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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 8:28 PM

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) " Southern California was slammed with the second day of a heat wave Thursday that raised the risk of wildfires and left many schoolchildren to sweat it out in aging classrooms. There were widespread highs in the 90s while gusty Santa Ana winds swept warm air across the region, according to the National Weather Service. Residents were warned of the risk of heat-related illnesses and urged to stay out of the midday sun. While many newer schools have air...

Updated at 8:28 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A former National Security Agency contractor's theft of top secret government information was "breathtaking in its longevity and scale," federal prosecutors said in a court filing Thursday aimed at keeping the man locked up as...

Updated at 8:25 PM

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) " U.S. State Department figures show nearly 60 percent of the more than 11,000 Syrian refugees who have arrived in the United States over the past year were children. Resettlement agencies say that's a larger...

Updated at 8:20 PM

LONDON (AP) " Thousands of men who were convicted under now-abolished British laws against homosexuality are to receive posthumous pardons, the government announced Thursday. Those who are still alive can will be eligible to have their criminal...

Updated at 8:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 5:17 p.m. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence says he and Donald Trump will "accept a clear result" on Nov. 8. The Indiana governor told an...

Updated at 8:13 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) " The Latest on Europe's response to the inflow of asylum-seekers and migrants to the continent (all times local): 11:50 p.m. European Union leaders are pledging to deport migrants more quickly and to tighten...

Updated at 8:12 PM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) " A desperate Pakistani family anxiously awaiting a U.S. visa for their ailing little girl is running out of time: Maria is just six years old but a rare genetic disease has left her frail body wracked with pain and...

Updated at 8:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early as June 2015 " seven months before it...

Updated at 7:57 PM

LONDON (AP) " U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Thursday that Britain's military is launching cyberattacks against the Islamic State group in support of the offensive on the Iraqi city of Mosul, a first-of-its kind acknowledgement that...

Updated at 7:56 PM

DEKALB, Miss. (AP) " A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween. Kemper County supervisors enacted a clown ban this week, temporarily preventing people from dressing as clowns. The...

Updated at 7:20 PM

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) " Nintendo has announced a new gaming system that combines a portable handheld device with a dock to use at home. Nintendo Switch will be released in March. The gaming giant released a preview video of the console...

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