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Authorities: Someone illegally shot Luke Bryan's red stag

Dec. 10, 2019 9:17 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — An exotic red stag owned by country music singer Luke Bryan was shot and killed on his private property outside of Nashville last week, Tennessee wildlife officials confirmed. Investigators think the deer was shot from the road, state Wildlife Resources Agency spokesman Barry Cross...

Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

Dec. 10, 2019 9:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges unveiled Tuesday stem from Trump's pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations of his political rivals as he withheld aid to the...

Woman, baby killed in fiery crash with dump truck in Florida

Dec. 10, 2019 9:13 AM EST

BELLE GLADE, Fla. (AP) — A woman and child died in a fiery crash with a dump truck on Monday afternoon in Belle Glade. Antoinette Johnson, 26, and Alima Johnson, 1, were already dead when rescue crews arrived at the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The back of Johnson's car hit the dump truck, which...

Russian court jails 11 people over subway suicide bombing

Dec. 10, 2019 9:11 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A court in St. Petersburg, Russia's second largest city, on Tuesday convicted 11 people in relation to a deadly suicide bomb attack on the city's metro. The court sentenced one man to life in prison and handed lengthy prison terms — from 19 to 28 years — to the...

Woman who told fibs about medical problems gets 15 years

Dec. 10, 2019 9:06 AM EST

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo woman has been given a 15-year sentence for scamming a couple out of thousands of dollars by saying she had a kidney transplant, tumors and other medical problems. Black Hawk County court records say 47-year-old Shawn Adams was sentenced Friday. She was convicted Nov. 15 of...

Taliban abduct 45 people from gov't employee's funeral

Dec. 10, 2019 8:50 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban abducted as many as 45 elderly family members of a late Afghan government employee who were attending his funeral, officials said Tuesday. The Taliban singled out the old men from a funeral procession carrying the deceased employee's coffin to a graveyard, according to...

Wray: Report on Russia probe found 'unacceptable' problems

Dec. 10, 2019 8:42 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department inspector general report on the early days of the Russia investigation identified problems that are “unacceptable and unrepresentative of who we are as an institution,” FBI Director Chris Wray says in detailing changes the bureau plans to make in...

18-year-old sentenced for pharmacy robbery in Omaha suburb

Dec. 10, 2019 8:25 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been imprisoned for his role in robbing a pharmacy in an Omaha suburb. Prosecutors said Monday that Otis Brown III has been given eight years and a day in prison and must serve five years of supervised release after he leaves custody. He also was ordered to pay more...

Man accused of beating to death grandmother takes plea deal

Dec. 10, 2019 8:13 AM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of beating to death his grandmother in western Iowa’s Council Bluffs has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Court records say 30-year-old Jacob Heyer pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder. Prosecutors lowered the charge from first-degree murder in...

Spanish judge sends man to prison over gang rape website

Dec. 10, 2019 8:09 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has sentenced a man to 18 months in prison for creating a website showing where an infamous gang rape took place in Pamplona and the route the convicted perpetrators took. A Pamplona court statement Tuesday said the judge also ordered the 39-year-old Madrid man, identified...