NEW YORK (AP) - PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAYS AT THE UNITED NATIONS THAT THE IRANIAN GOVERNMENT IS AN "ECONOMICALLY DEPLETED ROGUE STATE" WHOSE CHIEF EXPORT IS VIOLENCE. TRUMP IS TELLING WORLD LEADERS AT THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT THE WORLD CANNOT ALLOW THE "MURDEROUS REGIME" TO CONTINUE ITS DESTABILIZING ACTIVITIES WHILE BUILDING DANGEROUS MISSILES. TRUMP SAYS WORLD LEADERS "CANNOT ABIDE" BY IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT IF IT "PROVIDES COVER" FOR IRAN TO EVENTUALLY BUILD ITS NUCLEAR PROGRAM.

ROSEAU, DOMINICA (AP) - HURRICANE MARIA HAS SMASHED INTO DOMINICA WITH 160 MPH WINDS, RIPPING THE ROOF OFF EVEN THE PRIME MINISTER'S RESIDENCE AND CAUSING WHAT HE CALLED "MIND-BOGGLING" DEVASTATION. IT'S NOW ON A COURSE TOWARD PUERTO RICO, AND THE GOVERNOR SAYS IT'S LIKELY TO HIT "WITH A FORCE AND VIOLENCE THAT WE HAVEN'T SEEN FOR SEVERAL GENERATIONS."

WASHINGTON (AP) - TOP SENATE REPUBLICANS SAY THEIR LAST-DITCH PUSH TO UPROOT FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE LAW IS GAINING MOMENTUM. BUT THEY HAVE LESS THAN TWO WEEKS TO SUCCEED. AND THEY FACE A TOUGH FIGHT TO WIN ENOUGH GOP SUPPORT TO REVERSE THE SUMMER'S SELF-INFLICTED DEFEAT ON THE ISSUE. ALL DEMOCRATS OPPOSE THE MEASURE. SO TO WIN, 50 OF THE 52 GOP SENATORS MUST BACK IT _ A MARGIN THEY FAILED TO REACH WHEN THE CHAMBER REJECTED THE EFFORT IN JULY.

WASHINGTON (AP) - DONALD TRUMP'S PERSONAL LAWYER SAYS A PROPOSAL TO DEVELOP A TRUMP TOWER IN MOSCOW WAS "SOLELY A REAL ESTATE DEAL AND NOTHING MORE." MICHAEL COHEN IS APPEARING TUESDAY BEFORE STAFF MEMBERS OF THE SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE. IN AN OPENING STATEMENT OBTAINED BY THE AP, COHEN ADDRESSED REVELATIONS THAT THE TRUMP ORGANIZATION HAD CONSIDERED DOING BUSINESS IN RUSSIA DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION THROUGH A PROPOSED TRUMP TOWER IN MOSCOW. HE SAYS THE DEAL WAS ABANDONED IN JANUARY 2016.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES IS WARNING THE WORLD'S LEADERS THAT THE THREAT OF A NUCLEAR ATTACK IS AT ITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE THE END OF THE COLD WAR AND THAT "FIERY TALK CAN LEAD TO FATAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS."
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WYOMING FEDERAL JUDGES RECENTLY SENTENCED SIX MEN FOR COUNTERFEITING, FIREARMS, DRUG AND ILLEGAL ALIEN CRIMES.

THE WYOMING U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE SAYS U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE ALAN JOHNSON SENTENCED CRISTOPHER ARTHUR LAWRENCE OF EVANSVILLE FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM.

LAWRENCE RECEIVED TWO YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT, TO BE FOLLOWED BY THREE YEARS OF PROBATION.
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE NANCY FREUDENTHAL SENTENCED RUSS JAY WELCH, JR., OF OSAGE FOR COUNTERFEITING AND FORGING OBLIGATIONS OR SECURITIES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND AIDING AND ABETTING.

HE RECEIVED TWO YEARS, THREE MONTHS OF IMPRISONMENT.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE SCOTT SKAVDAHL SENTENCED MEXICAN NATIONAL ARNULFO MORELOS-RAMIREZ FOR USE OF A TELEPHONE FACILITY TO FACILITATE A FELONY DRUG CRIME.

HE WAS ARRESTED IN MCALLEN, TEXAS, AND RECEIVED ONE-AND-A-HALF YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT, AND IS SUBJECT TO DEPORTATION UPON RELEASE FROM CUSTODY.

SKAVDAHL ALSO SENTENCED GATES MATTHEW LUND OF SHERIDAN FOR BEING A PROHIBITED PERSON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND ABETTING A FALSE STATEMENT ON CONNECTION WITH THE ACQUISITION OF A FIREARM.

LUND RECEIVED SIX YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT.

JOHNSON AND FREUDENTHAL ALSO SENTENCED TWO MEXICAN NATIONALS FOR ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY OF A PREVIOUSLY DEPORTED ALIEN INTO THE UNITED STATES.

BOTH RECEIVED TIME SERVED PLUS 10 DAYS, AND ARE SUBJECT TO DEPORTATION UPON RELEASE FROM CUSTODY.
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SEVENTEEN WILD HORSES AND ONE WILD BURRO HAVE FOUND NEW HOMES AFTER BEING GENTLED BY INMATE TRAINERS AT THE WYOMING HONOR FARM IN RIVERTON.

THE RECENT ADOPTION OF THE HORSES CONTINUES THE EFFORT BY THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT AND HONOR FARM TO PLACE EXCESS WILD HORSES AND BURROS INTO PRIVATE CARE IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN HEALTHY ANIMALS ON HEALTHY PUBLIC RANGELANDS.

ABOUT 100 POTENTIAL ADOPTERS AND INTERESTED ONLOOKERS GATHERED FOR THE LATEST ADOPTION. WINNING BIDS FOR INDIVIDUAL HORSES RANGED FROM $125 TO THE HIGH BID OF $2,700. AVERAGE WINNING BID FOR THE 18 ADOPTED ANIMALS WAS $682.

TWO ADOPTIONS ARE HELD AT THE HONOR FARM EACH YEAR.