The Latest: US to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia, UAE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. response to attacks on the Saudi oil industry (all times local):

Whitey Bulger’s family filing wrongful death claim

BOSTON (AP) — The family of slain Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is filing a wrongful death claim against the federal government following his death in prison last year.

Luther, the Franklin Park Zoo’s beloved white tiger, dies

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston zoo’s 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer.The Franklin Park Zoo says its tiger Luther was recently diagnosed with an “undifferentiated round cell tumor” and stopped responding to medication.

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Whitey Bulger’s family filing wrongful death claim

BOSTON (AP) — The family of slain Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is filing a wrongful death claim against the federal government following his death in prison last year.

Luther, the Franklin Park Zoo’s beloved white tiger, dies

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston zoo’s 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer.The Franklin Park Zoo says its tiger Luther was recently diagnosed with an “undifferentiated round cell tumor” and stopped responding to medication.

‘It escalated that fast’: Rhode Island father speaks about 6-year-old daughter’s EEE battle

It started with a headache.The pain settled in for Star Jackman, of Coventry, Rhode Island, on Aug. 30.

U.S. Army Prepares for Large-Scale Global Combat as New Chief of Staff Takes Command

The Army Chief of Staff said the army must bolster its presence around the world. It's not just a show of power, but rather a quicker response to ever-changing global events. These range from boots on the ground to crews working behind computers to counter cyber attacks—and everything in between.

Judge Tells Ex-Disney Actor He Needs an ‘Attitude Adjustment’ to Avoid Jail

Stoney Westmoreland, best known for his role on the Disney Channel show, Andi Mack, was reprimanded by federal judge Cecilia Romero in Salt Lake City today. The actor was warned that he needs a serious "attitude adjustment" or else he could wind up in jail.

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American Airlines Accused of Racial Profiling After Two Muslim Men Had Flight Canceled Because Crew Members ‘Were Not Comfortable’ Flying With Them

Two Muslim air passengers say they were targeted by the plane's cabin crew because of their race and religion.

U.S. Marine Unit Makes Plans to Hold Annual Ball at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Resort Amid Controversy Over Spending at Trump Venues

As President Donald Trump continues to face scrutiny over government spending at his hotels, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida appears to have been planning yet another event that could profit the U.S. leader, with hopes of holding a gala at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in November.

Area 51 Storm Is ‘Fyre Fest 2.0’, Town of Rachel, Nevada Says

The Area 51 "storm" is turning out to be a disaster, according to the town of Rachel, Nevada. Some Americans showed up to the classified military base on Friday morning after a viral Facebook event joked about raiding the military base in search for alien life. On Friday morning, the town called the event "Fyre Fest 2.0."

Judge Tells Ex-Disney Actor He Needs an ‘Attitude Adjustment’ to Avoid Jail

Stoney Westmoreland, best known for his role on the Disney Channel show, Andi Mack, was reprimanded by federal judge Cecilia Romero in Salt Lake City today. The actor was warned that he needs a serious "attitude adjustment" or else he could wind up in jail.

U.S. Army Prepares for Large-Scale Global Combat as New Chief of Staff Takes Command

The Army Chief of Staff said the army must bolster its presence around the world. It's not just a show of power, but rather a quicker response to ever-changing global events. These range from boots on the ground to crews working behind computers to counter cyber attacks—and everything in between.

Police: Hospital wheelchair van wasn’t the only thing these two stole

After chasing a stolen hospital wheelchair transport van through Peabody on Thursday, state troopers found the vehicle was full of hundreds of dollars worth of shoplifted clothing.
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The Latest: US to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia, UAE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. response to attacks on the Saudi oil industry (all times local):

Whitey Bulger’s family filing wrongful death claim

BOSTON (AP) — The family of slain Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is filing a wrongful death claim against the federal government following his death in prison last year.

Luther, the Franklin Park Zoo’s beloved white tiger, dies

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston zoo’s 14-year-old white tiger has died after a brief battle with cancer.The Franklin Park Zoo says its tiger Luther was recently diagnosed with an “undifferentiated round cell tumor” and stopped responding to medication.

‘It escalated that fast’: Rhode Island father speaks about 6-year-old daughter’s EEE battle

It started with a headache.The pain settled in for Star Jackman, of Coventry, Rhode Island, on Aug. 30.

College Football 2019: Where to Watch Notre Dame vs. Georgia, TV Channel, Live Stream and Odds

The headline act of Week 4 of the college football season pits together two top-10 ranked teams, as No. 4 Georgia hosts No. 7 Notre Dame on Saturday.

College Football 2019: Where to Watch Charlotte vs. Clemson, TV Channel, Live Stream and Odds

Clemson is a 41-point favorite against Charlotte on Saturday, but Tigers coach Dabo Swinney has warned his team of the dangers of complacency.

College Football 2019: Where to Watch Miami vs. Ohio State, TV Channel, Live Stream and Odds

Ohio State takes on Miami on Saturday in its final nonconference game of the season, looking to secure a fourth consecutive win.

AC Milan vs Inter: Where to Watch Milan Derby on Saturday, TV Channel, Live Stream and Odds

This season's first instalment of one of the most iconic fixtures in world soccer gets underway on Saturday afternoon, as A.C. Milan takes on cross-town rivals Inter Milan.

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Indonesian Lawmakers Consider Banning Sex Outside of Marriage

A new measures before Indonesia's parliament would prohibit sex outside of marriage, worrying LGBT advocates about a potential crackdown in the Muslim-majority nation.

Which Countries Still Recognize Taiwan? Two More Nations Switch to China In Less Than A Week

Taiwan's few formal diplomatic ties became even fewer this week as it lost the recognition of two more countries that instead chose to establish relations with China.

These Jehovah’s Witnesses Have Been Imprisoned in Eritrea for the Past 25 Years Without Trial

This week marked 25 years in prison without charges or trial for three men in Eritrea. The trio—identified as Paulos Eyasu, Isaac Mogos and Negede Teklemariam—have been incarcerated in the East African nation since 1994, after refusing to partake in military service, part of their pacifist beliefs as Jehovah's Witnesses.

Six Jehovah’s Witnesses Jailed in Russia for ‘Extremism’

Six more Jehovah's Witnesses have been jailed in Russia, the latest members of the religion to be detained for what the government deems "extremist" activity, but church leaders insist is just expressing their faith.

Saudi Arabia Vows to Take Action After Attacks, as Iran Warns of Retaliation Across Middle East to Any Strikes

Saudi Arabia has vowed to take new measures in response to recent attacks against its oil facilities, while Iran warned any strikes against the Islamic Republic will be met with a regional retaliation.