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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 2:10 PM

SAO PAULO (AP) " In Brazil's biggest city of Sao Paulo, the leading mayoral candidate is a businessman who once fired people on air during a television reality show. In the country's crown jewel city of Rio de Janeiro, the front-runner is an evangelical pastor. And in Belo Horizonte, a former pro soccer player is leading the pack. For the first time since a bruising impeachment fight led to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff, Brazilians will get to vote on Sunday as municipal...

Updated at 2:10 PM

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) " Nigeria's president promised Saturday to drive hunger out of Africa's most populous nation but made no mention of a conflict-driven famine threatening to kill tens of thousands of children in northeast Nigeria. The...

Updated at 2:08 PM

KINGSTREE, S.C. (AP) " A world away from South Carolina's booming coastal resorts, hundreds of homes remain unrepaired in the county hardest hit by last year's floods. Now they're getting one last push of help. A Christian group of about...

Updated at 2:04 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) " One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path...

Updated at 1:52 PM

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) " USA Luge is going halfway around the world in search of some winter. More than a dozen American lugers are expected to be on the ice Monday in Lillehammer, Norway, for the start of training for the 2016-17 season.

Updated at 1:29 PM

BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) " Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. They say Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach Island beach...

Updated at 1:19 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago? A cast bronze monument dedicated to the victims of the steam ferry Cornelius G. Kolff...

Updated at 1:12 PM

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) " Almost four years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his neighborhood so badly that Britain's Prince Harry had to stop by for a look at the damage, Paul Jeffrey is ready to sleep soundly again. His Ortley Beach...

Updated at 12:48 PM

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) " Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family. The event comes a...

Updated at 12:45 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) " In West Virginia, the Democrat running for governor has defended the coal industry while decrying his party's presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. In Vermont, the Republican nominee for governor declared his...

Updated Oct 1, 2016 at 12:31 PM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Thousands of Poles, many dressed in black, have rallied in front of parliament in Warsaw to protest a proposed bill that would impose a complete ban on abortion. Speakers at the protest said a total ban on abortion,...

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