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FBI seeks to round up artwork stolen from artist in 1983

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is seeking the public's help in rounding up more than half a million dollars' worth of artworks that were stolen in 1983 from the...
Aug. 17, 2018

Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom in California

SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Visitors are flocking to the Huntington Library in Southern California to get a whiff of the so-called corpse flower, known for the rotten stench it...
Aug. 17, 2018

2 charged in slaying of 7-year-old girl in drive-by shooting

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police have charged two people in the death of 7-year-old Baltimore girl after an apparent drive-by shooting last month. Interim Police Commission Gary Tuggle announced at a...
Aug. 17, 2018

Independent gets spot on Kansas ballot for governor

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor, launching what...
Aug. 17, 2018

Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he'll "very quickly" revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved...
Aug. 17, 2018

Synthetic pot seen as a public health danger

A decade after first appearing in the United States, synthetic marijuana is seen as a growing health danger. Some marijuana smokers turned to it because it is relatively cheap and...
Aug. 17, 2018

Court: Same-sex partner can pursue claim in toddler's death

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman whose same-sex partner's biological daughter was killed in a New Jersey traffic accident can seek damages for emotional distress even though she and the...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: Manafort jury sends note asking to leave early

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Paul Manafort (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The jury in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial has submitted...
Aug. 17, 2018

Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee's restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge approved the move Friday, ordering...
Aug. 17, 2018

2 men sentenced for pot house blast that killed firefighter

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men who caused the death of a New York City fire chief in an explosion at an illegal indoor marijuana-growing operation have been sentenced to...
Aug. 17, 2018

Philly City Hall staffer shot by husband in murder-suicide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a longtime Philadelphia City Hall staffer was shot and killed by her husband, who then fatally shot himself. A baby sitter and the couple's twin...
Aug. 17, 2018

Yemeni officials: Al-Qaida bomb maker killed in US strike

CAIRO (AP) — Yemeni officials and a tribal leader say al-Qaida's chief bomb maker behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit was killed months ago...
Aug. 17, 2018

Judge told to consider protections for Montana grayling fish

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court on Friday told a judge to take another look at whether a Montana fish should be protected, saying that U.S. wildlife officials did...
Aug. 17, 2018

Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial refused Friday to release the names of jurors, saying he has received threats and fears...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: PawSox planning move to Massachusetts

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on a plan to move the Pawtucket Red Sox from Rhode Island to Massachusetts (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Pawtucket Red Sox say...
Aug. 17, 2018

Chicago couple makes scrapbooks to preserve history, memory

CHICAGO (AP) — Anne and Bruce Hunt of Chicago have made scrapbooks for years, amassing 48 and counting. But the effort to preserve the couple's family history has taken on...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: Boy accused in stabbing not a known troublemaker

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at an Oklahoma high school (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a 14-year-old boy who used a knife to...
Aug. 17, 2018

Chicago suburb settling lawsuit over officer pinning teen

LANSING, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb is settling a lawsuit filed by the family of a black teenager who was pinned to the ground and threatened by a white...
Aug. 17, 2018

The Latest: Judge says he's gotten threats, won't ID jurors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Paul Manafort (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The judge presiding over the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Paul Manafort...
Aug. 17, 2018

Pennsylvania bishop reads part of grand jury report at Mass

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania bishop named in a grand jury report on rampant sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy says he has "profound remorse" and offers his "heartfelt...
Aug. 17, 2018

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination. Justice Department...
Aug. 17, 2018

Judge in Manafort trial says he's received threats, won't reveal jurors' names over fears for their safety

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Judge in Manafort trial says he's received threats, won't reveal jurors' names over fears for their safety.
Aug. 17, 2018

Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse says he rejects the results proclaiming President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a presidential runoff. Cisse said Friday that he...
Aug. 17, 2018

Could Brazil's da Silva really run? It's not likely

SAO PAULO (AP) — While jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has long insisted he can run for Brazil's presidency again despite his conviction, legal experts say the...
Aug. 17, 2018

How Trump's big military parade turned into a big nothing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lofty vision of big tanks, vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets swooping through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbled...
Aug. 17, 2018

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