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Prosecutor: UT student's belongings link suspect to slaying

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say eyeglasses found near the body of a University of Texas freshman in 2016 are consistent with an unusual prescription belonging to the 20-year-old man...
Jul. 11, 2018

Lamborghini destroyed in Missouri gas station mishap

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Lamborghini erupted in flames at a suburban St. Louis gas station after a minivan driver pulled away from a gas pump with the...
Jul. 11, 2018

About 2,600 inmates transferring to new Pennsylvania prison

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Over 2,600 inmates at an 89-year-old Pennsylvania prison are being transferred to a new, long-delayed facility about a mile down the road. The Department of Corrections...
Jul. 11, 2018

Feds: Kentucky coal mine supervisors cheated on dust samples

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eight former supervisors and safety officers at a Kentucky coal company have been indicted on federal charges that they rigged dust monitoring in underground mines, forcing...
Jul. 11, 2018

The Latest: Judge halts Nevada's use of drug in execution

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the execution of twice-convicted killer in Nevada (all times local): 11:24 a.m. A Nevada judge is halting the use of a drug in...
Jul. 11, 2018

8 protesters arrested at ICE facility in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal officers arrested eight protesters as tensions flared again at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Portland, Oregon. Rob Sperling, a spokesman for the...
Jul. 11, 2018

Neo-Nazi trial puts spotlight on fate of migrants in Germany

MUNICH (AP) — A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago — a high-profile trial that raised...
Jul. 11, 2018

Stocks skid as trade war worsens with new tariff threats

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock indexes are sinking Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China...
Jul. 11, 2018

The Latest: UN chief offers support to help deal with floods

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on aftermath of heavy rains in Japan (all times local): 3:25 a.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has written to Japanese Prime...
Jul. 11, 2018

New EPA acting chief reassures agency's staffers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency is telling agency staffers that he has their backs and will seek their input as he sets the...
Jul. 11, 2018

Putin and Netanyahu meet for Syria-focused talks in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday for talks focusing on Iranian presence in Syria — an issue that...
Jul. 11, 2018

Nevada judge halts use of drug in planned execution, delaying Nevada's death by lethal injection after drugmaker sues

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada judge halts use of drug in planned execution, delaying Nevada's death by lethal injection after drugmaker sues .
Jul. 11, 2018

4 Alaska crash survivors sent to Seattle for care

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Four survivors of a plane crash in southeast Alaska were taken to Seattle for additional care. That's according to Mischa Chernick, communications manager for PeaceHealth Ketchikan...
Jul. 11, 2018

Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked from its counts of users' followers. Twitter users are likely to see a reduction in...
Jul. 11, 2018

The Latest: Family 1st in line for San Francisco mayor oath

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on inauguration of San Francisco's new mayor (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Family members of the new San Francisco mayor are among the first...
Jul. 11, 2018

Bigger is better? NATO opens up to Macedonia as rifts linger

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO has invited Macedonia to start membership talks, a step toward adding its 30th member despite Russia's objection and a show of unity at a time of...
Jul. 11, 2018

The Latest: Questioning pact, Trump arrives at NATO dinner

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 7:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are attending a dinner for...
Jul. 11, 2018

Trade pain: Small companies hit by import, export tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — Small manufacturers are feeling the impact of tariffs the U.S. has imposed on products imported from places like China, Europe and Canada. Companies are also being...
Jul. 11, 2018

Spanish fishing vessel sinks off Argentina; 25 rescued

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Navy says 25 crewmembers of a sunken Spanish fishing vessel have been rescued in the South Atlantic. It says at least one person died...
Jul. 11, 2018

Prosecutors: Manafort says he's treated like 'VIP' in jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has said in monitored jail phone calls that he's being treated like a "VIP" while behind bars. Special counsel...
Jul. 11, 2018

San Francisco poised for history with 1st black female mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — London Breed will make history Wednesday as the first black female mayor of San Francisco when she is sworn into office in the city that has...
Jul. 11, 2018

House speaker defends Ohio congressman as 'man of integrity'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday defended an Ohio congressman accused of ignoring ex-college wrestlers' allegations of sexual abuse, calling him "a man of honesty, a...
Jul. 11, 2018

West Virginia high court Justice Ketchum to resign, retire

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum plans to resign and retire two years before his term ends. Justice says in...
Jul. 11, 2018

The Latest: NATO chief sidesteps questions about Trump

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 7:30 p.m. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is sidestepping questions about whether President Donald Trump has...
Jul. 11, 2018

US soon to leapfrog Saudis, Russia as top oil producer

The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer. The latest data released by the Energy Information Administration shows U.S...
Jul. 11, 2018

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