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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 72-year-old man in Texas has been charged with using an ax to kill his daughter and teenage grandson in September.A Nueces County grand jury indicted Mohammad Sahi on Nov. 22. on charges of capital murder in the Sept. 12 killings of 47-year-old Nargis Zaman and …
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado's worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun purchasers and a new position in the …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials are expressing “great concern” over a report by the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor that includes a warning that Palestinian stipends to attackers and their families could constitute a war crime.Palestinian Foreign Minister …
BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 members of the Latin Kings have been arrested on federal racketeering, drug and firearms charges, including the leaders of the street gang’s East Coast operations, authorities announced Thursday. Among those arrested is Michael Cecchetelli, a 40-year-old …
GREER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina unintentionally shot and wounded a shoplifting suspect's mother during a confrontation inside a home in October, authorities said. The unidentified deputy was found to have violated department policy governing arrests, Greenville County …
PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and hundreds of thousands marched nationwide in a strike over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.At least 90 …
SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities have confirmed five people in three days have been hit by trains, including three fatally struck. KOMO-TV reported Wednesday that the Puyallup Police Department announced two of the five people hit in western Washington state since Sunday …
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man claims in a lawsuit filed under a recently enacted New Jersey law that he told Pope John Paul II in 1988 about being sexually abused as a child by the priest who would become Cardinal Theodore McCarrick but that the Vatican did nothing — claims he also made …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A company that claims to have the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday but left them sharply divided over whether there’s enough evidence of effectiveness for the medicine to warrant federal …
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The nation's longest federal court vacancy ended Thursday after nearly 14 years of foot-dragging and politics as the U.S. Senate confirmed a university professor to a North Carolina trial court seat in a bipartisan vote. The chamber voted 68-21 to confirm Richard E. …
CHICAGO (AP) — A 23-year-old Chicago man who received two heart transplants as a teenager died in hospice care, days after he married his high school sweetheart, his new bride said.Javier Rodriguez was diagnosed in seventh grade with dilated cardiomyopathy, a genetic disease that …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president and the U.S. attorney general have met behind closed doors about a week after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested his government could classify Mexican cartels as terrorist organizations.Andrés Manuel López Obrador tweeted a photo of …
ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about Mercer Music at Capricorn, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the co-founders of Capricorn Records was Frank Fenton. It should have said his last name was Fenter, not Fenton.A corrected version of the story is below:Iconic Southern …
BALTIMORE (AP) — When a prisoner shattered glass panes in a control center at a Baltimore jail, the staff summoned a paramilitary-style tactical team to help quell the disturbance. Some inmates used pieces of shirts or bedsheets to hide their faces.What happened at the jail on that Friday …
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois woman charged in the beating death of her 5-year-old son pleaded guilty to murder Thursday.At a hearing in the McHenry County courthouse, JoAnn Cunningham, 36, entered her plea in the April slaying of Andrew “AJ” Freund. Prosecutors dropped …
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel has the “full right” to annex the Jordan Valley if it chose to, even as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court warned the country against taking the bold …
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the state attorney general's request to prohibit a judge who demonstrated against the death penalty from handling any cases involving her office.In a 4-3 decision, justices rejected the request by Attorney General …
Officials lifted a voluntary evacuation order for residents in the Texas Gulf Coast city of Port Neches on Thursday, saying air levels of the chemical butadiene had dropped to safe levels. The chemical was released after two explosions at a chemical plant last week.Here's a closer look at the …
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday touted her $5 billion plan to fund tuition for private school students, telling a room of supportive parents and lobbyists that it would improve the quality of education.DeVos praised Arizona's devotion to school …
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Residents who were falsely accused of defrauding Michigan's unemployment benefits system won another victory Thursday when the state appeals court ruled 3-0 that their lawsuit seeking financial damages should proceed.The Michigan Supreme Court decided in April to allow …

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