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Dems who opposed Iran deal urge Trump to keep it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President Donald Trump to uphold the international accord, arguing that robust enforcement is the best way to counter Tehran's malign behavior in the Middle East.

Police arresting 10 in LSU frat pledge's death

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ten people will be arrested on hazing charges in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of drinking, LSU officials said Wednesday.

California wildfires reduce dreams to embers

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Jose Garnica worked for more than two decades to build up his dream home that was reduced to ashes in a matter of minutes by the deadly firestorm striking California's wine country.

S. Korean lawmaker says N. Korea hacked war plans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean lawmaker says North Korean hackers stole highly classified military documents that include U.S.-South Korean wartime "decapitation strike" plans against the North Korean leadership.

U.S. rules out negotiated IS withdrawal from Raqqa

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group said Wednesday that it won't accept a negotiated withdrawal for hundreds of IS militants holed up in the Syrian city of Raqqa, once the extremists' de facto capital.

Hotel questions revised timeline of Vegas massacre

A day after authorities revised the timeline of events on the night of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the hotel where the gunman was staying is casting doubt on the changes.

Puerto Rico investigates post-Maria disease outbreak

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Four deaths in Hurricane Maria's aftermath are being investigated as possible cases of a disease spread by animals' urine, Puerto Rico's governor said Wednesday amid concerns about islanders' exposure to contaminated water.

A total of 10 people have come down with suspected cases of leptospirosis, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said at a news conference.

Firm behind Trump-Russia dossier subpoenaed by House panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia has been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee.

Trump to pitch tax plan as boon for truckers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will pitch his tax plan as a boon for truckers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Wednesday — the latest stop on a cross-country tour aimed at selling his tax reform proposal.

Poll: Most say Trump making N. Korea situation worse

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump's war of words with the isolated nation's leader is making the situation worse. Less than 1 in 10 thinks Trump's comments are making it better.