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Emmett Till relative meets with attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Family members of Emmett Till are pushing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to push for enforcement of a law that allows prosecutors to reinvestigate old civil rights murder...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:58

House GOP blocks effort by Democrats to obtain Trump's taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have again blocked an attempt by Democrats to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS. House Democrats tried for a third time Tuesday...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:56

Environmental panel member sues over social media comments

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A member of a New Jersey environmental panel is suing 14 people over negative comments posted on her business Facebook pages regarding her support for a...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:55

Man sentenced to 40 years overall in Memphis officer killing

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to a total of 40 years in prison on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:53

Abbas expects Arab summit backing ahead of talks with Trump

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Palestinian president said Tuesday that he expects this year's Arab summit to deliver a "clear message to the world" about Palestinian rights. Mahmoud Abbas...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:52

Lawsuit over house modeled after Kinnick Stadium dismissed

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Neighbors who had sued to try to prevent an Iowa City couple from building a nearly 7,500-square-foot home modeled after Kinnick Stadium say they will...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:49

Trump's lawyers: 'Apprentice' contestant can't sue president

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump's lawyers say he's immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice" who...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:49

Cosby lawyers ask to exclude testimony on other women, pills

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers don't want jurors at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault trial to hear he gave women quaaludes, money or educational funds. The defense says in court...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:46

Military digging up WWI battle remains from Hawaii cemetery

HONOLULU (AP) — Military and Veterans Affairs officials are digging up the remains of dozens of unidentified Marines and sailors killed on a remote atoll in the Pacific during one...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:46

Man kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrested

A woman believed to have driven three burglars to an Oklahoma home where they were shot to death during a suspected home invasion has been arrested on murder and robbery...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:45

University founded by Soros says targeted by new Hungary law

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Central European University says government-proposed amendments to Hungary's law on higher education "would make it impossible to continue its operations" in Budapest, its home for over...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:43

US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, U.S. and Iraqi military officials acknowledged Tuesday, but they...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:41

Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle fake account suit

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo says it will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:39

Man sentenced to 40 years in prison in shooting of 1st female police officer killed in line of duty in Memphis

MEMPHIS (AP) — Man sentenced to 40 years in prison in shooting of 1st female police officer killed in line of duty in Memphis.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:39

Bodies of 2 UN experts, interpreter found in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congolese authorities say the bodies of an American and a Swedish U.N. expert and their interpreter have been found in the Central Kasai region where they...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:38

Fake doctor gets 10 years for bogus, deadly butt injections

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has imposed a 10-year prison sentence on a South Florida transgender woman who performed illegal buttocks-enhancements, injecting her clients with toxic materials including...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:37

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: Authorities

BENI, Congo (AP) — Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: Authorities .
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:34

Uber diversity: low on women, like other tech companies

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:34

Missouri governor says Trump might intervene on Real ID Act

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Tuesday that President Donald Trump may be considering whether to halt or delay a federal identification requirement that could soon...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:33

Wells Fargo will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over unauthorized accounts.

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over unauthorized accounts. .
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:28

Trump: 'Apprentice' contestant can't sue while I'm president

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump's lawyers say he's immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice" who...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:28

US judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over asylum claims

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:28

Sports-for-peace group: Programs have reached 350K people

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A group that promotes using sports to build peace says more than 350,000 people worldwide have been involved in its projects in the four years since...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:26

Ivory Coast ex-president's wife acquitted of war crimes

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — An Ivory Coast court on Tuesday found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity after a trial on...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:25

Grupo Mexico to buy Florida railroad for $2.1 billion

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican mining and rail conglomerate Grupo Mexico said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to buy Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp. for $2.1 billion...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:21

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