US Gulf Coast braces for fast-approaching Hurricane Nate


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Nate raced swiftly over the central Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, gaining added strength as forecasters said it would smash into the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming nighttime hours.

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  • Written by By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, MELINDA DESLATTE and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

Car hits pedestrians outside London museum; some injured


LONDON (AP) — British emergency services raced to London's Natural History Museum after a car struck pedestrians Saturday outside the building. Police said a number of people were injured and one person was detained at the scene.


  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press

Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to revive health care talks, President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he had spoken to the Senate's Democratic leader to gauge whether the minority party was interested in helping pass "great" health legislation.


  • Written by By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

US Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm about a NAFTA pullout


WASHINGTON (AP) — America's biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a "political and economic debacle" that would cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs.

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  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer