MADRID (AP) — Officials have revised Spain's quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful — and potentially game-changing — submarine-launched ballistic missile test it hopes will serve as a warning…
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Sea, the defense ministry said on Thursday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A government-backed commission in Burundi says the majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A Benton County sheriff's deputy is under investigation after he allegedly hit a juvenile while responding to an incident in June.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's peace deal (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man they were questioning about a fire that killed an infant, two children and a man has been released without charge.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami-area congressional seat held by Republican Carlos Curbelo is one of the nation's most competitive. It's pingponged between the GOP and Democrats the last three elections.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Saudi King Salman in the Red Sea city of Jiddah on Thursday ahead of wider talks focusing on the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Libya with other…
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Police near Georgia's coast are investigating the thefts of 70 Confederate flags from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.
SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly unchanged in morning trading Thursday as investors sift through a handful of earnings reports. Several companies including HP and Dollar General fell after their results disappointed investors.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — How to deal with people who sleep in cars throughout Bend's neighborhoods has become a thorny enforcement problem for city officials.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former sheriff, a state representative and the son of a former Jacksonville mayor are the top candidates to replace Republican Congressman Ander Crenshaw in Washington.
LONDON (AP) — Some 30 demonstrators have gathered in London to protest local French bans of the body-covering burkini swimsuit.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels opened fire Thursday at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, wounding three soldiers, Turkey's interior minister said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):
WYANDOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The office of Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says a Detroit-area charity with a mission of supporting firefighters and fire victims is closing after an investigation found it misled donors.
Iraqi forces have retaken the key town of Qayara, near a major air base south of Mosul, from the Islamic State group, according to a statement from the Iraqi prime minister's office.
Four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said, amid Washington's concerns about Iran's posture in the Gulf and in the Syrian civil war.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The National Olympic Committee of Kenya was disbanded by the government on Thursday and an investigation launched into alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living…
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The National Park Service wants to demolish a run-down cottage at a South Carolina plantation once owned by one of the nation's founding fathers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more.
NORTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are…
MADRID (AP) — A small Spanish town has come under fire for alleged cruelty to animals after a video showing a young calf being taunted, stabbed and eventually killed in the town's festival was much criticized on social media.
The U.N. human rights chief is calling for an international investigation of human rights violations in Yemen's civil war, which has killed thousands.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):
A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo craze.
BAGAN, Myanmar (AP) — It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more…
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have cut running back Stevan Ridley.
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BEND, Ore. (AP) — A wildlife rehabilitation center in central Oregon has closed after its resident veterinarian gave up his permit.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired Jeff Francoeur from the Atlanta Braves in a three-team trade Wednesday night, hoping the well-traveled outfielder can provide a boost toward a playoff spot.
BERLIN (AP) — A former manager of a home for asylum-seekers in Germany has been charged with raping a Syrian woman.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A wave of severe storms produced at least a dozen tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio, damaging homes and businesses but causing no serious injuries, authorities said Thursday, as crews worked to restore power and remove fallen trees.
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say the minister of defense has received a no-confidence vote from parliament after weeks of political wrangling over corruption allegations.
In this photo by Chiang Ying-ying, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech at a military exercise in southern Taiwan. She and other observers wore flak jackets and helmets as Taiwanese forces carried out a live-fire demonstration that simulated an…
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $170.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General Corp. (DG) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $306.5 million.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that a release of "significant" information linked to the Clinton campaign will happen before the election on November 8.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican nominee Donald Trump is linking his "movement to take back the country" to Britain's surprising vote to leave the European Union.