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Dallas officer charged with assault in death of woman

Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:14pm

A grand jury has recommended an aggravated assault charge against a Dallas police officer who shot and killed a woman in a January confrontation involving a stolen car.

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:14pm

Wounded congressman Steve Scalise has been moved out of the intensive care unit.

Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

Erik Schelzig and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:14pm

Rain bands reeling away from Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains from the Southeast to the Midwest, triggering flash flood warnings over several states including West Virginia, whose residents on Friday marked the anniversary of deadly floods last June.

The Latest: Mayors focus on bipartisan, local leadership

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:10pm

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Judge fines Kobach over document he took to Trump meeting

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:06pm

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was fined $1,000 on Friday by a federal magistrate judge for "patently misleading representations" he made to the court about the contents of a document he was photographed taking into a November meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump.

Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:00pm

An adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House.

'Sonny' Franzese, oldest federal prisoner, is freed at 100

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:00pm

A reputed Colombo crime family underboss and the oldest inmate in the federal prison system has been released at the age of 100.

2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident taken to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:00pm

A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway while preparing for an Ohio air show, and authorities say the jet's two occupants have been taken to a hospital.


WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:59pm

A former Obama official said the previous administration "sort of choked" in its effort to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin over his attempts to influence the US presidential election in Donald Trump's favor, The Washington Post reported Friday.

US drops terror reward for Somali al-Shabab leader

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:56pm

The Trump administration has quietly rescinded a reward of up to $5 million for information about a top member of the al-Qaida-allied extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia amid reports he may be in talks with the Somali government to leave the organization.

Senators ask military to review AP report on Yemen torture

Desmond Butler and Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:49pm

Two senior U.S. senators are asking Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to investigate reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.

Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:47pm

After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media.

The Latest: Fire danger prompts tribe to impose restrictions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:47pm

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The Latest: West Virginia recalls deadly flood as Cindy near

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:40pm

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Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:35pm

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:35pm

A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a white University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop. It's the latest racially charged police shooting case to show the reluctance of U.S. jurors to convict officers.

Pharmacy execs indicted after babies allegedly get 'super-potent' drugs

Nicole Chavez, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:33pm

Two compounding pharmacy executives are facing federal charges for allegedly failing to recall "super-potent" painkillers that in one case sickened babies at an Indiana hospital, officials said.

Long after riots, Milwaukee neighborhood sees little change

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:26pm

The scars of the violence that erupted in a Milwaukee neighborhood after a police officer killed a 23-year-old black man remain visible nearly a year later, reminders of how little things have changed.

Man arrested over baseball bat death of dad on Father's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:13pm

A man accused of beating his dad to death with a baseball bat on Father's Day was arrested Friday on a Jersey shore boardwalk, officials said.

Massachusetts cops recover shotgun taken from stolen cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:13pm

A Massachusetts police department has recovered a shotgun taken from a stolen police vehicle.