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April 22, 2019

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  • The Nation's Weather

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) The Nation's Weather for Tuesday, April 23, 2019 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY A storm system will bring showers and a few heavy, gusty thunderstorms to portions of the Ohio Valley and interior mid-Atlantic tomorrow. After rain dampens portions of northern New ...

  • Judge denies lower bond for ex-priest accused of abuse

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County judge has refused to lower bail for a former Catholic priest who was previously imprisoned and labeled sexually violent. Fred Lenczycki of suburban Chicago was charged in February with two counts of ...

  • Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded has guilty to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information on making explosives and biological weapons. Waheba Issa Dais (dys) entered her plea ...

  • Kimberly-Clark and Marathon Oil post gains while Tesla falls

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Kimberly-Clark Corp., up $6.70 to $130.25 The maker of Kleenex tissues and other consumer products reported a surge in profit that beat forecasts. Marathon Oil Corp., up ...

  • Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spying

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other state Democrats are criticizing a conservative state representative for appearing to support spying on political opponents. The Guardian newspaper reported Saturday it had obtained the contents of chats involving Republican ...

  • Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City.

  • Man dies after Reno Truckee River rescue

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man who was pulled from the Truckee River near downtown Reno has died. Reno Fire crews say the man was face down in the river before they rescued him at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday near ...

  • A win for people who park too long: Tire marking thrown out

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states. Alison Taylor had received more than ...

  • Carl Bell, who oversaw AP bureaus in 3 cities, dies at 95

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Carl Bell, who served as bureau chief in three U.S. cities during more than four decades with The Associated Press, has died. He was 95. Bell's wife, Ouida Bell, said he died April 15 after a recent ...

  • Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. Police targeted isolated groups at the ...

  • Deputies: Dad shoots man who stole car with boy, 6, inside

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators say a Florida father chased down and shot a man who stole his car with his 6-year-old son inside. Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials say 29-year-old Lamar Thurman remains in critical condition following the ...

  • Economist named as Mali's prime minister amid violence

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's president has chosen an economist to replace the prime minister following growing violence by ethnic militias in the country's center. Boubou Cisse, the 45-year-old finance minister, is seen as a close ally of President Ibrahim ...

  • Teen charged with assault leaps from courthouse balcony

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a teenager was severely injured when he apparently jumped from a Boston courthouse's interior balcony. The teenager was facing domestic assault charges in juvenile court but was not in custody. He had been ...

  • Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington appears set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as "natural organic reduction" — an accelerated decomposition process that turns bodies into soil within weeks. The bill legalizing the process, sometimes ...

  • PokerStars fined $10K for taking bets on NJ college teams

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined PokerStars $10,000 for taking bets on New Jersey college basketball teams in violation of the state's sports betting law. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement issued the fine on ...

  • Kansas patrol: Army vet, wife killed in crash with vulture

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a vulture caused a crash that killed an Army veteran and his wife as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the bird came out of a ditch ...

  • Nevada kayaker, 49, dead in Truckee River near Reno

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) VERDI, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County medical examiner has identified a 49-year-old kayaker who was found dead over the weekend in the Truckee River west of Reno. Authorities say Stephen Bauwens of Washoe Valley was pronounced dead at the ...

  • Firefighters honor Marine killed in Afghanistan

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) DOVER, Del. (AP) — Firefighters in three states are honoring a U.S. Marine and firefighter who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. A police-escorted funeral procession carrying the remains of Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman left Dover Air Force ...

  • The Latest: Investors wait on Tesla's delayed presentation

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Tesla's plans for fully-autonomous vehicles (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A webcast showing Tesla's presentation to investors on "full self-driving" vehicles has yet to begin more than 30 minutes after its scheduled start. ...

  • Top court skeptical of paper's argument over food stamp data

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday seemed inclined to rule against a South Dakota newspaper seeking data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. The high court was hearing arguments in a case originally ...

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