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Power outage halts flights at Atlanta international airport

ATLANTA (AP) — A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the

Trump: Sen. McCain returning home to Arizona after treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment.Trump told

The Latest: Trump says he isn't considering firing Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):5:05 p.m.President Donald Trump is saying he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller.Trump returned to the

Trump: Republican Sen. John McCain returning home to Arizona as he battles side effects of brain cancer treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Republican Sen. John McCain returning home to Arizona as he battles side effects of brain cancer treatment.

After returning from Camp David, Trump says he's not planning to fire special counsel Robert Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — After returning from Camp David, Trump says he's not planning to fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

Vladimir Putin thanks Donald Trump for CIA tip that foiled terrorist attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned President Donald Trump to thank him for a tip from the CIA that thwarted a terrorist attack being planned in St Petersburg, the Kremlin said.The call was

The Latest: Ex-President Pinera leads in Chile vote count

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The latest on Chile's presidential runoff election (all times local):7:10 p.m.Billionaire Sebastian Pinera has the lead in Chile's presidential runoff election, with just under

Report slams local, US hurricane response in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Housing is urgently needed for tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans who lack power and a regular source of safe water nearly three months after Hurricane Maria damaged their

Toddler injured after stranger kicked him in the face

A man has been charged after allegedly walking up to a couple pushing their three-year-old son in a pram and kicking the child in the face.The alleged assault reportedly took place at around 11.30pm

US fighter pilots track UFO in video from Pentagon's secret vault

Two Navy airmen flying over the Pacific Ocean on a routine training mission claim they encountered mysterious objects that accelerated like nothing they had ever seen before.Just before intelligence

German police: small explosion in subway, no injuries

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they're investigating the explosion of an "apparent pyrotechnical device" in a subway station in the northern port city of Hamburg.Hamburg police said on Twitter there

Macron: Talk to Assad now, he will answer for crimes later

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron thinks the Islamic State group will be defeated in Syria by the middle or end of February and that Syrian President Bashar Assad can't be ignored in the

Elderly men exchange blows in violent road rage brawl

Two elderly men have been caught throwing punches at one another during a road rage brawl in Australia.In video posted social media on Sunday, a grey SUV can be seen tailgating a charcoal-coloured

Report: NFL owner made inappropriate sexual, racist remarks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL and the Carolina Panthers declined comment on a report Sunday that at least four former Panthers employees received monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace

Vile pet owner hacks off cat's injured leg without anaesthetic

An Australian couple have been convicted of animal cruelty after hacking their pet cat Oscar's leg off without anaesthetic.The Persian cat suffered a broken right leg after he was struck by a car

US gunman fires wildly during car chase through Baltimore

A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore on as he led cruisers on a desperate chase that looped through city streets for at least 20 minutes

The Latest: Antonio Brown leaves game with left leg injury

The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern):5:25 p.m.The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to find out what they can do without wide receiver Antonio Brown.The NFL's

Jones: Don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones, who won election to the Senate from staunchly Republican Alabama, insisted to both parties in politically divided Washington Sunday that he'll leave "all the

Business owner, Idaho town clash over pot extract's legality

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A small-business owner with high hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself lost in the weeds with local officials who

UK man's ear bitten in train row over loud mobile phone conversation

A man's ear was bitten when a train row erupted over a person's loud mobile phone conversation, police say. The 24-year-old victim was bitten after another passenger complained about his friend