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Kerry: US on verge of ending Syria talks with Russia

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:02am

The United States is "on the verge" of ending Syria talks with Russia in response to days of deadly attacks on Aleppo, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

Official says failure in Syria may leave Russia in quagmire

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:51am

A senior Obama administration official told lawmakers Thursday that the failure of a cease-fire in Syria poses serious consequences for Moscow and gives the United States leverage, an argument that drew a skeptical response from Republicans and Democrats.

Ammon Bundy's lawyers seek to stop trial amid appeals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:41am

Ammon Bundy's federal conspiracy trial resumed despite a motion from his lawyers seeking a postponement until a court rules on their appeals.

Company: Crows knocked out power to 100,000 in 3 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:41am

Rocky Mountain Power says two crows triggered an outage in mid-July that knocked out power to about 100,000 customers in eastern Idaho, western Wyoming and southern Montana.

McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:41am

The Senate's top Republican Thursday warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure.

The Latest: Woman says sex assault turned life 'upside down'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:31am

The Latest on the sentencing of a former Iowa State University student who sexually assaulted another student (all times local):

The Latest: Townville officials to hold news conference

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:23am

The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local):

Teen's mother 'shocked and saddened' by school shooting

Kate Brumback and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:21am

The mother of a teen accused of killing his father and wounding two students and a teacher at a rural South Carolina elementary school says his family is "shocked and saddened."

Wife of officer charged in shooting details threats, bills

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:21am

The telephone death threats to the home of Officer Dominique Perez began soon after he and an Albuquerque police detective ended a hillside standoff by opening fire on a homeless man who died after being hit in the arms and back.

Police: Man kills wife, goes to college town, kills son

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:11am

Authorities say a man killed his wife at their Maryland home and then drove to the Washington suburbs, where he killed his 19-year-old son and himself.

Police investigate apparent murder-suicide in College Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:11am

Authorities in Maryland say two people are dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide in College Park.

Sisters found dead in villa on African island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:11am

A Minnesota man says his family has been given little information on how his two sisters died while vacationing on a tropical African island.

Ex-student gets probation in Iowa State sex assault case

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:11am

A former Iowa State University student will avoid prison but be required to register as a sex offender for assaulting an unconscious female student after an on-campus party, a judge ruled Thursday.

APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice

Julie Watson and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:02am

U.S. authorities tried twice to deport the unarmed black man fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb, but his native Uganda refused to take him, resulting in his release.

Pennsylvania mayor asked to resign for racist Facebook posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:01am

The mayor of a tiny central Pennsylvania town is being asked to resign over racist pictures on his Facebook page, including two depicting apes with captions referring to President Barack Obama and his family.

Lawyer: Unanswered questions after fatal shooting by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:01am

The lawyer for relatives of a black motorcyclist who was fatally shot by a District of Columbia police officer says many unanswered questions surround his death.

Sentencing rescheduled in Ohio for US Capitol plot suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:51am

Sentencing has been rescheduled for an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group.

APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:51am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California (all times are local):

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:41am

US immigration agency says it twice tried to deport Ugandan man killed by suburban San Diego police.