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Singer Belinda hit for involvement in Mexican politics

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico say pop singer Belinda may have illegally interfered in the country's politics because she's a Spanish citizen and campaigned for President-elect Andres Manuel...
Sep. 19, 2018

The Latest: Ferry services resuming in North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local): 7:20 p.m. North Carolina transportation officials say ferry service for the public has resumed for several more coastal routes...
Sep. 19, 2018

Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides — and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says...
Sep. 19, 2018

The Latest: McCaskill says she'll vote no on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Missouri's Democratic...
Sep. 19, 2018

Vegas shooting videos show hotel guests, arrest of bystander

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released more body-worn camera video of officers responding to the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history nearly a year...
Sep. 19, 2018

UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is rejecting a Guatemalan request to name a new head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the Central American nation. Florencia Soto...
Sep. 19, 2018

2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that swamped their van and...
Sep. 19, 2018

Former National Security Adviser Flynn gets sentencing date

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has a sentencing date. A judge on Wednesday scheduled Flynn's sentencing for Dec. 18, more than a year after he pleaded...
Sep. 19, 2018

Food research articles retracted by leading medical journal

CHICAGO (AP) — A leading medical journal has retracted six articles on food research by a Cornell University marketing professor. Papers were retracted Wednesday after the university said it didn't...
Sep. 19, 2018

The Latest: Bodies of women trapped in flooded van recovered

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on two women who died in South Carolina floodwaters (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Authorities in South Carolina have recovered the bodies of two...
Sep. 19, 2018

Georgia's Kemp: School safety 'has nothing to do' with guns

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has unveiled a $90 million proposal for school security focused on mental health and local control. But absent from his plan...
Sep. 19, 2018

Oklahoma board denies commutation in domestic violence case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Pardon and Parole Board has denied a request to commute the 30-year prison sentence of a woman convicted of failing to report the abuse of...
Sep. 19, 2018

Judge: US can't deny passport over refusing to pick gender

DENVER (AP) — U.S. officials cannot deny a passport application from an intersex Colorado resident based solely on a refusal to select male or female for gender, a federal judge...
Sep. 19, 2018

Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant children

For the second time in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the...
Sep. 19, 2018

1 injured after DEA plane crashes in suburban Houston

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a small plane operated by the Drug Enforcement Administration crashed on a street in suburban Houston, hitting two vehicles and injuring one person...
Sep. 19, 2018

The Latest: Accuser's lawyer says more witnesses can testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The lawyer...
Sep. 19, 2018

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators have identified three more possible victims after a California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women, prosecutors said Wednesday...
Sep. 19, 2018

EEOC: Offensive behavior 'rife' in Homeland Security office

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the Department of Homeland Security's investigative office in Virginia is "rife with offensive and racially hostile behavior." According to a...
Sep. 19, 2018

The Latest: Official: More possible victims of doctor found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a California surgeon and his girlfriend charged with drugging and raping women (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Prosecutors say they have identified three...
Sep. 19, 2018

Review: Michael Moore takes on Trump _ via Flint, Michigan

"I hope he never does one on me," Donald Trump once said of Michael Moore. It was in 1998, on Roseanne Barr's syndicated talk show. Trump complimented Moore's "Roger &...
Sep. 19, 2018

Vigil will honor Iowa State athlete killed while golfing

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A vigil is planned to remember an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf on a course near the college campus...
Sep. 19, 2018

Jehovah's Witnesses accused of mishandling abuse in Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two women who say they were sexually abused as children have alleged that the Jehovah's Witnesses failed to report their abuser to authorities in Montana and...
Sep. 19, 2018

Correction: Tropical Weather-Disaster Maps story

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about Facebook disaster maps, The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of Facebook's public policy research manager and the last...
Sep. 19, 2018

Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — A heavily armed man opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company Wednesday, seriously wounding three people before being fatally shot by police as...
Sep. 19, 2018

Trump to nominate economist Nellie Liang for Fed board seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to nominate former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang to the central bank's board of governors. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters confirmed the...
Sep. 19, 2018

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