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Investigation ongoing, House subpoenas ex-White House lawyer

Apr. 23, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House chairman subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn as Democratic leaders moved to deepen their investigation of President Donald Trump while bottling up talk among their rank-and-file of impeaching him. Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler was one of six powerful committee...

Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Apr. 23, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday alleging that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica during his time as an assistant coach...

Woman held for allegedly dumping puppies in California trash

Apr. 23, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

COACHELLA, Calif. (AP) — A woman has been arrested for allegedly throwing seven newborn puppies into a Southern California dumpster. Riverside County authorities arrested 54-year-old Deborah Culwell on Monday at her Coachella home. Surveillance video showed a woman get out of a car and drop a bag...

Authorities say man struck officer's face at Arizona jail

Apr. 23, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a detention officer at a Mohave County jail escaped serious injury after being struck by a suspect. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office reported Monday that 56-year-old Gregg Alan Maclaren was being processed by medical staff Friday when deputies say he became...

Sri Lanka arrests 40 suspects after bombings, toll up to 310

Apr. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As a state of emergency took effect Tuesday giving the Sri Lankan military war-time powers, police arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by suicide bombers involved in deadly Easter bombings and the owner of a house where some of them lived, officials...

Coast Guard service members face drug charges in Alaska

Apr. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard service members face criminal drug charges in Alaska stemming from an internal investigation. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Monday that the investigation beginning in fall 2018 has produced charges of cocaine and marijuana distribution, possession and use. The Coast...

Washington state man sentenced for crashing into Boeing gate

Apr. 23, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for crashing his car into a Boeing Company plant gate and critically injuring a security guard. KOMO-TV reported that 28-year-old Peter Suriz Phommasak received the sentenced after pleading guilty in King County Superior Court...

Scottish man gets 42 ½ years in prison in molestation case

Apr. 23, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Scottish man who pleaded guilty to molesting four boys in Pima County in 2014 has been sentenced to 42 1/2 years in prison. The Arizona Daily Star reports that 22-year-old Jordan Kemlo also was sentenced to lifetime probation on Monday. He was convicted last month of five felony...

Oregon man sentenced to life for drug robbery shooting death

Apr. 23, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who shot and killed a man during a drug robbery has been sentenced to life in prison. The Salem Statesman Journal reported Monday that 37-year-old Zachary Urton was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole after 30 years, as well as additional prison time for his...

The Latest: Buttigieg: It's clear Trump deserves impeachment

Apr. 23, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a series of town halls with five 2020 Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): Midnight South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says President Donald Trump has "made it pretty clear that he deserves impeachment," but he will "leave it to...