Death toll in Jordan flood up to 13 after girl's body found

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian search teams have found the body of a five-year-old girl, bringing the death toll from last week's flash floods in the kingdom to 13. The state news ag...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2018. There are 49 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 12, 19...

The Latest: Dozens unaccounted for a day after huge wildfire

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for people unaccounted for, a day after a Northern California wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate (all times local): 3:25 p.m....

Pleas flood social media with loved ones missing after fire

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A day after a Northern California wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate, dozens of people are unaccounted for and relatives are flooding social media with desperate pleas ...

Kuwait's public works minister resigns amid severe flooding

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) — Kuwait's Minster of Public Works Hussam al-Roumi has resigned amid massive flooding across the country. Kuwait's army and National Guard joined rescue effo...

Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING (AP) — Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China's slumping stock market: Sell. Lu's shares soared over the past decade. But the 65-year-old cashed out...

The Latest: Multiple injuries at shooting in California bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a bar in Southern California (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Witnesses say a man fired several shots from a h...

Authorities: Multiple injuries at shooting in California bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say multiple people were injured at a shooting at a bar in Southern California on Wednesday night. Police tell the Los Angeles Times that at ...

Egypt says archaeologists found more artifacts at Cairo dig

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archeologists working at a dig in Cairo have found several fragments of stone slabs with inscriptions dating back up to 4,000 years. The Antiquities Ministry ...

Flows to increase through the Colorado River in Grand Canyon

PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — More water will be flowing through the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon than normal. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says it will release torrents of water from t...

Gone to pot: Marijuana shortages plague Canada

TORONTO (AP) — The name of the store is High North, but it might as well be named High and Dry because for all but about four hours of the first two weeks since marijuana was legalized in Canada, ther...

Mexico City begins 4-day water system maintenance cutoff

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City residents are buying garbage cans and plastic tanks to store water for a four-day cutoff of service to allow maintenance on a pumping system that supplies about 30 perce...

Guitarist Jimmy Page looks back at 50 years of Led Zeppelin

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Page once painted a dragon, and used it to slay. The guitar guru was so bursting with creative inspiration 50 years ago that he felt compelled to pick up ...

At least 9 dead as violent storms buffet Italy

MILAN (AP) — At least nine people have been killed over two days in Italy as heavy rains and high winds buffet much of the country. The news agency ANSA said Tuesday that the deaths ...

70 percent of Venice covered in water by flooding

MILAN (AP) — Venice city officials say 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level. Venice frequently fl...