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TEHRAN, Iran | Iran marks ’79 US Embassy takeover as renewed sanctions loom

TEHRAN, Iran— Thousands of Iranians rallied Sunday in commemoration of the 39th anniversary of the takeover and hostage crisis at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, just hours before the re-imposition of all American sanctions lifted by the nuclear deal. The 444-day crisis after the fall of the U.S.-allied shah transfixed America, as nightly images of … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Iran marks ’79 US Embassy takeover as renewed sanctions loom

LONDON | Bank of England warns of economic hit if Brexit talks fail

LONDON— The Bank of England warned Thursday that Britain could suffer an economic shock if it crashes out of the European Union without a deal, saying it could cause another big fall in the value of the pound, potential gridlock at ports and even interest rate increases. After keeping its main interest rate on hold … Continue reading LONDON | Bank of England warns of economic hit if Brexit talks fail

NEW YORK | Warren took DNA test to help rebuild “trust in government”

NEW YORK— Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she changed her mind and took a DNA test proving her heritage because Americans’ trust in government is “at an all-time low” and she wanted to rebuild it by being transparent. The incumbent Massachusetts senator spoke Sunday at her second debate against Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl … Continue reading NEW YORK | Warren took DNA test to help rebuild “trust in government”

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Caravan moves back from Guatemala-Mexico gate

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Organizers of a caravan of migrants trying to cross into Mexico and ultimately the U.S. appear intent on avoiding a repeat of a rush on the border with Guatemala that ended … Continue reading TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: Caravan moves back from Guatemala-Mexico gate

CHICAGO | Latest: Jurors say Van Dyke’s testimony didn’t help him

CHICAGO — The Latest on the murder trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some jurors in the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke say they spent much of their deliberations on whether to convict him of first-degree … Continue reading CHICAGO | Latest: Jurors say Van Dyke’s testimony didn’t help him

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Penn State’s Rahne takes responsibility for failed 4th-and-5

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.— Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne took responsibility Monday for calling the failed fourth-and-5 running play on the Nittany Lions’ final drive against Ohio State, saying “ultimately I didn’t give our guys the best chance to succeed.” The play came at the Ohio State 43 with 1:22 left in the fourth quarter … Continue reading STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Penn State’s Rahne takes responsibility for failed 4th-and-5

CHICAGO | Hamels goes distance, Cubs beat Reds 7-1

CHICAGO — Even though complete games are rare these days, Cole Hamels still likes to finish what he starts. The 13-year veteran went the distance Thursday night to continue his dramatic turnaround with the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs, who got home runs from Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez in a 7-1 victory over the Cincinnati … Continue reading CHICAGO | Hamels goes distance, Cubs beat Reds 7-1

TOKYO | Japan official says Trump misunderstands trade, Japan’s role

TOKYO— President Donald Trump’s tariff policies reflect a serious misunderstanding of the importance of free trade and Japanese companies’ contributions to the U.S. economy, Japan’s trade minister said Thursday. Hiroshige Seko, the minister of economy, trade and industry, warned in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press that Tokyo might take action if the U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Japan official says Trump misunderstands trade, Japan’s role