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75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget

Aug. 24, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate. Now in their 90s, these men aren't afraid to cry about what they saw in World War II. And they want everyone to remember what happened back then, so that...

Correction: Cyber Fraud-Money Laundering story

Aug. 23, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about federal authorities breaking up an international theft ring, The Associated Press reported erroneously the suspects are accused of stealing at least $46 million. The alleged thefts actually totaled $6 million, and authorities say the suspects attempted to steal...

Catholic school gets new slogan after racist videos, threat

Aug. 23, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A private Catholic high school is South Carolina has unveiled a new slogan after a student was accused of making racist videos and threatening his school. The State newspaper reports the new motto for Cardinal Newman was proposed by a group of seniors and revealed Thursday to say, "We...

DC man sues over being left inside fire-gutted senior center

Aug. 22, 2019 6:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An elderly man found trapped in his senior living apartment five days after the complex was gutted by fire is suing the property's manager. WTOP-FM reports Raymond Holton accuses the Edgewood Management Corp. of falsely telling firefighters that all the residents had been accounted for...

Names of 2 killed in southern Michigan plane crash released

Aug. 21, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two men who were killed in a small plane crash in southeastern Michigan. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that the men who were killed were 68-year-old James Tafralian, of Webberville, and 64-year-old Philip Henry Colmer, of...

The Latest: California university stabbing victim identified

Aug. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on campus killing at California State University, Fullerton (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police have identified a retired college administrator who was stabbed to death in his car at California State University, Fullerton. He's 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan of...

Man invites police to help mow lawns in all 50 states

Aug. 13, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who traveled to all 50 states to mow lawns for free says he's traveling cross-country again to bring together police officers and the community. Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Monday to announce his "Mowing with Cops" tour will start Wednesday in Apopka, Florida. Smith says...

Cremated remains in office of embattled Florida guardian

Aug. 7, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Investigators found the cremated remains of nine individuals in the office of a former Florida professional guardian accused of filing "do not resuscitate" orders on behalf of clients without their permission, the press secretary for Florida's attorney general said Wednesday. Kylie...

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump counterpunch

Aug. 3, 2019 8:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his typically boastful rally this past week, Donald Trump placed himself too high in the pantheon of presidents when it comes to getting his judicial picks on federal courts. He's been having a good run on that front but he's not where he said he is — ranking right under George...

AP FACT CHECK: Persistent distortions on migrants, economy

Aug. 1, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more in the final debate before the stage shrinks. Several persisted in their distorted depiction of caged migrant children as a singular cruelty of President...