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G7 leaders get to work on economy, climate change at France summit

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BIARRITZ, France -- The G7 summit will start its formal working sessions on Sunday, as the leaders of the world's leading democratic economies focus on jobs, inequality, climate change and women's empowerment.

This year's summit will almost certainly forgo the tradition of a joint final statement, which its host, French President Emmanuel ...Read more

Orange County sheriff's deputy dies after losing consciousness six years ago during SWAT tryout

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An Orange County, Calif., sheriff's deputy who collapsed and lost consciousness six years ago during tryouts for the SWAT team has died, officials said.

Carlos Cammon, 35, died Friday night after succumbing to his injuries, Sheriff Don Barnes announced Saturday on his Twitter page.

He collapsed during the tryout session July 18, 2013, and ...Read more

North Korean leader Kim oversaw test of 'super-large rocket launcher'

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SEOUL, South Korea -- Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," North Korean state media reported Sunday after the country conducted its seventh missile launch in under a month.

North Korea on Saturday fired from a site on its eastern coast what appeared to be two short-range missiles, which flew ...Read more

Newtown synagogue vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

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HARTFORD, Conn. -- Vandals painted anti-Semitic graffiti on a Newtown synagogue and police are investigating it as a hate crime.

The public works department helped remove the graffiti on Saturday, and the police chief promised a thorough investigation.

"As an agency we are extremely disturbed at this act of defacing a house of worship," Chief ...Read more

Missing Waxahachie boy, 6, and mother found dead in car after Amber Alert, police say

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FORT WORTH, Texas -- A missing boy and his non-custodial mother, who were at the center of an Amber Alert, were found dead in a car in a downtown Waxahachie parking garage Friday night, police said.

Phillip Oliver "Ollie" Wiedemann, 6, and Candace Harbin, 46, were visually identified as two deceased individuals inside a car in a parking garage ...Read more

Amid measles warning for Disneyland, here is what you need to know

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The symptoms range from ordinary to grim: fever over 101 degrees, cough, runny nose, red watery eyes and, then, the clincher -- a rash that starts on the face and spreads to the rest of the body.

With thousands of people potentially exposed to measles earlier this month at Disneyland, Los Angeles International Airport and several other ...Read more

New Jersey school lunch policies: Parents must pay delinquent meal fees or face possible state probe for child abuse

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New Jersey public school districts are trying to force parents whose children have overdue lunch fees to pay up or else.

At first, their kids may not get a meal. Later on, parents may face a possible state probe for child abuse.

Across the region, policies by districts vary, from giving students an alternate meal such as a tuna sandwich, ...Read more

Washington state mayor was victim of a hate crime, prosecutors say

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SEATTLE -- A man who allegedly grabbed Burien's mayor around the neck during a community festival has been charged with a hate crime by the Washington attorney general's office.

Craig Tweney, 63, is charged with malicious harassment, the state's hate crime law, and with fourth-degree assault in connection with an incident involving Burien Mayor...Read more

Former USC gynecologist charged with assaulting patients posts bail and is released from jail

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LOS ANGELES -- A former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients posted bail Friday and was released from jail.

Dr. George Tyndall was freed on $160,000 bond. He was arrested in late June on 29 felony counts and faces up to 53 years in prison if convicted.

The doctor is charged with assaulting 16 ...Read more

Why California is having its mildest fire season in 20 years

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Firefighters and rural residents have been on edge about wildfires all year, after the Camp fire, the deadliest in the United States in 100 years, obliterated the town of Paradise in Butte County last November, killing 86 people, and the fires in California wine country the year before destroyed more than 6,000 homes in a ...Read more

Third locally transmitted dengue fever case confirmed in Miami-Dade County

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MIAMI -- The third locally transmitted case of dengue fever this year has been confirmed in Miami-Dade County, the Florida Department of Health announced Friday.

The first case of the mosquito-borne ailment was confirmed in March. The second came earlier this month.

The three cases don't seem to be related, the health department said in a ...Read more

Trump arrives for G-7 as allies brace for disruption

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BIARRITZ, France -- President Donald Trump arrived here on Saturday for three days of meetings with world leaders at a G-7 economic summit that is expected to be dramatic and contentious.

Each of the leaders at the annual summit of the world's seven most industrialized economies is facing domestic turmoil and brings low expectations about ...Read more


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