara soaking Mexico's central Pacific coast
MEXICO CITY (AP) Tropical Storm Tara drenched Mexico's central Pacific coast Tuesday while moving just offshore, and forecasters are warning of the danger of possible flash floods and high winds in some areas.
Oct 16 3:22PM Nation/World

Yaakov Weinroth, long-time Netanyahu lawyer, dies at 71
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.
Oct 16 6:19AM Nation/World

Mattis: Trump says defense chief's job is '100 percent' safe
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) Amid speculation that he may soon be replaced, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump told him he supports the retired Marine general "100 percent.
Oct 16 6:17AM Nation/World

China says internment camps are 'free vocational training
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
Oct 16 5:52AM Nation/World

Afghan official: Taliban kill 7 policemen in country's north
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.
Oct 16 5:35AM Nation/World

Saudi news agency: Military plane crashes during training
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Saudi Arabia says a military aircraft has crashed on a training mission in the kingdom.
Oct 16 5:33AM Nation/World

Dark days' over: Gambia launches truth, reconciliation body
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.
Oct 16 5:30AM Nation/World

Nigeria: IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker
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.
Oct 16 5:28AM Nation/World

McSally accuses Sinema of backing "treason" in Senate debate
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
Oct 16 5:17AM Nation/World

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65
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.
Oct 16 5:14AM Nation/World

Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi
POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and
Oct 16 5:09AM Nation/World