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    Chicago suspect in train theft pleads guilty on trial date

    CHICAGO (AP) — The sole suspect in a 2015 theft of guns off a Chicago train who chose to go to trial has changed his mind and pleaded guilty just as jury selection was to start. A federal judge was to begin the trial Monday but accepted Dandre Moody’s guilty pleas instead, sending would-be jurors […]
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    The Latest: 3rd judge blocks military transgender ban

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on courts blocking the president’s efforts to keep transgender people from enlisting in the military (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A third federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people joining the military. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued her ruling Monday in a case brought by […]
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    Prosecutor: Man indicted in Salvation Army worker’s slaying

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor says a Cleveland man accused of fatally shooting a Salvation Army worker has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and authorities are investigating to see whether the slaying and subsequent crimes were racially motivated. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor Michael O’Malley says William Jones was indicted Monday. Court records don’t […]
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    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. PIPE BOMB EXPLODES IN NYC SUBWAY The only serious wounds from the blast during the morning rush hour are to the suspected bomber himself, who authorities say was inspired by Islamic State extremists. 2. WHAT FINAL PITCH […]
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    Officials deny permit for violent rally anniversary event

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have denied a permit requested by an organizer of the August white nationalist protest that turned violent. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/214yLJ2 ) that City Manager Maurice Jones wrote Monday that the “proposed demonstration or special event will present a danger to public safety.” Jason Kessler, a […]
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    Charges: Turkish businessman exported US goods to Iran

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Federal prosecutors allege a Turkish businessman helped illegally route Wisconsin-made outboard engines and boat generators to the Iranian navy. Forty-year-old Resit Tavan of Istanbul appeared in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee Monday. Tavan was arrested in Romania in June on an international warrant. Tavan, his Turkish company and a manager there are […]
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    Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling handling gun

    BALLARD, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old Utah girl has died after being fatally shot while her sibling was handling a gun. The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that the child was accidentally shot in her home Sunday by an older sibling who was moving the gun from one room to another. The […]
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    Defendant in football player’s death says he fired into air

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors in a murder trial involving the 2015 death of a Tennessee high school football player who shielded friends from gunfire heard an interview Monday in which one defendant tells police he fired shots in the air without aiming at anyone that night. Members of the jury saw Knoxville police violent […]
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    Subway blast arrest leads to discussion of immigration rules

    NEW YORK (AP) — The arrest of a Bangladeshi immigrant accused of making a homemade pipe bomb and setting it off in the New York subway system has led to discussion of the nation’s immigration system, with President Donald Trump repeating his refrain that it needs to be overhauled in favor of more restrictions. What […]
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    18-year-old gets plea deal in 2015 rape, killing of girl

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 18-year-old is pleading guilty to rape and murder in the 2015 death of a 12-year-old Utah girl he’s accused of luring from her home with a story about a lost cat. Jayden Matthew Sterzer pleaded guilty to rape in juvenile court Monday. He was 15 when police say he […]