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Bermuda battens down for Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

Bermuda battens down for Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

MIAMI — Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people to stay off the streets as the British Atlantic territory prepared for a close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm.
Saudi Arabia says Iran missiles, drones attacked oil sites

Saudi Arabia says Iran missiles, drones attacked oil sites

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday an attack by drones and cruise missiles on the heart of the kingdom's oil industry was "unquestionably sponsored by Iran," naming but not directly accusing Tehran of launching the assault.
Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviser

Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviser

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser.

Detroit girl, 2, dies after head stuck in car's power window

DETROIT — Police say a 2-year-old Detroit girl has died after getting her head stuck in a power window in a car. Relatives tell TV station WXYZ that Kierre Allen's father yelled, "My baby, my baby," when he discovered her stuck in the window Monday.

Fire at school outside Liberia's capital kills at least 27

PAYNESVILLE, Liberia — A fire at a Quranic school outside Liberia's capital has killed at least 27 people and many are thought to be children, police said Wednesday.
Producer: 'The Rookie' co-star's misconduct claims unfounded

Producer: 'The Rookie' co-star's misconduct claims unfounded

LOS ANGELES — Actress Afton Williamson's claims of misconduct against her on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC drama series' producer.
Judge won't return R. Kelly bond money to woman who paid it

Judge won't return R. Kelly bond money to woman who paid it

CHICAGO — A judge in R. Kelly's Illinois sexual assault case has refused to give $100,000 in bail money back to a Kelly friend who paid it in February to secure the singer's release from county jail.
Flash flood risk persists in Texas as Imelda moves inland

Flash flood risk persists in Texas as Imelda moves inland

HOUSTON — Imelda is threatening to dump up to 18 inches (46 centimetres ) of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana as the tropical depression moves inland over the next few days.
Olesen stays suspended from European Tour amid assault case

Olesen stays suspended from European Tour amid assault case

LONDON — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended from the European Tour until at least December after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft.
EU lawmakers vote to approve Brexit delay if UK requests one

EU lawmakers vote to approve Brexit delay if UK requests one

STRASBOURG, France — European Parliament lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly in favour of another Brexit delay if Britain requests one and certain conditions are met, after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told the chamber th