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All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

Jun. 18, 2018 10:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All four former first ladies have joined the current one, Melania Trump, in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Mrs. Trump did not go as far as some of her predecessors, though, and criticize the Trump...

LEADING OFF: Verlander backs rolling Astros, mending Dodgers

Jun. 18, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: VERLANDER DAY American League ERA leader Justin Verlander takes the mound against Tampa Bay. Houston's ace is 9-2 with a 1.61 ERA, though he's posted a 3.79 ERA over his past three starts and matched a season high with two homers allowed last time out in a 7-3...

Nats get RHP Kelvin Herrera from Royals for 3 minor leaguers

Jun. 18, 2018 10:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting a jump on the trade deadline to add talent to the back of their bullpen, the Washington Nationals picked up right-hander Kelvin Herrera from the Kansas City Royals on Monday for three minor leaguers. The Nationals sent infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, outfielder Blake Perkins and...

Hicks' HR helps Yanks top Nats 4-2 for split on odd day

Jun. 18, 2018 10:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aaron Hicks' go-ahead two-run homer sparked chants of "Let's go, Yankees!" on the road and helped New York beat Washington 4-2 in the second game of an unusual semi-doubleheader Monday, after pinch-hitter Juan Soto's tiebreaking two-run shot for the Nationals won the opener 5-3. These...

Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information

Jun. 18, 2018 9:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA employee was charged Monday with stealing classified national defense information from the agency that emerged publicly in March 2017, when WikiLeaks began releasing some of the CIA's hacking tools. Joshua Adam Schulte, of Manhattan, was charged in a 13-count superseding...

Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

Jun. 18, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a phone conversation with her executive producer over the weekend, "CBS This Morning" anchor Gayle King wondered if there wasn't more the network could do on the story of children being separated from parents through the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. Almost...

Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

Jun. 18, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group," the country's official news agency reported Monday. The indictment followed an investigation of Mehmet Kanter, and prosecutors planned to seek his conviction and a...

Bail revoked for promoter of failed music fest in Bahamas

Jun. 18, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bail was revoked Monday for the promoter of a failed music festival on a Bahamian island by a judge who called him a flight risk and a nonviolent danger to the community. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said Billy McFarland was a "serious risk of flight" after his re-arrest last...

Lawyers, family seek release of detained pizza deliveryman

Jun. 18, 2018 5:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The family and attorneys of an Ecuadorean pizza shop worker who was arrested while trying to make a delivery submitted a formal request to immigration officials Monday demanding his immediate release. Attorneys from the Legal Aid Society, accompanied by Pablo Villavicencio's wife and two...

USA Hockey prospects game to be played in Minnesota

Jun. 18, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have been selected as a first-time host this fall of the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. The seventh annual event, featuring the top 40 U.S.-born prospects eligible for the 2019 draft, will be played on Sept. 19 at Xcel Energy Center. The announcement was...