Thousands of Tunisians call on gov’t to resign

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands of Tunisians demonstrated Saturday night in front of their national assembly kicking off a week of planned protests to call for the resignation of the Islamist-led government. The assassination of a left-wing politician…

2 escape serious injury in watercraft collision

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two people escaped serious injury when their personal watercrafts collided near the Atlantic City inlet. Atlantic City Fire Chief Dennis B……

68 dogs found after fire reported at NYC home

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixty-eight dogs have been rescued from a blaze in a New York City home. Fire officials say the fire in the two-story house in Staten Island was reported on Friday evening. It was extinguished…

Millions spent on water-storage plan that leaks

MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades ago, two water distributors came up with a tantalizing idea to increase reserves in parched Southern California: Create an underground lake so vast it could hold enough to blanket Los…

Anthony Weiner involved in minor car crash in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has emerged unscathed from a minor car crash on a busy Manhattan highway. Weiner’s spokeswoman says the car he was riding in was involved in a chain-reaction…

Suspect arrested in double mosque bombings

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state news agency says security forces have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday’s deadly double bombing in Tripoli. The National News Agency says the suspect appears in surveillance video at the site of…

Computers stolen containing data for 4M patients

PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Officials with a suburban Chicago hospital have announced that four computers containing personal information for more than 4 million patien……

Death toll in Bolivia prison clash rises to 31

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia (AP) — The death toll from a Bolivia prison battle has risen to 31 after an inmate died in a hospital. Police and medical officials say the latest death occurred Saturday. Most victims of the…

Maduro vs. corruption: In earnest or power grab?

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — There is little question Venezuela is a nation in desperate need of an anti-corruption crusade. Machine-gun toting police in the chaotic capital are widely perceived to be in cahoots with criminals, black marketeers get…

Firefighter deaths factor into Ariz. mayoral race

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Mayor Marlin Kuykendall took a lead role in helping Prescott mourn the loss of 19 firefighters this summer, sharing the stage with the governor and Vice President Joe Biden at a nationally televised memorial.…