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September 5, 2016 6:52 AM The Latest: US, France, Germany discuss Ukraine at G-20

The leaders of the U.S., France and Germany are taking a time away for economic talks in China to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The White House says President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit to review the status of the conflict. After weeks of intensifying 58

September 4, 2016 6:49 PM State of Emergency Declared in Oklahoma After Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake

A state of emergency was declared in Pawnee, Oklahoma, after a record-tying magnitude 5.6 earthquake — which could be felt as far as Chicago — rattled the county Saturday morning. "The earthquake was felt in multiple states and was the strongest the state has experienced since November 2011 when a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred in Lincoln County 21

September 4, 2016 6:15 PM In China, Obama struggles for elusive deal with Russia on Syria

President Obama’s emissaries spent much of Sunday talking with Russian officials here about how to quell the violence in Syria, but the president all but shrugged his shoulders when asked about the prospects of a successful deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Given the previous failures of cessations of hostilities to hold, we approach it with some skepticism 42

September 4, 2016 3:15 PM Oklahoma Orders 37 Fracking Wells Shut Down In Wake of Record-Tying 5.6 Magnitude Quake

The quake was reportedly felt in at least 7 states, including Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Arkansas. State authorities ordered 37 disposal wells used for fracking shut down in the wake of Saturday's tremor. In the wake of a record-tying 5.6 magnitude earthquake in Oklahoma, state officials have ordered the shutdown of 37 disposal wells used for fracking 31

September 4, 2016 12:33 AM The Latest: Storm surge likely up coast from Virginia to NJ

Hermine is moving east-northeastward as a powerful post-tropical cyclone and a dangerous storm surge is expected along the coast from Virginia to New Jersey. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday night that the storm’s maximum sustained winds remain at 70 mph with higher gusts. The storm is centered about 205 miles east of Norfolk, Virginia 45

September 3, 2016 4:52 PM The Latest: Expert says rising seas intensify storm’s effect

A climate scientist at Pennsylvania State University says that the rise in sea levels due to climate change will add to the storm surge expected along the East Coast during Tropical Storm Hermine. Michael Mann says that global warming has led to a rise in the sea level of anywhere between six to nearly 12 inches along the Eastern seaboard. Mann said the one-foot 56

September 3, 2016 3:52 PM After slamming Florida, Hermine threatens East Coast

The first hurricane to hit Florida in more than a decade wiped away beachside buildings, toppled trees onto homes and left hundreds of thousands without electricity before plowing inland on a path up the densely populated East Coast with heavy rain, high winds and flooding. Hermine quickly weakened to a tropical storm and was spinning along the North 31

September 3, 2016 6:13 AM Philippine President Declares 'State of Lawlessness' as Blast Kills 14

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte declared on Saturday a "state of lawlessness" in the country after an explosion in a market killed 14 people in his home city while he was on a regular weekend visit there. Duterte, the crime-busting mayor of Davao City for more than two decades, said the blast late on Friday outside a high-end hotel intensified 61

September 2, 2016 10:22 PM Soft Jobs Data Cools Market Expectations on Fed Rate Increase

U.S. payrolls rose by 151,000 last month, while jobless rate held steady at 4.9% U.S. employers did just enough hiring in August to keep unemployment in check and maintain steady—though unspectacular—wage growth. But cooling job growth from recent months reinforced market expectations that the Federal Reserve will push off a rate increase until December 57

September 2, 2016 8:52 PM Jason Day's family involved in car accident with a bus during his round

Jason Day's family was involved in a car accident with a bus, but everyone is OK World No. 1 Jason Day received some frightening news after finishing his first round at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday afternoon. Day's family was involved in a car accident with a bus near where their RV was parked. Day's wife, Ellie, was taken to the hospital 26