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Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok dies at 80

Subscriber onlyTHE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s, has died at 80. Continue reading...

Chaotic Afghan parliamentary polls draw to a close

Subscriber onlyKABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos Saturday, with a multitude of attacks killing at least 3 people, key election workers failing to show up and many polling stations staying open hours later than scheduled to handle long lines of voters. Continue reading...

Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

Subscriber onlyISTANBUL -- Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a "fistfight." Continue reading...

Caravan at Mexico-Guatemala border shrinks as migrants cross

Subscriber onlyTECUN UMAN, Guatemala -- A U.S.-bound caravan that once totaled more than 3,000 Central American migrants looked to be about a third that size Saturday morning, when its remaining members woke up on a bridge that divides the borders of Guatemala and Mexico and waited to get past a crossing guarded by hundreds of Mexican federal police. Continue reading...

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

Subscriber onlyFor the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects. Continue reading...

IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government

Subscriber onlyBEIRUT -- The Islamic State group early Saturday released two women and four children they had been holding since July in the first part of an exchange with the Syrian government that will set free dozens of women related to members of the extremist group, opposition activists said. Continue reading...

No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

Subscriber onlyDES MOINES, Iowa -- No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Continue reading...

Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zone

Subscriber onlyPANAMA CITY, Fla. -- It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulfill: Electricity. Continue reading...

Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

Subscriber onlyLUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response. Continue reading...

President's space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service -- a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" -- President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial. Continue reading...

State agency names president

Schluterman to fill interim Finance Authority position

Subscriber onlyCheryl Schluterman has been named interim president of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority, the agency's board decided Thursday. Continue reading...

Protesters march in London to demand new vote on Brexit

Subscriber onlyLONDON -- Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union. Continue reading...

Scholarship donation aids UA cheerleaders

Subscriber onlyA $250,000 estate gift from Dick Trammel and his wife Nancy will provide scholarships for cheerleaders at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Mega Millions

Subscriber onlyThe winning numbers drawn Friday night in Mega Millions: 15-23-53-65-70 Continue reading...

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