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  • Vegas doctor gets 41 months in prison in fentanyl case

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada physician has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for illegally distributing the powerful opioid fentanyl in a case involving the overdose death of a Henderson municipal judge. Steven Holper told a judge ...

  • Leader of American Airlines pilots wants candor from Boeing

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The new president of the American Airlines pilots' union says his group will help assure the public that the Boeing 737 Max is safe when it is cleared to fly again. But Eric Ferguson also ...

  • B.C. police searching for 2 missing, investigating murders

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) SURREY, British Columbia (AP) — The separate discoveries of three bodies and a burning car with missing occupants are shaking rural northern British Columbia. Canadian police said Monday they were searching for two men whose burning car was discovered on ...

  • Tim Duncan returning to Spurs as an assistant coach

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) Tim Duncan is back with the San Antonio Spurs, this time as an assistant coach under Gregg Popovich. Duncan, the Spurs' all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked shots — and the only player to be on all five of ...

  • 2 fired over post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez should be shot

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) GRETNA, La. (AP) — Two Louisiana police officers have been fired over a Facebook post calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot. Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson announced the terminations Monday. Officer Charlie ...

  • Manslaughter plea in Black Lives Matter activist's death

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 27-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting of a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape to try to seize a Confederate battle flag during a ...

  • Detroit Mayor Duggan endorsing Biden in presidential race

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden in the race to challenge Donald Trump in the 2020 race for the White House. Duggan, the city's first white mayor since the 1970s, tells The ...

  • Ex-Virginia governor says he's contesting harassment probe

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder says he is contesting an investigator's finding that he kissed a university student six decades his junior without her consent. Wilder posted on his website Monday that he has filed ...

  • Business Highlights

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) ___ Budget negotiators close on debt, agency spending deal WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators are nearing agreement on a $1.3 trillion budget that will push the government's ability to borrow past next year's elections. It comes as budget deficits are rising ...

  • After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new conservative government said it wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule, as lawmakers on Monday formally confirmed the new administration. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said Athens ...

  • Cleanup continues after Texas petrochemical fire in March

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — The cleanup of millions of gallons of waste and polluted water is far from over four months after a large fire burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site. Intercontinental Terminals Company, the facility's ...

  • Federal lawsuit: $25M fraud at Tennessee senator's clinic

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee senator and other officials at a now-shuttered pain clinic company are facing a federal lawsuit that claims they defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of more than $25 million. The complaint filed Monday in Nashville by ...

  • The Latest: Hospital sued over school principal's death

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit in the case of a high school principal who died after a procedure to donate blood marrow to a French teenager (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A hospital sued by the ...

  • Governor says Alabama 'working' to avoid prison lawsuit

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday convened a new criminal justice study commission as the state tries to address its troubled corrections system and said the state is working to avoid a Department of Justice lawsuit ...

  • Study: Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday. A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a heart attack or ...

  • Fiancee sues over principal's death in bone marrow procedure

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — A hospital failed to adequately monitor and treat a New Jersey high school principal as his oxygen level plummeted during a bone-marrow donation procedure in February, sending him into a coma and leading to his death ...

  • UFC's Jon Jones disputes strip club waitress' assault claim

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is denying allegations that he assaulted a waitress in a New Mexico strip club. Denise White, a representative for Jones, said in a statement Monday that he is confident he ...

  • TV reporter sues over promotional plunge into river

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A television reporter has sued over injuries he says he suffered during a promotional stunt in which he plunged 22 feet into a river in a homemade flying machine. The lawsuit filed last week in Allegheny County ...

  • Former Texas cop who shot unarmed man acquitted of assault

    3 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — A former suburban Dallas police officer was found not guilty of aggravated assault for shooting an unarmed man twice in the back. Jurors reached their decision Monday in the retrial of Derick Wiley, who was fired by ...

  • Halliburton and DaVita rise while Cal-Maine and Lennox fall

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Halliburton Co., up $1.99 to $23.74 The oil and gas drilling services company solidly beat Wall Street's second quarter profit forecasts. Circor International Inc., up $1.10 to ...

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