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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.

  1. | Posted: Sep 1 2016 - 12:05am

    MEXICO CITY — On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank, standing up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is widely despised.

  2. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 8:53am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department said Tuesday it had closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats that it considered serious.

  3. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 8:51am

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple has to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) — plus billions more in interest — in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant contributed almost no tax across the bloc’s 28 countries for 11 years.

  4. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 8:49am

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every few months, a pilot somewhere in the world is stopped before a jet takes off because of suspicion of drunkenness. It makes headlines and gives nervous travelers another reason to avoid flying.

  5. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 8:48am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with his flight instructors.

  6. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:06am

    BOGOTA, Colombia — A permanent cease-fire took effect in Colombia on Monday, a major step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country’s biggest rebel group.

  7. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:06am

    BRASILIA, Brazil — President Dilma Rousseff defended her record in office during her impeachment trial Monday in the Brazilian Senate, rejecting charges of corruption and warning of a break in the country’s democracy.

  8. Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:06am

    Suddenly unsure on immigration, Trump trying to clear it up

  9. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:06am

    LOS ANGELES — In the moments before reports of gunshots created a panic at the Los Angeles airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro.

  10. | Posted: Aug 30 2016 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.

  11. | Posted: Aug 29 2016 - 12:05am

    European Union talks with the United States over the planned free trade agreement known as TTIP have failed, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday.

  12. | Posted: Aug 29 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama’s health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether “Obamacare” will go down as a failed experiment.

  13. Posted: Aug 29 2016 - 12:05am

    Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

  14. | Posted: Aug 29 2016 - 12:05am

    AMATRICE, Italy — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week’s earthquake in Italy.

  15. | Posted: Aug 28 2016 - 12:05am

    The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.