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Trump doubles down on debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory

Nov. 22, 2019 10:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday promoted a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election, a day after a former White House adviser called it a “fictional narrative” and said it played into Russia’s hands. Trump called in to “Fox &...

Weapons recovered from Milwaukee encampment, man arrested

Nov. 22, 2019 10:25 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man has been arrested after sheriff’s deputies found an underground bunker and a stash of weapons in a secluded, wooded area along a river in Milwaukee. WTMJ-TV video shows debris over a large area in the woods and a bunker with a cloth partially covering the opening. The...

French women demand action amid high domestic violence rate

Nov. 22, 2019 10:24 AM EST

LES MUREAUX, France (AP) — Sylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings and headlines across France, calling attention to their shared fate: Each was killed, allegedly by a current or former partner this year. More than 130 women have died from domestic violence this...

UK treasure hunters jailed for stealing Viking-era hoard

Nov. 22, 2019 10:21 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Two amateur British treasure-hunters were sentenced Friday to long prison terms for stealing a hoard of 1,100-year-old Anglo-Saxon coins and jewelry valued at millions of pounds (dollars). Experts say the hoard — much of which is still missing — could shed new light on a period...

Leading white Democrats court black votes; some find trouble

Nov. 22, 2019 10:17 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Coming out of their debate in a key center of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed for the party’s crucial black and minority vote, with the scramble putting internal party tensions on display. From black protesters disrupting Elizabeth Warren to the...

Woman charged in boyfriend's suicide pleads not guilty

Nov. 22, 2019 10:15 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston College student has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a case accusing her of encouraging her boyfriend to take his life. Twenty-one-year-old Inyoung You appeared in court Friday morning. Prosecutors say she sent Alexander Urtula, of Cedar Grove, New Jersey,...

Serbian police say no one injured in high school shooting

Nov. 22, 2019 8:38 AM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Police say a man broke into a high school in central Serbia and opened fire with an automatic weapon. No one was injured. A police statement says they arrested a man Friday in the town of Velika Plana. The man, in his mid-40s, fired twice into the ceiling before one of the teachers...

Hong Kong court reinstates mask ban ahead of elections

Nov. 22, 2019 8:31 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court that had struck down a ban on face masks at protests said Friday that the government could enforce it for one week, as police readied for any unrest during keenly contested elections this weekend. The High Court granted the temporary suspension “in view of the...

FBI lawyer investigated over altered Russia probe document

Nov. 22, 2019 8:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI lawyer is being investigated for allegedly altering a document related to surveillance of a Trump campaign adviser in 2016. That’s according to a person familiar with the case and published news reports. The Associated Press confirmed reports by CNN and The Washington...

Attorney: Teen charged in 90 mph crash to plead insanity

Nov. 22, 2019 8:25 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The attorney for a Louisiana teenager who told authorities God instructed him to end his life, so he crashed his car into another driver says his client intends to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The Advocate reports 18-year-old Jack Jordan was indicted this month on a...