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September 21, 2017 - 4:42 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities allege that a Wisconsin man accused of blowing up his home to cover up killing his wife gave conflicting statements to police before admitting he shot her. Fifty-nine-year-old Steven Pirus, of Madison, was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide and...
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September 21, 2017 - 4:42 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman has been convicted of nine counts of neglect in the death of a 9-year-old blind boy with cerebral palsy who weighed just 15 pounds. The Tribune-Star reports the Vigo County jury deliberated for three hours Thursday before returning a guilty verdict for 54-...
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September 21, 2017 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An inscrutably written provision in the Republican health care bill would steer extra federal cash to Wisconsin, home state of one of the measure's co-sponsors, according to health care analysts who've examined the legislation. The language could mean "potentially hundreds of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren on the sideline against South Carolina during the second half of an NCAA football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Wolfpack visits No. 12 Florida State on Saturday in a key division matchup to headline Week 4 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
September 21, 2017 - 3:59 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State's secondary is getting healthier for Atlantic Coast Conference play. Coach Dave Doeren said Thursday he expects starting cornerback Mike Stevens to make his season debut in Saturday's league opener against No. 12 Florida State after missing the first three...
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Jean Inglis, of Nahant, Mass., holds a sign depicting U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions as she protests Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, with others outside the federal courthouse in Boston where Sessions was speaking to law enforcement officials about transnational organized crime. Federal authorities last year charged more than 50 members of the transnational MS-13 gang in and around Boston with racketeering, drug trafficking and gun charges. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 21, 2017 - 3:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is heading to Boston to talk to law enforcement officials about transnational organized crime. Sessions is expected to give remarks Thursday at the U.S. attorney's office in the federal courthouse in Boston. Targeting transnational gangs such as MS-13...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2017 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are meeting on the sidelines of an annual U.N. gathering. At the start of their meeting Thursday in New York, Trump heaped praise on Erdogan, who has been criticized for a crackdown in Turkey following an attempted...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to end the Obama-era health overhaul and replace it with a new law (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A group that represents state officials who administer Medicaid programs is telling Senate Republicans to slow down and rethink their latest health...
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Players of the Los Angeles Kings, and the Vancouver Canucks fight for the puck during the NHL China preseason hockey game at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Sept. 21 , 2017. (AP Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 3:52 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks — in a step by...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill during a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2017 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the hardest to...
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In this Sept. 15, 2017, photo, Rich Holschuh, a public liason for the Elnu Abenaki tribe, stands on a roadside near the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, right rear, in Vernon, Vt. The Elnu is one of two Native American tribes who want a voice in the cleanup of the closed power plant and the future use of the land, which they say was the site of fishing grounds and settlements for their ancestors. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
September 21, 2017 - 3:27 pm
VERNON, Vt. (AP) — Two Native American tribes want a say in the cleanup of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and the future use of the land, which was once the site of settlements and fishing and burial grounds for the groups' ancestors. Last month, the Elnu Abenaki tribe, based in...
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