ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's finance minister said Thursday he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government's handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine diplomats have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino, officials said Thursday.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities on Portugal's Madeira Island were working Thursday to identify the victims of a tour bus crash that killed 29 people and injured 28 others, many of them German tourists who were onboard.

NEW DELHI (AP) — Creditors of India's beleaguered Jet Airways said they were "reasonably hopeful" that a bidding process with potential investors for a controlling stake in the airline would save the company, while airline employees rallied in New Delhi and Mumbai for a government rescue.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police are investigating a 42-year-old man accused of setting his apartment on fire and fatally stabbing five neighbors as they attempted to flee, in violence that shocked the nation.

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's new military rulers arrested ousted President Omar al-Bashir's two brothers for corruption, part of a broad sweep against officials and supporters of the former government, the country's official news agency reported Thursday.

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QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen wearing Pakistani police and paramilitary uniforms ambushed a bus before dawn Thursday and killed 14 people after going through their ID cards and forcing them out on a remote part of a coastal highway in restive southwestern Baluchistan province, officials said.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is ushering in the most solemn period in the Catholic liturgical calendar by celebrating a Holy Thursday Mass, made more poignant this year following the devastation of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations.

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PATERNA, Spain (AP) — When archaeologists in Spain unearthed layers of human bones from a mass grave last year, the remains of one body emerged draped in a shirt that had the letters "MG" embroidered on it in red.

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran showcased its domestically made fighter jets by flying the aircraft over Tehran during a military parade Thursday marking National Army Day as the country grapples with U.S. sanctions and the Trump administration's recent terrorism designation of Iran's powerful para…

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's top security minister and its military and police chiefs said Thursday that they will crack down decisively on any attempts to disrupt public order while official results from presidential and legislative elections are tabulated.

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian electoral authorities have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up to general elections on May 18, an official said on Thursday.

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A naval commodore who served as New Zealand's senior military attache to the United States was found guilty Thursday of planting a hidden camera in a bathroom at the embassy in Washington.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria — the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island, according to one demographer.

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former President Alan Garcia mortally wounded himself with a gunshot to his head Wednesday as officers waited to arrest him in a big graft probe that has put Peru's most prominent politicians behind bars and provoked a reckoning over corruption.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president on Wednesday formally nominated Benjamin Netanyahu for a fourth consecutive term as prime minister, officially launching a process that is expected to result in a new government dominated by religious and nationalist parties in the coming weeks.

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dozens of same sex couples kissed simultaneously outside an upscale shopping mall in Colombia's capital Wednesday, in the latest demonstration calling for LGBT rights in the South American country.

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council expressed "grave concern" Wednesday that agreements reached four months ago by the warring parties in Yemen have not been carried out and called for their implementation "without delay."

Weathering the Big Sky

Many people know the obvious danger of standing under a tree, but surprisingly it is still the second leading cause of lightning casualties.

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47°
Fair
  • Humidity: 44%
  • Feels Like: 40°
  • Heat Index: 47°
  • Wind: 19 mph
  • Wind Chill: 40°
  • UV Index: 6 High
  • Sunrise: 06:22:57 AM
  • Sunset: 08:04:37 PM
  • Dew Point: 26°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Sunny. High 68F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies. Low 48F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow

Sunshine. High 79F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Tracy Smith is the weekday evening meteorologist for KULR-8.

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Mary Jane Belleza comes from sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. She joined the team in August 2017.

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Weathering the Big Sky

Many people know the obvious danger of standing under a tree, but surprisingly it is still the second leading cause of lightning casualties.

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