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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
Updated at 7:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " With Democrats applying election-year pressure to act on gun control, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the House will vote next week on a GOP proposal aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from obtaining firearms. Ryan's plan, which he described during a conference call with Republican lawmakers, seems unlikely to quell the partisan showdown that has intensified since the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. Two Republicans said the House is expected...

Updated at 7:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The 10 U.S. sailors captured and humiliated by Iran after mistakenly steering their boats into Iranian waters in January were beset not just by poor judgment and faulty equipment. They also showed a remarkable lack of curiosity...

Updated at 7:03 PM

HARTVILLE, Ohio (AP) " A man who allegedly plotted to attack an Ohio police station using armed mannequins and explosives has been arrested. Fifty-one-year-old Timothy Ward was arrested Tuesday at his father's home in Lake Township on...

Updated at 6:59 PM

DETROIT (AP) " The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous. The National Highway...

Updated at 6:53 PM

LONDON (AP) " Queen Elizabeth II attended a service at Westminster Abbey on Thursday, the eve of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the deadliest chapters of World War I. The 90-year-old British monarch laid a wreath of roses...

Updated at 6:33 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) " Porfirio Guerrero has grown increasingly frustrated as a decade-long recession has sapped business from his tailor shop in the Puerto Rican capital. He now feels the only way for the island to recover is to become a...

Updated at 6:32 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Hershey says its board has unanimously rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez and that the offer provided "no basis for further discussion." The chocolate maker confirmed that it received the preliminary offer...

Updated at 6:21 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " A Palestinian youth sneaked into a fortified Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Thursday, broke into a home and stabbed to death a 13-year-old Israeli-American girl as she slept in bed before frantic security guards arrived...

Updated at 6:18 PM

Happily-ever-after doesn't usually involve dead hitmen in your living room. Even Beauty and the...

Updated at 6:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The United States removed Thailand from its human trafficking blacklist on Thursday, though forced labor remains widespread in the nation's lucrative seafood industry. The State Department made the assessment in its annual...

Updated at 6:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 3:01 p.m. Hillary Clinton plans to hold her first campaign event with Vice President Joe Biden next week in his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, for...

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