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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The tough-talking sheriff of Milwaukee County, David Clarke, resigned without explanation Thursday, capping a tumultuous year for the divisive, provocative lawman whose unabashed support for President Donald Trump and in-your-face personality earned him a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has fined an anti-abortion activist and two of his attorneys nearly $200,000 after videos that the judge had barred from release appeared on the attorneys' website. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick said Thursday he hoped the sanction...
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 30 about the Hollywood, Florida, city commission voting to remove the names of Confederate generals from city streets, The Associated Press identified a protester as "Chris Tedino of Miami," the name and hometown he gave reporters during...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives nationally with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, resigned on Thursday. Clarke submitted his resignation in a one-sentence letter...
DALLAS (AP) — Drivers lined up at gas pumps in parts of Texas Thursday as more stations ran out of gas and prices rose steeply in response to Hurricane Harvey's impact on Gulf Coast refineries. At least two major pipelines — one that ships gasoline across the southern United...
HOUSTON (AP) — Alain Cisneros walked past thousands of cots filled with storm victims at the Houston convention center holding up a poster with the words, "Do you have questions?" written in Spanish in bold black letters. He pulled up a chair next to a woman from Honduras and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to overhaul the nation's complex tax code. To slash taxes, they say they'll curb a web of expensive deductions and credits to allow more revenue to flow to the government. Problem is, they're...
Arkema SA is not exactly a household name, but its products are found in everything from plastics in automotive parts to adhesives for baby diapers. The company also claims to be the third-largest producer of hydrogen peroxide in the world. But now it has a new distinction after...
Port Arthur's major roads were swamped by rising waters brought by Harvey, and there were few images showing the devastation that virtually cut off the East Texas city. So as the sun rose Thursday, that's where Associated Press photographer Gerald Herbert took his plane first. "...