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Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

WASHINGTON — Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday. A Navy spokesman, Capt.
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered, his spokesman said.
Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS — Charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman responsible for killing 58 people is dead, a lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge Tuesday.
Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

SALT LAKE CITY — The 93-year-old former heart surgeon named Tuesday as the new president of the Mormon Church signalled his intention to make few changes in policy regarding the role of women and LGBT issues — two topics that the faith has grappled w
Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

UNION GAP, Wash. — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway.
Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

Dems accuse GOP official of 'amnesia' on Trump vulgarity

WASHINGTON — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar r
New US Embassy criticized by Trump opens in London

New US Embassy criticized by Trump opens in London

LONDON — The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time.

Pawlenty says no to Senate bid for Franken's seat

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty ruled himself out of the race for former Democratic Sen.
Macron visits Calais to preview toughened migrant policies

Macron visits Calais to preview toughened migrant policies

CALAIS, France — President Emmanuel Macron travelled Tuesday to Calais, the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, to lay out a new approach to immigration: help for those who want to stay, expulsion for those using France as a transit point and sanct
Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

MITROVICA, Kosovo — A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Se