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Indiana teacher reaches plea deal in child molesting case

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — A former southern Indiana elementary school teacher has agreed to plead guilty to three counts of child molestation under a deal in which prosecutors would drop...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: McConnell suggests Ford has one shot to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suggesting that the woman accusing...
Sep. 18, 2018

'Show must go on:' Stranded in Europe, orchestra improvises

BOSTON (AP) — The world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra nearly missed the last stop on its European tour after getting stuck in Paris. Orchestra brass had to scramble to get enough...
Sep. 18, 2018

Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syria forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday...
Sep. 18, 2018

Israel says police kill Palestinian attacker in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say officers have shot and killed a Palestinian who attacked a Jewish worshipper in Jerusalem and then charged at them. Police said in a statement...
Sep. 18, 2018

Cyprus, Egypt set to sign deal for offshore gas pipeline

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Europe stands to gain from an agreement Egypt is set to sign with the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus to pipe offshore natural gas to processing...
Sep. 18, 2018

Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California doctor who appeared in a reality TV dating show and a woman co-defendant have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and...
Sep. 18, 2018

Virginia man killed in flash flood from Florence remnants

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man was killed Tuesday after his pickup truck was overtaken by rushing water during a flash flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence...
Sep. 18, 2018

Hispanic group in Congress boycotts White House event

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Citing President Donald Trump's policies and comments about Latinos, members of the influential Congressional Hispanic Caucus boycotted a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration hosted by Trump at...
Sep. 18, 2018

Phoenix, Reilly bond as outlaw kin in 'Sisters Brothers'

TORONTO (AP) — To play any brother, by blood or not, of John C. Reilly is an intimidating prospect given just how firmly entrenched Will Ferrell is as Reilly's on-screen...
Sep. 18, 2018

Can allegation against Kavanaugh lead to criminal charges?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high...
Sep. 18, 2018

Prosecutor: Texas man mistaken as thief shot with hands up

DALLAS (AP) — A prosecutor says a Dallas-area man mistaken for a thief last year as he tried to unlock his own truck had his hands in the air and...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Senators want Kavanaugh committee vote next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Senators say they expect the Judiciary Committee to vote on Brett...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Putin warns Israel over Russian plane downing

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian military aircraft shot down over the Mediterranean Sea and other issues related to Syria (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Russian President Vladimir...
Sep. 18, 2018

UK: Couple's illness in poisoned-spy city is not suspicious

LONDON (AP) — Police say the case of a couple who fell sick at a restaurant near where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent...
Sep. 18, 2018

White House sets 'new direction' in biodefense strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday released a new biodefense strategy that it said takes a more comprehensive approach to preparing the nation for deliberate biological attacks and...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Lawsuit filed over natural gas explosions

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on natural gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A class action lawsuit has been filed against Columbia Gas and its parent company...
Sep. 18, 2018

Judge to consider suspending Idaho's abortion reporting law

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Lawyers are asking a U.S. judge to issue a preliminary injunction blocking a new Idaho law requiring doctors to report extensive personal information to the state...
Sep. 18, 2018

European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of European countries are backing a plan to increase the use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels to cut the continent's carbon emissions. Energy...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Michael Jordan donating $2M to victims

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local): 2:15 p.m. NBA legend Michael Jordan, who played high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina —one of...
Sep. 18, 2018

Police: Gas station worker stops sexual assault on customer

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Police say a gas station employee in South Carolina has stopped a man from sexually assaulting a female customer. Police tell The Greenville News the convenience...
Sep. 18, 2018

SeaWorld, former execs must pay $5 million to settle claim

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud claims that they misled investors over the negative impact the...
Sep. 18, 2018

McAuliffe says he's not ruling out 2020 campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's not ruling out a 2020 Democratic campaign for president as he campaigns in Iowa for candidates running in...
Sep. 18, 2018

The Latest: Man accused of killing California deputy named

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy near Sacramento, California (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Authorities have identified a 38-year-old man accused...
Sep. 18, 2018

World court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor announced Tuesday that she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from...
Sep. 18, 2018

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