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  • Ex-governor's trial may hinge on cryptic email

    9 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's federal conspiracy trial may hinge on a cryptic email in which he acknowledges an offer to become a paid consultant for a nursing home owned by the husband of a ...

  • Woman sentenced in silicone injection case

    10 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison. Tracy Lynn Garner of Jackson was sentenced Tuesday in Hinds County Circuit Court. Garner was ...

  • AP Top Science News At 1 p.m. EDT

    10 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies Tripping seniors on purpose to ...

  • Guardsman accused of child sex abuse due in court

    10 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter at their home is scheduled for arraignment this week on an updated 35-count indictment that includes intimidation charges. Prosecutors allege in court ...

  • Flight diverted, woman removed over seat dispute

    11 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach was diverted because of a passenger dispute over a reclining seat. The flight was diverted to Jacksonville on Monday night. According to ...

  • New York man gets prison for fatal asphalt toss

    11 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who threw a 10-pound chunk of asphalt through the windshield of a passing car, killing the driver, has been sentenced to two to six years in prison. Alberto Plasencia (pluh-SEHN'-see-uh), of ...

  • Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

    11 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The public corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, is in the hands of a federal jury. The seven-man, five-woman jury left the courtroom to begin deliberations Tuesday after hearing nearly ...

  • Public corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife goes to jury

    11 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Public corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife goes to jury.

  • AP Top News At 11:40 a.m. EDT

    11 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots 32 teens escape ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:34 a.m. EDT

    11 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Ukraine: Russian forces with rebels in major eastern cities; govt gears up for bigger war For Obama, West's inability to stop Russian advances clouds reassurance message in the Baltics 6 militants reported killed in US Somalia strike; al-Shabab leader was ...

  • AP Top Political News At 11:33 a.m. EDT

    11 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics US military targets Islamic extremists in Somalia Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in ...

  • NTSB: Pilot in Ohio crash was trying to turn back

    11 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board report says the pilot of a small plane was trying to return to a suburban Cleveland airport last week when the aircraft plummeted to the ground, killing all four college students aboard. ...

  • Cops: Groom charged in brawl during wedding cruise

    12 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A groom became "handsy" with a pregnant waitress at his wedding reception and tried to pour alcohol down her throat, then resisted arrest after getting into a fight with her boyfriend, police said. Mark Williams, 33, of ...

  • Casey Anthony judge retires, joins private firm

    12 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge who gained an international audience while presiding over Casey Anthony's murder trial is retiring from the bench, but not from the courtroom. Just days after officially resigning his post as the chief judge ...

  • WWII vet, 86, beaten outside Ohio hospital

    12 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — An 86-year-old World War II veteran was recovering Tuesday after being beaten outside a southwest Ohio hospital where he was visiting his ailing wife, authorities said. Police arrested 30-year-old Craig Phelps on charges of robbery and other ...

  • Maryland doctor with sex charge surrenders license

    12 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Maryland physician at the center of a medical licensing scandal is surrendering his license to practice medicine to resolve charges that he molested a female patient. Attorneys for Dr. William Dando and the Allegany County ...

  • AP Top Health News At 9:30 a.m. EDT

    13 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths 5 things to know about driving on marijuana UN warns food prices rising in Ebola-hit countries UK deputy leader criticizes tumor-boy case Study: Action-packed ...

  • Infamous speed trap down investigated over tickets

    14 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) WALDO, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down ...

  • AP Top Science News At 7:48 a.m. EDT

    15 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous ...

  • Chicago activist back in court in immigration case

    17 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A Chicago-area woman accused of covering up her conviction in a bombing in Israel when she entered the U.S. is returning to court for the first time since a new Detroit judge was assigned to her case. ...

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