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The Latest: Pitt, Pharrell among mourners at Cornell service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Pharrell, Brad Pitt and numerous rockers including James Hetfield,...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:14

The Latest: Governor discounts complaint as 'mumbo jumbo'

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an ethics complaint seeking an investigation of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is discounting an...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:12

Officials investigate photos of gator forced to drink beer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina wildlife authorities are investigating after photos circulated online showing beer being poured down a young alligator's throat. State Department of Natural Resources Kyndel McConchie...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:10

Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

LINO LAKES, Minn. (AP) — An inmate being transported from a Minnesota state prison in St. Cloud to the prison in Lino Lakes hijacked a transport van full of other...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:07

US science agency: Selfies with seal pups a no-no

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. officials are warning people not to take selfies with seals, no matter how tempting. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's fisheries office says seal pupping...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:05

Brad Pitt, Pharrell among mourners at Chris Cornell memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt and Pharrell joined mourners Friday at Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's memorial service at a storied Hollywood cemetery. Soundgarden music played from a portable speaker...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:05

After attack on Christians, Egypt's el-Sissi appeals directly to President Trump to take the lead in fighting terror

CAIRO (AP) — After attack on Christians, Egypt's el-Sissi appeals directly to President Trump to take the lead in fighting terror.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:05

Egypt's president says Cairo will hit bases training militants who wage attacks in "his country, wherever they are"

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president says Cairo will hit bases training militants who wage attacks in "his country, wherever they are"
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:01

Detroit man cleared of 1992 murder says 'justice prevailed'

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a decision to throw out a Detroit man's murder conviction after 25 years (all times local): ___ 2:25 p.m. A Detroit man suddenly released...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:00

US citizen says she was detained by immigration agents

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman has taken the first step toward suing county and federal officials after she says she was detained by immigration authorities for...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:00

South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state's lack of execution drugs and the...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:58

Gymnast says sports doctor caused pain while molesting her

MASON, Mich. (AP) — A gymnast testified Friday that a Michigan sports doctor accused of sexual assaulting dozens of women and girls asked her father to leave the room before...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:57

Egypt's president says bases where militants who attacked Christian bus have been targeted, but gives no details

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president says bases where militants who attacked Christian bus have been targeted, but gives no details.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:57

19 California workers hurt in partial building site collapse

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials say scaffolding and wet concrete apparently gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area, injuring at least 19 workers. Hospital spokesman...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:54

Ex-coal CEO asks high court to overturn his conviction

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction for misdemeanor conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:50

The Latest: Pope condemns 'barbaric' attack on Egypt Copts

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The Vatican says Pope Francis is "saddened" by the...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:49

Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. Supreme...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:48

The Latest: Comicon props banned after armed man arrested

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on an arrest at Phoenix Comicon (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Phoenix Comicon security has greatly tightened with officials banning all prop weapons after police...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:42

The Latest: Fans, mourners gather to honor Chris Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Fans are lining up outside the memorial where Chris...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:40

The Latest: Alabama raced clock to execute inmate

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's execution of inmate Tommy Arthur (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alabama had to race the clock to execute an inmate for a...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:39

The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 8:35 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's spoken to President Donald Trump about...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:39

Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:36

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:32

The Latest: Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local): 7:15 p.m. American singer Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for a benefit...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:24

Main allies of Brazil's Temer looking to future amid scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Key leaders of embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer's governing coalition are speaking openly about who might replace him if he's forced out by a corruption...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:22

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