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Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:08pm

A Virginia man caught with $16,500 in cash in his carry-on luggage was charged Thursday with transmitting top-secret documents to an apparent Chinese agent.

The Latest: Tornado flattens buildings, flood threat lingers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:08pm

The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):

Board denies parole for Charles Manson accomplice Patricia Krenwinkel in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:08pm

Board denies parole for Charles Manson accomplice Patricia Krenwinkel in California.

Young black bear roams Anchorage neighborhood, raids trash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:00pm

A young black bear has been making the rounds of an Alaska neighborhood in Anchorage and is raiding the residents' trash.

Landlord says airport stabbing suspect worked as caretaker

Rob Gillies and Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

The man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, people who knew him said Thursday.

Imprisoned ex-CIA officer loses appeal of leak conviction

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

A former CIA officer serving prison time for leaking government secrets to a reporter lost a bid to clear his name on Thursday.

Tale of 2 Princes: Trump, Saudi king rely on son, son-in-law

Aya Batrawy and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

Half a world apart, in a theocratic monarchy and a democracy, a king and a president are relying on their thirtysomething son and son-in-law to help consolidate power and push their policies.

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Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it.

Suspected tornado: 1 hurt, businesses flattened in Alabama

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of a coastal Louisiana town urged residents to evacuate ahead of a rising tide — two lingering effects of a weakening Tropical Depression Cindy that was fueling harsh weather across the Southeast.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

President Donald Trump says congressional testimony from the former Homeland Security Secretary backs up his claim that his campaign did not collude with Russian officials. But that's not what Johnson said.

FBI: Michigan airport stabbing suspect unsuccessfully tried to buy gun in U.S. before attack, did buy knife here

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

FBI: Michigan airport stabbing suspect unsuccessfully tried to buy gun in U.S. before attack, did buy knife here.

Father of missing Chinese scholar: 'Give my daughter back'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:43pm

The father of a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois has appealed for his 26-year-old child's safe return, saying, "Give my daughter back."

Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:41pm

An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump.

Judge won't reduce charges in New York-New Jersey bomb case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:41pm

A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out criminal charges that could result in a mandatory life prison sentence for a man accused of plotting bomb attacks in New Jersey and New York that injured 30 people.

Idaho governor welcomes delisting of Yellowstone grizzlies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:40pm

The Latest on removing Yellowstone region grizzly bears from federal protections (all times local):

Gov. defends handling of contentious Chaffetz-seat election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:40pm

Gov. Gary Herbert is defending his handling of an increasingly contentious special election called after a surprise resignation announcement from U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:33pm

A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday.

No bond for man charged in fatal shooting of Houston infant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:30pm

A judge has denied bond for a 24-year-old Houston man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a 10-month-old boy killed in his father's arms as his dad was trying to run from assailants.

Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:14pm

Minneapolis' first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday's annual event due to tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile.

Man walks free after federal judge tosses murder conviction

Michael Kunzelman and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:13pm

A man who was imprisoned for 36 years walked free Thursday after a federal judge threw out his murder conviction and life sentence for a newspaper editor's stabbing in the French Quarter of New Orleans.