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  • Surveillance clips show Chinese billionaire with accuser

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for founder Richard Liu said Monday that surveillance video showing the Chinese businessman in an elevator and walking arm-in-arm with a woman who has accused him of rape provides a different account of what happened that night. Two edited videos of Liu and his accuser were posted Monday to […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people “closest” to him weren’t called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller and his team because investigators didn’t want to hear the “good things” those people would want to share about the president. Plenty of people close to Trump, or who worked closely […]
  • Footage fuels controversy around Louisiana police shooting

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Body camera footage shows a white Louisiana police officer fatally shooting an African American man who threatened a store clerk with a lethal-looking BB gun, prompting the man’s family to renew calls for legal action against the officer. Video of the fatal encounter, obtained by The Associated Press, shows a short […]
  • Prosecutors examine video altercation between teen, deputies

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are examining the actions of a Florida sheriff’s deputy who slammed a pepper-sprayed teen’s head into the ground. Broward County State Attorney Mike Satz announced Monday that his staff will meet Tuesday with the 15-year-old student who had an altercation with two deputies. The deputies had responded to a […]
  • The Latest: House chair subpoenas former White House lawyer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn for testimony following the release of the report from special counsel Robert Mueller. Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York announced Monday that he is […]
  • Man to plead guilty to threatening Boston Globe journalists

    BOSTON (AP) — A Los Angeles man will plead guilty to threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe over the newspaper’s criticism of President Donald Trump, his lawyer said on Monday. Robert Chain was arrested in August after authorities say he made a series of calls threatening the lives of Globe staff in retaliation […]
  • Court sides with Philly over same-sex parents in foster care

    Philadelphia city government can require that contractor Catholic Social Services does not discriminate against same-sex couples in its foster care program, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the city after it stopped placing children with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s agency because it would not permit same-sex couples […]
  • Case dismissed for 3 students who protested border agents

    PHOENIX (AP) — Charges were dismissed against three students involved in a protest of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the University of Arizona that was captured on video. The case was dismissed Friday at the request of prosecutors after they after learned the university will conduct an administrative investigation into the March 19 protest in […]
  • Judge denies lower bond for ex-priest accused of abuse

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County judge on Monday refused to lower bail for a former Catholic priest who was previously imprisoned and labeled sexually violent. Fred Lenczycki, 74, of suburban Chicago, was charged in February with two counts of sodomy for allegedly abusing two boys in the early 1990s at a north […]
  • Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump drilling plan

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Four conservation groups have asked a judge to block a Trump administration plan allowing drilling, mining and other activities in seven Western states they say will harm sage grouse. Western Watersheds Project and other groups asked for the injunction in U.S. District Court in Idaho late last week for Idaho, Wyoming, […]