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UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings." In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the rei

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:12:00

Indianola grad in fatal Sunday car crash

McALESTER, Okla. - An Indianola graduate was among five people who died in a fatal single-car accident late Sunday night. Jessica Swartwout, 18, of McAlester, and four other teens were pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel after a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup veered off a bridge and in

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:52:00

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Environmentalists have filed an anti-fracking lawsuit in Nevada to block an effort to expand oil and gas drilling on federal land. Two national conservation groups say the Bureau of Land Management is reversing course from policies it enacted in the final weeks of the Obama adminis

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-18 20:27:00

3 people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

(AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles). Police block off streets in front of a police station at Georgia Tech where protests happened earlier and at least one police car was burned on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Atlanta. Protesters were demonstrating against the sho... (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles). A vigil stands on

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 11:52:00

Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47

(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A new monument to Russian firearm designer Mikhail Kalashnikov is unveiled during an official ceremony in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Kalashnikov, who died in 2013 at age 94 in the city of Izhevsk, has received a... (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, File). FILE - In

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 16:12:00

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Aug. 29, 2017, photo, Turner Elementary School Principal Eric Bethel, right, talks to fifth grade student Kierra Porter, during her reading class, at Turner Elementary School in southeast Washington. Most of the ... (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Aug.

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 10:42:00

More St. Louis protests expected Tuesday after quiet night

(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Hundreds of protesters stand outside of the St. Louis city jail on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The protesters chanted "free our people" outside the jail on Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain... (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 09:02:00

The Latest: Envoy says China understands Myanmar's efforts

(AP Photo/A.M. Ahad). Supporters of the hardline Hefazat-e-Islam gather for a march towards Myanmar Embassy to protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Bangladesh has been overwhelmed with more ... (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Rohingya Muslims, who

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 07:22:00

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria churns toward Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast

The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria racked across the Caribbean with "potentially catastrophic" winds of 160 mph. To the north, Hurricane Jose churned on a path to brush the Northeast coast with raging surf and potentially damaging gusts.

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:45:00

UN report says 40 million in 'modern slavery' in 2016

GENEVA (AP) - U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that disproportionately affects women and girls. The new report by the U.N.'s labor organization, ILO, and the migration agency IOM found that women and girls accounted f

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 18:32:00

Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tonesTrump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones President Donald Trump uses debut at the United Nations to urge the 193-nation organization to reform but trimming bureaucracy and costs.More >> President Donald Trump uses debut at the

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 18:23:00

In governor's race, Todd Lamb's nonprofit foundation walks fine line

A nonprofit foundation created by Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb has raised more than $850,000 since it launched to much fanfare in late 2015 and will soon roll out its first major initiatives. Newly released IRS filings show the E Foundation for Oklahoma, a tax-exempt public charity that is allowed to shield t

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

2 officers shot while serving warrant

CHICKASHA - Two Chickasha Police Officers were shot while serving a warrant Sunday afternoon. Shots were fired between the subject and the officers, leaving both officers injured. One officer was taken via Mediflight to a hospital in Oklahoma City and the condition of both officers is unknown at thi

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Enshrining Marsy's Law: Campaign launched for SQ 794, slated for ballots Nov. 2018

Katherine Farrow/The Duncan BannerDistrict Attorney Jason Hicks talked about his personal experience with the challenges victims often face during and after a trial and assured the gathering that the State Question would not impact the constitutional rights afforded to the accused or convicted. Kath

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Dicus benefit golf tournament to be held Monday

The 24th annual Mike and Leslie Dicus Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Monday at the Oak Hills Golf and Country Club, 519 N. Country Club Roa, Ada. There are still spots available. As always, the tournament will be a four-man scramble with shotgun start. Entry forms are available at Apple Marke

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Newest Oklahoma House member to take oath of office

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Democratic schoolteacher who defeated a Republican businessman in a special election for a state House seat in a traditionally GOP district is getting sworn into office. Jacob Rosecrants will take the oath of office Wednesday morning in the House chamber at the Oklahoma Capito

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 18:08:00

Texas murder suspect says victim struck head in shower fall

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area man on trial for murder says he and his girlfriend had taken the psychoactive drug GHB before having sex in a shower where she fell and struck her head. Twenty-eight-year-old Jason Lowe of Richardson testified Monday that the couple decided to lie down after the

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 18:08:00

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

City to host Neighborhood Watch meeting Thursday

Ada residents who want to help make their neighborhoods safer can pick up some useful tips later this week. The city will host a meeting about the Neighborhood Watch crime prevention program at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Chickasaw Community Center, 700 N. Mississippi. All residents are invited to attend

THE ADA NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

The Latest: Big doctors' group against GOP repeal effort

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): 12:57 p.m. The American Medical Association is opposed to the latest, last-ditch Republican effort to dismantle Obamacare. That's the word Tuesday from the largest association

KTEN.COM - 2017-09-19 17:53:00