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  • Ex-Dallas Cowboys running back strikes plea deals

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    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have reached plea deals with former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle that allow him to be released on probation as long as he stays out of trouble. The Sedgwick County district attorney's ...

  • Changeup: Kershaw coming off DL to start Saturday vs deGrom

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom. Kershaw has been sidelined ...

  • Trial set in long-delayed post-Katrina racial shooting case

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    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A trial date has been set for a white man accused of shooting at three black men in what federal prosecutors said was a racially motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina. The case of Roland Bourgeois Jr. ...

  • Nevada man faces Arizona terror charge after bridge blockade

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada man has been indicted in Arizona on terrorism and other felony charges after his arrest last week in a large vehicle that blocked traffic on a Colorado River bridge on the main highway between ...

  • Steve Stricker leads hometown PGA Tour Champions event

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    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steve Stricker made himself at home at the top of the leaderboard on a rainy and breezy Friday at the American Family Insurance Championship. The hometown star and tournament host shot an 8-under 64 at University ...

  • Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday. Time magazine ...

  • Rare jaguar seen in Arizona mountains feared dead

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    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A nonprofit devoted to protecting jaguars believes one that was spotted in Arizona mountains in recent years has since died. Tucson-based Northern Jaguar Project obtained a photo of a jaguar pelt and provided it to the ...

  • Business Highlights

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) ___ OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway VIENNA (AP) — The OPEC oil countries have agreed to increase their production by almost 1 million barrels a day. Analysts say the move should help contain the ...

  • Man charged in bike path killings speaks in court of 'Allah'

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The man charged with murdering eight people on a New York City bike path and injuring many more spoke out in court, invoking "Allah" and defending the Islamic State. Sayfullo Saipov (sy-foo-LOH' sah-YEE'-pawf) made a statement ...

  • Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Say this about TV creators in 2018 — they don't give up easily. Three current shows — "Roseanne," ''Transparent" and "House of Cards" — have been crippled by scandal, but each plans to continue without their ...

  • Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explained

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrats in Congress are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain the reassignments of dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent who was offered an unwanted transfer and then told he'd ...

  • The Latest: Man charged with capital murder in deputy deaths

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on charges in the death of two Kansas sheriff's deputies shot in the line of duty (all times local): 4:11 p.m. A suspect has been charged with capital murder in the deaths of ...

  • Court affirms immigration fraud conviction of Rwandan man

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A court has affirmed the immigration fraud conviction of a Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the U.S. and was living in Cedar Rapids. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed ...

  • Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in 2017, the first full year after a law making the option legal took effect. The California Department of Public Health said ...

  • Marine connected to Charlottesville rally faces imprisonment

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. Marine identified as an assailant during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been convicted at a court-martial, and the Corps is seeking to remove him from its ranks. A spokesman for ...

  • Who's in and who's out at the World Cup

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Who's in, who's out and possible scenarios at the World Cup: GROUP A Russia and Uruguay have clinched berths in the round of 16, and play each other Monday to determine who wins the group. Egypt and ...

  • Tents in Texas hold hundreds of Central American teenagers

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Three Democratic U.S. senators learned Friday that a holding facility for immigrant children on the Texas border near El Paso appears to be occupied by about 250 teenage boys mostly from Central America. The Democratic ...

  • No charges for teens who taunted drowning disabled man

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors say they aren't charging a group of teens who taunted a drowning disabled man and recorded his death. State Attorney Phil Archer released a statement Friday announcing his office's decision not to criminally charge ...

  • Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea still poses an "extraordinary threat" to the United States. In an executive order Friday, the president extended for one year the so-called "national emergency" with respect to the authoritarian, ...

  • Exxon Mobil and CarMax jump; Red Hat and Tesla tumble

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Exxon Mobil Corp., up $1.69 to $81.38 Energy companies and oil prices rallied after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors ...

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