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Makoto Shinkai's "Weathering With You" will open in Japanese and English-language versions in theaters in early 2020 following 2019 awards qualifying run

THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- Authorities are investigating after a body was pulled from the Deschutes River Wednesday.
The body was discovered in the river at 5:17 p.m. near the 16000 block of Vail Loop Road SE, a few miles south of Rainier.
Lt. Tim Rudloff with the Thurston County Sheriff's Office says two people who were walking in the area noticed a body floating in the river and called police.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to challenge the result in court Thursday as calm returned to the capital following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence
The campaign team of former general Prabowo Subianto has alleged massive election fraud but not provided any credible evidence. It has said it will file a challenge to the Constitutional Court on…

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said
The officials said no final decision has been made yet, and it's not clear if the White House would approve sending all or just some of the requested forces. Officials said the move is not in response to any new threat from Iran, but…

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to
Most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade, according to population and housing unit estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The previous growth big cities had experienced in the first half of the decade was fueled by millennials who delayed home-buying in the suburbs after the recession and stuck it out in large…

CANAAN, N.H. – A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said
Bonnie Kimball was fired from her job with Café Services in April after a student at Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan told her he didn't have money to pay for the items on his lunch tray. She said she let him take the food…

A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal's exhibit.

An agent with the US Border Patrol in Arizona is accused of sexually assaulting multiple women, the Tucson Police Department said Wednesday.
Steven Charles Holmes was placed on administrative duties pending the outcome of the investigation, a US Customs and Border Protection spokesperson said.
Holmes, 33, was arrested Tuesday and arraigned on three counts of sexual assault and three counts of aggravated assault, police said.

The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March.

For her next act, the pop star will become the first black woman in charge of a major luxury fashion house in Paris. Here, she gives T magazine an exclusive first look.

McDonald's is facing a handful of new complaints about sexual harassment. The restaurant chain claims it has made strides in recent months to combat it.

The Writers Guild ended its agreement with the Association of Talent Agents due to a dispute over packaging

Washington is on track to become a sanctuary state, adding to a West Coast wall of states with such policies.

Cases of Alzheimer's disease are increasing at a startling rate, see the progression by state from 2000, 2010, 2025 and 2050.