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Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bed

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A new criminal complaint offers the most detailed accounting yet of how 13-year-old Jayme Closs was abducted from her Wisconsin home and held captive for three...
Jan. 14, 2019

Iran says it's launched a satellite that didn't reach orbit

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Tuesday conducted one of at least two satellite launches it plans despite criticism from the United States, but the satellite failed to reach orbit,...
Jan. 14, 2019

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse 'so simple'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says resolving the partial government shutdown is so simple that declaring a national emergency shouldn't be necessary and that he's not looking to do...
Jan. 14, 2019

Trump's AG pick to steer through Dem, GOP queries at hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully. William Barr will need to emphasize on Tuesday that he supports Trump's policies...
Jan. 14, 2019

At Trump's side, Border Patrol union leader in spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents thousands of border patrol agents, has flipped the axiom that there are no winners in a government shutdown. His...
Jan. 14, 2019

Iran says it has launched satellite that didn't reach orbit

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it has conducted a satellite launch criticized by the U.S., but the satellite has failed to reach orbit. State TV on Tuesday quoted the...
Jan. 14, 2019

Iowa's King off House committees after remarks about race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive...
Jan. 14, 2019

Trump's Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say

HAVANA (AP) — New statistics from the Cuban government indicate that President Donald Trump's Cuba policy is driving hundreds of millions of dollars from the island's private entrepreneurs to its...
Jan. 14, 2019

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

Trump declares he'll 'never back down' in shutdown fight WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug...
Jan. 14, 2019

AP News in Brief at 9:01 p.m. EST

UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the...
Jan. 14, 2019

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

Trump's AG pick to steer through Dem, GOP queries at hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his...
Jan. 14, 2019

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

Super Bowl planners: Shutdown brings 'uncharted territory' ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is...
Jan. 14, 2019

Taliban suicide bomber kills 4, wounds over 100 in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least four people were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden vehicle in Kabul. Health Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayar says...
Jan. 14, 2019

Iran says it has conducted satellite launch criticized by US, but satellite has failed to reach orbit

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it has conducted satellite launch criticized by US, but satellite has failed to reach orbit.
Jan. 14, 2019

China to cut taxes, keep currency stable to counter slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — Senior Chinese economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country's...
Jan. 14, 2019

Justice Department opinion could threaten online gambling

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice could threaten the viability of U.S. online gambling that crosses state lines. The legal opinion that became...
Jan. 14, 2019

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets bounced back from slight early losses on Tuesday after senior economic officials said Beijing will cut taxes and keep monetary policy flexible to help weather...
Jan. 14, 2019

Australian state to pump oxygen into rivers as fish die

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government has announced plans to mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after hundreds of thousands of fish have died in heatwave conditions...
Jan. 14, 2019

South Korea defense report doesn't refer to North as enemy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has stopped calling North Korea an "enemy" in its biennial defense document in an apparent effort to continue reconciliation with Pyongyang. The development...
Jan. 14, 2019

Mueller probe target says stepson subpoenaed to grand jury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative writer Jerome Corsi, a target in the special counsel's Russia investigation, says his stepson has been subpoenaed to give grand jury testimony. Corsi revealed the development...
Jan. 14, 2019

The Latest: Barr prepares for Senate confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general (all times local): 3:55 p.m. President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators "it is...
Jan. 14, 2019

Saudi refugee in Canada expects more women to flee homeland

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Saudi woman accepted as a refugee in Canada says in an Australian television interview that she expects her experience will inspire other women to flee...
Jan. 14, 2019

The Latest: Investigation targets $250K Honolulu paid chief

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a target letter linked to an ongoing Honolulu corruption investigation (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A lawyer representing Honolulu's chief legal officer against a...
Jan. 14, 2019

Japan Olympic official Takeda denies corruption allegations

TOKYO (AP) — Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, has denied corruption allegations against him concerning reported bribes paid to be awarded...
Jan. 14, 2019

Rockstar defends Pinkerton name in 'Red Dead Redemption 2'

NEW YORK (AP) — Rockstar Games is firing back in a legal tussle over the use of a Pinkerton security company's name in its video game "Red Dead Redemption 2."...
Jan. 14, 2019

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