Rain shuts Yosemite, threatens problems at tallest US dam

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year.

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Earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma include magnitude 4.6

 

COVINNGTON, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook Oklahoma on Saturday and was also felt in neighboring Kansas and Missouri, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Prosecutor: Officer charged after handcuffed girl struck

 

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has been suspended and charged with simple assault after officials said body cameras captured him hitting a handcuffed teenage girl.

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Brazil's Lula will turn himself in to police

SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told thousands of supporters Saturday that he would turn himself in to police, but also maintained his innocence and argued his corruption conviction was simply a way for enemies to make sure he doesn't run — and possibly win — re-election in October.

  • Written by By MAURICIO SAVARESE and PETER PRENGAMAN , Associated Press

FEMA: Puerto Rico running out of time as storm season nears

 

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it will take up to an estimated $50 billion to help rebuild Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and warned that the U.S. territory is not ready for another disaster.

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  • Written by By DANICA COTO , Associated Press