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  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery includes a masked woman in a gondola at the Venice Carnival, a multi-vehicle collision during a NASCAR […]
  • Macron visits French farm fair amid rural anger, decline

    PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron pledged Saturday to protect European farming standards and culinary traditions threatened by aggressive foreign trade practices that see food as a “product like any other.” Macron’s speech at his country’s premier agriculture fair was aimed at assuaging French farmers’ anger at government policies seen as favoring urban elites and […]
  • California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — As prosecutors brought charges of cruelty and torture against a California couple who had shackled and starved their children for years, they had two goals in mind: Punish the perpetrators and ensure they could never victimize those 13 children in any way again. On Friday they appeared to prevail on both […]
  • Company: Bus driver given overdose antidote had diabetes

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A school bus company official says a New Jersey driver who was given an opioid antidote after hitting a tree may have been experiencing diabetes complications. Ahmed Mahgoub is owner of F&A Transportation. He tells WPIX-TV that the woman behind the wheel was actually an aide covering for the regular driver. […]
  • Trump’s wall prototypes to come down along US-Mexico border

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eight border-wall prototypes President Donald Trump inspected during a visit to California in March are going to be torn down to make way for a second barrier separating California and Mexico, the U.S. Department of Customs and Border Protection said Friday. Construction crews have replaced one layer of fencing along […]
  • Alaska senator says she’s likely to back Trump disapproval

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she is likely to support a resolution of disapproval over President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to secure more money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. In an audio recording provided by an aide late Friday, Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, noted concerns she […]
  • Report: Grand jury considers case against ex-Interior boss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post reports that a grand jury is considering evidence concerning whether former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lied to federal investigators. The Associated Press reported in November that the Interior Department’s inspector general had referred an investigation of Zinke to the Justice Department. The Post reported Friday that the case the […]
  • Police: Officer in Tennessee shooting resigns during hearing

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police department says an officer who shot and wounded a driver last year has resigned, and three others have been given unpaid suspensions. News outlets report the Memphis Police Department said 26-year-old Jamarcus Jeames resigned last week during an administrative hearing. Police have said Jeames shot 25-year-old Martavious Banks […]
  • The Latest: Search is off for missing woman in landslide

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on woman trapped under San Francisco landslide (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The San Francisco Fire Department says it is has given up the frantic search for a live woman trapped under a landslide, and rescue workers are now trying to recover her body. Lt. Jon Baxter says officials […]
  • 2 more charged in gang-linked murder in NYC subway station

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say two more MS-13 gang members have been charged in a killing on a New York City subway platform. Victor Lopez and Tito Martinez-Alvarenga were arraigned Friday on charges including murder and gang assault in the shooting death of 20-year-old Abel Mosso in a Queens subway station Feb. 3. Ramiro […]