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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2019 file photo, former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves federal court in Washington. The Justice Department said Tuesday it will take the extraordinary step of lowering the amount of prison time it will seek for Roger Stone, an announcement that came just hours after President Donald Trump complained that the recommended sentence for his longtime ally and confidant was “very horrible and unfair.

Judge refuses to delay sentencing of Trump ally Roger Stone

Feb. 18, 2020 5:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing for Roger Stone on his witness tampering and lying to Congress conviction as President Donald Trump kept up his unrelenting defense of his longtime confidant and said he wouldn’t be quieted on social media even if he's making...

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Illinois newspapers

Feb. 18, 2020 4:43 PM EST

February 17, 2020 Chuicago Sun-Times Who can keep sham candidates for screwing up elections? You In just about every election, you come across sham candidates. These are candidates whose names are put on the ballot for the sole purpose of drawing votes from somebody else. They don’t campaign or raise money...

US designates 5 Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

Feb. 18, 2020 4:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday designated five state-run Chinese news outlets that operate in the United States as “foreign missions,” requiring them to register their properties and employees in the U.S. The move comes amid growing U.S. concerns about efforts by...

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo Kenan Thompson presents the award for outstanding drama series at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” will headline this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner which takes place April 25, 2020. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

White House correspondents' dinner returns to comedic roots

Feb. 18, 2020 2:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year's hiatus. Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” will headline this year’s dinner,...

Rhode Island man pleads guilty to federal drug, gun charges

Feb. 18, 2020 2:30 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A member of a Rhode Island street gang known for flashing drugs, firearms, and gang signs on social media pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug and gun charges, federal prosecutors said. Elton Andrade, 20, a member of the Central Falls-based Money Team gang, according to authorities,...

Vigil planned for West Yellowstone boy who was killed

Feb. 18, 2020 1:12 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Residents of West Yellowstone plan a candlelight vigil this weekend for a 12-year-old boy who was beaten to death earlier this month. Organizers say the vigil for James Alex Hurley will start at 5 p.m. Sunday at the West Yellowstone City Park, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports....

FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo people walk past the Ray and Maria Stata Center building on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Mass. MIT has agreed to provide captions for more of its publicly available online videos as part of a settlement announced Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, of a lawsuit filed by the National Association of the Deaf, which said the school was discriminating against people with hearing disabilities by not adequately or accurately captioning videos of lectures and other programs it posts online. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

MIT to caption online videos after discrimination lawsuit

Feb. 18, 2020 1:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has agreed to provide captions for more of its publicly available online videos as part of a settlement announced Tuesday in a case that accused the school of discriminating against people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The settlement comes months...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Feb. 18, 2020 12:58 PM EST

iTunes Store/App Store/Apple Books charts for 02/16/20: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 3. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 4. FlickType Keyboard, Kpaw, LLC 5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 6. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 7. Procreate Pocket. Savage Interactive Pty Ltd. 8....

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Feb. 18, 2020 12:46 PM EST

iTunes Store/App Store/Apple Books charts for February 16th iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Frozen II 2. Parasite 3. Ford v Ferrari 4. Joker 5. Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 6. Knives Out 7. Zombieland: Double Tap 8. Jojo Rabbit 9. Terminator: Dark Fate 10. Judy iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1....

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Feb. 18, 2020 12:41 PM EST
iTunes Store/App Store/Apple Books charts for February 16th iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Frozen II 2. Parasite 3. Ford v Ferrari 4. Joker 5. Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood 6. Knives Out 7. Zombieland: Double Tap 8. Jojo Rabbit 9. Terminator: Dark Fate 10. Judy