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Could coastal mansions become eligible for…

A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid

Cops Go Undercover in Georgia

Drivers in Cobb County, Georgia got a little surprise this week when construction workers turned out to be undercover cops, CBS News reports. The helmet-wearing officers aimed to stop drivers from using smartphones behind the wheel, and wrote 170 tickets at one crossing alone in only a few hours, mostly...

Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo…

A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated

Papua New Guinea PM won't discuss China on Australian visit

Papua New Guinea's prime minister says his country's relationship with China is not open to discussion during his current visit to Australia

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The Latest: Power restored to about 30% percent of customers

A utility company says it has restored power to about 30% of its customers on Kauai, "and we continue efforts to restore power to remaining members."

Residents help tackle Portugal wildfires

People attempt to extinguish fires near their homes and hundreds of firefighters are deployed.

5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach

Mexican authorities say gunmen have killed five men and wounded six other people at a bar in the Pacific Coast resort city of Acapulco

Authorities: 8 hurt by lightning at Florida Gulf Coast beach

Authorities say a lightning strike at a Gulf Coast beach in Florida has left eight people injured, one of them critically

Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help out on field

Japanese automaker Toyota is readying various robots for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Utility says most of a Hawaiian island is without power

A utility company that serves about 33,000 customers on the island of Kauai reports that power is out on most of the island

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'Endgame' Beats 'Avatar' As Highest Grossing Film…

In its 13th weekend out, "Avengers: Endgame" brought in a record smashing $2.7902 billion globally.

Dem Lied, Said She Was ER Doc in Pulse Shooting

C. Elizabeth McCarthy wanted to win a Florida House seat, and she was willing to tell voters a whopper to do so. As the Orlando Sentinel reports, McCarthy said at various campaign events for House District 28 that she was a medical doctor working the Orlando Regional Medical Center ER...

America's got scallops: Catch is up, consumers…

America's harvest of scallops is increasing to near-record levels at a time when the shellfish are in high demand

Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport…

Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport

Abe's coalition still short of votes to change…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition appeared to have secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections but won't reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions

Indiana police identify body of Detroit woman found in 1999

Authorities have identified a Michigan woman found dead nearly 20 years ago in a northeastern Indiana field

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Will Ukraine's snap election favour the president?

Volodymyr Zelensky is looking to consolidate power in parliament after his presidential election win.