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Drugs likely in deaths of 3 found on San Francisco street

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Public health authorities are warning against the dangers of buying drugs potentially laced with fentanyl after three men were found dead near a school in San...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:33

The Latest: Health authorities say 3 men may have overdosed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on three men found dead on San Francisco street (all times local): 4:15 p.m. San Francisco's public health department says the overnight deaths of...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:32

Malaysian rapper's dog video sparks claim of insulting Islam

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said a popular ethnic Chinese rapper has been detained over complaints that his latest music video featuring dancers wearing dog masks and performing...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:28

The Latest: House to investigate Greitens after indictment

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Missouri's Republican House leaders say they are forming a...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:27

The Latest: Police report: Suspect got in fight at home

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A sheriff's office report says the suspect in a Florida school shooting that...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:25

Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday that a dog injured a child as passengers boarded a flight in Phoenix, an event likely to fuel the debate over the growing...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:23

Florida executes man in 1993 slaying of college student

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida executed a man Thursday who was convicted of raping and killing a college student in 1993 so he could steal her car. The governor's office...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:23

The Latest: Russia's amended Syrian UN resolution circulated

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria related developments (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Russia's amended U.N. resolution would rule out an immediate 30-day cease-fire in Syria to deliver aid...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:20

Missouri Gov. Greitens says he made mistake but "did not commit a crime"; attacks prosecutor as "reckless liberal"

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Greitens says he made mistake but "did not commit a crime"; attacks prosecutor as "reckless liberal"
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:18

The Latest: Ex-aide says ex-lawmaker initiated flirty texts

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the report of sexually inappropriate texts between Arizona congressional candidate and ex-aide (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A former digital media coordinator for Arizona...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:15

The Latest: Florida executes man for 1993 rape and killing

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida Execution (all times local): Florida has executed a man convicted of raping and killing a college student in 1993 so he could...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:11

Florida executes man for 1993 rape and killing of a college student

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida executes man for 1993 rape and killing of a college student.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:10

Supreme Court delays Alabama execution

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate(all times local): 6 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed the lethal injection of an Alabama...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:08

The Latest: Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Republican challenges to Pennsylvania's congressional map (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Philadelphia-based Public Interest Law Center says Republicans are making another baseless...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 17:05

Alabama, Florida set to hold executions on same night

If executions set for Alabama, Texas and Florida were carried out Thursday as scheduled, it would have marked the first time in more than eight years that three convicted killers...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:59

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:56

The Latest: Spared Texas inmate expresses gratitude

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate (all times local): 6 p.m. A convicted killer spared from execution by Texas' governor says he's...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:56

Protesters ousted from sacred site where Elvis filmed movie

HONOLULU (AP) — State sheriffs on Thursday removed protesters from the ruins of a Hawaii hotel where they have been squatting since last year in an attempt to block redevelopment...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:44

Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:44

Brazilian couple indicted for kidnapping in Texas case

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Brazilian couple accused of helping their grandson from Texas illegally remain in Brazil after his mother allegedly violated a custody...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:40

The Latest: Supreme Court denies stay in Florida execution

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida Execution (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied last-minute appeals to halt the execution of a Florida inmate...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:39

Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:36

Dems see big Texas turnout early for first primary of 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats in Texas are early voting in large numbers ahead of the first primary elections before the 2018 midterms, stoking party optimism that backlash to President...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:35

Oregon lawmakers pass gun-control bill; governor to sign it

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:33

TBI: Nude photo taken on mayor's ex-bodyguard's work phone

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Court documents say the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has found a nude and partially nude photo of a woman the agency believes were taken with the...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:33

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