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Ban sought for cyanide trap that hurt Idaho boy, killed dog

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Agriculture Department to ban its use of cyanide-ejecting devices aimed at killing coyotes after one went off near a boy...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:49

Court bars release of videos made by anti-abortion group

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday barred the release of videos made by an anti-abortion group whose leaders are facing felony charges in California accusing them...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:47

The Latest: Court appearance in shooting involving Fetty Wap

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in New Jersey involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap (all times local): 3:45 P.M. A hip-hop promoter arrested after a shooting involving...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:47

Muslim immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician who came to the U.S. from Pakistan will join the 2018 race for California lieutenant governor Wednesday, promising to run on his Muslim faith,...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:44

US judge hearing arguments on longer block to travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was hearing arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:44

Bob Dylan archives open in Oklahoma; public center planned

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Part of music icon Bob Dylan's once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has opened in...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:44

Trump, Christie pledge to combat nation's opioid addiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's opioid addiction crisis, and he's tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:44

Top EU Brexit official says Brexit would stun Churchill

BRUSSELS (AP) — The top Brexit official at the European Parliament thinks British political giants such as Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher would not look kindly on Prime Minister Theresa...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:41

The Latest: Hearing starts on extending block to travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in federal court in Hawaii on President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 9:40 a.m. A hearing has started in federal...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:40

3 Texas deaths underscore the dangers of storm chasing

DALLAS (AP) — As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But one such pursuit ended tragically when three...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:37

Shooting wounds Mexican journalist; 2nd attack in 2 days

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — A reporter in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz was reported in serious condition after being shot outside his home early Wednesda in a region plagued...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:36

State Department employee accused of making false statements

WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran State Department employee has been arrested on charges that she made false statements to federal investigators. Candace Claiborne appeared in federal court in Washington on...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:36

After setback, abortion foes keep pressing Congress to act

NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of the Republican health care overhaul was a sharp setback for anti-abortion leaders, whose hopes of halting federal funding to Planned Parenthood were derailed...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:33

The Latest: Christie aide says she won't be 'the scapegoat'

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing in the George Washington Bridge lane closures (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:33

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

WASHINGTON (AP) — To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump's comments about what comes next on health care. Since the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:28

The Latest: US envoy at Arab summit: Mideast peace possible

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Donald Trump's international envoy has told officials at an Arab...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:26

Louisiana inmates sue over solitary confinement on death row

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three inmates on Louisiana's death row say in a lawsuit they face inhumane isolation for 23 hours a day in cells "the size of an...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:22

Donations boom for family of South Dakota woman who died

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City mother said she's grateful for the thousands of dollars in donations that helped bring home the remains of her daughter after she...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:21

2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:19

Muslim immigrant enters California lieutenant governor race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician who came to the U.S. from Pakistan on Wednesday will join the 2018 race for California lieutenant governor, promising to run on his Muslim...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:14

Chicago man pleads not guilty to weapons charge after raid

CHICAGO (AP) — The son of a man who was shot and wounded by federal immigration agents has pleaded not guilty in Chicago to a weapons charge. The Chicago Sun-Times...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:12

Friend of racist church shooter appeals sentence

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A friend of Dylann Roof's is appealing the prison sentence of two years and three months he received for encouraging friends not to call the FBI...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:11

86-year-old jewel thief pleads guilty to shoplifting charge

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A notorious 86-year-old jewel thief has pleaded guilty to a felony shoplifting charge. The charge stems from Doris Payne's December arrest at a mall just outside...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:08

The Latest: Court blocks anti-abortion group's recordings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the legal woes of an anti-abortion group that made secret video recordings (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A federal appeals court in San...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:07

No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscar flub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts. Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12:05

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