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Safety group wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles

Oct. 12, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit auto safety group is demanding that Hyundai and Kia recall 2.9 million cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to consumer complaints that they can catch fire. The Center For Auto Safety said Friday that there have been more than 220 complaints to the U.S. government since 2010 about fires...

Former Guatemala vice president sentenced in corruption case

Oct. 9, 2018 9:21 AM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Tuesday for involvement in a fraudulent state contract to decontaminate a major lake. Prosecutors backed by a U.N. anti-corruption commission accused Baldetti and 12 other people of...

The Latest: UN's Guterres notes violence against journalists

Oct. 8, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian journalist (all times local): 10:00 p.m. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling on governments to ensure "accountability" for crimes against journalists such as the "grisly murder and rape" of Bulgarian TV...

The Latest: Temporarily shoring up 2 beams is a priority

Sep. 26, 2018 6:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the closure of San Francisco's new transit center (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A San Francisco official says his first priority is to shore up two cracking beams so a $2.2 billion transit center can re-open while engineers search for a permanent fix. Transbay Joint Powers...

Minnesota Democratic chairman says Ellison probe wrapping up

Sep. 25, 2018 1:38 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's Democratic Party chairman said Monday that he expects an investigation of allegations of physical abuse against Rep. Keith Ellison to be completed and released soon, well ahead of the November election. A former long-term girlfriend accused Ellison of physical abuse last...

The Latest: Authorities: Workplace shooter died of gunshots

Sep. 20, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people and left the gunman dead (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Authorities have identified the gunman who died after shooting four co-workers at a Wisconsin software company. The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office says...

What is the FBI's role in the Kavanaugh allegations?

Sep. 19, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a long-ago sexual assault wants the FBI to get involved — but the request is not so simple. Only the White House can order the FBI to look into the claim as part of Kavanaugh's background investigation, since Christine...

Trump: Not concerned about Manafort cooperation

Sep. 19, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's not concerned about what his former campaign chairman is telling investigators in the Russia probe. Trump told reporters at the White House that if Paul Manafort tells the truth to special counsel Robert Mueller's team then he doesn't see a...

Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

Sep. 18, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed. But the decision, made against the backdrop of Trump's spiraling outrage at the...

The Latest: Experts say Trump action may expose sources

Sep. 18, 2018 6:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Russian election meddling and possible ties to the Trump campaign (all times local): 6:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, saying Tuesday that his action will ensure...