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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims Flynn didn't lie to FBI

Dec. 13, 2018 6:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts when it comes to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea for lying in the Russia investigation. In remarks Thursday at a meeting with governors-elect, Trump suggests the FBI never accused Flynn of lying in its probe...

In plea deal, Russian woman admits to being a secret agent

Dec. 13, 2018 6:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian gun-rights activist admitted Thursday that she was a secret agent for the Kremlin who tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. political groups as Donald Trump rose to power. Maria Butina, 30, agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge as part of a deal with federal prosecutors....

Officials: Strasbourg market shooter killed in shootout

Dec. 13, 2018 6:16 PM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The man authorities say killed three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Tuesday in a shootout with police at the end of two-day manhunt, French authorities said. Paris prosecutor's office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in...

Man with knife arrested at Amsterdam airport

Dec. 13, 2018 6:15 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Military police in the Netherlands have arrested a man armed with a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Military police spokeswoman Joanna Helmonds said the man allegedly threatened passers-by on Thursday night before officers detained him. Nobody was injured. Helmonds says...

NYPD: Suspect shot by cop after wounding man in grocery beef

Dec. 13, 2018 6:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a suspect wounded by a plainclothes officer in the Bronx was fleeing after shooting a man during a beef about getting bumped at a grocery store. Police say Officer Nicholas Santomero fired once during a brief chase and struck 24-year-old suspect Justin Roberts in...

CNN: Anchor promptly made on-air correction about Arpaio

Dec. 13, 2018 6:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio alleged in a defamation lawsuit earlier this week against three news organizations that CNN made no effort to correct anchor Chris Cuomo's erroneous statement that the lawman was a convicted felon. But CNN released a statement Thursday saying Cuomo corrected his...

Ex-Oshkosh YMCA worker charged with child sex assault

Dec. 13, 2018 6:11 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A former daycare worker at the Oshkosh YMCA is charged with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl. Seventy-five-year-old B.T. Adams was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child under 13, and one count of conspiracy to sexually assault a child. All of...

5 convicted in meningitis outbreak case; 1 acquitted

Dec. 13, 2018 6:01 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Four former employees and an owner of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed more than 100 people and sickened hundreds were convicted Thursday of fraud and other offenses. A Boston jury acquitted another employee, pharmacist Joseph...

Man sentenced to life in fatal St. Joseph bar stabbing

Dec. 13, 2018 5:58 PM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A man who stabbed a bartender to death at a St. Joseph bar has been sentenced to life in prison. The St. Joseph News-Press reports Eliseo Hernandez-Sebastian was sentenced Thursday for first-degree murder of Terra Welch-Reents, who was stabbed in February after telling...

Judge charged with crimes in her own divorce case

Dec. 13, 2018 5:58 PM EST

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A Livingston County judge already facing allegations of misconduct has been charged with committing perjury and destroying evidence in her divorce case. The attorney general's office filed charges Thursday against Judge Theresa Brennan. State police say she lied during a deposition...