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Trump feels 'somewhat' vindicated after Nunes intel briefing

Julie Pace and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:53pm

Private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy agencies, the chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday — an extraordinary public airing of often-secret information that brought swift protests from Democrats.

Police officer, at least 2 others shot in Wisconsin town

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:53pm

A police officer and at least two other people were shot when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin on Thursday, investigators said.

Arkansas governor expands where concealed guns allowed

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

Arkansas' governor signed a sweeping gun rights measure into law on Wednesday that will allow concealed handguns at state colleges, some bars, government buildings and even the state Capitol.

Competency training for man accused of killing flamingo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

A Florida judge has ruled a man accused of killing a flamingo at Busch Gardens must undergo in-home competency training before the animal cruelty case against him can continue.

Man gets same sentence on murder conviction 2nd time around

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

A 24-year-old Gillette man has been sentenced to 48 years to life in prison for a second time in a fatal shooting on Thanksgiving 2013.

19-year-old candidate heads to runoff in city council race

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

A 19-year-old candidate seeking a council seat in a newly formed city in Georgia is headed to a runoff election next month.

The Latest: Shots heard at Wisconsin apartments

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

The Latest on shooting that injured two people and prompted local schools and a hospital to go on lockdown in northern Wisconsin (all times local):

Magnitude 4.0 quake, 3 smaller temblors rattle Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and three smaller temblors have struck Oklahoma.

The Latest: Gorsuch flatters senators as questioning wraps

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch: (all times EDT):

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Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:40pm

Their top legislative priority dangling in peril, President Donald Trump and Republican leaders cajoled recalcitrant GOP lawmakers Wednesday to back their health care overhaul. A day ahead of a long-awaited House showdown roll call, conservatives insisted they had the votes to torpedo the measure and the number of lawmakers publicly expressing opposition snowballed.

The Latest: Mayor: Sword killing 'unspeakable human tragedy'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:37pm

The Latest on the sword attack death of a black man in what police say was a racially motivated killing (all times local):

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Gorsuch to Democrats: No return to 'horse and buggy' era

Mark Sherman and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:32pm

Assured of support from majority Republicans, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was wrapping up two days of Senate questioning Wednesday to glowing GOP reviews but complaints from frustrated Democrats that he concealed his views from the American public.

Black lawmakers say they had candid conversation with Trump

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:32pm

Black lawmakers emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday saying the president was at least willing to listen to their concerns that his policies and positions could hurt their African-American constituents.

She thought someone passed out drunk. Then she saw a uniform

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:28pm

A woman living in a small community on the edge of the nation's largest American Indian reservation saw flashing police lights down the road from her home one night and assumed it was her neighbor getting stopped for driving drunk.

Judge: Louisiana law violates refugee's right to marry

Kevin McGill and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:17pm

A year ago, a state law blocked a U.S. citizen born in a refugee camp from getting married in Louisiana. A court victory Wednesday means the man and his fiancee are free to make wedding plans.

Police: Officer among victims in northern Wisconsin shooting; injuries not disclosed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:17pm

Police: Officer among victims in northern Wisconsin shooting; injuries not disclosed.

APNewsBreak: California may face 'significant risk' from dam

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:08pm

California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan leaves no time for any delays, a team of safety experts has warned in a report obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.

Life sentence upheld for father who tossed girl into creek

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:08pm

A New Jersey appeals court has upheld the life sentence of a man who threw his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat and weighed down by a tire jack.

Wisconsin fugitive convicted of kidnapping Michigan student

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:08pm

A woman captured last year while living under an alias in Wisconsin was convicted Wednesday of kidnapping a Detroit-area college student in 2000.

Mom: Teen daughter afraid to come home after Chicago attack

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:08pm

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who authorities say was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since it happened and that neighborhood kids have been joking about it and harassing her family.