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'Don't leave me, Mom': Detainee tells of separation from son
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:29:24 -0500

SEATTLE (AP) — The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.

So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pac...  Full Story

Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:44:58 -0500

VIENNA (AP) — Iran lashed out Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's call on OPEC to increase oil production and limit global energy prices, saying the cartel "is not an American organ...  Full Story

Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:00:22 -0500

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday, moving the host nation to the brink of the Worl...  Full Story

Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:47:17 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday welcomed Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.

King Felipe described his first O...  Full Story

Theft of mammoth proportions: Agency seeks stolen tusk
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:26:48 -0500

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency in Alaska wants the public's help to solve a mammoth theft.

The Bureau of Land Management says someone stole a 100-pound (45.4-kilogram) mammo...  Full Story

The Latest: US says 148 cases of migrants posing as family
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:02:14 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local):

3:30 p.m.

Homeland Security officials say there have been 148 cases where someone fraudulently posed ...  Full Story

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:14:53 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An argumentative computer proved formidable against two human debaters as IBM gave its first public demonstration of new artificial intelligence technology it's been work...  Full Story

Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:31:05 -0500

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers' use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violatio...  Full Story

'Don't leave me, Mom': Detainee tells of separation from son
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:29:24 -0500

SEATTLE (AP) — The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.

So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pac...  Full Story

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:42:26 -0500

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. re...  Full Story