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Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre

Oct. 20, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn their focus to saving him from a death sentence. ...

Report to urge charges against Brazil's leader over pandemic

Oct. 20, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilians will turn their focus on Wednesday to the Senate, where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country’s...

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

Oct. 20, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony. ...

Teenage boy arrested in connection with homicide in Phoenix

Oct. 19, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A teenager has been arrested in connection with a homicide case in Phoenix, according to police. Police said the 17-year-old boy was booked into the Juvenile Corrections Center on suspicion of murder after Monday night’s shooting. ...

Ruling: Agency must identify workers to be used as witnesses

Oct. 19, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An appellate court has ruled that federal officials don't have to identify all the employees of an Arizona company who provided information in a Fair Labor Standards Act case but must identify those who will be trial witnesses for the government. A 9th...

Brazil senators readying call for Bolsonaro criminal charges

Oct. 19, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian senators met into Tuesday night discussing a report that will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country's death toll to second-highest in the...

US: Couple accused in submarine espionage case indicted

Oct. 19, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland couple arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country have been indicted, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Federal prosecutors say Jonathan and Diana Toebbe are...

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

Oct. 19, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony. ...

Union Pacific and its unions sue each other over vaccine

Oct. 19, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each other to determine whether the railroad has the authority to require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The unions argue that the Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad should have...

Husband charged with killing wife who vanished in January

Oct. 19, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing his wife nine months ago, and her family pleaded for help in finding her body. Larry Millete, 40, was arrested at his home in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista, a day...