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Archdiocese releases names of 'credibly' accused clergy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after Washington's archbishop resigned over his handling of sexual abuse allegations, the Archdiocese of Washington released the names of more than two dozen clergy members it says have been "credibly accused" of sexually abusing minors. The revelation comes just four days after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl…

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and investigators believe she's in danger, a sheriff said Tuesday. Authorities have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents , James…

The Latest: Trump: Saudi prince denies knowing writer's fate

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 10 p.m. President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia's crown prince is denying knowledge of what happened to a Saudi journalist who went missing after visiting the Saudi Consulate…

Stocks surge on earnings and economic data; Dow climbs 500

NEW YORK (AP) — World stock markets are rallying Tuesday, and U.S. stocks are on track for their second-largest gain in 2018 following strong earnings reports from major U.S. companies in finance and health care. Technology companies are also rising after their recent slump. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose as much as 502 points.…

Michigan mother demands justice after 12-year-old handcuffed

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A black Michigan mother is demanding justice after Grand Rapids police handcuffed her and her 12-year-old daughter while investigating a reported shooting at the family's home, marking the fourth time in less than two years that officers from the western Michigan department handcuffed innocent black children. Officers responding to a…

Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press further…

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge on Wall Street, Dow up 500

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 2:36 p.m. Stocks are surging on Wall Street, clawing back some of the ground lost last week, after several big U.S. companies reported standout results. Major U.S. indexes were up about 2 percent in afternoon trading Tuesday, putting them on track…

Delayed Obama for-profit fraud protection ordered into force

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important victory on Tuesday, when a court cleared the way for an Obama-era policy that will make it easier for them to get their student loans forgiven. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had said the regulation, known as borrower defense, made discharging loans too easy and…

Macron seeks new start in French govt reshuffle in TV speech

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron made a rare televised address Tuesday to reassure the French public that all was under control after a limited government reshuffle that followed a difficult summer. "The government is on the right track and has gotten down to the root of the problems," Macron said during the 12-minute speech…

EU official urges Britain's May to get creative on Brexit

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union largely abandoned hope of clinching a Brexit deal this month and a top EU official implored British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to come up with "a new method of thinking" on the Irish border issue that has stumped negotiators for over a year. With the leaders of…