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At Pyongyang trade fair, North Korea is ready to make a deal

At Pyongyang trade fair, North Korea is ready to make a deal

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of — Vendors selling everything from car batteries to "kangaroo essence" health pills have descended on Pyongyang for an international trade fair.

Amazon launches small business shop

NEW YORK — Amazon wants you to shop small. The online retailer launched a new section of its site Monday called Amazon Storefronts, which only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S.
Sotomayor tells kids: Reading helped me reach Supreme Court

Sotomayor tells kids: Reading helped me reach Supreme Court

NEWARK, N.J. — Justice Sonia Sotomayor says reading helped her reach the Supreme Court. Sotomayor on Sunday celebrated the release of her two children's books by speaking to parents and children at the Newark Public Library in New Jersey.

7 die of suspected drug overdoses at Vietnam music festival

HANOI, Vietnam — Seven people have died of suspected drug overdoses during a music festival in Vietnam. The Capital Police newspaper said five other people were still in comas Monday after overdosing at the festival Sunday night.
Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

HONG KONG — Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China on Monday, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines.

7 injured when startled camel bucks at Pittsburgh circus

PITTSBURGH — Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus.
$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

HOUSTON — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.
Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy poisoned

Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy poisoned

LONDON — Police closed roads and called a hazardous response team Sunday night after two people became ill at a restaurant in the English city where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a chemical nerve agent.
Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighbourhoods miles inland.
Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.