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Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

Jun. 18, 2018 5:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a congressional hearing at which he repeatedly sought to distance himself from his...

Prosecutor: Mobster afraid nightclub owner would rat him out

Jun. 18, 2018 3:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was at the pinnacle of his criminal career when he rose to the head of the New England family of La Cosa Nostra in the early 1990s. But a nightclub owner who Salemme believed was ratting him out to authorities was threatening that, a federal prosecutor told...

The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

Jun. 18, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an inspector general report that criticizes the FBI and Justice Department (all times local): 3 p.m. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz says the people working for the FBI cannot be perfect. Horowitz testified Monday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing...

1 killed, 5 injured in shooting near Chicago university

Jun. 18, 2018 1:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating a shooting near the University of Illinois-Chicago campus that left one woman dead, a teenager critically injured and four others hurt. Police say someone opened fire from a vehicle on a party in University Village at about 4:45 a.m. Monday. Police say the...

How the Audi CEO's arrest fits into the VW diesel scandal

Jun. 18, 2018 11:37 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The arrest of the CEO of Volkswagen's Audi division is another milestone in the German automaker's three-year scandal over diesel emissions cheating. Rupert Stadler, who was detained in Germany on Monday, is the highest-level executive at Volkswagen to have been arrested since the scandal...

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

Jun. 18, 2018 7:58 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines, the...

Police seek suspect after Maryland man shot while driving

Jun. 18, 2018 4:29 AM EDT

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they are looking for a suspect after a man was shot while driving. A state police news release says 29-year-old Raymond Robinson and a female passenger were traveling on a road in Great Mills on Friday. A preliminary investigation indicates Robinson was...

Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

Jun. 18, 2018 1:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly." Until then, consideration of...

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration

Jun. 18, 2018 1:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is exaggerating the achievements of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming the North has destroyed missile launch sites and no longer has "rockets flying over the place." That's a distorted picture. North Korea has revealed no action on...

Ex-boyfriend arrested in woman's killing at Belmont Park

Jun. 17, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — The former boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death at the Belmont Park racetrack on New York's Long Island has been arrested on a murder charge. Nassau (NAS'-saw) County police say 53-year-old Jose Franco-Martinez was arrested at the scene where the 51-year-old woman was...