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Lawyer wants prison for detective who punched handcuffed manThe attorney for a black Tennessee man whose beating by a white sheriff's officer while he was handcuffed was caught on video says the officer should be fired immediately and then prosecuted
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Robert Driscoll, Maria Butina's attorney, leaves U.S. District Court in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Maria Butina, a Russian accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
In plea deal, Russian woman admits to being a secret agentA Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups as Donald Trump rose to power
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
A Christmas tree adorns one of the letters on the toll booth structure on the Holland Tunnel approach, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Jersey City. Motorists are complaining that two circular wreaths and another in the shape of a Christmas tree, symmetrically aligned above the tunnel's lanes, don't look right. An online petition suggests placing the tree over the letter "A" instead of the "N". (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesoreSome commuters who use the Holland Tunnel from New Jersey into New York City think the agency that operates it needs better editing _ or a remedial design class
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE- In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo specialist Peter Mazza works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 13. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
US stocks are mostly lower as banks and retailers fallUS stocks are mostly lower as banks, retailers and airlines fall and smaller companies continue to take losses
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance storeAn 89-year-old Alabama woman is free after spending what she describes as her first night in jail for failing to clean up her small-town appliance store
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence, left, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Adm. Phil Davidson, center, and Rear Adm. Jon Kreitz, deputy director of the POW/MIA Accounting Agency, attend at a ceremony marking the arrival of the remains believed to be of American service members who fell in the Korean War at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. North Korea handed over the remains. Pentagon officials say they have been unable so far to draw North Korea into negotiations on returning additional remains of Americans killed in North Korea.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Pentagon: NKorea slow to negotiate over US war remainsPentagon officials say they have been unable so far to draw North Korea into negotiations on returning additional remains of Americans killed in North Korea
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Trump welcoming governors-elect to White HousePresident Donald Trump is welcoming governors-elect from both parties to the White House Thursday
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to give House members a classified security briefing on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate weighs aid to Yemen war in wake of Khashoggi slayingSenators are expected to vote on a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that would rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, walks past reporters at the Capitol after a classified briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel to the House leadership about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and, the involvement by the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. The Senate is preparing for a possible vote on two resolutions to condemn Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Pelosi says she won't be lame duck as speakerRep. Nancy Pelosi says she doesn't feel constricted by an agreement that clears the way for her to become House speaker next year in exchange for agreeing to hold the post for no more than four additional years
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education in Frankfort, Ky. The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a pension law that prompted thousands of teachers to protest at the state Capitol. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protestsThe Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a pension law that prompted thousands of teachers to protest at the state Capitol
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
This Nov. 19, 2018, photo shows an entrance of the Prescott Daily Courier, owned by Joseph Soldwedel, in Prescott, Ariz. Soldwedel and his wife Felice Soldwedel are locked in a bizarre divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Poisoning claims, divorce spat in Arizona journalism sagaThe owner of a small Arizona newspaper chain and his wife are locked in a nasty divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
IMF says it is reviewing data provided by VenezuelaThe International Monetary Fund says it is currently reviewing delayed economic data provided by Venezuela
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
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