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Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin for women's conference

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:12pm

Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls will take her to a women's conference in Berlin Tuesday, in an international outing she hopes will build global support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs.

Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:10pm

Prosecutors on Monday charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington in January. Lawyers for the two said they acted in self-defense.

Search suspended for missing kayaker in Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:03pm

Officials in south-central Wyoming have suspended their search for a 25-year-old man who is missing and presumed drowned after a kayaking accident.

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000

Andrew Demillo and Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:00pm

Two Arkansas killers set to die Monday in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years acknowledge they're guilty but fear the lethal injections could subject them to excruciating pain due to their various health problems.

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Don Thompson and Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:54pm

A Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run, according to federal court documents filed Monday.

Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:54pm

Ann Coulter is now at the center of a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday against the University of California, Berkeley by students who say the school is violating their right to free speech by canceling the conservative pundit's speaking event on campus this week.

Florida man pleads guilty to 1977 killing of Utah teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:54pm

A man arrested earlier this year in the 1977 killing of a Salt Lake City teen has taken a plea deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty.

The Latest: 2 condemned inmates served last meals

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:50pm

The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):

Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end

Terry Spencer and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:35pm

Holocaust survivors on Monday celebrated the end of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida pro golf tournament, saying it may boost efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era policies issued to Jews that they say have gone unpaid.

NC governor's judicial pick marks small win in war with GOP

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:34pm

North Carolina's Democratic governor needed just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with an openly gay replacement on the state's second-highest court, the latest twist in his feud with the GOP-controlled General Assembly.

Police ambush killer's mother begs for his life

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:34pm

The mother of a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers made an emotional appeal for her son's life Monday, telling jurors who are weighing the death penalty for him, "I want my son to be saved."

Charity con man can be asked to pay restitution, court rules

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:25pm

A Maryland saxophone player who was convicted of defrauding a Montana charity could be required to pay restitution to victims of similar schemes throughout the country, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit

Kristin J. Bender and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:24pm

A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest.

The Latest: Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:24pm

The Latest on the arrest of a Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student (all times local):

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In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:24pm

As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. American's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Idaho man has died on private boating trip on Colorado River

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:20pm

Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an Idaho man has died while on a private boating trip on the Colorado River.

Utah zoo welcomes baby zebra; first born there since 1980s

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:20pm

The Salt Lake City zoo has added a fourth striped member to its zebra exhibit after a foal was born at the facility earlier this month.

Train clips mirror; driver opens door, loses it, too

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:16pm

Police in southwest Louisiana say that after a train clipped a side mirror from a 2016 Volvo, the driver lost the whole door when he pulled up to a second intersection and opened it to try to tell the crew.

Florida adds prizes to boost python removals in Everglades

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:13pm

Florida is making it easier for people to help remove invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades.

Federal officials charge 15 with eagle trafficking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:04pm

Federal officials say 15 people have been indicted in South Dakota for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds after a two-year undercover operation.