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Kremlin calls idea that Trump worked for Moscow 'absurd'

Jan. 16, 2019 1:43 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian officials ridiculed the idea that U.S. President Donald Trump could have worked for Russia's interests, dismissing them Wednesday as "absurd" and "stupid." Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during a news conference that U.S. newspaper reports about Trump withholding details of...

TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

Jan. 16, 2019 1:38 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of Stamford,...

APNewsbreak: Europeans unravel big tennis match-fixing ring

Jan. 16, 2019 1:28 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The crooked tennis players knew him as "Maestro." To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as something else: The suspected ringleader of a highly organized illegal gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and corrupting more than 100 players from...

Israeli police probe suspicious attempts to appoint 2 judges

Jan. 16, 2019 4:42 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they are investigating allegations rocking Israel's legal system involving suspicious attempts to appoint two judges. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said on Wednesday the Lahav 433 investigative body is looking into "offenses of integrity" regarding attempts to appoint...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Jan. 16, 2019 12:50 AM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president...

Man playing hide-and-seek found dead in vacant building

Jan. 15, 2019 10:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who apparently fell down an elevator shaft while playing hide-and-seek with friends in a vacant Detroit building. Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office spokesman Keith Owens identified the victim as 21-year-old Jonathan Mazgai of...

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

Jan. 15, 2019 8:01 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped, an Ohio hospital system announced after being sued by a family...

Ex-Utah State football player denies rape charges on stand

Jan. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University football player denied charges that he sexually assaulted six women while he was in college. Torrey Green testified Tuesday that he wished he had told women he dated in college he wasn't interested in long-term relationships, but he insisted he did not...

Former major leaguer Wetteland charged with child sex abuse

Jan. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — John Wetteland, a former All-Star and World Series MVP, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Wetteland, 52, was arrested Monday and freed on $25,000 bond, according to Denton County jail records. Wetteland lives in the Dallas-area suburb of...

The Latest: Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote

Jan. 15, 2019 6:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee believes the president's pick for attorney general will "do well" in a confirmation vote before the Senate. Republican Sen. Lindsey...