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Melania Trump to meet Prince Harry, Trudeau
(CNN) - Melania Trump is Canada-bound for her first solo foreign trip as first lady, traveling to Toronto to lead the U.S. delegation to the Invictus Games on Saturday. During a whirlwind day trip, Trump is expected to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Great Britain's Prince Harry
Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site
(CNN) - Seismic activity was detected Saturday near the site of North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear site, but it is not known whether a nuclear test caused the development. The first sign Pyongyang has conducted a nuclear test is usually seismic activity. North Korea has one nuclear test site -- Punggy
Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off at military parade
(CNN) - Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday. Iran unveiled the ballistic missile Friday at a military parade in Tehran and successfully tested it the same day, Press TV reported. It said I
Prosecutors asking for 2-year prison sentence for Anthony Weiner
NEW YORK (CNN) - With Anthony Weiner's sentencing set for Monday, the big question is: Will he go to prison? In their sentencing memorandum prosecutors are seeking 21-27 months imprisonment for Wiener, the former US congressman and estranged husband of Hillary Clinton's former adviser Huma Abedin. P
From dotard to Goliath, world reacts to Trump
NEW YORK (CNN) - A giant gold Goliath. Mentally deranged. A pusher of pipe dreams. World leaders pulled out the stops, and perhaps a thesaurus or two, to review President Donald Trump's first appearance at the UN General Assembly, the multi-day pageant of meetings known as the Super Bowl of Diplomac
Trump gives 'final warning' on North Korea trade. What comes next?
HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - The high-stakes standoff between the U.S., China and North Korea is heating up. President Trump on Thursday gave the Treasury Department more power than ever to punish people and businesses who trade with North Korea. The big questions are how and when it will be used. "They c
Teen birth rates are highest in our poorest neighborhoods. But they affect all of us
It's about a 15-minute drive from McLane High to Buchanan High, but the difference in teen birth rates within the schools' respective ZIP codes is staggering -and alarming. Buchanan High, a Clovis Unified school, is in Fresno County's 93619 ZIP code, where less than 1 percent of teenage girls gave
High-speed rail construction to start in Kings County
HANFORD - The California High-Speed Rail Authority announced new construction work in Kings County will begin Monday and includes overpass, embankment, utilities and bridge construction at Kent Avenue and Kansas Avenue, between State Route 43 and 9 Avenue. Work is scheduled to continue through 2018.
Mexican town shakes off shock after quake, begins to move forward
JOJUTLA, Mexico (CNN) - Days after a deadly earthquake battered the small market town of Jojutla, collective shock and fear have already given way to the gritty work of cleaning up and moving forward. Businesses and homes in the Mexican town's center were mostly shuttered and dark Thursday night. Fa
'You don't need it all the way' and other things Trump said about 'the wall' on Friday
(CNN) - President Donald Trump ensured a crowd in Alabama Friday night that "the wall is happening." While speaking on behalf of Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange, Trump touted his proposal for a wall on the United States' southern border. Here's some of the more notable comments th
Trump on 2016: 'No, Russia did not help me'
(CNN) - President Donald Trump on Friday called the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election "one of the great hoaxes," and denied anything they did aided his victory. "No, Russia did not help me, that I can tell you, OK?" Trump said. "Are there any Russians in the audience, please?"
Trump in Alabama: McCain 'no' on health care 'honestly terrible'
(CNN) - President Donald Trump blasted Sen. John McCain on Friday, calling the Arizona Republican's choice to oppose the latest GOP effort to repeal Obamacare "honestly terrible" at a rally in Alabama. Trump said at one point during the health care reform effort -- Republicans have tried several dif
Man charged with murder in death of Calwa toddler
FRESNO, California - The man arrested in the death of a toddler in Calwa on Wednesday has been charged with murder, the Fresno County District Attorney's Office said Friday. Gage Orlando Hurtado, 24, was changed following an autopsy that showed the toddler, 23-month-old Julius Lopez, died of blunt f
Puerto Rico dam fails; evacuations begin along Guajataca River
(CNN) - All people living near the Guajataca River in northwest Puerto Rico should evacuate immediately because of an "imminent dam break," the National Weather Service in San Juan said Friday afternoon. "All Areas surrounding the Guajataca River should evacuate NOW. Their lives are in DANGER! Plea
DHS alerts states targeted by election-hacking attempts
WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Department of Homeland Security notified states on Friday that hackers targeted their election infrastructure ahead of the 2016 election. "As part of our ongoing information sharing efforts, today DHS notified the Secretary of State or other chief election officer in each stat
Uber CEO makes plea to London: Please work with us
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - London wants to break things off with Uber, but the ride-share company's new CEO is pleading for a solution. City officials said Friday morning that they're not planning to renew the license that allows Uber to operate in the area. The decision spurred Dara Khosrowshahi, who re
Russia's Lavrov again scoff at interference claims
(CNN) - At a news conference Friday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov once again hit back on claims his country meddled in the 2016 US election, saying his American counterpart failed to offer any proof of interference. "In about a year o
5.7 magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Northern California
FERNDALE, California (KRON) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 off the coast of Northern California Friday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. USGS reports that the quake struck at 12:50 p.m. It was centered about 126 miles off the coast of Ferndale. UGSG originally rep
Tesla cuts cheapest Model S from lineup
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Tesla is dropping the cheapest version of the Model S sedan from its line-up. It also happens to be the only rear-wheel drive version of that car now on the market. Tesla's Model S 75 costs about $70,000, making it the least expensive Model S currently sold. It has a 348 horsep
California cities want Big Oil to pay for costs of climate change
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Coastal cities in California that are vulnerable to flooding caused by climate change are fighting back against Big Oil. San Francisco and Oakland filed lawsuits this week demanding that ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell pay billions to cover the cos