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Slain mayor led Polish city known for openness, Solidarity

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's port city of Gdansk, where the longtime mayor died Monday after being stabbed at a fundraiser, served as the setting for key events in 20th...
Jan. 14, 2019

Kidnapping suspect targeted girl after seeing her get on bus

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months made up his mind to take her when he spotted...
Jan. 14, 2019

Trump birth control coverage rules blocked nationwide

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control cannot be enforced anywhere in the nation, a federal...
Jan. 14, 2019

The Latest: Man who took hostages at UPS facility is dead

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the resolved hostage situation at UPS facility (all times local): 5:10 p.m. New Jersey's attorney general says the armed man who burst...
Jan. 14, 2019

UN chief backs 2-state solution in talks with Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and stressed again that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is...
Jan. 14, 2019

Officials: Gunman who took 2 women hostage at UPS facility is dead; was shot by police as he left building with victims

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials: Gunman who took 2 women hostage at UPS facility is dead; was shot by police as he left building with victims.
Jan. 14, 2019

Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican episode a 'love letter' to island

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Fallon is calling his "Tonight Show" episode taped in Puerto Rico a love letter to the island still in hurricane-recovery mode. The show airing Tuesday...
Jan. 14, 2019

California college student found dead, fraternity suspended

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California college student has been found dead in a home near campus and his fraternity has been suspended, authorities said Monday. Noah Domingo, 18,...
Jan. 14, 2019

Company known for deep cost-cutting offers to buy Gannett

NEW YORK (AP) — A hedge fund-backed bid to buy Gannett Co., the publisher of USA Today and several other major dailies, is renewing fears of consolidation and job losses...
Jan. 14, 2019

Civil Rights museum apologizes over Angela Davis decision

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama civil rights museum is apologizing for the discord that resulted from its decision to rescind a human rights award to political activist Angela Davis...
Jan. 14, 2019

The Latest: R. Kelly risks eviction from Chicago studio

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly risks being evicted from his Chicago recording studio unless he pays some $174,000 in back rent and other costs by Jan. 21. Court documents in...
Jan. 14, 2019

Latest: $5M cash bail set for Wisconsin kidnapping suspect

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a kidnapped Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot and the man accused of committing the crimes (all times local):...
Jan. 14, 2019

The Latest: Trump birth control rules blocked nationwide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on rulings on Trump birth control coverage rules (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Monday A federal judge in Philadelphia is imposing a nationwide injunction on...
Jan. 14, 2019

Governor Kemp conciliatory in Georgia inaugural address

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Brian Kemp pledged Monday to work for all Georgians, striking a conciliatory tone in his inaugural address as he sought to leave behind a bitter...
Jan. 14, 2019

Government urges judge to toss NAACP lawsuit over census

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Government attorneys have urged a federal judge in Maryland to throw out a lawsuit that claims inadequate funding and staffing for the U.S. Census Bureau will...
Jan. 14, 2019

Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

TORONTO (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on Monday in a sudden retrial of a drug smuggling case and Beijing said that it has denied...
Jan. 14, 2019

North Carolina: Let ballot probe proceed despite GOP lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys representing North Carolina's elections agency say a judge should let a ballot fraud investigation play out in the nation's last undecided congressional race despite a...
Jan. 14, 2019

Police: Man opens fire outside Indiana bingo hall, 1 injured

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana police say a man barred from entering a bingo game inside a crowded Veterans of Foreign Wars post opened fire, wounding one person before being...
Jan. 14, 2019

Wife charged with murder in death of Army soldier-husband

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor says a Michigan soldier on leave during the holidays was killed in a murder plot hatched by the victim's wife and another soldier...
Jan. 14, 2019

Stormy Daniels sues police officers over strip club arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Stormy Daniels is suing police officers in Ohio's capital for $2 million over her arrest at a strip club last summer. The federal defamation lawsuit filed...
Jan. 14, 2019

Ground zero art exhibit featuring Saudi flag to be moved

NEW YORK (AP) — An art exhibit installed on the grounds of the World Trade Center that features a giant candy sculpture wrapped in the Saudi Arabian flag is being...
Jan. 14, 2019

Polish city where Solidarity was born loses mayor to attack

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's port city of Gdansk, where the longtime mayor died Monday after being stabbed at a fundraiser, served as the setting for key events in 20th...
Jan. 14, 2019

Bid for Gannett latest challenge for newspaper industry

NEW YORK (AP) — A hedge-fund-backed bid to buy Gannett Co., the publisher of USA Today and several other major dailies across the U.S., is renewing fears of consolidation and...
Jan. 14, 2019

Defendant in deadly store attack accused in earlier assault

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store in November has been charged with...
Jan. 14, 2019

Things to watch at William Barr's AG confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general...
Jan. 14, 2019

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