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US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — U.S.
Cuomo signs bill extending statute of limitations for rape

Cuomo signs bill extending statute of limitations for rape

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday to make it easier to prosecute some sex crimes by extending the statute of limitations for second- and third-degree rape.
Johnson faces Brexit flak from EU lawmakers and top UK court

Johnson faces Brexit flak from EU lawmakers and top UK court

STRASBOURG, France — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by European Union officials Wednesday of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the "father of lies" by a lawyer in the U.K.
Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted

Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted

ROMULUS, Mich. — The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members.

NY lawmaker wants ban on plastic toiletry bottles in hotels

ALBANY, N.Y. — There's a new push to ban those tiny plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel in hotel rooms across New York state as a way to reduce plastic waste. State Sen.

Milan: Less is more at Prada, Arbesser keeps it personal

MILAN — Sustainability is coming into even sharper focus at Milan Fashion Week.
Oil price drops for 2nd day despite heightened Gulf tensions

Oil price drops for 2nd day despite heightened Gulf tensions

NEW YORK — Oil prices retreated for a second day Wednesday even as the Saudi military blamed Iran for recent attacks to critical oil infrastructure and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike an "act of war." Benchmark U.S.
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.
Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative.

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.