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The Latest: Trooper killed in line of duty was a family man

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local): 4 p.m. A Delaware state trooper killed in the line of duty was...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:37

Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:31

Macedonia's president calls for calm, summons political leaders for meeting, after violence in parliament

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president calls for calm, summons political leaders for meeting, after violence in parliament .
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:30

Starbucks sales fall short of expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says a key sales figure rose 3 percent in the U.S., but that the increase was the result of higher average spending and that customer...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:28

No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — In a park amid Manhattan skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:27

The Latest: Macron urges skeptical French voters to show up

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 10:15 p.m. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is urging skeptical voters to cast ballots in the May 7...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:23

The Latest: Physician dragged off flight settles with United

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the story of the settlement between United Airlines and he man who was dragged from a jet earlier this month(all times local): 2:55 p.m...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:22

Political mainstay heads home to Utah, questions in his wake

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz is back in his home state of Utah for emergency surgery on his foot, just days after shocking the political world by announcing...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:21

The Latest: Arkansas court rejects 2 requests from inmate

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local): 3:20...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:19

University of Missouri sets new policies in wake of protests

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Columbia campus has announced revised policies related to protests, with the changes coming nearly two years after the campus was besieged by...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:18

The Latest: Governor believes ambush killer is 'monster'

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a sniper who shot two Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A spokesman says Democratic...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:18

The Latest: Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amtrak's repair work at Penn Station (all times local): 3:30 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's satisfied with Amtrak's announcement that...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:16

Texas backs tough sanctuary city ban as federal push stalls

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has given final approval to a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" in the country's second-largest state. The bill seeks to empower police to...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:15

Slain trooper's young sons in court as killer gets death

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — With his victim's two young sons in court for the first time, a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania trooper was formally sentenced to death...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:15

California says oceans expected to rise higher than thought

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California says new climate change findings mean the ocean off the state's coast is expected to rise higher than previously thought. The state's Ocean Protection Council...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:14

Markets Right Now: Meager gains are enough for Nasdaq record

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stock indexes ended mostly higher on Wall Street, enough to mark another record high close for the...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:11

Gunman pursued injured officer seeking cover, fired again

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A man who killed a state trooper and then was shot to death Thursday after a lengthy standoff with police had been fond of guns since...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:10

The Latest: Albania voices concern over Macedonia situation

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The violent protest inside Macedonia's parliament building has caused concern in neighboring Albania...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:03

Correction: Confederate General-Tennessee story

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story April 26 about a resolution honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, The Associated Press reported erroneously the function of a building at Middle Tennessee State...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:00

Police detain teen in fatal beating of 86-year-old woman

NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — Northern California police say they have detained a young man in the apparently random beating death of an 86-year-old woman on a morning walk around...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:00

GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:58

Gay legislator hits back at online troll by calling grandma

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An openly gay Pennsylvania politician has hit back at an internet troll who posted a slur on his Facebook page — by calling the troll's grandmother. WCAU-TV...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:57

Minority groups want trial on Texas voting maps before 2018

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Minority rights groups on Thursday told federal judges that Texas needs new election maps for 2018, which would likely boost Democratic candidates, following three recent court...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:55

Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech less

NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has high corporate taxes compared with other developed...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:55

Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership vote

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Scores of protesters, many wearing masks, broke through a police cordon and entered Macedonia's parliament late Thursday, attacking lawmakers to protest the election of a new...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:45

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