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The Latest: Trump defends congressman who assaulted reporter

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump on the campaign trail (all times local): 7:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending Republican congressman Greg Gianforte, who pleaded...
Oct. 18, 2018

The Latest: Trump accuses Dems of supporting migrant caravan

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump on the campaign trail (all times local): 7:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of supporting a caravan of...
Oct. 18, 2018

APNewsBreak: NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety investigators have been unable to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in...
Oct. 18, 2018

Candidate: Many Alabama voters removed, labeled inactive

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Congressional candidate Mallory Hagan said Thursday that a worrisome number of Alabama voters have been removed from active voter lists, prompting her to create a committee...
Oct. 18, 2018

Trump in Montana: Midterm focus is Kavanaugh, immigration

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — While campaigning in Montana, President Donald Trump says this Election Day will be about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, immigration, and law and order. Trump said...
Oct. 18, 2018

The Latest: Mexico says first caravan migrants at border

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to advance toward the United States. (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Mexico's foreign ministry says government...
Oct. 18, 2018

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one...
Oct. 18, 2018

NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in NY crash that killed 20

WASHINGTON (AP) — A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from conducting a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks...
Oct. 18, 2018

Criminal case preventing NTSB investigators from full exam of limo in NY crash that killed 20 people nearly 2 weeks ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal case preventing NTSB investigators from full exam of limo in NY crash that killed 20 people nearly 2 weeks ago.
Oct. 18, 2018

Mississippi governor condemns professor's political tweet

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is condemning a professor's Twitter post that encouraged people to disrupt senators' meals the day Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme...
Oct. 18, 2018

Trump back in Montana to campaign against Democratic senator

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump is in Montana to boost GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, who is running against a Democratic incumbent the president says has been a...
Oct. 18, 2018

The Latest: Mexican migrant activist detained on border

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to advance toward the United States. (all times local): 6:10 p.n. Video circulating on social media...
Oct. 18, 2018

People priced out of Salinas, California, look to the ballot

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new...
Oct. 18, 2018

Man who fell into Arizona mine 'fortunate' to survive

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who fell to the bottom of an old abandoned mine shaft in Arizona is fortunate to be alive, the head of a volunteer rescue team...
Oct. 18, 2018

Israeli rights group criticizes 'oppression' of Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of Israel's leading human rights group has strongly criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government during a contentious U.N. Security Council meeting for what he...
Oct. 18, 2018

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no...
Oct. 18, 2018

Radio ad in Arkansas suggests 'lynching' if Democrats win

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican congressman in central Arkansas and his challenger on Thursday condemned a political action committee's radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch black...
Oct. 18, 2018

'Affluenza' teen's mom released on bond

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been released on bond. Tonya Couch was released...
Oct. 18, 2018

The Latest: Florida's death toll from Michael rises to 24

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Authorities in Florida say Hurricane Michael has killed at least 24 people, bringing the overall...
Oct. 18, 2018

US judge extends hold on Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is again extending his temporary block on one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. The Mississippi law bans abortion after...
Oct. 18, 2018

The Latest: Trump lauds Mexico for sending police to border

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to advance toward the United States. (all times local): 5:15 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump has...
Oct. 18, 2018

Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Contradicting a claim by a Cabinet secretary, the Interior Department said Thursday that a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development will not be...
Oct. 18, 2018

House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top lawmakers on two House committees will interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next week about reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump...
Oct. 18, 2018

Colorado marijuana sales exceeded $1B through August

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado reports shows marijuana sales in the state have exceeded $1 billion as of August of this year, with tax revenue from those sales reaching $200...
Oct. 18, 2018

Evacuation lifted after California gas pipeline scare

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Emergency crews extinguished a fire burning dangerously close to a Chevron underground natural gas pipeline Thursday and lifted an evacuation order that had forced some 4,000...
Oct. 18, 2018

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