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Police swarm city street in Florida in apparent shootout

Multiple law enforcement agencies have surrounded a Panama City, Florida, bank and apartment building and many gunshots were heard in the area
May. 22, 2018

Kansas justices express doubt about school funding hike

A majority of the Kansas Supreme Court has expressed skepticism that the Legislature and governor raised public school funding enough in the short-term to comply with the state constitution
May. 22, 2018

Self-styled prophet sentenced in Utah child-rape case

A self-styled Utah prophet accused of secretly marrying young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and doomsday will serve at least 26 years in prison after pleading guilty to...
May. 22, 2018

Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat

President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government
May. 22, 2018

South Dakota teen guilty in fatal crash to attend graduation

Family and friends of a 15-year-old boy killed in a crash last year are criticizing a judge's decision to temporarily release the Sioux Falls teen convicted in his death so...
May. 22, 2018

Man makes police brutality claims; 2 officers get fired

A man says he had repeatedly been kicked in the face by two Mississippi police officers who have been fired
May. 22, 2018

Immigration, education key in primaries for Georgia governor

Georgia voters decide primaries for Georgia governor in race centered on immigration, education
May. 22, 2018

Lawmakers to pick successor to disgraced attorney general

The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier...
May. 22, 2018

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage
May. 22, 2018

In Salah's Nile delta village, the Egyptian is a super hero

In Salah's village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta, the Liverpool winger is a superhero and a role model
May. 22, 2018

The Latest: Greitens' computer data tampering case continued

A St. Louis judge has continued the computer data tampering case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to July 2.
May. 22, 2018

Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

Police say a teen has been arrested after the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought
May. 22, 2018

APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities
May. 22, 2018

For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s 'LOVE' series, has died at his home in Maine
May. 22, 2018

Michigan State names former justice its general counsel

Michigan State University has named a former state Supreme Court justice, Robert Young, to be its general counsel as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Larry Nassar...
May. 22, 2018

Duterte to drug suspects: Want to live longer? Stay in jail

The Philippine president has told drug suspects in a central province to look for a way to get arrested and then stay in jail if they want to live longer,...
May. 22, 2018

Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners
May. 22, 2018

Kansas judge weighs evidence in deadly hoax call case

California man accused of making hoax call that led to police shooting an unarmed man in Kansas returns to court
May. 22, 2018

School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

School shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas; governor begins hosting roundtable discussions on school safety Tuesday
May. 22, 2018

EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

EU lawmakers plan to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hearing focused on the scandal over the alleged misuse of personal...
May. 22, 2018

For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman
May. 22, 2018

Indian archbishop urges Catholics to pray for democracy

The archbishop of New Delhi has waded into Indian politics, urging Catholics to pray for democracy and marginalized people
May. 22, 2018

Russian adopts bill threatening cooperation with US

Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia
May. 22, 2018

China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times
May. 22, 2018

Iowa native Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol'

Iowa native and singer-songwriter Maddie Poppe has won "American Idol."
May. 22, 2018

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