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Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who hid in the forest under cover of night and opened fire with a sniper's rifle was convicted of capital murder Wednesday in...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:32

The Latest: Coach Sean Payton says Will Smith 'was special'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on hearings for Cardell Hayes, who was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith (all times...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:31

Bill O'Reilly's statement following his firing from Fox News

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly issued the following statement following his firing Wednesday: "Over the past 20 years at Fox News, I have been extremely...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:30

The Latest: Survivalist convicted in deadly trooper ambush

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a survivalist charged with ambushing two troopers at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A Pennsylvania...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:28

State officials ask Congress to secure 'Obamacare' subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — State officials are asking Congress to guarantee billions of dollars in health insurance subsidies under a legal cloud as a result of Republican opposition to "Obamacare." In...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:27

Pennsylvania says it busted up fraudulent license plate ring

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general's office is charging a dozen people as part of an organized crime ring that it says made millions of dollars renting out fraudulently...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:27

Pennsylvania man seeking to spark a revolution is convicted of murder in ambush sniper slaying of state police trooper

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania man seeking to spark a revolution is convicted of murder in ambush sniper slaying of state police trooper.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:26

The Latest: O'Reilly still denies harassment after firing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly (all times local): 5:15 p.m. In the wake of his firing Wednesday, former Fox News host Bill...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:26

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Marijuana is becoming more accepted, but pot smokers have few places to legally smoke outside their homes. Weed pioneer Colorado has a patchwork of local...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:24

Police: Fresno killer showed no remorse in interviews

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The gunman suspected of killing three white men in a racially charged attack in Fresno was proud of what he had accomplished and laughed many times...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:21

Former Milwaukee officer subject of multiple investigations

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Records show a former police officer whose fatal shooting of a black man sparked riots in Milwaukee last summer was the subject of at least half-a-dozen...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:20

The Latest: Police: Fresno killer tracked white men in view

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting in downtown Fresno, California (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Authorities says a suspect in a shooting that left three white...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:19

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — A narrow miss by a Democratic newcomer in a conservative Georgia House district has triggered a high-stakes runoff that could test President Donald Trump's influence and...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:18

Huge indeed: $107 million in donations for Trump's inaugural

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was huge. Big money from billionaires, corporations and a roster of NFL owners poured into Donald Trump's inaugural committee in record-shattering amounts — to pull off...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:16

Judge tosses charge against pastor in faith-healing death

BERNVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ruled there was insufficient evidence to charge the leader of a church that rejects modern medicine, but prosecutors said they would try...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:14

The Latest: EPA head vows to build trust during Indiana stop

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on the head of the Environmental Protection Agency's visit to an Indiana public housing complex that is contaminated with lead (all times local):...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:13

The Latest: Florida Senate reviewing senator's racial slur

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida state senator who used racial slurs and obscene insults during an after-hours conversation with other lawmakers is being stripped of his chairmanship. Senate President...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:13

NFL player facing gun charge approved for pretrial program

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A pro football player facing a weapons charge in New Jersey has been allowed to enter a pretrial program. Prosecutors say Joshua Huff won't face jail...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:10

Pest control firm founder Truly Nolen dies in Florida at 89

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Truly Nolen, founder of the international pest control company known for its fleet of yellow "mouse cars," has died at his home in Florida. He was...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:09

Trump pick for Commerce's No. 2 withdraws, blames conflicts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for deputy commerce secretary has withdrawn from consideration. Todd Ricketts, a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs and son of TD Ameritrade founder Joe...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:08

Minnesota girl in mutilation case allowed back with parents

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota girl who prosecutors say was taken to Michigan for a genital mutilation procedure has been allowed to return to her parents. The girl is one...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:07

Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas could soon follow North Carolina as the only states with so-called bathroom bills now that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is on board. Abbott has ended...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:06

The Latest: Discipline undetermined for officer in shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a South Carolina grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The chief of a small South...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:05

The Latest: Arkansas opposes inmates' execution stay request

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' plan to execute several inmates before the end of April (all times local): 4 p.m. The Arkansas attorney general's office is...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:04

The Latest: US official expresses concern over Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on opposition and pro-government marches in Venezuela (all times local): 5 p.m. The U.S. secretary of state says the Trump administration is concerned about...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 14:02

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