A 75-year-old Japanese feminist scholar who’s not married and does not have children is not the kind of person you’d expect to get famous in China.
The U.S. West Coast produces over 90% of America’s wine, but it’s also prone to wildfires.
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Biden warns Trump’s MAGA ‘extremist movement’ is a threat to democracy

President Joe Biden issued a dire warning Thursday that Donald Trump and his “extremist” MAGA allies are a serious threat to American democracy. And he urged Americans not to ‘sit on the sidelines,’ but instead engage to save the nation. (Sept. 28)

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Minimum wage up to $20 for fast food workers in CA

A new law in California will raise the minimum wage for fast food workers to $20 per hour next year. (Sept.28) (AP Video shot by Terry Chea/ Damian Dovarganes) (AP Production by Ao Gao)

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Menendez tells Senate colleagues he won’t resign due to bribery charges

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez remained defiant in the face of federal bribery charges, telling a room full of his Senate Democratic colleagues during a closed-door caucus luncheon that he has no plans to resign. (September 28)

FILE - British actor Michael Gambon arrives in Trafalgar Square, in central London, for the world premiere of "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2," the last film in the series, on July 7, 2011. Gambon, who was known to many for his portrayal of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in six of eight “Harry Potter” films, died. He was 82. A statement by his family, issued by his publicist on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, said he died following “a bout of pneumonia.” (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
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‘Harry Potter’ actor Gambon dies aged 82

Veteran actor Michael Gambon, who was known to many for his portrayal of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight “Harry Potter” films, has died, his publicist said Thursday. He was 82. (Sept. 28)

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Iraq wedding turns into deadly nightmare

Iraqi families have buried some of those killed by a fire in Hamdaniya in northern Iraq as the Iraqi Red Moon continue to find bodies in the rubble (September 28).

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Thousands flee as the seperatist government of Nagorno-Karabakh says it will dissolve

The separatist government of Nagorno-Karabakh said Thursday it will dissolve itself and the unrecognized republic will cease to exist by year’s end after a three-decade bid for independence, while Armenian officials said over half of the region’s population has already fled. (Sept. 28)

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Video appears to show soldier who crossed into North Korea arrive in US

Pvt. Travis King, the American soldier who sprinted into North Korea two months ago, arrived back in the U.S. early Thursday, video appeared to show. (Sept. 28)

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Judge rules Donald Trump defrauded banks and insurers while building real estate empire

A judge ruled Tuesday that Donald Trump committed fraud for years while building the real estate empire that catapulted him to fame and the White House, and he ordered some of the former president’s companies removed from his control and dissolved. (Sept. 27)(AP Video: David R. Martin)

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Travis Kelce notes Taylor Swift’s ‘bold’ appearance at Chiefs game, mum about any relationship

Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce calls Taylor Swift’s appearance at the Chiefs’ victory over the Chicago Bears “pretty bold” but wants to remain private about any relationship with the superstar singer. (Sept. 27)

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Salt water wedge in the Mississippi River threatens drinking water in Louisiana

Salt water creeping up the Mississippi River is threatening drinking water supplies in some Louisiana communities, including New Orleans. (Sept. 26)

A New Mexico man has been charged with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded one person at a protest over plans to install a statue of a Spanish conquistador outside government offices in the northern New Mexico city of Española.
Maryland Governor Wes Moore’s office has released a few details about the agreement with the Baltimore Orioles keeping the team in the city for at least 30 more years.
Wall Street closed out its worst month of the year with more losses. The S&P 500 slipped 0.3% Friday after an earlier gain withered, and the majority of stocks within the index sank.
There’s nothing like the opening tee shot at the Ryder Cup, and Marco Simone was no exception. Thousands of golf fans were herded in darkness just after 6 a.m. and they made a made rush to the grandstands that hold about 5,000 people.
The Ryder Cup has its first spat at Marco Simone, even though the context is missing. Jon Rahm made eagle on two of his last three holes as he and Nicolai Hojgaard earned an unlikely half-point against Brooks Koepka and Scottie Scheffler.
A fire has destroyed several waterfront buildings in Maine, including an art gallery with several paintings by Jamie Wyeth and an illustration by his grandfather, N.C.
Panthers rookie quarterback Bryce Young will start against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Panthers coach Frank Reich made the decision Friday.
A rescue group says that a Libyan coast guard boat rammed into a dingy carrying some 50 migrants just off Libya’s coast, partially sinking the vessel.
A judge is declining to freeze a new Georgia law creating a commission to discipline and remove state prosecutors.
Minnesota’s Royce Lewis is just one of dozens of first-year position players crushing it at the plate for contending teams.
A Washington state man who falsely claimed Native American heritage to sell his artwork at downtown Seattle galleries has been sentenced to probation and community service.
The number of confirmed heat-associated deaths in Arizona’s most populous county continues rising even as the weather turns cooler.
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell 92 cents to $90.79 a barrel Friday. Brent crude for November delivery fell 7 cents to $95.31 a barrel.
Northern Arizona University plans to build a new medical school to address an ongoing shortage of health care workers in the state.

Major League Baseball

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Transferred C Riley Adams from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Placed LHP Robert Garcia on the paternity list.
Authorities say a man wanted for child sex abuse crimes shot and killed himself after wounding two federal marshals trying to arrest him. U.S.
The Los Angeles Rams have signed tight end Tyler Higbee to a two-year contract extension through 2025. The Rams announced the deal Friday.
The NFL is touting the global demand for its product ahead of its five international games, confirming cities in Brazil and Spain are under review as potential future hosts.
Authorities say a New Jersey man deliberately drove his SUV into a home and the offices of a municipal police department last week.
A brief look at the opening day of the Ryder Cup
Authorities say a Tennessee woman accused of shooting a salesman at her front door told deputies that she mistook him for a hitman.
Viktor Hovland got the party started by chipping in on the opening hole in the morning and then sunk a decisive putt on 18 in the afternoon.
Buffalo Bills starting safety Jordan Poyer was ruled out from playing against the Miami Dolphins this weekend, potentially opening the door for Damar Hamlin to appear in his first regular-season game since going into cardiac arrest during a game in January.
A nighttime shooting attack on a hospital in northern Mexico has left four people dead including a doctor.
A Missouri high school teacher has been placed on leave after officials discovered that she was performing on a pornography website to supplement her salary.
France’s highest administrative authority held a landmark hearing over accusations of systemic discrimination in identity checks by French police.
Capsules of the eight Ryder Cup matches from Friday at Marco Simone.
State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has been selected as the next president of the vast Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
A corrections officer with the Bernalillo County jail is now being held there on allegations he brought drugs into the facility.
The last time the Braves made their run to a World Series championship, Ronald Acuña Jr. could only watch. A serious knee injury left him on the sidelines.