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October 23, 2017 7:19 PM EPA plans to repeal emission standards for truck components

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to repeal tighter emissions standards for truck components, a rule adopted in the final months of the Obama administration aimed at controlling traditional air pollutants as well as greenhouse-gas emissions linked to climate change. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who privately met in May with the manufacturer 14

October 23, 2017 7:07 PM Texas police await word on whether body is missing toddler’s

DALLAS — Police on Monday were waiting for confirmation that a body found over the weekend was that of a 3-year-old girl who disappeared from her suburban Dallas home earlier this month. Sgt. Kevin Perlich, a Richardson police spokesman, said investigators don’t have reason to believe the body found Sunday is not that of Sherin Mathews, but they’re still 17

October 23, 2017 5:24 PM Braves decline 2018 option on R.A. Dickey; Tyler Flowers to return

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have declined their $8 million option on 42-year-old knuckleballer R.A. Dickey and exercised their $4 million option on catcher Tyler Flowers. Dickey was the Braves' most consistent starter this season, going 10-10 with a 4.26 ERA in 31 starts. He said at the end of the season he will meet with his family before deciding 15

October 23, 2017 4:36 PM Megyn Kelly blasts Bill O’Reilly on her NBC morning show

Megyn Kelly on Monday waded back into territory she vowed to leave behind, saying on her new NBC morning program that she complained about Bill O’Reilly while she was an anchor at Fox News but was ignored. In an extraordinary monologue, Kelly went after O’Reilly, her former bosses and colleagues, accusing the network of fostering a toxic culture for its female 12

October 23, 2017 4:19 PM The Latest: Hungary PM lauds Europe's 'migrant-free zone'

Hungary's prime minister says Central Europe is the continent's last "migrant-free zone" and that unity among countries such as Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic could stop globalization and mass migration. Prime Minister Viktor Orban, an ardent opponent of immigration, said Europe needs to be "safe, fair, civic, Christian and free" and return to the grandeur 14

October 23, 2017 10:22 AM Lewis Hamilton wins United States GP, edges closer to 4th world title

Lewis Hamilton reflects on his career so far Max Verstappen celebrates after a superb victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver had endured a miserable run of luck in 2017 with seven retirements in the 14 previous grands prix. But any disappointment was banished in Malaysia as he sped to a second career F1 win. The Dutchman, who turned 17

October 23, 2017 10:21 AM Swindling of Mecca Pilgrims Turns Political in Indonesia

Islamist opposition to President Joko Widodo embraces cause of thousands who paid for trips they didn’t receive JAKARTA, Indonesia—An alleged travel scam that police describe as one of the biggest frauds in Indonesia’s history has put new scrutiny on the country’s billion-dollar pilgrimage industry and forced the government to rethink how it regulates 18

October 23, 2017 9:47 AM Nuclear Bombers Poised to Return to 24-Hour Alert After Trump Recalls Retired Pilots

The U.S. Air Force is preparing for nuclear armed B-52 bombers to be put back on 24-hour alert for the first time in 25 years as tensions rise between North Korea and President Donald Trump. “I look at it more as not planning for any specific event, but more for the reality of the global situation we find ourselves in and how we ensure we’re prepared 20

October 23, 2017 9:23 AM Rights groups urge Greece to ease migrant 'containment'

ATHENS, Greece – Human rights and aid groups are urging Greece's government to end a "containment policy" of migrants reaching islands in the Aegean Sea from Turkey, warning of worsening conditions ahead of winter. In an open letter to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday, the 19 international and Greek organizations said thousands or refugees and migrants 19

October 23, 2017 5:23 AM Japan Election Vindicates Shinzo Abe as His Party Wins Big

Amending the Constitution requires the support of two-thirds of both houses of Parliament. Mr. Abe’s party and its allies had those numbers before Sunday’s elections, but the prime minister’s political woes earlier this year, along with the public’s doubts about a constitutional change, created the possibility that he would lose the supermajority in the lower 19