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California man arrested in 10 'horrific' cold-case rapes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police have arrested a married 58-year-old man in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006.Sacramento police say …

When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) — With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new …

Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the …

Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday that President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser was "appalling" and a disservice …

The Latest: Shooting victim was recent immigrant from Nepal

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland drugstore warehouse (all times local):5 p.m.A family friend says one of the victims killed in a shooting at a drugstore …

UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending …

Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California was criticized Friday by his Democratic rival in the November election after a photograph on social media showed the …

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by border agent

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial …

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence (all times local):8:15 p.m.Authorities say the death toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane Florence.A statement released …

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

GENEVA (AP) — Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said.The U.N. health agency also warned that current policy …

Newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters slain

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters was shot to death as he left his home to work on a story.El Heraldo de Chiapas said journalist Mario Gomez was …

Ole Miss could remove donor's name after 'racial' post

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said Friday that the university could consider removing a donor's name from its journalism school following a social …

Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable.The Omaha World-Herald reports the Myanmar refugees were living …

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old …

Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service.Reynolds' ex-wife Loni Anderson and their son …

King returns to SoCal roots with ownership stake in Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Jean King has gone back to her roots in becoming part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group.The tennis champion first became enamored with the team when it …

Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say gunmen targeted a man at a restaurant on one of Acapulco's most popular beaches, killing the customer and wounding two other people.Guerrero state …

Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of player

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper …

Police probing deaths of 4 in Nevada home as murder-suicide

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson say they are investigating as a murder-suicide the apparent shooting deaths of a man, a woman and two boys, ages 15 and 5, …

Guatemalan migrants, Arizona residents among 8 dead in crash

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona residents and Guatemalan immigrants in the U.S. illegally were among eight people killed earlier this week in a head-on crash on a highway near the historic prison town …