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Giuliani: Trump camp did no wrong by taking Russian help

Apr. 21, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted Sunday the president's 2016 campaign did nothing wrong by taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction detailed in special...

Ex-Alaska teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen

Apr. 21, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A former high school teacher and pastor in southeast Alaska will be going to prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl at a school, a church and his home. Douglas Edwards, 60, was sentenced last week to 18 years in prison with 12 years suspended after pleading guilty in February...

New Hampshire police investigating crash that killed 1

Apr. 21, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — Police in the New Hampshire coastal community of Seabrook are investigating an early morning crash that killed one person. Police say the crash occurred about 3 a.m. Sunday when a car hit a tree and burst into flames. The WMUR-TV reports the name of the victim will not be released...

Report: Man arrested near border faced similar weapon charge

Apr. 21, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man who is a member of an armed civilian group that has detained migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border and was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms reportedly faced similar charges 13 years ago in Oregon. Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, also was...

Police say mother of children found dead in Seymour is safe

Apr. 21, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

SEYMOUR, Wis. (AP) — Police say the mother of two young children found dead inside a Seymour home Friday is safe, but police have yet to identify any suspects in the deaths of the children and a 35-year-old man. The Green Bay Press Gazette reports that Seymour police said Sunday that have turned over the...

Kansas State receiver Hunter Rison suspended after arrest

Apr. 21, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State wide receiver Hunter Rison has been indefinitely suspended after his arrest on a domestic battery charge. The Manhattan Mercury reports that Riley County police arrested Rison on Friday on suspicion of domestic battery. The charge also covers knowingly or recklessly...

Man indicted for Bismarck bank robbery, bulk cash smuggling

Apr. 21, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man in connection with the January robbery of a bank in Bismarck. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Robert Wolter was stopped Feb. 5 at Newark Liberty International Airport by U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a routine outbound currency examination....

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

Apr. 21, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade...

LA man wounded alongside Nipsey Hussle released from custody

Apr. 21, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested on a parole violation after being wounded in the Los Angeles shooting that killed Nipsey Hussle has been released from jail. Kerry Lathan had been in custody since being shot March 31 along with the rapper. KABC-TV reports Lathan walked out of LA's Men's...

Wethersfield officer shoots man who drove at officer

Apr. 21, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer shot and injured a man who drove toward the officer after an attempted traffic stop in Connecticut. Connecticut State Police say two Wethersfield police officers were trying to stop a car on the Silas Deane Highway on Saturday evening when the car...