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  • Murder charges for couple whose dogs killed runner

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple they say owned two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on in rural Michigan. The Flint Journal (http://bit.ly/1kpvj4S ) reports that Lapeer County Prosecutor Tim Turkelson ...

  • Suspect in border agent's death extradited to US

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect in the 2010 killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious, was extradited to ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. CEASE-FIRE REACHED IN GAZA WAR During the 72-hour halt in hostilities, negotiations are to be held on a more durable truce between ...

  • Arrested Spider-Man: Characters make Times Square

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says its superhero and comic characters are key ingredients of the flavor of the Crossroads of the World. Junior Bishop spoke after a brief, ...

  • Saint's remains return to Hawaii permanently

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — The remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients have been returned to Hawaii. St. Marianne Cope's remains arrived in a white hearse Thursday at Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in downtown ...

  • NYC mayor seeks to ease tension after arrest death

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — In a scene not witnessed at City Hall for decades, the mayor sat between his police commissioner and one of the police department's most outspoken critics on Thursday, trying to ease tensions with minority communities after ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 6:19 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels as death toll surpasses that of last Gaza conflict CIA officers acted improperly when searching Senate computers in torture probe, IG holds Argentina stocks drop sharply amid uncertainty driven by default forced by US ...

  • AP Top News At 6:19 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels, deaths spike CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges Congress races to finish VA, highway bills Investigators reach Ukraine ...

  • Fla. man guilty of throwing baby from car window

    3 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A jury has found a Florida man guilty of killing a 3-month-old boy by tossing the infant out of a moving vehicle. Richard McTear on Thursday was found guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery and aggravated ...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds voter ID law

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a requirement Thursday that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court. For the state law to take effect, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court ...

  • AP Top Political News At 6 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) House leaders abandon border bill US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire Report: CIA officers read Senate emails Congress races to finish VA, highway bills Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress Welcome aboard: Obama lavishes praise on Castro ...

  • Witness tampering alleged in Oklahoma bomb trial

    3 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has ordered an FBI agent to court next month to respond to allegations that he tampered with a witness who backed out of testifying in a trial about Oklahoma City ...

  • New York Air Guardsman pushed down bar stairs dies

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An Air National Guard member has died more than two months after authorities say he was pushed down a flight of stairs at a bar. The Buffalo News reported (http://bit.ly/1oSjVOK ) on William Sager's death Thursday. ...

  • American detained in North Korea feels 'abandoned'

    4 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — The family of an American tour guide who has been detained in North Korea for nearly two years says reports that he feels abandoned are devastating. A pro-North Korea newspaper based in Japan published a new interview ...

  • Old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue

    4 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday. The bodies of five elderly adults — three men ...

  • Fla. boy, 12, arrested in homeless man's killing

    4 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old Florida boy is under arrest and accused of fatally shooting a homeless man in the head. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Chris Butler said Thursday that the boy was arrested in the ...

  • Trial over Oklahoma bombing video concludes

    4 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A four-day trial to determine if the FBI has done an adequate search for additional videos of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing has come to a close in Salt Lake city. U.S. District Judge Clark ...

  • Police: Man hits postal carrier over no mail

    4 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is under arrest after authorities say he hit a postal carrier and threw furniture at his truck because he didn't have any mail for him. Ocala Police Department Sgt. Angy Scroble said 27-year-old ...

  • Immigration courts speed up children's cases

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while ...

  • US prosecutor warns Cuomo over corruption probe

    4 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal prosecutor has threatened to investigate New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration for allegedly encouraging potential witnesses to defend the Democratic governor's handling of an anti-corruption commission. Cuomo's office acknowledged Thursday having discussions with "relevant ...

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