ISLAMABAD (AP) - PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS PRAISING THE RELEASE OF A FAMILY LONG HELD BY A GROUP WITH TIES TO THE TALIBAN. TRUMP CALLS THURSDAY'S DEVELOPMENT A "POSITIVE MOMENT" FOR U.S. RELATIONS WITH PAKISTAN. HE SAYS IN A STATEMENT THAT THE PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT'S "COOPERATION IS A SIGN THAT IT IS HONORING AMERICA'S WISHES FOR IT TO DO MORE TO PROVIDE SECURITY IN THE REGION."

SANTA ROSA, CALIF. (AP) - A FRANTIC SEARCH FOR AN ELDERLY WOMAN ENDED 48 HOURS LATER WHEN ROBERT TUNIS FOUND HIS MOTHER'S REMAINS IN THE CHARRED RUINS OF HER SANTA ROSA HOME. ROBERT'S SISTER, JESSICA TUNIS, HAD BEEN DESPERATELY LOOKING FOR LINDA TUNIS SINCE ONE OF THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES HIT THE ELDER'S MOBILE HOME AND THE 69-YEAR OLD CRIED OUT "I'M GOING TO DIE," BEFORE THE PHONE WENT DEAD. AUTHORITIES SAY HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE ARE REPORTED MISSING, ALTHOUGH SOME MAY BE DUPLICATES OR PEOPLE WHO ARE SAFE.

UNDATED (AP) - AUTHORITIES ARE UNDER INTENSIFYING PRESSURE TO EXPLAIN HOW QUICKLY THEY RESPONDED TO THE LAS VEGAS MASS SHOOTING THAT CLAIMED THE LIVES OF 58 VICTIMS AND LEFT NEARLY 500 OTHERS WOUNDED. A REVISED CHRONOLOGY GIVEN BY INVESTIGATORS SAYS TWO HOTEL EMPLOYEES REPORTED THAT GUNMAN STEPHEN PADDOCK SPRAYED A HALLWAY WITH BULLETS, WOUNDING A SECURITY GUARD, SEVERAL MINUTES BEFORE HE OPENED FIRE ON A CROWD AT A MUSICAL PERFORMANCE.

NEW YORK (AP) - ROSE MCGOWAN'S TWITTER ACCOUNT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED, TEMPORARILY MUTING A CENTRAL FIGURE IN THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN. MCGOWAN SAID LATE WEDNESDAY THAT TWITTER HAD SUSPENDED HER FROM TWEETING AFTER THE SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANY SAID SHE BROKE ITS RULES. ON HER INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT, MCGOWAN SAID "THERE ARE POWERFUL FORCES AT WORK" AND PLEADED FOR OTHERS TO "BE MY VOICE."
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A CASPER MAN IS HEADING TO PRISON AFTER ADMITTING TO SHOOTING AND NEARLY KILLING ANOTHER MAN.

TWENTY-SIX YEAR OLD TRAVIS HALL WAS SENTENCED TO 16-TO-20 YEARS IN PRISON, AFTER HE PLEADED GUILTY TO ONE CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER.

INVESTIGATORS WITH THE CASPER POLICE DEPARTMENT SAY IN EARLY FEBRUARY 2017, THEY RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON THE 1700 BLOCK OF SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET.

THERE THEY FOUND CODY LAWSON WHO HAD BEEN SHOT IN HIS LEFT ARM AND CHEST.

LAWSON TOLD INVESTIGATORS HE HAD GONE TO BED, BECAUSE HE HAD TO GET UP EARLY AND GO TO WORK.

HIS ROOMMATE AND HALL SHOWED UP AND STARTED PLAYING LOUD MUSIC.

A SHORT TIME LATER, LAWSON SHOVED HALL OUT THE DOOR, LOCKED IT BEHIND HIM AND WENT BACK TO SLEEP.

HE THEN HEARD A LOUD CRASH THAT SOUNDED LIKE GLASS BREAKING.

LAWSON REPORTEDLY OPENED THE FRONT DOOR AND WAS SHOT WHILE STANDING IN THE DOORWAY.

POLICE LATER FOUND HALL WHO HAD A GUN ON HIM AT THE TIME.

HALL TOLD POLICE HE WAS AT THE HOUSE WHEN LAWSON TOLD HIM HE WANTED TO FIGHT AND TO KILL HALL, SO HALL GUESSED HE WAS GOING TO SHOOT HIM.

HALL ADDED IT SEEMED FAIR TO HIM.

A BREATH SAMPLE SHOWED THAT HALL HAD A BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT OF .20 AT THE TIME.

IN A SECOND INTERVIEW HALL SAID HE FELT THREATENED BY LAWSON, AFTER LAWSON ASKED HIM TO LEAVE, ADDING THAT HE SHOT AT LAWSON AS HE STOOD IN THE DOORWAY.
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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WYO. (AP) - AN EARLY SHOT OF WINTER WEATHER DEPRESSED RECREATIONAL VISITS IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE REPORTS JUST OVER 640,000 PEOPLE VISITED YELLOWSTONE IN SEPTEMBER.

THE VISITATION WAS DOWN ABOUT 8.8 PERCENT FROM SEPTEMBER 2016, WHEN THE PARK RECORDED MORE THAN 700,000 RECREATIONAL VISITS.

SNOWY WEATHER DURING THE MIDDLE OF LAST MONTH CLOSED SOME ROADS WITHIN AND JUST OUTSIDE THE PARK FOR DAYS.

STILL, THE PARK SERVICE SAYS YELLOWSTONE SAW ITS THIRD BUSIEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD IN THE PARK.

SO FAR THIS YEAR, THE PARK HAS HOSTED MORE THAN 3.8 MILLION RECREATIONAL VISITORS, DOWN ABOUT 2.5 PERCENT FROM THE SAME PERIOD IN 2016.