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Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

May. 25, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits. Some plaintiffs are Chinese investors seeking refunds amid complaints they haven't gained conditional...

Former pharmacist pleads guilty to altering prescriptions

May. 25, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former pharmacist has pleaded guilty in federal court in New Hampshire to obtaining controlled substances under false pretenses. Court documents say 62-year-old Frank Styles Jr., of Exeter, altered about 77 records relating to prescriptions he filled as a pharmacist in Stratham in...

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

May. 25, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western...

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2015 Portland killing

May. 25, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a teen outside a Portland apartment complex has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Deandrea Sanders also pleaded guilty to aggravated murder in the July 12, 2015 death of 19-year-old Anthony Jackson. Sanders is scheduled to be...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper

May. 25, 2019 9:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason. "Nearly 500 search warrants," says the page, from an ABC News graphic. "More than 2,500 subpoenas." And: "19...

Duck boat crash driver accepts $2M settlement from company

May. 25, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The driver of a duck boat vehicle in the 2015 deadly crash in Seattle has accepted a $2 million settlement for his claims against the tour company. SeattlePI.com reports Eric Bishop announced the settlement Friday in response to a lawsuit he had filed against Ride the Ducks International....

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors

May. 25, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. maritime tribunal ruled Saturday that Russia must immediately release three Ukrainian naval vessels it captured in November and free the 24 sailors it detained. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea issued its order at its Hamburg headquarters following a hearing earlier...

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

May. 25, 2019 6:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his...

Tactics in prostitution stings raise questions

May. 25, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Inside the bedroom, Heather Strausbaugh sat talking with her client — the conversation ranged from nightlife and bars to their families. The man seemed nervous. But, eventually, he took off his clothes and laid beside her on the bed. That's when she began to massage his leg and...

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague

May. 25, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven others when he sprayed Spann's church and its congregants with bullets in 2017. It was hard for Spann to recognize in Samson the...