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Woman who got postcard sent in 1993 tracks down sender

Woman who got postcard sent in 1993 tracks down sender

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois woman who recently got a 1993 postcard in her mailbox has tracked down the man who sent it to his children more than two decades ago.
Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

GREENVILLE, N.C.
Man shouting 'You die' kills 33 at Japan anime studio

Man shouting 'You die' kills 33 at Japan anime studio

TOKYO — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked anime fans across Japan and beyond.
Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says budget and debt negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the government's borrowing cap and set a $1.
Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil, Iran's state TV reported Thursday.
Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

BOSTON — Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016 after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defence says contains information supporting the actor's clai

15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — A van carrying migrants rolled into a roadside ditch in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing 15 people, a Turkish official said.

Pope Francis names British-born Matteo Bruni as spokesman

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis named a new Vatican spokesman Thursday, tapping Matteo Bruni, the British-born official who has handled media logistics for papal trips, in the latest shakeup of the Vatican's communications operations.

Jet2 sends big bill to passenger for flight return to London

LONDON — A passenger accused of severe misbehaviour on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London's Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline.
EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

BRUSSELS — In yet another European Union move against a U.S. tech giant, the bloc's antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm $271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market.