Iraq: Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced



HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Food poisoning at a camp for displaced residents of Mosul killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said Tuesday. Some officials accused a Qatar-based charity of providing tainted food — a claim that could not be confirmed.

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  • Written by By BALINT SZLANKO and SINAN SALAHEDDIN , Associated Press

Deliberations resume in police officer's manslaughter trial

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist seconds after the man informed him he was carrying a gun "did what he had to do" in a thoroughly justified use of force, a defense attorney argued during closing arguments.

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  • Written by By STEVE KARNOWSKI , Associated Press

Sandy Hook group dumps Megyn Kelly as event host


NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-gun violence organization founded by parents of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dumped Megyn Kelly as host of an event in Washington this week because of her plans to broadcast an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

  • Written by By DAVID BAUDER , AP Television Writer

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia


WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement late Monday on a new package of sanctions on Russia amid the firestorm over Russia's meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow's possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign.

  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

TransCanada wants pause in US review of Upland Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline has asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of another pipeline that would carry oil from northwest North Dakota into Canada.