• A month in, medical marijuana yields mixed results

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's first month of legal medical marijuana sales has stories of success, disappointment and everything in between. Manufacturers are urging patience as they figure out the right dosages and strains for patients' needs. Patrick McClellan's new vaporizer...

  • Benin pledges 800 troops to anti-Boko Haram force

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Benin's president has vowed to contribute 800 troops to a regional force intended to combat the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Thomas Boni Yayi made the announcement Saturday during a visit from Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari that coincided...

  • Coast Guard monitoring oil spill in northern New Jersey

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Coast Guard crews are monitoring an oil spill that occurred when a tugboat struck a pier in northern New Jersey. The spill at the International-Matex Tank Terminal in Bayonne was reported around 10 p.m. Saturday to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York. The...

  • US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring. Two days after...

  • 2 soldiers dead, 31 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the...

  • Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic's capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said. The peacekeepers were attempting to...

  • Florida health officials host online summer camp

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Can't afford to send your kids to summer camp? Too hot to play camp games outside all day? Florida health officials have a solution. They're hosting an online summer camp for kids to promote exercise, good eating habits and other healthy behaviors. The Florida...

  • Proof of Trump's charity giving elusive

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, widely believed to the be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings. Trump has...

  • UND gets $2M for research to improve oral health in America

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Biomedical scientists at the University of North Dakota have received a $2 million boost for research that could lead to improvements of oral health in America. The grant from the National Institutes of Health is meant to study the problem of dry mouth or...

  • Russian forces kill 8 suspected IS members in North Caucasus

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's counterterrorism agency says its forces in North Caucasus have killed eight militants who had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group. The Anti-Terrorist Committee said Sunday that the militants killed in combat in the province of Ingushetia west of Chechnya...

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