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GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday rejected key concessions sought by Brett Kavanaugh's accuser if she is testify about her claim Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when...
Sep. 21, 2018

California man arrested in 10 'horrific' cold-case rapes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police have arrested a married 58-year-old man in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006. Sacramento police say they...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Ford wants another day to consider testifying

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 9:35 p.m. The lawyer for...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Trump says he won't rush North Korea deal

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump says he won't rush into any deal with North Korean leader Kim...
Sep. 21, 2018

Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday that President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser was "appalling" and a disservice to both...
Sep. 21, 2018

AP Explains: The 25th Amendment to the Constitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein raised the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, The New York Times reported Friday. Rosenstein...
Sep. 21, 2018

Lawyer for Kavanaugh accuser requests extra day to consider terms for testifying; rejects 'arbitrary' Friday deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyer for Kavanaugh accuser requests extra day to consider terms for testifying; rejects 'arbitrary' Friday deadline.
Sep. 21, 2018

AP NewsBreak: DHS secretary says FEMA chief won't lose job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen...
Sep. 21, 2018

Trump says he'll rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench"...
Sep. 21, 2018

Newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters slain

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters was shot to death as he left his home to work on a story. El Heraldo...
Sep. 21, 2018

Ole Miss could remove donor's name after 'racial' post

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said Friday that the university could consider removing a donor's name from its journalism school following a social media post...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Authorities say the death toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane...
Sep. 21, 2018

UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home...
Sep. 21, 2018

AP NewsBreak: DHS Secretary says FEMA head won't lose job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the head of the federal disaster response agency did use government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Trump says Kavanaugh born to be on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Trump says he'll rid DoJ of 'lingering stench'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is pledging to rid the Justice Department of its "lingering stench."...
Sep. 21, 2018

Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his Democratic rival in the November election after a photograph on social media showed the...
Sep. 21, 2018

Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — About 80 of Burt Reynolds friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service. A family spokeswoman says Reynolds'...
Sep. 21, 2018

Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say gunmen targeted a man at a restaurant on one of Acapulco's most popular beaches, killing the customer and wounding two other people. Guerrero...
Sep. 21, 2018

Faculty discuss donor after post with 'racial overtone'

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi journalism faculty have met amid calls that the university remove a donor's name from its journalism school following a social media post criticized...
Sep. 21, 2018

Police probing deaths of 4 in Nevada home as murder-suicide

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson say they are investigating as a murder-suicide the apparent shooting deaths of a man, a woman and two...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Trump takes stage at Missouri campaign rally

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has taken the stage at a campaign rally in Missouri. It's his...
Sep. 21, 2018

Guatemalan migrants, Arizona residents among 8 dead in crash

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona residents and Guatemalan immigrants in the U.S. illegally were among eight people killed earlier this week in a head-on crash on a highway near the historic...
Sep. 21, 2018

The Latest: Police give ages of 4 found dead in Nevada home

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the apparent shooting deaths of four people found dead in a burning home in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson (all times local):...
Sep. 21, 2018

Video sought in case of man shot in own home in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Search warrants have been issued for video from addresses near the apartment complex where a white Dallas police officer killed her black neighbor inside his home this...
Sep. 21, 2018

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