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A move to ban many vacation rentals in New Orleans

A New Orleans City Council member has released a long-awaited proposal that would ban short-term rentals of whole houses in the city's residential areas

Florida man set to be executed for woman's 1992…

Man convicted of fatally beating and stabbing South Florida woman 26 years ago scheduled to be executed Thursday evening

Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher…

The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a pension law that prompted thousands of teachers to protest at the state Capitol

The Latest: Police kill man in Strasbourg; await…

A top French official says a suspect has been killed in a shootout with police in Strasbourg, but hasn't been confirmed as the alleged gunman who killed three people near a Christmas market on Tuesday

The Latest: Bomb threat hoax targets US schools, businesses

Businesses and schools across the U.S. were evacuated because of a bomb threat hoax

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Nasa's close-up Jupiter images

Nasa's Juno mission to Jupiter has reached its halfway mark and has revealed new views of the planet.

Jailed Iranian Activist Dies After Hunger Strike

Iranian political activist Vahid Sayadi Nasiri died in his cell on Wednesday after a 60-day hunger strike. He was jailed in 2015 and sentenced to eight years after he was accused of spreading “propaganda against the state.”

Study: Americans Continue To Go Cashless

Seems like more americans are making it through the week without using cash. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

Candidate whose missed vote led to tie loses on dice roll

A city council candidate in northeastern Arkansas whose runoff election ended in a tie after he didn't vote has lost his bid for the seat by a roll of the dice

Scuba-diving Santa takes time to feed San Francisco fish

It's a busy time for Santa Claus but he's making time to scuba dive and feed the fish in San Francisco

Pelosi: I pray Trump will resist shutdown…

U.S. House of Representatives leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump has not answered Democrats' budget compromise proposals on measures to keep the federal government open.

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Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other…

Apple plans $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City; will expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Colorado

An Arizona journalism saga: Poisoning claims…

Owner of chain of small Arizona newspapers, wife locked in nasty divorce with allegations of poisoning

Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by…

The federal government says U.S. commercial fishing generated more than $144 billion in sales in 2016, a total about in line with trends of recent years

Man puts up sculpture of middle finger as a…

A Vermont man who is in an ongoing dispute with his town is letting officials know how he feels by erecting a large wooden sculpture of a fist with the middle finger raised on his front lawn

Man who killed teen in road rage shooting gets 20…

A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a recent high school graduate in a fit of road rage will spend at least 20 years in prison

UK's May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on…

European Union leaders have offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises, as the British leader, weakened after a leadership challenge, seeks a lifeline that could help her sell the Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament

The Latest: Florida Senate leader 'open' to arming teachers

Florida's Senate president says he is "very open" to a proposal that would allow volunteer teachers to carry concealed handguns if they pass a background check and undergo extensive training

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'World needs Mary Poppins right now'

The return of Mary Poppins saw the Royal Albert Hall transformed into Cherry Tree Lane for its European premiere.