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  • AP PHOTOS: Inside the changing world of a Pakistani tailor

    MARDAN, Pakistan (AP) — Stacks of multi-colored cloth crowd the six men sitting cross-legged on the floor, working through a mountain of orders at Needles Tailoring as Pakistan’s wedding season goes into high gear. Loosening traditions mean that tailors who once made men’s clothes exclusively are now overwhelmed with orders for wedding dresses. Segregation of […]
  • McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year. The burger chain and other fast-food companies are facing increasing pressure from customers and environmental activists […]
  • House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a “discussion draft” of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including advance funds for President Donald Trump’s wall with Mexico — and a provision aimed at addressing the crisis of family separations at the border. Presented […]
  • Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha had hard evidence that thousands of people in Flint had been exposed to toxic lead in their drinking water. The pediatrician and public health expert figured city and state officials would share her shock and join her in alerting residents. They did not. Hanna-Attisha — who recounts the […]
  • Tropical Storm Carlotta forms off coast of Acapulco

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Carlotta formed in the Pacific Ocean near Mexico’s Acapulco on Friday while the former Hurricane Bud weakened to a tropical depression after passing over the Baja Peninsula. Carlotta, the third named storm of the Pacific hurricane season, was forecast to make landfall Saturday, according to the U.S. National Hurricane […]
  • Today in History

    Today in History Today is Friday, June 15, the 166th day of 2018. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England’s King John put his seal to Magna Carta (“the Great Charter”) at Runnymede. On this date: In 1520, Pope Leo X issued a papal bull […]
  • Trump’s personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels’ lawyer gagged

    Donald Trump’s personal attorney asked a federal judge Thursday night to sign a gag order to stop porn actress Stormy Daniels’ lawyer from speaking with reporters and releasing information about the case to the public. In a court filing in Los Angeles, an attorney for Michael Cohen — the president’s personal lawyer — argues that […]
  • Report: Lt. Gov. bought condo from lobbyist below value

    ATLANTA (AP) — A leading Republican candidate for Georgia governor reportedly bought a downtown Atlanta condominium from a lobbyist at what appeared to be a discount. The New York Times , citing real estate records, says Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle bought the one-bedroom condo 10 years ago at 24 percent less than its appraised value. […]
  • The Latest: LGBT groups allowed in Utah July 4 parade

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on plans for a Utah Fourth of July parade (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Organizers of a prominent Utah July Fourth festival are reversing course and allowing LGBT organizations to march in its parade. LGBT Mormon activist Kendall Wilcox said Thursday he and other activists had an emotional meeting […]
  • House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a “discussion draft” of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including advance funds for President Donald Trump’s wall with Mexico — and a provision aimed at addressing the crisis of family separations at the border. Presented […]