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STRASBOURG, France | France: Shooting suspect evades police for 2nd day

STRASBOURG, France — French police conducted an intense but ultimately fruitless search Thursday in the Strasbourg neighborhood where a suspected gunman who killed three people and wounded 13 near a popular Christmas market was last seen. Security forces, including the elite Raid squad, took action in the Neudorf neighborhood based on “supposition only” that 29-year-old … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | France: Shooting suspect evades police for 2nd day

WASHINGTON | AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump’s tariffs

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump‘s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.” Jones said Wednesday in an Associated Press interview that even in deep-red Alabama people are starting to question whether Trump’s “nationalistic approach” on tariffs … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump’s tariffs

PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo police arrest 4 Serbs, sparking protests in the north

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Tensions in Kosovo rose again Friday after police arrested three ethnic Serbs, including two police officers, early Friday on suspicion of involvement in the killing earlier this year of a leading Serb politician in the north of the country. The three men were arrested in the Serb-dominated town of Mitrovica, 40 kilometers … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo police arrest 4 Serbs, sparking protests in the north

ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Police say woman was killed for refusing sex

ST. LOUIS  — The Latest on the investigation into a fatal attack at a religious supplies store near St. Louis (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities say a woman who was killed at a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store earlier this week refused her attacker’s demands to “perform deviant sexual acts on him.” Detectives … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Police say woman was killed for refusing sex

BYROMVILLE, Ga. | Rail cars fall from Georgia overpass; no injuries reported

BYROMVILLE, Ga. — CSX Railroad says an evacuation has been lifted in a small Georgia town where 30 train cars derailed, including some that tumbled from an overpass onto a highway. It happened around 7 a.m. Saturday in Byromville, roughly 55 miles south of Macon. CSX says in a news release that four of the … Continue reading BYROMVILLE, Ga. | Rail cars fall from Georgia overpass; no injuries reported

PHILADELPHIA | Stranded camel entertains motorists along snowy roadway

PHILADELPHIA — The surprisingly powerful winter storm that swept across Pennsylvania brought some surprising sights with it, including a camel stranded along a snowy roadway. Motorists traveling about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Philadelphia started tweeting about the camel and posted video on social media. An organization called Jewish Philly says it was their … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Stranded camel entertains motorists along snowy roadway

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Gaza fisherman 1st fatality since cease-fire

JERUSALEM— The Latest on the cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Palestinian officials say a Gaza fisherman has been killed by Israeli fire in northern Gaza Strip. The fishermen’s union says the 20-year-old man was working Wednesday on the beach near the land maritime fence separating Gaza from Israel … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Gaza fisherman 1st fatality since cease-fire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida official with checkered past in eye of vote storm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — At the center of Florida’s vote recount storm is an elections supervisor with a checkered past whose Democratic-dominated county has been the target of protests and accusations, including by President Donald Trump, that something fraudulent is afoot. Lawyers for Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who is in a razor-thin Senate race with … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida official with checkered past in eye of vote storm