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Coroner identify man found dead in Boise canal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:44pm

The Ada County coroner's office has identified the body of a man found dead in a canal over the weekend.

2 corrections officers among 4 arrested at Kansas City jail

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:34pm

Two corrections officers were among four people arrested in a contraband smuggling operation at the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri, after roughly 200 law enforcers searched the facility early Monday.

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:34pm

Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.

The Latest: Abbe Lowell joins Jared Kushner's legal team

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the investigations into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times EDT):

First military case in Navy bribery scandal begins

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:24pm

While he was stationed in Singapore, a U.S. Navy commander ate suckling pigs worth $400 apiece, attended a Gucci fashion show with his wife and enjoyed the services of prostitutes — all courtesy of a Malaysian defense contractor, Navy prosecutors alleged Monday.

Pennsylvania B&B owner finds decomposed body of guest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:23pm

The owner of a bed and breakfast in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains discovered the badly decomposed body of guest who lived at the inn, and state police say the 80-year-old woman had been dead for weeks or months.

AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria,

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Armed Services panel chairman seeks $696 billion DOD budget

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

Declaring the U.S. military in dire need of rebuilding, an influential House committee chairman pressed his case Monday for $696 billion defense budget in 2018 — more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Cold chicken complaint leads to attack on restaurant owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

Police say they are looking for a couple who were caught on surveillance video attacking the owner of restaurant and her 15-year-old daughter because they said their chicken was cold.

The Latest: Modi invites Trump and family to visit India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

The Latest on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

More Alaskans mauled by bears in Alaska

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:10pm

Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears in Alaska over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less than a week, including two fatal ones.

Bombs found in Montana home linked to bank robberies

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:02pm

Federal agents found homemade bombs in the Montana home of a man they suspect is the "AK-47 Bandit," who is wanted for a string of bank robberies and is accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper, according to authorities and court documents filed Monday.

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:53pm

Two men from the Boston area were hospitalized after being knocked to the sidewalk and robbed over the weekend in New Orleans' French Quarter.

US does not need warrant to subpoena Oregon drug data

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:50pm

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency does not need a court order to subpoena a prescription drug database kept by the state of Oregon, but the ruling did not specify whether those subpoenas would violate constitutional protections.

Judge won't disqualify colleague from abortion video case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:46pm

A U.S. District Court judge has rejected an attempt to disqualify a fellow judge from a lawsuit over secret video recordings by an anti-abortion group.

House ethics panel launches inquiry of 2 Dems, plus aide

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:36pm

The House Ethics committee said Monday it is investigating complaints against two veteran Democratic lawmakers and the top aide to a third Democrat.

Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

Matthew Pennington and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:35pm

President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations.

Arizona woman convicted in 2011 death of young cousin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:35pm

An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Monday in the death of her 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box in triple-digit heat.

Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:35pm

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.

Idaho county jail looking to finalize contract with ICE

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:30pm

An Idaho county is looking to generated additional money by renting out beds for Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees.