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The Latest: Feds extend deadline for first border wall bids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the proposed U.S. border wall with Mexico (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The federal government has extended its deadline for companies to bid on...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:12

Democratic Rep. appears ready to announce challenge to Cruz

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas says he is planning a campaign announcement Friday amid reports he will challenge GOP Sen. Ted Cruz for re-election next year...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:11

Ex-Trump University student wants the president's apology

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's $25 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that alleged fraud at his now-defunct Trump University may be put on hold because a...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:10

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:09

Poll: Public dislikes Trump's, GOP's plans on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive your plan, you...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:07

The Latest: Targeted mayor relieved that bridge case ending

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing in the George Washington Bridge lane closures (all times local): 2 p.m. The New Jersey mayor of the town at the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:05

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:05

California will seek death penalty for salon killer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general will continue to seek the death penalty for a man who killed eight people in a shooting rampage at a hair salon and...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:03

It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

LONDON (AP) — Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:02

The Latest: Marine Le Pen urges EU to go easy on UK exit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 6:55 p.m. France's far-right National Front says the EU should work "in a spirit of healthy cooperation" in negotiating Britain's...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:01

Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the region. Putin toured the Franz Josef Land archipelago,...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:00

Trump's top health official gets bipartisan grilling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is getting strong pushback from lawmakers of both parties over the White House's proposed cuts in medical research, public health...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:58

Woman gets probation for striking 2 with car, killing them

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A 74-year-old Ohio woman has received probation for accidentally striking two people with her car at an outdoor concert last summer, killing them. Cleveland.com reports (...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:56

Iowa regulator's confirmation delayed after AP report

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate delayed the confirmation of Geri Huser as the Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman after The Associated Press reported on her extensive private legal...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:55

Supreme Court delves into details of 1984 Washington murder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court engaged in unusually detailed questioning Wednesday of the facts surrounding the brutal beating death of a woman about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:53

Tennessee blocking cities' push to ease marijuana punishment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As states and cities nationwide look to ease criminal punishment for marijuana possession, Tennessee's conservative Republican legislature is blocking that trend in Nashville and Memphis. As...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:50

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and doodling

NEW YORK (AP) — A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:49

'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s has been badly beaten inside...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:43

Census suggests counting LGBT, then "corrects," deletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "corrected" the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:34

Lamar Odom regrets affairs, says cocaine helped end career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Odom says he's "a walking miracle" after being found unconscious with cocaine in his system in a Nevada brothel in 2015. Odom tells US Weekly...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:33

NYC police investigate apparent suicide with Madoff link

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating the apparent suicide of a hedge fund partner whose former firm invested with imprisoned Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff. Charles...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:28

The Latest: Lawmaker: Bridge sentencing 'sad' for NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing in the George Washington Bridge lane closures (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The Democratic New Jersey lawmaker who led a legislative...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:23

Boy pleads guilty to killing brother after dispute over girl

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy has pleaded guilty to shooting his 18-year-old brother to death with a shotgun in a dispute that authorities said was over a...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:22

Disney moves Magic Kingdom metal detectors to ticket center

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World is moving its metal detectors to an earlier entry point at its most popular park, Magic Kingdom. The Orlando Sentinel ( http://bit.ly/2oaZa8a )...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:21

Driver plows into Capitol Police cruiser; streets closed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser and was taken into custody Wednesday morning, a disruption that closed...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:21

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