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Mom angry over Dallas airport pat down of special needs son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:30pm

A mother says she and her special needs son were "treated like dogs" after her request for alternate screening at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport led an officer to closely pat down the boy.

US judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over asylum claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:30pm

A federal judge in Seattle has refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum.

Man exonerated for attempted murder free after 20 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:23pm

A man whose attempted-murder conviction was tossed by a California judge walked free Tuesday after 20 years in prison.

Police: Bus shooting suspect says he feared other passenger

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:20pm

A police report says a man accused of killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told detectives he felt threatened by a man who sat near him and was trying to scare him with gunfire.

APNewsBreak: Cyanide device on US land broke agency policy

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:13pm

A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision months earlier by federal officials to halt use of the devices on all U.S.-owned land in the state, officials said Tuesday.

Dallas woman guilty of buttocks injection that killed client

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:13pm

A Dallas salon worker was found guilty Tuesday of murder in the death of woman injected in the buttocks with industrial-grade silicone during an illegal cosmetic procedure.

3 Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:13pm

Adil Hasan and his wife, Enas Ibrahim, came to the U.S. in 2008 as refugees from Iraq, and have been living peacefully in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., ever since.

AP FACT CHECK: Spicer says case closed on Russia. It's not

Calvin Woodward and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:13pm

The question of collusion between Russian interests and Donald Trump's campaign is far from answered, despite repeated assertions by the president's spokesman that it's case closed.

US official: Trump to meet China's Xi first week in April

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:13pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with President Donald Trump the first full week of April, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.

Senate votes to approve Montenegro's admission into NATO

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:13pm

Montenegro is set to become NATO's newest member after the Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratify the tiny Balkan nation's entry into the alliance.

Tennessee judge faces federal corruption charges

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:04pm

A Tennessee judge who was investigated after allegations that he helped a woman with her legal troubles in exchange for sex is facing bribery and other federal charges.

Judge tosses suit over US database on suspicious behavior

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:04pm

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a federal information-sharing program of flagging innocent people as potential terrorists.

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:00pm

Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports.

The Latest: Activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 3:00pm

The Latest on a shooting involving an immigration agent in Chicago (all times local):

Indicted prosecutor, fighting money woes, needs a new lawyer

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:54pm

Philadelphia's top prosecutor has three days to find a new lawyer in a federal bribery case against him although it's unclear whether he has the money to pay anyone.

ACLU asks Ohio city to stop charging drug overdose survivors

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:54pm

An Ohio community is endangering drug addicts by criminally charging people revived by an overdose antidote, which could discourage calls for help, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.

OAS weighs punishing Venezuela for disrupting democracy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:53pm

Diplomats from across the Western Hemisphere met Tuesday to determine whether to punish Venezuela's socialist government for violating the country's democratic order.

Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:53pm

Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded and raised questions about the use of force.

Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:43pm

Water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, will be replaced under a landmark deal approved by a judge on Tuesday, marking a milestone in the effort to overcome the disastrous decision in 2014 to draw water from a river without treating it to prevent lead contamination.

Vote on whether to impeach Alabama governor may come quickly

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 2:42pm

Alabama lawmakers would decide within weeks whether to impeach Republican Gov. Robert Bentley over a sex-tinged scandal, according to a tentative schedule laid out by the top lawyer in the probe.