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Trump: 'Surprise' question about Pence led him to hesitate

Trump: 'Surprise' question about Pence led him to hesitate

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he hesitated to back a possible 2024 presidential run by Vice-President Mike Pence because he was caught off-guard by the question.
Lil Nas X performs at BET Awards with Billy Ray Cyrus

Lil Nas X performs at BET Awards with Billy Ray Cyrus

Lil Nas X brought his global country-rap hit "Old Town Road" to life at the BET Awards with a performance at a makeshift Western saloon alongside country singer Billy Ray Cyrus.
Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash

Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash

HONOLULU — Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that became inverted before crashing shortly after takeoff on Oahu's North Shore, killing all 11 people on board in the deadliest civil aviation acciden
Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of US-Saudi talks

Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of US-Saudi talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One person was killed and seven others were wounded in an attack by Iranian-allied Yemeni rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia Sunday evening, the Saudi military said, as the U.S.
Opposition win in Istanbul a blow to Turkey's Erdogan

Opposition win in Istanbul a blow to Turkey's Erdogan

ISTANBUL — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party had on leading Turkey
Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91

LOS ANGELES — Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday at her Bel-Air home. She was 91.

Houthis kill 1, wound 7 in attack on airport in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom's south.
Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed

Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday.

Georgia sheriff steps in after 140 people skipped jury duty

DUBLIN, Ga. — A Georgia sheriff says he had to get involved when nearly three-fourths of people summoned for jury duty in his county failed to show up for court.

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery

RALEIGH, N.C. — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina's state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back "0-0-0-0.