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Alabama Elections Chief Sued for Blocking People on Twitter

'The lawsuit filed today by the ACLU of Alabama is an attempted political hack job. Members of this liberal group ...


Montgomery Police Launch Homicide Investigation after Man's Shooting Death

Montgomery police say they've launched a homicide investigation following a man's shooting death this morning. Police say 33-year-old Darrell Rudolph ...


Demopolis Fire Department to Add Ambulance Service

From the West Alabama Newsroom-The city of Demopolis is adding an ambulance service to the fire department in an effort ...


Balloon Launch Fundraiser for New Troy Cancer Center

It has been said cancer is no respector of persons. 'Cancer care is something that does not discriminate. Young, old, ...


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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

UN Official: Buffer Zone in Syria's Idlib Province Averts War for Now

GENEVA - A Russian-Turkish agreement to create a demilitarized buffer zone between the Syrian army and rebels inside Syria's northern ...

Pakistan: Saudi Arabia to Join China-Funded Development Project

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan announced Thursday that Saudi Arabia has agreed to join and invest "heavily" in its ongoing China-funded bilateral ...

Alabama

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Dual quarterbacks working for Clemson

Two quarterbacks may indeed be better than one, particularly if they're posting similar numbers. That certainly has proven to be ...

Trump Chips Away at Liberal US Appeals Court Majorities

Aided by fellow Republicans in the Senate, President Donald Trump is rapidly filling vacancies on U.S. appeals courts, moving some ...

Top-ranked Alabama wary of letdown vs. No.22 Texas AM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Although the setting will be different, the scene is familiar to Alabama and Nick Saban. This time ...

No. 6 LSU awaits in-state for La. Tech

LSU has not turned the ball over in its first three games this season. If Louisiana Tech is going to ...

Secretary of the Navy visits AMC, SMDC

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama - The Navy's top civilian leader looked through the Army lens to explore solutions to military challenges ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...


U.K. regulator slaps fine of 500,000 pounds on Equifax

LONDON, U.K. - Equifax's U.K. arm was slapped with a fine worth 500,000 pounds by the U.K. regulator, over the ...


China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...


EU calls on Facebook, Twitter to comply with consumer rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As regulators in the European Union continue to crackdown on U.S. social media giants over privacy and ...


Apple completes settlement of disputed Irish taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following a ruling by the European Commission made in August 2016, the iPhone maker Apple Inc has ...


Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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