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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 5:21 AM

BEIJING (AP) " An official news agency says China has unveiled the world's largest amphibious aircraft that Beijing plans to use for marine missions and fighting forest fires. The Xinhua News Agency said the AG600 rolled off a production line in Zhuhai in southern China on Saturday. It measures 37 meters (121 feet) in length with a wingspan of 39 meters (128 feet). The report cites Chinese state aircraft maker, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, as saying the plane is...

Updated at 5:12 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Afghanistan is marking a national day of mourning a day after at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber attack on a peaceful demonstration. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. Funerals were...

Updated at 5:05 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " Two nephews of Venezuela's powerful first lady confessed to trying to smuggle 800 kilograms (1,763 pounds) of cocaine into the U.S., according to prosecutors in the politically-charged case. The court filings...

Updated at 3:40 AM

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) " Southeast Asia's main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up...

Updated at 3:38 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) " They don't like to be called white supremacists. The well-dressed men who gathered in Cleveland's Ritz-Carlton bar after Donald Trump's speech accepting the Republican nomination for president prefer the term...

Updated at 3:38 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Hot and humid weather has settled over Philadelphia as delegates begin arriving for the Democratic National Convention. Officials are warning residents and visitors to take precautions. The National Weather Service...

Updated Jul 24, 2016 at 3:33 AM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) " Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome Saturday night outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Hundreds of neighbors and other well-wishers greeted Kaine and his wife, Anne...

Updated at 3:02 AM

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) " A guide who was leading tourists down Grand Teton mountain has died. The Exum Mountain Guide company says Gary Falk, 42, was leading a group down from a successful ascent of Grand Teton National Park's highest peak...

Updated at 2:49 AM

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) " Southeast Asia's main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up...

Updated at 11:14 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will start...

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