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Ex-3 Doors Down bassist held in 2013 Tennessee DUI death

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down is accused of violating probation from a deadly drug-fueled crash in Tennessee because of his arrest...
Jun. 18, 2018

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize...
Jun. 18, 2018

17-year-old Chicago boy, still alive, is covered in a sheet

CHICAGO (AP) — A 17-year-old Chicago boy shot several times in the head was mistaken for dead and covered with a sheet until bystanders noticed him moving and told paramedics...
Jun. 18, 2018

List of winners from the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Winners of the MTV Movie and TV Awards, presented Saturday at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California: Movie of the year: "Black Panther" Actor in...
Jun. 18, 2018

China blasts new US tariff threat as 'blackmail'

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has denounced President Donald Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures." The...
Jun. 18, 2018

The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 10:40 p.m. China's Commerce Ministry is criticizing President Donald Trump's latest threat of tariffs on $200 billion worth...
Jun. 18, 2018

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday following his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump...
Jun. 18, 2018

'Black Panther' and 'Stranger Things' win big at MTV Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "Black Panther" and "Stranger Things" are the big winners at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, each taking home four trophies. "Black Panther" won the...
Jun. 18, 2018

Former Tropical Storm Carlotta dissipates off Mexico coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Former Tropical Storm Carlotta weakened into a remnant low off Mexico's southwestern Pacific coast Monday night, though forecasters said its rains still posed a threat of...
Jun. 18, 2018

Report: Washington Metro knew it was overcharging riders

WASHINGTON (AP) — A recently obtained report says the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority knew it was overcharging riders for years but didn't act to correct the problem until 2017...
Jun. 18, 2018

Police: Man arrested for climbing White House barrier

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man has been arrested after climbing over a security barrier at the White House and dropping a backpack on the south side of the property. The...
Jun. 18, 2018

IBM pits computer against human debaters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — IBM is testing a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five...
Jun. 18, 2018

School honoring Confederate general to be renamed for Obama

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is rebranding its only school named after a Confederate general to honor the United States' first black president. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the...
Jun. 18, 2018

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim's trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald...
Jun. 18, 2018

NCAA basketball referee pleads guilty to molesting teen boy

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A NCAA women's basketball referee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old at a Georgia hotel. The Marietta Daily Journal reports...
Jun. 18, 2018

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Jun. 18, 2018

Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's Lake Toba

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Dozens of people are missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy...
Jun. 18, 2018

Police: 3 men fatally shot at Bloomington apartment building

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Bloomington, Illinois police say three people are dead and a fourth was wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in the city. Bloomington police say...
Jun. 18, 2018

The Latest: Kobach to appeal voting rights ruling

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a judge ruling that Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach...
Jun. 18, 2018

Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June. The spokeswoman, Mary Brandenberger, has confirmed a...
Jun. 18, 2018

China ambassador urges Australia against 'bias and bigotry'

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China's ambassador to Australia says the strained diplomatic relationship between the two countries needed to move away from "bias and bigotry" and build trust. Ambassador Cheng...
Jun. 18, 2018

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in Walmart lot

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state, police said Monday. Authorities...
Jun. 18, 2018

Sanders joins Maryland's Jealous to help fire up voters

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders may not be endorsing his own son's congressional bid, but he rallied on a hot Monday night in Maryland to fire up...
Jun. 18, 2018

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for making pornographic videos at a firehouse. Akron (AK'-ruhn) officials say Arthur Dean and Deann Eller were both placed...
Jun. 18, 2018

Radio host's attorney speaks out on road rage incident

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for a Tennessee radio host says he's disputing adverse publicity in a road rage incident where his client was accused of striking a vehicle...
Jun. 18, 2018

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