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Oklahoma officer wounded in traffic-stop shooting has died

TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) — A 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said Monday. Officer Justin Terney...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:07

Report on Alabama gov. affair may revive impeachment effort

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is nearing a political and legal crossroads, a year after his relationship with a former aide broke up his marriage and tarnished...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:07

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police say the office and home of state Sen. Bert Johnson are being searched as part of a joint investigation involving the FBI. State...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:06

Maldives government thwarts opposition bid to oust speaker

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A bid by the opposition to wrest control of the Maldives' Parliament has failed after its lawmakers were either evicted or walked out from a...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:03

The Latest: Battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a residential fire in Oakland, California (all times local): 8:00 a.m. An Oakland battalion chief says he fears one person is dead in...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:01

Germany: Doctorate recipient who defied Nazis dies at 104

BERLIN (AP) — Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport, who became Germany's oldest recipient of a doctorate almost 80 years after fleeing the Nazis, has died. She was 104. A specialist in newborn care,...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:00

Snakes and other reptiles found dead at Zoo Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say an "environmental cause" appears to be behind the recent deaths of 33 reptiles, nearly all of them snakes, at Zoo Knoxville. The animals found...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:00

The Latest: Oklahoma officer, 22, dies after shootout

TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a traffic-stop shooting that critically injured a suspect and an Oklahoma police officer (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Police say a 22-year-old Oklahoma...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:00

Q&A: Who'd gain from a Trump border wall? Hint: Not Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a billionaire developer, Donald Trump built casinos, luxe condo towers and lush golf courses. Now, as president, Trump aims to develop perhaps his most ambitious...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:59

Police say a 22-year-old officer has died after a shootout during a traffic stop in Tecumseh, Oklahoma

TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) — Police say a 22-year-old officer has died after a shootout during a traffic stop in Tecumseh, Oklahoma.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:59

Suspected al-Qaida bomber kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's south

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say a suicide bomber likely from al-Qaida has attacked a government building in the southern Lahj province, killing five soldiers and wounding ten,...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:57

Matthew, Otto being retired as Atlantic tropical storm names

MIAMI (AP) — The names Matthew and Otto have been retired for Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes following the deadly 2016 season. According to a statement Monday from the National...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:57

Chicago man arrested with child, gun, marijuana in stroller

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been charged with child endangerment after police say they found a handgun hidden in a baby stroller alongside a 1-year-old boy. Chicago police...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:55

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Walz to retire, run for governor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tim Walz, a five-term Democrat, says he is running for governor of his home state of Minnesota. Walz is seeking to replace Gov. Mark Dayton, a...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:52

Oakland Fire battalion chief fears 1 dead in 3-story residential blaze

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Fire battalion chief fears 1 dead in 3-story residential blaze.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:51

Christie to join White House opioid effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse. A White House official said Monday that the governor would...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:50

Austrian national found guilty of terror-related crimes

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty of terrorism-linked charges for spreading Islamic State group propaganda, and sentenced him to prison. The court in the western...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:50

Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:48

On Muslims' agenda: Fight US proposals to ban Sharia law

American Muslims complain that bills to prevent the use of Islamic code in courts are frivolous measures meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of Islam. But supporters argue the...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:44

UK postpones Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's Russia trip

LONDON (AP) — Britain says a planned trip to Russia by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson this week has been postponed. The Foreign Office says the trip is being put off...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:42

Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law has volunteered to answer questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials. The White House...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:41

EU denies it proposed banned drugs for Filipino addicts

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The European Union has denied allegations by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that it proposed solving the country's drug problem by creating treatment clinics where illegal drugs...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:40

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say one person is dead and five others — including two young children — are being treated for injuries following a shooting in central Florida...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:40

The Latest: Chief raises deadly nightclub injury tally to 16

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Cincinnati police chief has raised the number of people injured in a deadly...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:32

Northern California firefighters battle residential blaze

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Northern California firefighters are battling a large four-alarm fire at a building in West Oakland. KTVU-TV reports Monday ( ) that it is unclear if...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 07:28