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Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft case

Feb. 18, 2018 2:16 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Sunday they arrested senior officials from the country's national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged corruption offenses. Israeli media said among those arrested were close associates of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is fighting...

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

Feb. 18, 2018 1:34 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. "You're the president. You're supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us," said David...

Trump vents frustration over Russia probe, rails against FBI

Feb. 18, 2018 1:12 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump on Sunday asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling, insisted he never denied that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and said "they are laughing their...

Man walking in NYC hit by fallen piece of fire escape dies

Feb. 18, 2018 10:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man hit by a piece of fire escape that had fallen from a New York City building has died. Police say 58-year-old Richard Marchhart died Saturday from a skull fracture he sustained when he was hit by the debris Friday. Police say the Garden City man was walking on Broadway in Manhattan's...

German police probe British woman over Holocaust remarks

Feb. 18, 2018 10:14 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a British woman for suspected incitement after she questioned the Holocaust during a far-right protest in the eastern city of Dresden. A spokeswoman for Dresden police says Australian-born Michele Renouf is one of two people being investigated for remarks made...

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Feb. 18, 2018 12:30 AM EST

MUNICH (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political...

The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

Feb. 18, 2018 12:18 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Russian response to U.S. indictments (all times local): 12:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is undercutting a top aide again — this time national security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster. McMaster told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the...

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

Feb. 17, 2018 10:24 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. The rallies in Fort Lauderdale...

The Latest: Second gun-control rally held in Florida

Feb. 17, 2018 7:41 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Four hours from the Florida high school where 17 people were shot and killed, hundreds of people gathered in a park to rally against gun violence and call for stricter gun laws. People lit...

Vatican investigator meets with Chile abuse victim in NYC

Feb. 17, 2018 5:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A key victim in the Chilean sex abuse scandal said he felt his story was finally heard after an hours-long meeting with a Vatican sex-crimes investigator on Saturday, the same day Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission amid criticism of how he is handling the scandal....