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The Latest: Dem calls on House intel chair to recuse himself

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into the Trump campaign's connections to Russia (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says Chairman Devin...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:12

Tennessee Senate passes resolution to move Polk's body

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Senate has passed a resolution that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be exhumed and moved to a fourth...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:10

Amnesty: Coalition not doing enough to protect civilians

BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:10

The Latest: Bridge case defendant seeks to avoid prison

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on pre-sentencing court filings for two convicted ex-aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie (all times local): 7 p.m. One of Republican Gov. Chris Christie's...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:06

The Latest: Kansas Senate advances Medicaid expansion bill

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the debate in Kansas over expanding its Medicaid program (all times local): 6 p.m. Kansas lawmakers have voted to expand the state's Medicaid...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:06

Police review transit bus video from Las Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police and prosecutors were reviewing transit bus video Monday ahead of an initial court appearance for a man suspected of killing one passenger and wounding another...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:05

Amnesty: Coalition not taking adequate precautions in Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — Amnesty International says a recent spike in civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent deaths...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:01

Study predicts significant Southern California beach erosion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than half of Southern California's beaches could completely erode back to coastal infrastructure or sea cliffs by the year 2100 as the sea level rises,...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:00

Top House intel Democrat: GOP chairman should recuse himself from Russia probe to ensure 'impartial' investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House intel Democrat: GOP chairman should recuse himself from Russia probe to ensure 'impartial' investigation.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 16:00

Energy chief Perry tours Yucca Mountain nuclear site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:56

Man sentenced in purchase of bullets used in killing rampage

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of buying the bullets another man used to kill three people at random has been sentenced to 12 to 40 years...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:51

Nuclear ban talks begin at UN, but US and others boycott

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:43

Police: Convict asks officers to kill him in closed US mall

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted murderer who barricaded himself in an elevator at a closed mall in South Carolina told police he wanted them to shoot him...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:41

Oklahoma authorities: Homeowner's son kills 3 burglars

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma authorities say three would-be burglars have been fatally shot by a homeowner's son who was armed with a rifle. The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:41

American woman wounded in Mexico resort of San Jose del Cabo

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say an American woman was wounded by a stray bullet during a shooting in the resort of San Jose del Cabo. The prosecutor's office...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:40

Tennessee family identified as Alabama plane crash victims

ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama coroner has identified the four members of a Jackson, Tennessee, family killed in a weekend small plane crash. AL.com reports ( http://bit.ly/2nZBS4N ) that...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:38

13 states urge appeals court to OK Trump travel ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A group of 12 state attorneys general and one governor is backing President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries, telling a federal...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:36

Texas man pleads guilty to claiming rigged Wisconsin jackpot

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Texas businessman has pleaded guilty to using inside information from a lottery official to win a $783,000 Wisconsin jackpot in 2007. Robert Rhodes pleaded guilty...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:19

Box Office Top 20: 'Beauty' adds $90.4 million in weekend 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" performed even better than expected in its second weekend in theaters, adding $90.4 million to its North American grosses, which...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:17

Police south of US on lookout for missing Tennessee teen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities asked law enforcement in Mexico and Central America to be on the lookout for a 15-year-old girl who disappeared with her teacher two weeks ago,...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:16

Montenegro's bid to join NATO clears US Senate hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member after ratification of the tiny Balkan nation's admission into the alliance cleared a procedural hurdle in the...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:13

White House looks to bounce back after health care loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regrouping after a rocky few weeks, the White House declared Monday that President Donald Trump doesn't consider the health care battle to be over, suggesting he may...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:04

9 Texas high schoolers charged with sex assault in hazing

LA VERNIA, Texas (AP) — Nine Texas high school students have been charged with sexual assault in a hazing scandal involving athletes. La Vernia Police Chief Bruce Ritchey says seven...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 15:01

The Latest: 13 states back Trump travel ban in appeals court

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A group of 12 state attorneys general and one governor is...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 14:59

Sheriff: ICE arrests immigrants reporting for labor detail

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Fort Worth say federal immigration agents arrested 26 immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally as they reported for labor detail sentences...
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 14:56

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