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Colorado: No sign yet of well leak in fatal home explosion

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators say they've found no signs of natural gas leaks after a fatal explosion at a home near a gas well, but they're still running tests...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:08

Disputes over abortion, financial rules slow spending bill

Political fights over abortion, financial regulations and Puerto Rico have slowed Republican and Democratic negotiators working on a sweeping, government-wide spending bill. President Donald Trump's tweetstorm lashing out at Democrats...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:01

The Latest: Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 2:50 p.m. President Donald Trump won't answer new questions about ousted National Security Adviser Michael...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:59

Turkey's electoral board releases final referendum tally

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's electoral authority on Thursday released the official tally of the country's referendum, saying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp won narrowly in the vote that...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:58

The Latest: Coulter supporters hold peaceful Berkeley event

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Ann Coulter's canceled appearance at UC Berkeley (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A few dozen supporters of President Donald Trump and conservative commentator...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:57

NYC police department launches 1st phase of bodycam program

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is launching the first phase of a plan to equip 22,000 officers with body cameras. The initiative was set to begin...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:56

Death toll rises to 2 as storms move across the Deep South

Storms moving through the Deep South have left damage in southeastern Alabama on the anniversary of a deadly tornado outbreak. Jeanna Barnes of the Pike County Emergency Management Agency in...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:56

New Mexico city seeks sugary drink tax

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and condemned as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive cities from...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:54

Body of missing Joliet toddler found in mother's home

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The body of a 1½-year-old girl was found at a "deplorable" northern Illinois home that she and her mother shared with squatters after her mother reluctantly...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:53

The Latest: EU official condemns violence in Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 8:43 p.m. A senior European Union official has condemned the violent protests inside Macedonia's parliament...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:52

The Latest: Arkansas inmate asks US court to halt execution

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): 1:35...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:51

Trump orders investigation into aluminum imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a memo ordering an expedited investigation into whether aluminum imports are jeopardizing U.S. national security. Trump says aluminum is "critical" for national...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:48

Parents await answers after son shoots himself in police car

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Texas teenager who fatally shot himself while handcuffed in the back of an Austin patrol car say they're still awaiting answers from...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:45

The Latest: Flynn lawyer says docs show he was forthcoming

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An attorney for ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn says a newly released...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:42

AP FACT CHECK: Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump's tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:40

The Latest: Israel official: Patriot missile hit Syria drone

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 9:30 p.m. An Israeli defense official says the military's Patriot missile that was deployed earlier in the evening over the...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:33

Greece seeking bailout talks breakthrough by Sunday

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and its bailout creditors are closing in on a deal to restart rescue loan payouts, senior officials from the two sides said Thursday, a compromise...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:30

Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp. Just touch the stamp with your...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:28

Protesters storm Macedonia parliament after vote for speaker

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Scores of protesters in Macedonia have broken through a police cordon and entered...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:26

Senate poised to confirm Acosta as Trump's man at labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to confirm Alex Acosta as President Donald Trump's secretary of labor. The vote expected Thursday would make Acosta the only Hispanic in the...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:21

Atlanta attorney indicted on murder charge in wife's death

ATLANTA (AP) — A prominent Atlanta attorney has been indicted on charges including murder in the fatal shooting of his wife last year. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:19

Trump says Venezuela's 'a mess'

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 12:15 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is calling Venezuela's situation "a mess." Trump was asked Thursday about...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:19

The Latest: Police identify man who killed Delaware trooper

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local): 2 p.m. Police have identified the man who fatally shot a Delaware state...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:15

Michigan Legislature sends federal funding to Flint

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature is sending Flint $100 million in federal funding to address the water crisis. Then-President Barack Obama and Congress approved the aid in December...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:11

Not-guilty plea for doc in Detroit genital mutilation case

DETROIT (AP) — A not-guilty plea has been entered for a Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on two Minnesota girls in a first-of-its-kind case in the United States...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:09

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