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The Latest: Trump taunts SC Rep. Sanford in GOP meeting

Jun. 19, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 7:05 p.m. President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford, a Republican from South Carolina, as he spoke to House Republicans Tuesday evening on Capitol Hill. "I want to congratulate Mark on a great race," Trump...

Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

Jun. 19, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Track Palin was formally accepted into a diversion court program Tuesday after assaulting his father, the former first gentleman of the state of Alaska, so severely it left him bleeding from the head. Palin, the son of 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate and former Alaska...

Nashville protesters arrested after preparing to light fire

Jun. 19, 2018 5:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of protesters who had been preparing to light a fire outside of the state War Memorial Building in Nashville have been charged during the final week of the Poor People's Campaign. A statement from the Poor People's Campaign says protesters held a religious ceremony in the...

NYPD will start using summonses, not arrests, for marijuana

Jun. 19, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lighting up a joint in the Big Apple could lighten some wallets, but won't lead to handcuffs in most cases once New York City's revamped marijuana enforcement policy goes into effect on Labor Day weekend. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday police officers will shift to issuing criminal...

Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

Jun. 19, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers' use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation constitutes excessive force and that they targeted him because he is black. Brown's attorney Mark Thomsen filed...

Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

Jun. 19, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The lawyer for slain rapper XXXTentacion said Tuesday that detectives believe he was fatally shot in a random robbery while likely planning to buy a motorcycle at an upscale shop near a residential neighborhood in South Florida. Attorney David Bogenschutz said investigators...

Georgia officer arrested, charged with assaulting woman

Jun. 19, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer has been arrested on accusations of assaulting a woman during sex while he was off duty, authorities said Tuesday. Officer Robert Lanier New was arrested Monday night and faces a misdemeanor charge of simple battery and a felony charge of aggravated assault,...

The Latest: Mayor hopes lawsuit improves police conduct

Jun. 19, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed against Milwaukee and the city's police department by NBA player Sterling Brown alleging excessive force (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Milwaukee's mayor says he hopes the relationship between police and residents can improve in the wake of an excessive force...

Russian energy company's manager arrested on spying charges

Jun. 19, 2018 1:26 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A top manager of a state-controlled Russian energy company has been arrested on spying charges, a Moscow court said Tuesday. The Lefortovo District Court announced that Karina Tsurcan has been put in custody on charges of espionage, but wouldn't give further details. The court hearing was...

2nd arrest in deadly shooting at New Jersey arts festival

Jun. 19, 2018 12:22 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made a second arrest stemming from a deadly shooting at a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey. Mercer County prosecutors say Davone White is facing three weapons charges. The 26-year-old Trenton resident was among nearly two dozen people wounded in the...