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  • Asian stocks flat as investors await Fed meeting results

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Asian stock markets were little changed on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's announcement of the result of its meeting.
  • Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

    WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, justifying the spurt of red ink with promises of surging economic growth and a burst of new revenues.
  • Anti-nuclear weapons protesters scale Australian building

    CANBERRA, Australia - Two anti-nuclear weapons campaigners scaled the entrance awning of Australia's foreign ministry and unfurled a banner on Wednesday to protest the government's failure to endorse a U.N. nuclear disarmament treaty.
  • Kansas Revenue Department employee shot in Wichita office

    WICHITA, Kan. - Police say a man under investigation by the Kansas Department of Revenue is suspected in a shooting that critically injured an employee at the agency's Wichita office.
  • Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
  • AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

    149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico
  • 9th person dies week after Florida nursing home evacuation

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Police say a ninth person has died nearly a week after the evacuation of a Florida nursing home that Hurricane Irma left without air conditioning.
  • AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

    NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defence spending is achieving positive results.
  • 149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY - A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 149 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.
  • In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

    President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil.

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