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Trump ask federal appeals court to dismiss protester lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:38am

Attorneys for President Donald Trump want a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit by protesters that accuses him of ordering his supporters to rough them up at a campaign rally in Louisville last year.

Coast Guard: Paddlers can use Potomac near Trump golf course

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:38am

The commandant of the Coast Guard says kayakers, paddleboarders and other groups can continue to use the Potomac River near a Virginia golf course owned by President Donald Trump.

Commission names Steven Boyce new eastern Idaho magistrate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:38am

A former deputy prosecutor and civil litigation attorney has been named the new Bonnville County Magistrate Judge.

Police: Officers kill man carrying knife, ax in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:38am

Authorities say police fatally shot a man carrying an ax and a long knife in Virginia's capital city.

Police: S. Carolina mom killed woman, 2 kids, then herself

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:32am

A woman used a gun she stole from her parents to fatally shoot her two children, a woman at her estranged husband's apartment complex and herself, authorities said.

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:32am

When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants.

The Latest: Speaker Ryan defends Trump's prerogative

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:32am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):

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Trump's political speech to Scouts inspires parental outrage

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:32am

President Donald Trump's fiery speech at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia has infuriated parents and former scouts.

Trump vents anew on Sessions, who's under pressure to quit

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:21am

President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, launching a fresh Twitter tirade against him while musing privately about firing the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy.

The Latest: Manafort meets with Senate officials on Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:21am

The Latest on probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign (all times local):

Zion trail closed by mudslide to be repaired with $1M grant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:17am

A popular Zion National Park trail closed by a large mudslide several years ago will get be repaired with a $1 million grant.

US Senate bucks Cowboy Day resolution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:17am

Politics in Washington has reined in an annual recognition of American cowboys backed by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming.

Searches continue for 2 missing in Appalachian flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Searches are continuing Tuesday for two people missing in weekend flooding from rains that pounded parts of West Virginia and Kentucky and left one person dead.

Oklahoma teacher panhandles for money to buy school supplies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

An Oklahoma elementary school teacher has taken to panhandling for money to buy school supplies for her third-grade classroom.

Virginia auto shop worker shot; gunman barricaded inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Law enforcement officials have surrounded an auto shop in Virginia after they say a gunman shot an employee and barricaded himself inside.

Details on Idaho 18-year-old's death to be made public soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Officials say the details about an 18-year-old Idaho man's death and the two men charged in connection should be made public this week at a court hearing as the two accused are making their way into Latah County custody after being held in Washington state.

2 injured in officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:02am

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the shooting of a man and woman by its officers came after they investigated a stolen vehicle that they thought had been used in another crime.

Rosenstein: "mutual respect" needed for confidence in police

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:52am

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says building public confidence in law enforcement "is one of our great challenges."

Maine governor isn't giving up on pardoning pooch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:51am

The saga of Dakota the dog isn't over.