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Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House in interview

Jun. 20, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer questions related to her time in the White House in a daylong interview with the House Judiciary Committee, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information about President Donald Trump in their first...

Man says fire Phoenix officers who aimed guns at his family

Jun. 20, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The young black man shown in a videotaped encounter that showed Phoenix police pointing guns and yelling obscenities at him and his pregnant fiancee told the City Council on Wednesday that he wants the officers fired. Dravon Ames, 22, told councilmembers that he and his family "could have...

'Joints will be separated': Jamal Khashoggi's murder, retold

Jun. 19, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The gathering on the second floor of the Saudi consulate featured an unlikely collection: a forensic doctor, intelligence and security officers, agents of the crown prince's office. As they waited for their target to arrive, one asked how they would carry out the body. Not to worry, the...

Dallas police: Fatal shooting by officer goes to grand jury

Jun. 19, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police are referring a shooting in which a suburban officer killed a vehicle theft suspect to a grand jury after reviewing evidence and interviewing witnesses. A statement from Dallas police on Wednesday said the special investigations unit concluded its investigation of the shooting...

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line; no injuries reported

Jun. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — A train carrying military munitions derailed in the high desert of northeast Nevada on Wednesday, closing an interstate for about an hour before emergency crews determined there was no danger. No injuries were reported. Cars carrying the munitions to a Nevada Army depot were not among...

The Latest: Diesel fuel spilled in NV derailment; no hazmat

Jun. 19, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The Union Pacific Railroad says a small amount of diesel fuel was spilled along with some aluminum oxide when a train derailed in northeast Nevada but no...

Police: Theft suspect tried to evade chase by leaving state

Jun. 19, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of stealing in Louisiana led police on a chase into Mississippi under the mistaken impression that officers couldn't follow him there. In a news release, Slidell police say officers were investigating a shoplifting call Tuesday when they approached...

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala

Jun. 19, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala arrested a man on Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on Jan. 21. The body of Sala, who had just signed for Cardiff City...

4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

Jun. 19, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago, killing all 298...

The Latest: 4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner

Jun. 19, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Russia's Foreign Ministry has dismissed charges against Russian nationals for their alleged roles in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine five years ago as "absolutely...