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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An American Indian activist and former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says he'll seek to present a "necessity defense" — justifying a crime by arguing it...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former judge who led Guatemala's soccer federation is set to be the first person sentenced in the U.S. in the world soccer scandal. Hector Trujillo, 63, is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn. He pleaded guilty to wire fraud and...
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake's decision to bow out of a re-election fight could spur a rush of other Republican candidates who hope to take on his only announced challenger in the 2018 Arizona primary. The freshman senator's decision came after months of statements where...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Six times the control tower at San Francisco International Airport ordered an incoming Air Canada plane to abort its landing, fearing another plane might be on the runway. Each time, the order went unanswered. Finally, air traffic controllers Sunday night...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — There was evidence the Newtown school shooter had an interest in children that could be categorized as pedophilia, but there was no proof he ever acted on it, according to FBI documents released Tuesday. The records were among more than 1,500 pages of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress from both parties on Tuesday called for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Montana. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority awarded the...
CHICAGO (AP) — The response to sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has spread to statehouses nationwide, with hundreds of lawmakers, lobbyists and consultants coming forward to say the problem is pervasive in the halls of political power...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Six times the control tower at San Francisco International Airport ordered an incoming Air Canada plane to abort its landing, fearing another plane might be on the runway. Each time, the order went unanswered. Finally, air traffic controllers Sunday night...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — One Obama administration action may be safe under President Donald Trump — the long-sought renaming of North America's tallest peak to Denali. U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan said the Alaska mountain came up during an hourlong meeting he and fellow Republican Sen...