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  • APNewsBreak: Power briefly transferred to Democrat

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill temporarily took on executive authority Friday while Gov. Nikki Haley underwent surgery on her right arm, but he did not need to use it, a Haley aide told The Associated Press. The Republican governor had outpatient surgery for...

  • Raimondo nears $5M fundraising mark in gov's race

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — General Treasurer Gina Raimondo is approaching the $5 million fundraising mark in her run for governor, putting her far ahead in the money race over two other Democratic candidates. Raimondo's campaign says it raised around $750,000 during the three-month...

  • Police say UK pier fire may have been arson

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — British police say a fire that gutted a landmark seaside pier in southern England may have been started deliberately. Sussex Police said Friday that they were treating the blaze at the 144-year-old Eastbourne Pier as suspicious. No one was injured in Wednesday's fire,...

  • Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BRUSSELS (AP) — As the European Union struggles to respond to what it perceives as Russia's aggressive meddling in Ukraine, Italy and Poland are staking their claims to provide the bloc's new foreign-policy chief — kicking off a race in which the candidates' views of Moscow will likely...

  • China says 9 suspects killed in Xinjiang raid

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China said nine suspects were killed Friday and another captured in a police action in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang that follows a wave of militant violence. The official Xinhua News Agency said in a brief report that the confrontation took place in Hotan...

  • Gunmen kill another Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says gunmen have shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu. Hassan Abdullahi said two gunmen shot and killed Sheikh Aden Mader on Friday as he left a mosque. Mader, a former minister in the Somali government, is the fifth Somali...

  • Japan names 5 disputed islets in East China Sea

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Friday gave names to five uninhabited islets in an island group at the center of a territorial dispute with China as part of efforts to reinforce its claim, sparking quick condemnation from Beijing. The five islands, named after directions of the compass, are...

  • Santa Fe hospital rejects offer; contract expires

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and the union representing the Santa Fe hospital's nurses and medical technicians remain at odds in contract talks that have seen their latest agreement expire. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/XotxX5 ) reports...

  • 1 killed, 1 injured in SE Montana crash

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 39-year-old Colorado Springs, Colorado, man was killed and another man was injured in a pickup truck crash in southeastern Montana, about 31 miles southeast of Broadus. The Montana Highway Patrol says the pickup drifted off the left side of Montana Highway 59 at...

  • Democrat Dillard running for secretary of state

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard is dropping his run for state attorney general to instead seek the Democratic nomination for Michigan secretary of state. His announcement Friday with the state Democratic Party chairman likely solidifies the top of the Democratic ticket...

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