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Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's embattled interim president survived an attempted ouster from the school's governing board Friday as trustees met to approve using a bond to...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Swiss come back to beat Serbia, with controversy

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:02 p.m. Switzerland has come back to beat Serbia in the World Cup but may have...
Jun. 22, 2018

South Texas officials survey flood damage, some expect more

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities in far South Texas on Friday were surveying the damage to homes, businesses and roads from flooding this week, while some areas are still bracing as...
Jun. 22, 2018

DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors. This week her film "A Wrinkle in Time" crossed the $100 million mark domestically,...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Rock Valley downstream shuts off water wells

DOON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the crude oil leaking after a train derailment in northwest Iowa (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Rock Valley, a small city just to...
Jun. 22, 2018

Lawsuit seeks lawyer access to immigrants in prison

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A rights group has filed an emergency suit in federal court against top officials of U.S. immigration and homeland security departments, alleging they have unconstitutionally denied...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Ex-New England Mafia boss will appeal verdict

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the guilty verdicts for Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme and his co-defendant Paul Weadick (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An attorney for an 84-year-old former...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: US senator visits shelter housing teen migrants

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):...
Jun. 22, 2018

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about...
Jun. 22, 2018

Ex-priest who abused child allowed access to Chicago schools

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools correspondence provided to The Associated Press shows that the nation's third largest school district gave a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America's disputes with its trading partners (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A trade association representing a dozen automakers doing business in the United States...
Jun. 22, 2018

Special counsel seeks to bar vindictive prosecution claim

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's office want to bar former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort from arguing at his Virginia trial that he's a victim...
Jun. 22, 2018

2 men charged in ATF agent's shooting plead not guilty

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty to federal charges stemming from an Indiana shootout that killed a third man and wounded a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol,...
Jun. 22, 2018

Oldest member of corrupt Baltimore police unit gets 18 years

BALTIMORE (AP) — The most veteran member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake handed down...
Jun. 22, 2018

Social media is the new heart of political protests

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers' strike. Gloria Steinem rallying...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: US condemns truce violations in southern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The U.S. envoy to the U.N. has condemned the reported cease-fire violations in southern Syria...
Jun. 22, 2018

Ex-priest accused of abuse allowed access to Chicago schools

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools correspondence obtained by The Associated Press shows that it gave a former priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he was forced...
Jun. 22, 2018

Trump pushes back against border separation furor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally. Trump on Friday hit back against...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: US seeks 15K beds to detain immigrant families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):...
Jun. 22, 2018

Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' guilty in slaying

BOSTON (AP) — An 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss has been convicted of killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago. Jurors on Friday found Francis "Cadillac Frank"...
Jun. 22, 2018

UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global...
Jun. 22, 2018

Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' convicted in 1993 slaying of nightclub owner

BOSTON (AP) — Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' convicted in 1993 slaying of nightclub owner.
Jun. 22, 2018

OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway

VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent...
Jun. 22, 2018

Verdict reached in murder trial of New England Mafia boss

BOSTON (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged with killing a nightclub owner in 1993. The verdict was set...
Jun. 22, 2018

Whale strikes Alaska ferry, may have suffered mortal injury

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska say a whale struck the side of a state ferry traveling between Homer and Kodiak, possibly sustaining mortal injuries. Julie Speegle is a...
Jun. 22, 2018

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