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NEW YORK (AP) — A man spent more than 2 ½ hours scaling the glass facade of Trump Tower on Wednesday using large suction cups, climbing as high as the 21st floor before police officers grabbed him and hauled him to safety through an open window. The climber had a backpack and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines is spending $150 million this year on technology upgrades, including a better mobile app. But what CEO Ed Bastian never saw coming was a vulnerability to its reservations and operations servers that would cripple his airline for days. A computer...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hot tub's faulty wiring ignited one of California's most destructive wildfires, a blaze that killed four people, sent four firefighters to the hospital and destroyed more than 1,300 homes last year, officials said Wednesday. The California Department of...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the man who has been scaling the front of Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Police have removed a man from the facade of the 58-story Trump Tower in New York City. Special operations officers could be seen...
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The parents of a Colorado man reported killed fighting against the Islamic State group says their son joined Kurdish forces to "fight the evil that is ISIS." Jordan MacTaggart, 22, was believed to be killed on Aug. 3 while fighting in a squad that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found new evidence that the first Americans migrated south from Alaska via the Pacific coast, rather than a route hundreds of miles inland along the Rocky Mountains. The colonization of the Americas began after people arrived from Siberia,...
HACKETT, Ark. (AP) — A man shot and wounded two law enforcement officers in far western Arkansas on Wednesday, then barricaded himself inside a house before being arrested about 4½ hours later. Sebastian County Sheriff's Lt. Philip Pevehouse says a deputy was in serious...
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — Two Missouri police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after a prosecutor accused them of lying about what happened when they tried to arrest a suspect for a parole violation last year. Marshall Police Sgt. Roger Gibson said Wednesday...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former Guatemalan soldier suspected of helping carry out a massacre of more than 160 people in 1982 during the country's civil war was deported from the United States on Wednesday after a court refused his plea to stay because he fears for his life...