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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
Updated at 8:55 AM

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) " The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials said destroyed whole neighborhoods. More than 80,000 residents have been ordered to flee as flames continued to make their way into the city Tuesday. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley called it the biggest evacuation in the history of the province. Residents were panicked. Highway 63 is the only road out of the city and...

Updated at 8:52 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten" the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media...

Updated at 8:50 AM

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) " The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday. Carter spoke at...

Updated at 8:08 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton " a stunning political...

Updated at 7:56 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on wallets and handbags. The court said Apple failed to prove iPhone was a "famous brand" in China before...

Updated at 7:30 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them. In the world's largest congregation of bald eagles, they gather along the Chilkat River in...

Updated at 7:08 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls. The AC Quickstop opened to...

Updated at 6:57 AM

DETROIT (AP) " Detroit schools are expected to reopen Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid. But while the teachers are...

Updated at 6:56 AM

PHOENIX (AP) " He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal. Charlie Keating IV went on to run track at Indiana University, attend the...

Updated at 6:44 AM

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) " The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles. But as the...

Updated at 6:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal President Barack Obama is preparing...

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