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FILE - In this May 30, 2020, file photo, police walk through tear gas as they try to disperse protesters in Las Vegas. Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terror charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Prosecutors: 3 men plotted to terrorize Vegas protests

Jun. 3, 2020 8:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas. Federal prosecutors say...

Prosecutors: 3 held in Las Vegas on terror charges in right-wing conspiracy to spark violence during protests.

Jun. 3, 2020 6:17 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors: 3 held in Las Vegas on terror charges in right-wing conspiracy to spark violence during protests.
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2019, file photo, Lori Loughlin departs federal court with her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, in Boston, after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin and Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty in a video arraignment scheduled for Friday, May 22, 2020, to charges of trying to secure the fraudulent admission of their two children to the University of Southern California as purported athletic recruits. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam, but fate is hazy

May. 22, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whether...

FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston said Loughlin and Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to charges of trying to secure the fraudulent admission of their two children to the University of Southern California as purported athletic recruits. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

May. 21, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to serve two months behind bars and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has agreed to serve five months as part of a deal to plead guilty to cheating the college admissions process, according to court papers filed Thursday. Loughlin, 55, and...

FILE - This Feb. 6, 2020 file photo shows Michelle Troconis appearance for a pre-trial hearing with an interpreter and her attorney Jon L. Schoenhorn, right, at the Stamford Superior Court in Stamford, Conn. Troconis, accused of helping to cover up the disappearance and presumed killing of a Connecticut mother of five, has asked a judge to block a variety of evidence, alleging police made false statements in several search warrant applications and didn't show there was probable cause for the searches. (Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)

Missing mom defendant: I don't know what happened to her

May. 21, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman accused of being part of a conspiracy to murder a Connecticut mother of five said Thursday that she never should have trusted the accused killer — Fotis Dulos, her boyfriend and the victim's estranged husband — knowing what she knows now. Michelle Troconis, a...

Lebanese man pleads guilty to drone parts export conspiracy

May. 18, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Lebanese man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Minnesota to conspiring to export drone parts and technology from the U.S. to Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon. U.S. Attorney Erica H. MacDonald said Monday that Usama Hamade, 55, pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally...

Authorities charge 10 in alleged MS-13 deaths, other crimes

May. 14, 2020 9:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities on Thursday brought charges including murder, attempted murder, and murder conspiracy against 10 men accused of being part of the notorious MS-13 gang. U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue of the Eastern District said the men were all in custody in connection to three killings...

2 charged with fraudulently seeking pandemic relief loans

May. 5, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two businessmen have been charged with fraudulently seeking more than a half-million dollars in forgivable loans designed for businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic, federal authorities said Tuesday. They are the first people in the U.S. to be charged with making...

FILE - In this April 10, 2015, file photo, Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kan. Blue Bell Creameries agreed to pay more than $19 million in fines and forfeiture, Friday, May 1, 2020, as part of a plea agreement on two misdemeanor counts for shipping contaminated ice cream, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.  (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

Blue Bell pleads in ice cream listeria case; ex-CEO charged

May. 1, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN (AP) — A Texas ice cream company has pleaded guilty to distributing contaminated goods and its former CEO has been charged with conspiracy and attempted wire fraud in connection to a 2015 listeria outbreak that left three people dead, federal prosecutors announced Friday. Blue Bell Creameries agreed...

FIFA probe: First banks admit money laundering role

May. 1, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An Israeli bank and its Swiss subsidiary agreed to pay over $30 million for their role in conspiring to launder more than $20 million in kickbacks to soccer officials, becoming the first financial institutions implicated in the FIFA scandal to reach a resolution with U.S. prosecutors. Bank...