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Updated at 7:27 PM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.8 quake was centered about 25 kilometers (15 miles) west of Chauk, a town south of Bagan. It was located fairly far below the Earth's surface at a depth of about 84 kilometers (52 miles), it said. Deep earthquakes...

Updated at 7:25 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery. Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes...

Updated at 7:23 PM

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) " Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120, but the number of dead and...

Updated at 7:13 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Olympic triathlon gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen will run her first marathon in November in New York. On Saturday, the 30-year-old Jorgensen became the first American to win the Olympic triathlon title when she crossed the...

Updated at 7:12 PM

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) " This is one time Rory McIlroy says he was happy to be mistaken. McIlroy was among the top four players in the world who chose not to play in the Olympics, and the four-time major champion didn't help the cause when...

Updated at 7:04 PM

U.S. officials are publicly criticizing Europe's investigations into favorable tax arrangements that Apple and other multinational companies have reached with Ireland and a few other countries. The Treasury Department released a report...

Updated at 7:04 PM

U.S. officials are publicly criticizing Europe's investigations into favorable tax arrangements that Apple and other multinational companies have reached with Ireland and a few other countries. The Treasury Department released a report...

Updated at 6:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family's charitable foundation " a stay-the-course strategy sure to be tested in the sprint to Election Day. Clinton has...

Updated at 6:52 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " With the Olympics behind it, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a monthlong break. There should be quite the sprint to the finish during the league's final weeks, starting Friday through Sept.

Updated at 6:50 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on Turkish authorities to be patient with the U.S. legal system as Turkey seeks the return of a cleric accused of masterminding last month's failed military coup. Biden, who met...

Updated at 6:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he feels like "a normal guy" for the first time in 15 years. Patrick Hardison,...

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