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FBI: Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a Montana man accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper is a bank robber dubbed "the AK-47 bandit" by the FBI. Stephen Woolery,...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:39

Man, 90, who escaped prison in 1970 indicted for fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 90-year-old man who escaped from a Maryland prison in 1970 has been indicted for Social Security fraud in Philadelphia. William Lewis is accused...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:24

Estates of Bernie Madoff's 2 sons to keep nearly $4 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A bankruptcy court filing shows the estates of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's (MAY'-dawfz) two sons will get to keep nearly $4 million once about $18...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:22

Publicist says Joe Arpaio wouldn't have violated court order

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's longtime publicist testified at her ex-boss' criminal trial Tuesday that he wouldn't have violated a judge's order to stop traffic patrols targeting...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:07

Police arrest 2, seek 2 in attack on French Quarter tourists

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two suspects have made a first court appearance after their arrests in a violent, video-recorded attack and robbery on two Boston-area visitors to New Orleans' French...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:06

77-year-old woman survives 18 hours pinned under her SUV

WHITEHALL, N.Y. (AP) — A 77-year-old upstate New York woman has survived being pinned under a sport utility vehicle for 18 hours. Police tell the Glens Falls newspaper The Post-Star...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:05

Correction: Tourists Attacked story

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story June 26 about a weekend attack and robbery on two Boston area men visiting New Orleans, The Associated Press erroneously reported that victim...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:03

Report: Black girls thought to need less protection

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says that American adults think that black girls are less innocent, less in need of protection and seem older than similarly aged white girls...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 16:02

Timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — A grand jury has indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white officer now charged with...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:59

IMF trims economic forecast for US amid growth uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its outlook for the U.S. economy, citing the number of uncertainties that surround President Donald Trump's plans to boost economic growth...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:55

Man who trashed Obama speaks at hearing on school board role

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama has taken the stand at a hearing to determine whether he should...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:50

Trump hails 'energy revolution' as exports surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed an energy revolution marked by surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas. Trump cited a series of steps the administration...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:50

The Latest: Publicist: Arpaio wouldn't have violated order

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A longtime publicist for Joe Arpaio testified at her former boss'...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:49

Board rejects Puerto Rico budget because of overspending

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances rejected the U.S. territory's proposed budget on Tuesday because it said it lacks at least $200...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:48

US sets up court in Oregon forest for major gathering

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. government has sent federal prosecutors to a "pop-up" court in eastern Oregon to process citations against people attending a massive counter-culture peace gathering on...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:37

Judge to decide who gets comic con naming rights

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Settlement talks have broken down between the organizers of two pop-culture conventions in California and Utah known for guests' elaborate costumes, Salt Lake Comic Con...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:36

Confusion reigns in military post lockdown; no shots fired

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:31

The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT): 6:20 p.m. A Pennsylvania health care system says it is...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:29

Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke for the first time Tuesday with Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar. Trump congratulated Varadkar on his "great victory" during a portion of...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:28

State: Lawyers sure abortion licensing laws constitutional

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After court victories against abortion laws in Texas and Louisiana, a reproductive rights group filed a federal challenge on Tuesday of a Louisiana licensing law it...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:28

Panel makes progress on bill privatizing air traffic control

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel moved closer Tuesday to approving legislation that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:27

US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical attack and threatened to retaliate — warning of action that could plunge...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:23

Davenport teacher charged with federal child porn counts

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Davenport elementary school teacher has been charged with possession and receipt of child pornography. The Quad-City Times reports ( http://bit.ly/2sXy4kE ) that a federal complaint...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:23

Ballet dancer seriously injured by box truck in hit-and-run

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A ballet dancer has been seriously injured by a truck in a Rhode Island hit-and-run but is recovering. Police say the crash happened near Hope High...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:20

Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts whether President Donald Trump and the...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 15:19

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