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Authorities assess items found in search for missing girl

Authorities assess items found in search for missing girl

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Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

TOKYO — A man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who disappeared three years ago in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey, a Japanese official said.
Category 3 Hurricane Willa about to make landfall in Mexico

Category 3 Hurricane Willa about to make landfall in Mexico

MAZATLAN, Mexico — Hurricane Willa swept onto Mexico's Pacific mainland with 120 mph (195 kph) winds Tuesday evening, threatening a major resort area along with fishing villages and farms after roaring over an offshore penal colony. The U.S.
Records: Suspect in Utah university killing was sex offender

Records: Suspect in Utah university killing was sex offender

SALT LAKE CITY — A University of Utah student and track athlete who was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend had filed a police complaint against him after she learned he was a sex offender and broke off the relationship, authorities said
Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

LOS ANGELES — Ed Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year. The Walt Disney Company says Tuesday that the 73-year-old Pixar co-founder will remain in an advisory role through July 2019.
Jury selected for border agent's 2nd trial in teen's killing

Jury selected for border agent's 2nd trial in teen's killing

TUCSON, Ariz. — Federal prosecutors will once again try a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a 16-year-old boy in a cross-border shooting. The agent was acquitted earlier this year of murder, but a jury deadlocked on manslaughter charges.
UN humanitarian chief says danger of 'big famine' in Yemen

UN humanitarian chief says danger of 'big famine' in Yemen

CAMEROON, Cameroon — The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that "there is a clear and present danger of an imminent and great big famine engulfing Yemen.

Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in h

Americans who don't have a bank account at lowest level ever

NEW YORK — The percentage of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday, a sign that the economic fortunes of the country's most vulnerable people continues to improve.
Judge reverses order on media in alleged surgeon rape case

Judge reverses order on media in alleged surgeon rape case

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A California judge has reversed an order barring the media from reporting on search warrant documents in the case of a surgeon charged with sexual assault.