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US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTAU.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died at 84. Gregory was one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
This Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 photo provided by the Oregon State Police shows the crowd at the Big Summit Eclipse 2017 event near Prineville, Ore. The full solar eclipse will happen Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (Oregon State Police via AP)
Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go darkMillions of Americans are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast in the U.S. in 99 years
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Detective Commander Brendan Deenihan speaks about the charges against Andrew Warren and Wyndham Lathem during a news conference at the Chicago Police Department headquarters on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. The two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were due in court Sunday after being returned to Chicago to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing. (Alexandra Wimley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasyProsecutors say fatal stabbing of hairstylist in Chicago was part of sexual fantasy hatched online between professor and university employee
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 1990, file photo, entertainer Jerry Lewis makes his opening remarks at the 25th Anniversary of the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon fundraiser in Los Angeles. Lewis, the comedian whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died according to his publicist. (AP Photo/Julie Markes, File)
Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91Jerry Lewis, multitalented entertainer and filmmaker, dies at 91 in Las Vegas
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Florida zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resortA Florida-based zoo and conservation society has decided not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
In this Dec. 1, 2016 photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows a moose wandering past the border crossing station between the U.S. and Canada at Norton, Vt. The agency is offering financial incentives for people willing to work at 21 remote border crossings across the country, including Norton. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP)
Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossingsU.S. Customs and Border Protection is offering hiring bonuses and job security to people willing to work at some of the nation's most remote border crossings with Canada and Mexico
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, center, takes questions after a news conference talking about flood insurance, in Union Beach, N.J. Menendez faces multiple bribery and fraud counts for allegedly accepting gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for pressuring government officials on behalf of the friend’s business interests. Opening statements are scheduled for Sept. 6. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Plenty at stake in jury selection for Menendez trialAttorneys in the corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez will have plenty of factors to consider when they begin the final phase of jury selection this week
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Fallen forensics: What a 2016 report has to say about themWhat a 2016 report has to say about various forensic methods that are coming under fire
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This undated photo from the Kissimmee Police Department shows Everett Glenn Miller. Police said Miller is a suspect in the Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 shootings of Officers Sam Howard and Matthew Baxter. (Kissimmee Police Department/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
No bond for suspect in officers' fatal shooting in Fla.A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida will be staying in jail after a judge denied him bond Sunday, saying there was probable cause for his first-degree murder charge
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett walks off the field following NFL football practice in Renton, Wash. Bennett said he will sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice and segregation. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protestFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest is still causing debate in and around the NFL a year later as the embattled quarterback looks for a chance to play again
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, Eddie Tipton, the former Multi-State Lottery Association information security director who admitted to masterminding a scheme to rig lottery games that paid him and others $2 million from seven fixed jackpots in five states, is seen in court in Des Moines, Iowa. Tipton is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, Aug. 22. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentenceA former lottery computer programmer who has pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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