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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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WANAQUE, N.J. (AP) " A man died after jumping off a highway bridge with his two toddler sons in his arms, yet the boys survived the 100-foot plunge into a wooded area and are expected to make a full recovery. John Spincken was holding the boys, ages 1 and 3, when he leaped from the Wanaque Bridge on Interstate 287 on Monday night, state police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene; the boys were found nearby, near the Wanaque River, police said. "When the officers found the...

Updated at 6:04 PM

DENVER (AP) " Anheuser-Busch says it has completed the world's first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, sending a beer-filled tractor-trailer on a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado. The company says it teamed with...

Updated at 6:02 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly half a million Volkswagen owners the choice between selling their cars back or having them repaired so they don't cheat on...

Updated at 6:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 3 p.m. President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day swing through Nevada and California. He's campaigning and raising money for Democratic candidates in...

Updated at 6:00 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " The Vatican and Argentina's bishops have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's "dirty war" and will soon make them available to victims and their relatives who have long accused church members of complicity...

Updated at 5:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Senate Democrats are intent on scuttling a House-passed provision that they say would undercut protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual or gender orientation. In a letter delivered Tuesday to the...

Updated at 5:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " National Intelligence director James Clapper says he wouldn't put it past Russia to "to shoot down an American aircraft" if a no-fly zone is imposed over Syria. Clapper says Moscow has a very advanced and capable air...

Updated at 5:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " AT&T says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month. That's far less than the typical big bundle of channels on cable, which a recent survey from Leichtman...

Updated at 5:37 PM

SEATTLE (AP) " The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving the University of Washington $210 million to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide, officials said Tuesday. The...

Updated at 5:04 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields plans to make her professional debut Nov. 19 in Las Vegas. Shields will fight on the undercard of fellow Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward's high-profile showdown with...

Updated at 4:43 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " A U.N. expert says junk food is a human rights concern. Hilal Elver, the U.N.'s special representative on the right to food, said Tuesday the rise of industrial food production combined with trade liberalization has...

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