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US: Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:33pm

Turkey gave coalition forces about 20 minutes notice before launching airstrikes on Kurdish troops in Syria this week, potentially putting American forces in the region at risk, U.S. officials said Wednesday.


FBI to look at Daggett County Jail inmate mistreatment investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:31pm

Utah state officials say the FBI wants to take a look at their investigation of a remote Utah county jail under investigation for allegations of inmate mistreatment.

15-year sentence for shooter at Black Lives Matter protest

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:30pm

A Minnesota man convicted in the shootings of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.

Arkansas' 4th execution set after stay request rejected

Andrew Demillo and Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:28pm

Arkansas' aggressive effort to execute condemned inmates is set to conclude Thursday after the state Supreme Court refused to stay the execution of a man who killed a former deputy prison warden following an escape.

Michigan bill would halt legal sex between cops, prostitutes

Chris Ehrmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

Police in Michigan would no longer be legally allowed to have sex with prostitutes during undercover investigations under legislation making its way through the Legislature.

Suspended Alabama chief justice Moore declares US Senate bid

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

The Latest: 2 tales: Lawmaker was either corrupt or betrayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

The Latest on the federal fraud trial against former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown (all times local):

With wolves back under Wyoming control, hunting to resume

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:26pm

Planning for Wyoming's first wolf-hunting season in four years will get going now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state.

Reflections on a riot: LA recalls Rodney King 25 years on

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:18pm

Dee Young remembers April 29, 1992, the way most Americans of a certain age recall Sept. 11 — it's indelibly etched in his memory as the day his world and that of thousands of others changed forever.

Doctors indicted in Detroit-area genital mutilation case

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:12pm

A grand jury indicted two doctors and a third person on Wednesday in an alleged scheme to perform genital mutilation on two girls from Minnesota at a Detroit-area clinic.

The Latest: Suspect in trooper shooting barricaded in house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:10pm

The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local):

Delaware trooper hospitalized, was shot at convenience store

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

A man shot a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store on Wednesday and later barricaded himself inside his house, where he continued to fire shots at officers, police said.

Police to use DNA to identify man found encased in concrete

Margaret Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

The mother of a missing central Missouri man will be asked to provide DNA to allow authorities to determine if a body found in a crate encased in concrete in a dumpster is that of her son, who lived in a home for the developmentally disabled before he disappeared.

Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

Ivanka Trump says letting Syrian refugees into the United States "has to be part of the discussion" on how to deal with people fleeing conflict in the war-torn country.

N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:00pm

North Carolina's House has voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation that reduces the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals.

US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:50pm

Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization.

Border Patrol names Carla Provost acting chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:40pm

The U.S. Border Patrol has a new acting chief as the Trump administration pursues plans for a wall on the border with Mexico and hiring 5,000 agents.

Freedom Caucus backs health care proposal but obstacles remain

Lauren Fox, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:38pm

The conservative House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting a plan aimed at bridging the internal Republican Party divide between moderates and conservatives on health care reform.

Arkansas judge pulled from death penalty cases seeks probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:35pm

An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the attorney general's office and the state Supreme Court for his removal from considering any capital punishment cases.

The Latest: No charges for officers who shot man 19 times

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:35pm

The Latest on a prosecutor not charging officers in a South Carolina police shooting (all times local):