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Senior GOP senator seeks 'path' for resolving Qatar crisis

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

An influential Republican senator says he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar (KUH'-tur).

Police chief loses part of arm in fireworks accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

A Pennsylvania police chief has lost part of his arm following a fireworks accident at the town's fireman's carnival.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of girl dubbed Baby Doe after remains washed up on Boston Harbor island

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of girl dubbed Baby Doe after remains washed up on Boston Harbor island.

Wind River in Wyoming recedes under flood stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:58am

The Wind River in central Wyoming has fallen below flood stage after nearly three weeks of running over its banks because of melting mountain snow.

Verdict reached in trial of man accused of killing Baby Doe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:58am

Prosecutors say a verdict has been reached in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl known as Baby Doe after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:42am

President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.

Ohio restores websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:42am

Ohio officials say they've restored 11 government websites that were hacked with a message purporting to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

Supreme Court will review Trump travel ban, allows it to take effect in most instances

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:32am

Supreme Court will review Trump travel ban, allows it to take effect in most instances.

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:21am

A friendly game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.

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Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:16am

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.

River swelling from snowmelt forces evacuation of 90 homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:12am

Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along a river in California, the result of the state's huge springtime snowpack melting in the summer heat.

Justices rule against death row inmate over lawyer errors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:10am

The Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas death row inmate who said his lawyers failed to challenge a faulty jury instruction at his trial and on appeal.

Confederate monument in St. Louis to be removed by Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:07am

A Confederate monument will be removed by Friday from a St. Louis park under a deal between the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum.

Supreme Court rejects gun rights appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 8:03am

The Supreme Court is rejecting yet another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns with them outside their homes.

Ivanka Trump says she tries to stay out of politics

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:54am

Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump says she tries to stay away from politics.

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:50am

The Supreme Court has ruled for same-sex couples who complained an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them.

Supreme Court won't reinstate botched execution lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:50am

The Supreme Court is declining to reinstate a civil rights lawsuit filed by the brother of an Oklahoma man whose botched execution in 2014 lasted nearly three-quarters of an hour.

Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:40am

President Donald Trump says investigators have "zero 'tapes'" showing that his associates colluded with Moscow to try to influence the 2016 election.

Man arrested after pilotless boat crashes onto Florida beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:40am

Authorities say they've arrested a man connected to a stolen boat that crashed unmanned onto a Florida beach.

WWI veteran's long lost Purple Heart returned to his family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:30am

A long lost Purple Heart medal awarded to a World War I veteran wounded in a gas attack has been returned to his family in central New York.