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Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack
PARIS — A gunman opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit just three days before a tense presid...
By Lori Hinnant and Sylvie Corbet The Associated Press FULL STORY
GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory
VALENCIA, Venezuela — General Motors announced Thursday that it was shuttering its operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its factory in the country, a move that could draw the Trump administration into the escalating chaos engulfing the South American nation amid days of deadly protests...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump’s attention
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration, but Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Indonesia Thursday marked a sign of change and he announced the president would follow him to the region later this year. Anx...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Donald Trump blasts Iran as violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
WASHINGTON — Iran is failing to fulfill the “spirit” of its nuclear deal with world powers, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the U.S. out of the landmark agreement. As he often had during the president campaig...
By Josh Lederman and Jill Colvin The Associated Press FULL STORY
White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill
WASHINGTON — Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could emerge in the House next week. The chamber’s GOP leaders, burned by a March debacle on the measure, were dubious and signs were scant that an emergin...
By Alan Fram and Julie Pace The Associated Press FULL STORY
Space station supply ship at launch pad honors John Glenn
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — One of NASA’s delivery services is paying tribute to John Glenn, as it gets set to launch supplies to the International Space Station. A mighty Atlas rocket is providing Tuesday’s lift, just as it did for Glenn 55 years ago. The unmanned rocket is poised to blast off a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization
WASHINGTON — World finance leaders on Thursday defended globalization against an assault from President Donald Trump and European populists. They argued that blocking free trade would hobble economic growth instead of saving jobs from foreign competition. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told jo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Pot fans observe 4/20 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike
SEATTLE — From Capitol Hill to Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed. Before the clock even hit 4:20 p.m., there were arrests in the nation’s capital, as police took seven people into custody at a de...
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Gunfire sensors credited with quick arrest in Fresno rampage
FRESNO — Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zero in on where it was coming from. Within minutes, the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage was under arrest. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer credited the technology We...
By Scott Smith The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl was rescued near a cabin in a remote part of northern California on Thursday, more than a month after her 50-year-old teacher kidnapped her and set off a nationwide manhunt, authorities said. Health sciences teacher Tad Cummins surrendered to sherif...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Two officers shot in Seattle, location of gunman unclear
SEATTLE — Two Seattle police officers were shot Thursday while responding to a downtown robbery, authorities said. The location of the gunman was unclear. Chief Kathleen O’Toole told reporters the injuries to the officers were believed to be minor. Police cruisers flooded the area, closing st...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Coin toss set to decide who is leader of Illinois village
MARION, Ill. — A coin toss will decide who will be the next leader of a tiny town in southern Illinois. Williamson County Clerk Amanda Barnes will take on the thumb-flip responsibility Thursday of deciding the race for village president in Colp (KOHLP), home to about 250 residents. Illinois law ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Man in bunny suit who blew air horn at police pleads guilty
SPARTA, N.J.— A man who wore a bunny costume and repeatedly blew an air horn inside a New Jersey police station has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Kevin Hemmerich entered the plea Thursday and was fined $500. The judge also ordered a police officer charged with striking Hemmerich in Hopat...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever
SAN DIEGO — A San Diego jury has sided with Petco in a lawsuit brought by the family of a 10-year-old boy who died after contracting an illness from bacteria from a rat purchased from the retailer. KNSD-TV and KFMB-TV report that the jury found Thursday that Petco was not negligent or liable in t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino
SEATTLE — A Starbucks barista has taken to social media hoping to make orders for the coffee chain’s much buzzed about Unicorn Frappuccino disappear. Starbucks’ entry into the unicorn food craze was released Wednesday and its popularity was too much for Colorado barista Braden Burson. He post...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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