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Duhamel gets new deal to promote home state of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — Hollywood actor Josh Duhamel will continue to promote his home state of North Dakota.

Suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri kills 12

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Residents and an emergency official say a double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria's northern city of Maiduguri has killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others.

Cuomo donates $111K from Harvey Weinstein to women's charity

ALBANY, N.Y. — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has followed through on a promise to donate campaign contributions he has collected from disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein.
'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in auto fraud case

'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in auto fraud case

MIAMI — A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key role in an auto fraud ring that stole at least 150 cars using a fake paper trail.
Nearly 4 years on, much of Syrian rebel 'capital' abandoned

Nearly 4 years on, much of Syrian rebel 'capital' abandoned

HOMS, Syria — Sumaya Bairuty walked through abandoned streets pocked with shell craters amid rows of destroyed buildings, at times climbing over giant sand barriers before reaching her parent's apartment in the once rebel-held district of Bab Dreib i
France to loan Britain famed 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry

France to loan Britain famed 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry

PARIS — French officials plan to loan the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain, allowing the 11th-century artwork depicting the conquest of England to leave France for the first time in centuries.
Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg's 'The Post'

Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg's 'The Post'

BEIRUT — Lebanese authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" ahead of its opening in theatres across the country, a local cinema manager said Wednesday.
GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

WASHINGTON — Republicans are struggling to get their stories straight 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 rema
Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

NEW YORK — Former "Today" show anchor Ann Curry says she's not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at the NBC show when she worked there.
Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

DETROIT — Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor.