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10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 21, 2018 6:47 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MICROSOFT UNCOVERS MORE RUSSIAN ATTACKS AHEAD OF MIDTERMS The tech giant says that hackers tied to the Russian government created fake internet domains that appeared to spoof two American conservative...

Other suspected Nazi war criminals removed from the US

Aug. 21, 2018 6:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since the 1970s, the U.S. government has initiated legal proceedings to expel just 137 of the estimated 10,000 suspected Nazi war criminals who immigrated to the U.S. after World War II. At least 67 have been deported, extradited or left voluntarily, and 28 died while their cases were...

Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

Aug. 21, 2018 5:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the family's...

The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

Aug. 20, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Police investigating a Colorado man for the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters learned that he was having an affair with a co-worker. According to an arrest affidavit...

Official: Man detained in US wanted for murder in Mexico

Aug. 20, 2018 9:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An immigrant in the U.S. illegally who was picked up while taking his wife to a hospital to give birth is wanted for a killing in Mexico, a Mexican government official said Monday after the man's lawyer suggested authorities have the wrong person. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

Aug. 20, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday. Colorado prosecutors, though, filed formal charges earlier in the day, accusing...

Michigan official faces manslaughter trial over Flint deaths

Aug. 20, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered Michigan's health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city's tainted water scandal. Nick Lyon is accused...

Police: Man tries to suffocate 4-month-old daughter

Aug. 20, 2018 7:58 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man has been charged with attempted murder after he tried to suffocate his 4-month-old daughter. News outlets report the infant was taken to a hospital for a medical evaluation after the incident Aug. 14 in Chesterfield County and has since been released....

2 in custody for questioning in Tennessee shooting deaths

Aug. 20, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have taken two people into custody for questioning in connection with two slayings outside a bar last week and a fatal shooting earlier. Nashville police said one person was located Monday at a residence, and the second came to a police station. Police have also...

2 teens found dead in a field among latest Chicago victims

Aug. 20, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police said Monday that two teenage boys who were missing for days have been found shot to death in a field on Chicago's South Side and that two people have been taken into custody for questioning. The bodies of 16-year-old Raysuan Turner and 17-year-old Darnelle Flowers were found Sunday...