The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Oil prices jump despite OPEC's intention to boost production

VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.

Questions remain, however, over the ability of some OPEC nations — Iran and Venezuela in particular — to increase production as they struggle with domestic turmoil and sanctions.

This day in history, June 23, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 23, the 174th day of 2018. There are 191 days left in the year.

Today's highlight in history

On June 23, 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for his "Type-Writer," featuring a QWERTY keyboard; it was the first commercially successful typewriter.

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Warren Buffet's son funds Decatur zoo train

DECATUR (AP) — It's full steam ahead for a $2 million train track expansion at a zoo in central Illinois thanks to the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffet.

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

Report: Driver of autonomous Uber streaming 'The Voice' just before crash

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" just before the vehicle struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March, according to a published report.

Mother charged with murder of 4-year-old son

CHICAGO (AP) — A 29-year-old Chicago woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of her 4-year-old son two years ago.

The Chicago Tribune reports Friday that the charge was filed this week against Alyssa Garcia. She was charged in 2016 with concealment of a death after firefighters found Manuel Aguilar's partially burned body in the basement of a home.

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion and uncertainty along the border, as officials worked to come up with an overall plan to reunite families while sending conflicting signals about the state of the administration's "zero tolerance" policy.

Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age.

Michigan State board rejects effort to oust president

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's governing board rejected an effort to oust the school's interim president Friday as trustees met to discuss how to pay for a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Trump's Mideast team meets Netanyahu over peace plan

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mideast team met Friday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel as part of a visit with regional leaders to discuss the U.S. plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.