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Reports: Fighter jet crashes in Iran, killing two pilots

May. 24, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A fighter jet crashed in the central desert of Iran on Tuesday, killing both the aircraft’s pilots, local media reported. The aircraft crashed at the Anarak training site near the central city of Isfahan, Iran’s semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported. The...

Reconstruction of reporter's killing points to Israeli fire

May. 24, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

JENIN, West Bank (AP) — Who killed Shireen Abu Akleh? Almost two weeks after the death of the veteran Palestinian-American reporter for Al Jazeera, a reconstruction by The Associated Press lends support to assertions from both Palestinian authorities and Abu Akleh's colleagues that...

Search for Supreme Court leaker falls to former Army colonel

May. 24, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Gail Curley began her job as Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court less than a year ago, she would have expected to work mostly behind the scenes: overseeing the court's police force and the operations of the marble-columned building where the justices work. Her...

Embattled Texas AG Paxton faces George P. Bush in GOP runoff

May. 23, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton put his job and ability to withstand legal troubles on the line Tuesday in a Republican primary runoff against George P. Bush, whose own family record was at stake. The outcome in America's biggest red state will test how much...

Trump's longtime assistant subpoenaed by NY attorney general

May. 23, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s office said Monday it subpoenaed Donald Trump’s longtime executive assistant and plans to question her under oath next week as part of its civil investigation into the former president's business dealings. The subpoena for Rhona...

Police investigate shootings that wound 7 in Colorado

May. 23, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Police on Monday were investigating several shootings in the Denver area and Colorado Springs that left seven people wounded. In Colorado Springs, two juveniles were shot in a parking lot outside The Citadel mall after a disturbance that started inside the mall,...

Acquitted of murder, man sentenced for hiding teacher's body

May. 23, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for hiding the death of a popular high school teacher whose disappearance baffled family, friends and investigators in her rural hometown for more than a decade. Ryan Alexander Duke was sentenced in Irwin...

DA: Officers in fatal shootings justified in use of force

May. 23, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Two police officers who killed suspects in two unrelated shootings in 2019 acted within the law and will not face criminal prosecution, Boston's top prosecutor said Monday. The officers’ actions in both cases “were lawful and reasonable exercises of self-defense...

Kansas authorities investigating after man shot by police

May. 23, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is probing the police shooting of a Junction City man over the weekend. The shooting happened late Saturday afternoon when officers were called to a Junction City home by a woman who reported that a man was outside her...

Seven years later, still no trial for Texas AG Ken Paxton

May. 23, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Not many people charged with felony crimes go seven years without ever standing trial. One of them is Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The twists and turns of how the Republican, who is on the cusp of winning the GOP nomination for a third term Tuesday, has...