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Trump says FBI searched estate in major escalation of probe

Aug. 09, 2022 07:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI searched Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday, a move that represents a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of law...

Driver in LA crash that killed 5 charged with murder

Aug. 09, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver suspected of causing a fiery crash that killed five people, including a pregnant woman, was charged Monday with murder. Nicole Lorraine Linton was charged with six counts of murder and five counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence,...

Republicans to pick Senate candidate to challenge Blumenthal

Aug. 09, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Republicans pick their candidate for U.S. Senate in a primary election Tuesday that could signal where the state party is headed politically after years of backing moderates. The Senate race pits former state House Minority Leader Themis Klarides,...

Muslim communities fearful after 4 killings in Albuquerque

Aug. 09, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

First was the killing of a Muslim man from Afghanistan late last year. Then came two more slayings in the last two weeks — men from Pakistan who attended the same mosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Those deaths were followed Friday by the city's fourth homicide of a Muslim man in...

Rapper Fetty Wap jailed after alleged FaceTime death threat

Aug. 09, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Fetty Wap was jailed Monday after, prosecutors say, he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case. Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, told the man,...

Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary in Vermont

Aug. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Actor Ezra Miller has been charged with felony burglary in Stamford, Vermont, the latest in a string of incidents involving the embattled star of “The Flash.” In a report Monday, Vermont State Police said they responded to a burglary complaint in Stamford on May 1 and found...

Today in History: August 9, atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki

Aug. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2022. There are 144 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 9, 1974, Vice President Gerald R. Ford became the nation’s 38th chief executive as President Richard...

Minnesota primary expected to set Walz, Jensen matchup

Aug. 08, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and Republican challenger Scott Jensen, already jousting for months in Minnesota's marquee race for governor, headed into Tuesday's primary expecting easy victories to formalize their fall matchup. Walz was seeking his second term under...

New Orleans woman accused of stabbing her 2 kids, 1 fatally

Aug. 08, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans woman is accused of killing her 4-year-old daughter and also stabbing her 2-year-old son. Janee Pedescleaux was arrested Sunday on charges of second-degree murder, attempted murder, and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, New Orleans police said....

Man shoots woman with own gun, takes child hostage

Aug. 08, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A man who forced his way into a Southern California home shot a woman with her own gun and then held her young daughter at gunpoint before surrendering to police, authorities said Monday. Erin Mauldin, 34, was arrested Sunday after he heeded orders to put...