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2 Kansas deputies slain in courthouse remembered as 'heroes'

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sheriff is remembering two sheriff's deputies who were fatally shot by an inmate as "true heroes." The Kansas City Star reports that Wyandotte...
Jun. 21, 2018

The Latest: House immigration bill has $100 billion mistake

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 11:50 a.m. There's an embarrassing, $100 billion oops in a House immigration bill. The Republican-written measure was supposed...
Jun. 21, 2018

OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

Officials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to boost output, but just how much is up in the air. Ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum...
Jun. 21, 2018

Nobel laureate Vargas Llosa hospitalized after fall at home

MADRID (AP) — Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa is under observation at a Madrid hospital after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home. The Spanish capital's Hospital Ruber Juan...
Jun. 21, 2018

Envoy: Filmmaker on hunger strike has heart, kidney problems

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's human rights envoy said Thursday that jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov has heart and kidney problems after a hunger strike lasting more than a month. Lyudmila...
Jun. 21, 2018

The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump administration's proposal to reorganize the federal government. (All times local): 11:45 a.m. The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal...
Jun. 21, 2018

Ocean Resort Casino, formerly Revel, gets casino license

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's former Revel casino is getting a second chance as the Ocean Resort Casino. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission on Thursday granted the...
Jun. 21, 2018

The Latest: Pelosi derides GOP immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 11:40 a.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is deriding the Republican immigration legislation coming up for a vote...
Jun. 21, 2018

Woman's body found in creek after major Pennsylvania floods

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — Officials say they've recovered the body of a woman swept away by floodwaters after a line of powerful storms dumped nearly 4 inches of rain...
Jun. 21, 2018

US mayors travel to border to demand family reunification

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mayors from more than a dozen U.S. cities including New York and Los Angeles gathered near a holding facility for immigrant children on Texas' border...
Jun. 21, 2018

Thousands celebrate summer solstice at Stonehenge

LONDON (AP) — Thousands watched the sun glint over the horizon at Stonehenge on Thursday, celebrating the summer solstice at the Neolithic stone circle. The sun rose behind the Heel...
Jun. 21, 2018

Sara Netanyahu preceded by avarice of other first wives

Associated Press (AP) — Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli prime minister, has long been plagued by allegations of living a lavish lifestyle with the taxpayers' money, and squabbling with...
Jun. 21, 2018

Dutch arrest 2 suspected of preparing extremist attack

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch authorities have arrested two men suspected of preparing an extremist attack. The prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that they acted on a tip from...
Jun. 21, 2018

Lawyer: Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children. Efren Olivares, a lawyer...
Jun. 21, 2018

The Latest: 4 EU nations endorse vetting migrants in Africa

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Hungary's prime minister says a group of countries in eastern Europe supports the...
Jun. 21, 2018

Florida sheriff sued for jailing teen suspects in solitary

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff is being sued by three juvenile suspects who say they were unjustly jailed in solitary confinement while awaiting trial as adults. The...
Jun. 21, 2018

Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two Roman Catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty,...
Jun. 21, 2018

South Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's armed opposition is rejecting any "imposition" of a peace deal and asking for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva...
Jun. 21, 2018

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old fatally shot by a Pennsylvania police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop says the boy...
Jun. 21, 2018

Netflix options story of soccer team that welcomed refugees

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The story of a group of Somali refugees who joined a largely white high school soccer team in Maine and helped lead it to the state...
Jun. 21, 2018

Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who...
Jun. 21, 2018

Arkansas court clears way for medical pot program's launch

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program. Justices on Thursday reversed and dismissed a judge's...
Jun. 21, 2018

Greek phone executive's death in wiretap case ruled murder

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek prosecutor has brought murder charges against unknown perpetrators over a telecoms executive's death — initially dismissed as suicide — on the eve of a...
Jun. 21, 2018

Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week. The White House said Thursday that Abdullah and Queen Rania would visit...
Jun. 21, 2018

The Latest: Military lends 21 lawyers to help border cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 11:10 a.m. The Pentagon says it is providing 21 lawyers to the Justice Department to help prosecute illegal...
Jun. 21, 2018

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