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The Latest: Americans, Australians celebrate in Rose Garden

Sep. 20, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the state visit to the U.S. by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (all times local): 10:30 p.m. American and Australian luminaries gathered under the stars in the White House Rose Garden on Friday, resolutely "celebrating" even as serious matters of national security...

Officials remove nearly 80 animals from filthy Michigan home

Sep. 20, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

HAGAR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say they've reopened old animal control facilities in southwestern Michigan as they care for nearly 80 dogs and cats that were removed from a filthy home. Berrien County Animal Control Director Tiffany Peterson says floors at the home in Hagar Township were "mushy"...

Michigan Legislature approves budget for public schools

Sep. 19, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature gave final approval Thursday to a K-12 budget that would boost base per-student aid for most schools by $240, or 3%, which supporters lauded as record funding and some Democrats said would not keep pace with costs in an underfunded system. The...

Galifianakis and Aukerman on 'Between 2 Ferns: The Movie'

Sep. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Netflix titles involve anguished discussion over whether the movie will also get a substantial theatrical release. This was not the case for "Between Two Ferns: The Movie." "Netflix was like: Do we even want to put this on our platform? Maybe it should be a ringtone," jokes Zach...

The Latest: Michigan Legislature approves K-12 budget

Sep. 19, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan Legislature's consideration of the budget (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Republican-led Michigan Legislature has given final approval to a K-12 schools budget. The legislation was approved 91-18 by the House and 21-17 by the Senate on Thursday. Legislators...

After lawsuit deal, Tupelo officer is promoted, then retires

Sep. 18, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer received a promotion and is retiring after she and a city agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit she filed. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Tiffany Gilleylen was promoted from sergeant to lieutenant in the Tupelo Police Department. Tupelo...

Gov. Whitmer cuts off legal aid in Flint water probe

Sep. 18, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is cutting off legal help for state employees who are interviewed by investigators in the Flint water scandal. The Flint Journal reports that current and former employees won't get their bills paid unless they're charged with a crime for state-related work. Whitmer...

Nepal's sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled

Sep. 18, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. Even citizenship certificates and passports now allow a "non-male, non-female" category. But same-sex couples...

Witness in California heiress murder trial loses plea deal

Sep. 16, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A prosecution witness won't testify in the trial of a Northern California heiress charged arranging the 2016 murder of the father of her two children. The San Mateo County district attorney's office announced Monday that it's revoking a plea deal with Olivier Adella after...

The Latest: GM contract talks extend into late afternoon

Sep. 16, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Contract talks aimed at ending a strike by 49,000 auto workers against General Motors have extended into late Monday afternoon. United Auto Workers spokesman Brian Rothenberg says he hasn't...