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US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany

Aug. 21, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany early Tuesday in what could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect. Jakiw...

The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance

Aug. 21, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation of Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, say he will plead guilty to federal charges...

Mississippi could re-examine 1959 racial killing of teenager

Aug. 21, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. "His eyes ... were hanging out," King recalled. "His head was full of pellets." William Roy...

Mississippi could re-examine 1959 racial killing of teenager

Aug. 21, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. "His eyes ... were hanging out," King recalled. "His head was full of pellets." William Roy...

Colorado man told of murder charges as wife's father sobs

Aug. 21, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man told a judge he understood he has been charged with killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters and then hiding their bodies in an oil field as his father-in-law sobbed in the courtroom Tuesday. Christopher Watts, wearing an orange jail suit and cuffed at the...

Search called off in Italy gorge flood that killed 10

Aug. 21, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italy's environmental minister on Tuesday urged prosecutors to look at possible criminal responsibility and administrative lapses that may have contributed to the deaths of 10 people swept away by a flash flood as they hiked through a narrow gorge in the southern region of Calabria. Rescue...

Police find body believed to be Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Aug. 21, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators have recovered a body believed to be that of 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared from her small hometown in central Iowa one month ago, police said Tuesday. The body was discovered in rural Poweshiek County, which includes Tibbetts' hometown of...

Spanish police find no weapons in knife attacker's home

Aug. 21, 2018 10:10 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Police haven't found any guns or explosives in the house of a man who allegedly attacked police officers with a knife in Barcelona before being shot dead, a senior official in Spain's Catalonia region said Tuesday. Authorities are investigating whether the suspect in Monday's attack at the...

Human remains found along railroad tracks in St. Louis

Aug. 21, 2018 9:51 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of human remains along a stretch of railroad tracks in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police say the remains were found Monday afternoon in an area where several train tracks meet. Evidence markers stretched over...

Priest abuse victims demand Kansas, Missouri investigation

Aug. 21, 2018 9:20 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Priest sex abuse victims are demanding that Missouri and Kansas officials conduct a comprehensive investigation into clergy misconduct and cover-ups similar to the one that revealed widespread problems in Pennsylvania. The Kansas City Star reports that Rebecca Randles, who has...