The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 1:13 PM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " Myanmar's government has denounced an influential Buddhist nationalist group after failing earlier to speak strongly against it though others were accusing it of using hate speech and inspiring violence against Muslims. The Ma Ba Tha organization's charismatic leader, the monk Wirathu, responded Wednesday by calling the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, a "dictatorial woman." The Sangha Council, a state institution that oversees Buddhist monastic...

Updated at 1:08 PM

NICE, France (AP) " The Latest on attack that killed 84 people in Nice (all times local): 4:00 p.m. German tourist Richard Gutjahr says he could hear angry shouts outside and see a big white truck rolling slowly down a road supposed...

Updated at 1:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local): 9:50 a.m. It's a last gasp for conservatives who are trying to derail Donald Trump's drive for the Republican presidential nomination. A committee...

Updated at 1:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump has offered Mike Pence the job of vice president, and Trump aides have told the Indiana governor the formal announcement could be made on Saturday. That's according to a Republican with direct knowledge of the...

Updated at 12:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Clinton enters the summer damaged by perceptions that she violated the law by using a private email system while serving as secretary of state, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds. More than half of Americans...

Updated at 12:29 PM

KUWAIT CITY (AP) " Kuwait is saying "no" to "Pokemon Go" in certain places. The tiny oil-rich emirate's Interior Ministry issued a statement Friday warning users of the smash mobile phone application from taking pictures of any vital...

Updated at 12:28 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " An Austin-area father and son who were vacationing in Europe with their family are among the victims of the deadly truck attack in Nice, France, relatives said Friday. Sean Copeland, 51, and his son Brodie, 11, were...

Updated at 11:48 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) " Baltimore police officers responding to the sound of gunshots near an apartment building fatally shot a man who fired at them with an AR-15-style rifle, authorities said early Friday. No officers or anyone else was wounded...

Updated at 10:58 AM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) " Investor Warren Buffett has delivered his annual donation of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune. The gifts of Class B Berkshire stock that Buffett disclosed...

Updated at 10:04 AM

WASHINGTON ó Donald Trump says on Twitter that he has picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.

Updated at 9:57 AM

Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control there were 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014.

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