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Newspaper: Blacks charged more often with disorderly conduct

May. 17, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia newspaper has found that more than half of the state's disorderly conduct charges were filed against black men and women. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Thursday that more than 2,500 disorderly conduct charges were filed by police in Virginia last year. The...

The Latest: Saudis want Washington to launch strikes on Iran

May. 17, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has urged the United States and Iran to exercise restraint and resolve their all...

Man who threatened Boston Globe journalists pleads guilty

May. 15, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A California man who threatened to kill employees of The Boston Globe after the newspaper called on media organizations nationwide to denounce President Trump's attacks on the media pleaded guilty Wednesday, federal prosecutors said. Robert Chain, 68, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to seven...

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare layoffs

May. 14, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation on Friday from The State...

Future of Rutgers independent student newspaper in doubt

May. 14, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The future of the independent student newspaper at New Jersey's flagship university is in question after students voted to stop funding it. The Daily Targum's primary source of revenue has been student fees. But the 151-year-old newspaper lost that funding because not enough...

APNewsBreak: Defense say Navy SEAL prosecutors spied on them

May. 13, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Military prosecutors in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defense lawyers and a reporter in an attempt to discover who was leaking information to the news media, according to lawyers who...

Paper wins contempt case over Parkland shooting suspect

May. 13, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a Florida school board's request that a newspaper and two reporters be held in contempt for publishing information about the former student charged with last year's campus massacre. Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Monday dismissed the Broward County School...

Shooting near Florida Trump resort leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

May. 13, 2019 4:06 AM EDT

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting near one of President Donald Trump's resorts in Florida that left one person dead and two others injured. Miami Dade Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said that a call came in at 1:41 p.m. on Sunday stating that shots were fired at the Trump...

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack

May. 11, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government and its nationalist allies was hospitalized after being attacked outside his home, his newspaper said Saturday. The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with...

US-China talks break up after US raises tariffs

May. 10, 2019 11:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no agreement, hours after President Donald Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump asserted on Twitter that there was "no need to rush" to get a deal between the world's two biggest economies and...