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The Israeli military says an Israeli man has been shot and killed by gunfire emanating from neighboring Egypt

Helen Mirren, Kathy Bates and Lupita Nyong'o shared life lessons with three generations of actresses at Elle magazine's 23rd annual Women in Hollywood awards

The Filipino leader continues to scale back his country’s partnership with the U.S.

The University of Washington is getting $210 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being of people around the world

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has increased its 2016 earnings forecast for the second time this year after reporting that strong results in North American helped it return to a profit in the third quarter

Police say artwork depicting Muhammad Ali in white boxing trunks was stolen off the wall at the Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky

For one night, Cleveland will be the center of the sports universe

Wells Fargo has launched a new advertising campaign to address the company's ongoing sales practices scandal and what it is doing to make things right for its customers

Police say a nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over seven years

Officials are investigating claims that white students put a noose around the neck of black football player at a south Mississippi school

Lovable losers Cubs and Indians meet in World Series, hoping to end a combined 174 seasons of futility

American consumers felt slightly less confident in October

State police have released the name of a father killed when he jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two young sons, seriously injuring the children

The UN envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his authorities and the withdrawal of militias from major cities

Hillary Clinton's big donors aren't letting up on the gas even as some recent polls show her pulling away from her Republican opponent, Donald Trump

Venezuela's birther debate is heating up as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost

Glenn Close just can't get enough of Norma Desmond

Crews in hard hats and orange jumpsuits on Tuesday started dismantling a makeshift camp in France that has become a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis while thousands of people remained there waiting to be relocated

The Vatican and Argentina's Catholic Church say they have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's brutal "dirty war" and will make them available to victims who have long accused the church of complicity with the military dictatorship

Kyle Schwarber was added to the Chicago Cubs' World Series roster and could start Tuesday night's opener against the Cleveland Indians at designated hitter

Authorities are still hunting for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media during a violent rampage that included shooting two police officers, armed car thefts and killing his aunt and uncle

Four of the five victims who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as young men who attended college

Hungary's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over reportedly disparaging remarks on Russian state media about Hungary's 1956 anti-Soviet uprising

Rihanna has posted an emotional plea online for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing dancer from New Jersey, who also performed with Beyonce and Missy Elliot

The United States is by far the most popular destination, followed by Australia and Japan.

Danny Salazar has made the Cleveland Indians' World Series roster

US stocks open mostly lower as weak earnings hit consumer companies like Under Armour and Whirlpool

Three Democratic U.S. senators are increasing the pressure on the U.S. Golf Association to move next year's women's open away from a New Jersey course owned by Donald Trump

Jay Z is planning to hold a free concert in Cleveland to encourage people to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president

Republicans are pointing to the double-digit hike in premiums as proof that Obamacare has failed.

Lawyer for 'Serial' suspect says he should be released while awaiting his retrial. Syed has served 17 years in jail.

The widow of a New Jersey state trooper killed by a driver accused of smoking marijuana is making an emotional plea against a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana

France's president is calling on the U.S. and other allies fighting Islamic State extremists in Iraq to remain vigilant and share intelligence to prevent potential reprisals from the group

Albania's Constitutional Court has suspended a law require the vetting of the personal and professional backgrounds of judges and prosecutors, key to the judicial reform needed to convince the European Union to launch membership negotiations

Iraqi forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, are battling Islamic State militants for a third day in a remote western town, hundreds of kilometers (miles) to the south of complex operation to retake the northern city of Mosul

Police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on the homes of neighbors of GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania

A look at major militant attacks in Pakistan over the past 3 years

The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts

Somali extremists kill 12 non-Muslims in northern Kenya; al-Shabab says targeted Christians

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western outrage over a Russian bombing campaign in the Syrian city of Aleppo is hypocritical because Western governments are carrying out a similar operation in the Iraqi city of Mosul

U.S. home prices climbed at a solid pace in August as more home buyers competed for fewer available properties.

Romanians are celebrating the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II-era

The attack hit popular websites such as Netflix and Twitter on Friday.

Four people were killed on Tuesday in an accident at a popular theme park on Australia's east coast, officials said

Caterpillar's third-quarter profit was essentially cut in half with the global economy stuck in a funk, and the company said that it expects that malaise to extend into next year.

A bottled message sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago has been returned to his daughter.

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom for six months to a year to reduce the risk of sleep-related death

An international prosecutor has charged a group of Kosovo Albanians and Serbs, including a former lawmaker, with organizing a crime ring involved in money laundering, bribery, fraud, abuse of power and tax evasion

Brillante Mendoza is among the directors tapped by the Tokyo Film Festival to create "Reflections," a trilogy that depicts the intertwining of stories among Asian nations

The Vatican on Tuesday published guidelines for Catholics who want to be cremated, saying their remains cannot be scattered, divvied up or kept at home but rather stored in a sacred, church-approved place

The Saunders family had every reason to leave Minnesota after Flip Saunders died last year

Rita Wilson's phone has been blowing up _ and she blames it on David S. Pumpkins

A Minnesota city council says Prince's Paisley Park recording studio and home can open as a permanent museum

Higher sales of vaccines and prescription medicines for cancer and other diseases helped Merck & Co. post a 20 percent jump in third-quarter profit, easily beating Wall Street expectations.

Anheuser-Busch says it has completed the world's first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado.

Serbian authorities say they have captured 15 suspected people-smugglers in the past 10 days who tried to illegally transfer 236 migrants through the country

General Motors reported record third-quarter profits that doubled the same period a year ago, despite falling sales and market share in the U.S., its most lucrative market.

Al-Shabab claims attack on African Union base in Somalia; AU says 10 attackers 'all killed'

Winning a PGA Tour event for the second straight year, especially the manner in which Justin Thomas rallied in Malaysia, made it easy to assume that a player of his polish and power could be on the verge of breaking through to the next level

A satirical look at race and racism in the United States and a disturbing small-town American character study are among six novels vying for the prestigious Man Booker Prize, to be awarded Tuesday

Iran intel minister defends his agents' handling of visit by a gay Utah senator hard-liners alleged was security breach

Grammy winners Pentatonix will sing the opening theme song for NBC's "Thursday Night Football."

US Embassy issues last minute-visa to ailing 6-year-old Pakistani girl desperately in need of surgery in United States

Amy Schumer is brushing off critics who say her parody of Beyonce's "Formation" video is racially insensitive

Global stocks are mostly up amid upbeat economic reports in Europe and Asia and relatively strong corporate earnings in the U.S

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are wagering cases of beer, pizza and other ballpark favorites on the World Series contest between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians

Iranian-American held in Tehran reportedly sentenced to 18 years, latest dual national convicted in secret trials

GOP nominee claims media rigging poll results.

Pete Burns, singer with the British band Dead or Alive that had success in the 1980s, has died after suffering a heart attack

Britain's government has given the go-ahead to expand London's Heathrow airport despite concerns about air pollution, noise and the destruction of homes in the capital's densely populated western neighborhoods.

A Hong Kong jury watched chilling video of a British banker torturing an Indonesian woman and then talking for hours about how he repeatedly raped her and then killed her without feeling guilt or emotion

The founder of a Rhode Island youth football team says its season is ending early after the coach put a man into a game against 13- and 14-year-old players

German businesses were more optimistic in October, shrugging off woes at the countries' biggest banks and the implications of Britain's vote to leave the European Union

A Chinese electronics maker has issued a recall for millions of products sold in the U.S. following a massive cyberattack that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix for many U.S. users.

Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena has unveiled a restructuring plan that will include new management, job cuts, branch closings and the disposal of soured loans in a bid to entice investors to inject 5 billion euros ($5.5 billion)

Brazen overnight militant attack on Pakistan police academy in Quetta kills 59, mostly recruits and trainees.

President Barack Obama entertains Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way.

The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh the risks of possible defects or cyberattacks

The sprawling stone grounds of the Getty Center might have seemed an imposing space, but the second annual InStyle Awards held Monday night in Los Angeles had the feel of a cozy, albeit extremely glamorous, family reunion

The woman who claimed she was brutally gang raped in a story by Rolling Stone magazine says she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, which makes it difficult to recall the details of her assault and the years that followed

Swiss drug company Novartis saw net profit slip in the third quarter as the loss of a key drug to generic use in the United States outweighed strong sales of its psoriasis drug Cosentyx and MS treatment Gilenya

A new poll finds young voters are coming through for Hillary Clinton in the closing stretch of the 2016 campaign

The Obama administration is confirming that premiums will go up sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions of consumers through

An appeals court panel has found that a federal agency acted reasonably in proposing to list a certain population of bearded seals as threatened by sea ice loss

A defiant Donald Trump insists he is "winning" even as his path to the presidency narrows.

Within weeks of the Pentagon allowing transgender service members to serve openly, Army officials say 10 soldiers have formally asked to be recognized as their new, preferred gender

A new inspector general report says the Obama administration's "18F" project to create its own version of a Silicon Valley high-tech startup is foundering

Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show her staff was conscious about diversity in the top ranks

Few Americans feel satisfied with the state of the U.S. economy, making it a central focus in the presidential election showdown between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have devoted vastly different amounts of time and attention during the campaign to the issue of race and policing

An AP Fact Check finds Donald Trump's claims of flaws in voter data accurately reflect numbers contained in a four-year-old report, but do not equate to proof of widespread fraud or election rigging

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never had much to say about his party's presidential nominee

Donald Trump, whose worth is estimated by Forbes at about $3.7 billion, has suggested that his presidential campaign will boost his hotel business and personal brand

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Lester seeks more Series dominance; Kluber gets ball for Indians; Schwarber meeting Cubs in Cleveland; pricey endeavor to see Series at Wrigley

LeBron chasing history, DeAndre Jordan doesn't miss, the Suns are heading to Mexico and more notes going into the NBA's opening night

Denver Broncos are back to being their dominant selves after snapping a two-game skid with 27-9 thrashing of Houston Texans

President Barack Obama is entertaining Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way

A new report finds that violent gunmen still exert control over pick-and-shovel miners in the eastern Congo, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the region in their products

A jury has acquitted a man of stalking TV star Kendall Jenner and convicted him of trespassing at her secluded Hollywood Hills home

AP's report on the day the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series championship, when Orval Overall and Johnny Evers helped them beat the Tigers 2-0 at Detroit in Game 5 on Oct. 14, 1908