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Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

May. 24, 2018 2:52 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was asking dozens of tea party activists for their backing in Arizona's Republican Senate primary when one audience member said it was a shame disgruntled conservatives couldn't send "both of you" to Washington. The man wasn't just...

California may expand gun violence restraining order law

May. 21, 2018 8:03 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers took steps Monday to let school employees ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from potentially dangerous people in the wake of a mass school shooting in Texas. California is already one of a handful of states that allow immediate family members and law...

2 NYPD officers, 1 a groom on wedding day, die in crash

May. 21, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) — Two off-duty New York Police Department officers, one of them a groom on his wedding day, died in the crash of a rented 2018 Maserati after celebrating at the reception, police said Monday. The groom, Officer Michael Colangelo of Huntington Station, Long Island, and Detective John M....

Coroner: Asphyxia killed S. Indiana power plant worker

May. 18, 2018 9:57 AM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A coroner says a worker died of asphyxiation in an accident at a Duke Energy power plant in southern Indiana. Clarence R. Sieveking Jr. was pronounced dead Monday following the accident at Duke Energy's Gallagher Station power plant in New Albany. Floyd County's deputy coroner...

Ground-penetrating radar in hunt for dead in racial massacre

May. 17, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Researchers searching for a possible mass grave from a racial massacre in 1887 said they picked up signals Thursday of disturbed earth at a south Louisiana site, but they cautioned they don't know yet what ground-penetrating radar detected. The signals were detected Thursday, the first...

Duke Energy worker dies in accident in southern Indiana

May. 14, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Police in southern Indiana say a man has died in an apparent industrial accident at a Duke Energy power plant. New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey says 65-year-old Clarence Silviking Jr. was pronounced dead at a Louisville, Kentucky, hospital from injuries sustained in the accident...

5 lawmakers leave Australian Parliament due to foreigner ban

May. 9, 2018 3:01 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Five Australian lawmakers were forced from Parliament on Wednesday in an ongoing legal wrangle over a 117-year-old constitutional ban on dual citizens standing for election. Five by-elections that will result from the latest turmoil create opportunities for Prime Minister Malcolm...

Suspended NASCAR driver Gallagher agrees to recovery program

May. 2, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Spencer Gallagher has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR for violating its substance-abuse policy, less than a week after winning his first career Xfinity Series race. The 28-year-old Gallagher agreed to participate in NASCAR's substance-abuse recovery program. Other details...

Spencer Gallagher nabs lead, Xfinity victory on overtime lap

Apr. 28, 2018 7:13 PM EDT

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Gallagher took the lead on the overtime lap to capture his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Gallagher went by Tyler Reddick on the final lap after previous leaders Austin Cindric and Justin Allgaier both ran out of gas during late...

Cain homers in return to KC as Brewers beat Royals 5-2

Apr. 25, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain spent seven seasons with the Kansas City Royals, winning two American League pennants and a World Series title while growing accustomed to the cheers of their adoring fans. The jersey has changed. That love for Cain has not. The affable outfielder homered and reached...