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Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

BY ERIC TALMADGE PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — An acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang that has sparked price hikes...

‘I cannot go back’: South Sudan refugee clan begins new life

BY JEROME DELAY IMVEPI, Uganda (AP) — Eighty-year-old Alfred Wani walks across the wooden bridge over the Kaya River, the border between South Sudan and...

Russian navy ship sinks in Black Sea, all 78 crew rescued

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian naval reconnaissance ship sank Thursday after colliding with a freighter off Istanbul, but all crew members were rescued,...

Turkey: 1,000 detained over suspected links to Gulen

BY SUZAN FRASER ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday detained more than 1,000 people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and later...

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED...

BY NICOLE WINFIELD VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, using the first-ever papal TED talk...

World’s last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder

  BY TOM ODULA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a...

Israel PM cancels talk with German FM in rare spat with...

  BY ILAN BEN ZION JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abruptly canceled talks Tuesday with the German foreign minister over the visiting diplomat's plans...

Sabers rattle amid Korean standoff, WH to brief senators

  BY MATTHEW PENNINGTON WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills and a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, as the...

Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts power to rebel-held east

  BY NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — In a move that further cements Russia's control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday they will...

Converting coal would help China’s smog at climate’s expense

  BY MATTHEW BROWN BEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's...

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A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...