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FBI lawyer suspected of altering Russia probe document

Nov. 22, 2019 10:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday touted news reports that a former FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser in 2016. The Associated Press has confirmed reports by CNN and The Washington Post that the finding is part of a...

Trump doubles down on debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory

Nov. 22, 2019 10:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday promoted a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election, a day after a former White House adviser called it a “fictional narrative” and said it played into Russia’s hands. Trump called in to “Fox &...

Weapons recovered from Milwaukee encampment, man arrested

Nov. 22, 2019 10:25 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man has been arrested after sheriff’s deputies found an underground bunker and a stash of weapons in a secluded, wooded area along a river in Milwaukee. WTMJ-TV video shows debris over a large area in the woods and a bunker with a cloth partially covering the opening. The...

French women demand action amid high domestic violence rate

Nov. 22, 2019 10:24 AM EST

LES MUREAUX, France (AP) — Sylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings and headlines across France, calling attention to their shared fate: Each was killed, allegedly by a current or former partner this year. More than 130 women have died from domestic violence this...

UK treasure hunters jailed for stealing Viking-era hoard

Nov. 22, 2019 10:21 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Two amateur British treasure-hunters were sentenced Friday to long prison terms for stealing a hoard of 1,100-year-old Anglo-Saxon coins and jewelry valued at millions of pounds (dollars). Experts say the hoard — much of which is still missing — could shed new light on a period...

Girls accused of attacking store worker in Wichita

Nov. 22, 2019 10:19 AM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Four girls are accused of attacking a Kansas store worker who confronted them about shoplifting, an attack that left the woman unconscious. Wichita police say the incident happened Nov. 9 at a T.J. Maxx store. A 12-year-old girl and three 15-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of...

Leading white Democrats court black votes; some find trouble

Nov. 22, 2019 10:17 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Coming out of their debate in a key center of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed for the party’s crucial black and minority vote, with the scramble putting internal party tensions on display. From black protesters disrupting Elizabeth Warren to the...

Woman charged in boyfriend's suicide pleads not guilty

Nov. 22, 2019 10:15 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston College student has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a case accusing her of encouraging her boyfriend to take his life. Twenty-one-year-old Inyoung You appeared in court Friday morning. Prosecutors say she sent Alexander Urtula, of Cedar Grove, New Jersey,...

Fired Georgia police sergeant indicted in paramedic’s death

Nov. 22, 2019 10:07 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a fired Georgia police sergeant on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a paramedic with whom authorities say he was having an affair. According to the Ledger-Enquirer, the indictment says William Talley shot Kelly Levinsohn in the back of the head. Talley...

Man accused of spitting in woman’s face in road rage fight

Nov. 22, 2019 10:06 AM EST

LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of spitting food into a woman’s mouth following a road rage incident. Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 61-year-old David Paul Wipperman Thursday on felony battery charges for the incident that took place Oct. 29. An arrest report says...