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AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs impact of Saudi arms deal

Oct. 20, 2018 9:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage. On immigration enforcement, the president made the...

No grand jury indictments in death of man in police custody

Oct. 19, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury declined to issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in custody of an upstate police department, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Friday while releasing a report that includes police dashboard video of the man...

Man accused of threatening US senator indicted in Arizona

Oct. 19, 2018 1:23 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of threatening to kidnap and kill a United States senator and his family has been indicted on federal charges in Arizona. The indictment filed Oct. 9 against James Dean Blevins doesn't fully identify the victim and instead refers to him as "United States Senator J.F." In late...

Attorney: Ex-USA Gymnastics head didn't know of indictment

Oct. 18, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny was arrested while in Tennessee on a family vacation, unaware a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, an attorney for the former top...

Former Microsoft director indicted on embezzlement charges

Oct. 18, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a former Microsoft sports marketing director with five counts of wire fraud, accusing him of attempting to embezzle $1.5 million from the company and using his NFL connections to sell Super Bowl tickets for his own gain. Jeff Tran, 45, was the director of...

Another gymnastics official faces charge in Nassar fallout

Oct. 18, 2018 1:53 PM EDT

The Texas indictment of former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny for allegedly tampering with evidence is the latest fallout from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Numerous other people have been criminally charged, fired or forced out of their jobs during the...

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Oct. 18, 2018 1:08 PM EDT

Winning re-election while indicted is a rare feat in U.S. history. But two Republican congressmen are attempting to do just that in November's midterm elections: Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of New York. After pleading not guilty in August to separate federal charges, both congressmen are...

Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

Oct. 18, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. In a statement issued late Wednesday night, the Walker...

Texas grand jury indicts ex-USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny on tampering charge tied to Nassar sexual assault case

Oct. 17, 2018 11:46 PM EDT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas grand jury indicts ex-USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny on tampering charge tied to Nassar sexual assault case.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts migrant policy, Russia probe

Oct. 17, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump mischaracterized his immigration-law achievements, the plight of children taken from parents at the Mexico border and what's known about Russia's interference in the 2016 election in his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press. A look at his comments on...