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'White Boy Rick' scheduled for early Florida prison release

Oct. 12, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A one-time FBI informant-turned-Detroit drug lord will be released from a Florida prison earlier than expected. The Detroit News reports that Richard "White Boy Rick" Wershe Jr. is scheduled to be freed Aug. 17, 2020. His original April 2021 release date has been moved up for good behavior....

US official charged with leaking secrets to journalists

Oct. 9, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said. Henry Kyle Frese, 30, was arrested by the FBI when he arrived at work at a DIA...

Federal prosecutor: Chicago officers 'betrayed their badges'

Oct. 8, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements of the officers' corruption trial. Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not...

FBI: Inmate is the deadliest serial killer in US history

Oct. 8, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the deadliest serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Samuel Little, who has been behind bars since 2012, told investigators last year that he was...

The Latest: Info from 2nd whistleblower could undercut Trump

Oct. 7, 2019 4:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The disclosure of a second whistleblower threatens to undermine arguments made by President Donald Trump and his allies that a whistleblower complaint was improperly filed because it was...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tale about Romney unrest, impeachment

Oct. 7, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: blasting the inquiry as illegal, attacking his investigators and critics alike, and deriding the whistleblower process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process....

US researchers on front line of battle against Chinese theft

Oct. 6, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, an agent wanted...

2nd whistleblower adds to impeachment peril at White House

Oct. 6, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to Democrats in their unfurling investigation of Trump's conduct. Attorney Mark...

Anger grows at civilian deaths by US, Afghan forces

Oct. 6, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The workers were sleeping on the mountainside where they had spent a long day harvesting pine nuts in eastern Afghanistan. Some were in tents, others lay outside under the stars, when the U.S. airstrike tore into them. Only hours before the Sept. 19 strike, the businessman who...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fact-challenged week over impeachment

Oct. 5, 2019 8:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: attacking his investigators , blasting the inquiry as illegal and deriding the process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process. He repeatedly lambasted...