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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire in a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital has been brought under full control with the death toll climbing to 25, fire officials said Friday.

The blaze that burned for several hours Thursday had trapped...Read more

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials kicked off a fresh round of trade talks in Beijing.

The Shanghai Composite index added 0.6 percent to 28,944.33 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1.7 percent to 3,...Read more

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners won a reprieve Thursday night from execution for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer after claiming his religious freedom would be violated if his Buddhist spiritual adviser wasn...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid told a Nevada jury Thursday that his career was cut short by injuries he suffered when a TheraBand exercise device slipped from his hand and he fell in his home bathroom in 2015.

From a wheelchair on the...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Michigan (all times local):

10:50 p.m.

President Donald Trump has deemed the Russia investigation "the greatest hoax in the history of our country."...Read more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Billboard told rapper Lil Nas X to take his horse and giddy up when they decided to remove his viral hit "Old Town Road" from their country charts because they determined it wasn't country enough.

The song , which debuted on the...Read more

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):

10:25 p.mm.

Michigan vs. Texas Tech is as advertised so far.

Kenpom.com's top two defenses in the country are tied at 6 at the under-12-...Read more

Bryce Harper bowed to his new fans, Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox began the defense of their World Series crown and the great Mariano Rivera threw one more strike from the mound at Yankee Stadium.

Then, in ballparks across the land, it was time to...Read more

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Presenting himself as both vindicated and vindictive, a fired-up President Donald Trump on Thursday turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon at a Michigan rally that was part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push....Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government sued California on Thursday over a water policy it said violates the state's environmental protection law.

The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit in Sacramento federal court to block a contentious plan...Read more