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DeSantis team welcomes contrast with Trump 'chaos' candidacy

Mar. 27, 2023 00:13 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jim McKee is standing at the end of a line that snakes through five aisles of fiction inside the Books-A-Million store in Florida’s capital city. He is smiling because in a matter of minutes, the book he’s holding will be signed by its author, Ron...

Jonathan Majors arrested on assault charge in New York

Mar. 26, 2023 14:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The actor Jonathan Majors was arrested Saturday in New York on charges of strangulation, assault and harassment, authorities said. On Sunday, an attorney for Majors said there's evidence that he is “entirely innocent." New York City police said that Majors, star...

Trump, facing potential indictment, holds defiant Waco rally

Mar. 25, 2023 21:34 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Facing a potential indictment, Donald Trump took a defiant stance at a rally Saturday in Waco, disparaging the prosecutors investigating him and predicting his vindication as he rallied supporters in a city made famous by deadly resistance against law enforcement. ...

Coyotes minority owner suspended by NHL following arrest

Mar. 24, 2023 23:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Coyotes minority owner Andrew Barroway was suspended indefinitely by the NHL on Friday following his arrest for domestic violence in Colorado. Online court records show Barroway was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of second-degree assault strangulation, a...

Ex-officer who worked with kids sentenced in abuse of teens

Mar. 24, 2023 22:12 PM EDT

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former suburban Philadelphia police officer has been sentenced to decades in prison on convictions of sexual abuse of five teenage boys decades ago. Bucks County Judge Wallace Bateman Jr. on Tuesday sentenced 54-year-old James Carey to 24 1/2 to 55 years in...

Powder, threat sent to Manhattan DA investigating Trump

Mar. 24, 2023 21:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A powdery substance was found Friday with a threatening letter in a mailroom at the offices of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, the latest security scare as the prosecutor weighs a potential historic indictment of former President Donald Trump, authorities said. ...

2 face charges in death of Alaska man after online post

Mar. 24, 2023 18:34 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two southeast Alaska men face charges in the beating death of a man who was attacked because of a social media post, according to an investigator's affidavit. Moses S. Blanchard, 22, and Blaise A. Dilts, 21, of Klawock, face charges of second-degree murder,...

No charges in 2 fatal officer-involved shootings in Missouri

Mar. 24, 2023 17:11 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police officers involved in two separate fatal shootings in Missouri will not face charges after investigations by prosecutors. Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney Jean Peters Baker said no charges will be filed against Independence officers in the March...

India expels Rahul Gandhi, Modi critic, from Parliament

Mar. 24, 2023 16:49 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top opposition leader and fierce critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was expelled from Parliament Friday, a day after a court convicted him of defamation and sentenced him to two years in prison for mocking the surname Modi in an election speech. The...

Nevada ex-lawmaker gets probation in campaign funds case

Mar. 24, 2023 16:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Democratic former state lawmaker in Nevada has been sentenced to three years of probation for misusing campaign funds and lying about his residency when he ran for office in 2018 and 2020. Alexander Assefa was sentenced Thursday in state court in Las Vegas after...