Oregon sheriff says occupiers warned of armed invasion

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The occupiers who took over a national wildlife refuge warned an Oregon sheriff that his county would be "invaded" by armed citizens if he didn't protect his constituents from the federal government, the law officer testified Wednesday.

  • Written by STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press

Witness says Philippine president ordered killings of 1,000

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Filipino militiaman testified before the country's Senate on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city mayor, ordered him and other members of a liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents in gangland-style assaults that left about 1,000 dead.

  • Written by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press, TERESA CEROJANO, Associated Press

Clinton back on campaign trail after releasing health info

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton returns to the campaign trail Thursday following a bout of pneumonia that sidelined her for three days and revived questions about both the Democratic nominee and Republican Donald Trump's transparency regarding their health.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press, LISA LERER, Associated Press

Treat or monitor early prostate cancer? 10-yr survival same

LONDON (AP) — Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, finds a major study that directly tested and compared these options.

  • Written by MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer

UN has 'problem' getting aid to Syria: lack of government OK

BEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations faces "a problem" in shipping humanitarian aid into Syria, the U.N. envoy for Syria said Thursday, pinning the blame squarely on a lack of authorizations from Bashar Assad's government that has even disappointed the Syrian president's key backer: Russia.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press, JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press