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Staggered by protests, Charlotte regains its footing

| | Sep 24 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Still in an official state of emergency and under a midnight curfew, Charlotte’s uptown relaxed Friday after three days of passionate protests and occasional violence.

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    Turkey: IS has lost all territory along Syria-Turkey border

  2. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    NORFOLK, Va. — Hermine spun away from the East Coast on Sunday, removing the threat of heavy rain but maintaining enough power to whip up dangerous waves and rip currents and keep beaches off-limits to disappointed swimmers and surfers during the Labor Day weekend.

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    SANTA CLARA, Cuba — The first off JetBlue 387 were the TV cameramen, the U.S. secretary of transportation and the airline executives.

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    HANGZHOU, China — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for leaders of the United States, Germany and other major economies to resist pressure to raise trade barriers as they opened a summit amid sluggish global growth and disputes over China’s steel exports and Apple’s Irish tax bill.

  5. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    BEIRUT — Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels expelled the Islamic State group from the last strip of territory it controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border on Sunday, effectively sealing the extremists’ self-styled caliphate off from the outside world, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported.

  6. | Posted: Sep 5 2016 - 12:05am

    HANGZHOU, China — The United States and Russia came up short Sunday on a deal to end years of brutal fighting between Syria’s Russian-backed government and U.S.-supported rebels. Negotiations were to continue Monday, even as a dispirited President Barack Obama doubted the diplomacy would ever pay off.

  7. | Posted: Sep 4 2016 - 12:05am

    Seen from a different angle, Jupiter looks like a whole new world.

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    BATON ROUGE, La. — For nearly 50 days, James Tullier has barely left the Baton Rouge hospital where he’s held vigil for his son, a sheriff’s deputy wounded in an ambush that killed three other officers — not even when his family was hit by a second tragedy, their homes wrecked in historic flooding.

  9. | Posted: Sep 4 2016 - 12:05am

    DETROIT — Donald Trump swayed to songs of worship, read scripture, and donned a Jewish prayer shawl Saturday during a visit to a predominantly black church in Detroit, where he called for a “civil rights agenda for our time” and vowed to fix the “many wrongs” facing African-Americans.

  10. | Posted: Sep 4 2016 - 12:05am

    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Saturday denounced what he called the modern-day sin of indifference to hunger, exploitation and other suffering, while commending the example of Mother Teresa on the eve of a sainthood ceremony for the nun who cared for India’s destitute.

  11. | Posted: Sep 4 2016 - 12:05am

    HANGZHOU, China — Air Force One had a bumpy landing in Hangzhou on Saturday, but it was nothing compared with what happened after the plane rolled to a stop.

  12. | Posted: Sep 2 2016 - 12:05am

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A massive fireball and explosion erupted Thursday at SpaceX’s main launch pad, destroying a rocket as well as a satellite that Facebook was counting on to spread internet service in Africa.

  13. | Posted: Sep 2 2016 - 12:05am

    CINCINNATI — “Crushed.” “Disappointed.” “Confused.”

  14. | Posted: Sep 1 2016 - 10:22am

    MANILA (AP) — Lawyers for victims of Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s regime said Wednesday that the late leader was a despot and oppressor unfit for a hero’s burial, as they argued at a hearing on petitions against President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to have Marcos buried at a heroes’ cemetery.

  15. | Posted: Sep 1 2016 - 10:20am

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.