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Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:52pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and reaffirming that "my only allegiance" is to those he governs.

China deports US businesswoman accused of spying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:50pm

An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States.

Latest use of sedative keeps death penalty debate alive

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:37pm

Is unorthodox the same as cruel and unusual punishment?

Underfed dogs confiscated from Riverton home are improving

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:37pm

Almost 50 dogs confiscated from rural residence by Riverton officials earlier this week are recovering and may soon be placed in permanent homes.

Man fires gun after luxury car is bumped near Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:37pm

Police say a man in a luxury car just off Wall Street in New York City fired his gun after another motorist backed into the vehicle.

Puerto Rico releases offer to bondholders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:10pm

The Puerto Rico government is offering to pay its senior creditors around 50 cents on the dollar as part of efforts to address its economic crisis.

Wilder superintendent to run for Idaho schools chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 11:54am

Wilder School Superintendent Jeff Dillon has filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction in 2018.

2 boarding school officials resign amid sex abuse claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 11:16am

A prestigious Connecticut boarding school says two former headmasters have resigned as life trustees after a report that alleged teachers had sexually abused students.

Turkey demands US stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:53am

Turkey's leader on Saturday urged the United States to stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants as local media reported the Turkish military has moved armored vehicles and personnel carriers to a base near the Syrian border.

Winter lingered in northern New England, and so will the mud

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:41am

Spring is in the air. But mud is on the ground, and will be for a while.

Critics question top US prosecutor's style after blunt words

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:38am

With two dust-ups in a week, first with a judge in Hawaii and another with leaders of the nation's largest and most powerful police department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions sounds to some more like the conservative senator from Alabama he once was rather than the top prosecutor he is today.

Man sentenced for using Xbox chat to ask for boys' nude pics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 9:40am

A convicted pedophile who used the messaging service on his Xbox to solicit nude photos from four boys in three states is heading to prison.

SW Idaho man's request to withdraw guilty plea rejected

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 9:14am

An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to a shooting that seriously wounded a 10-year-old girl will not be allowed to withdraw his guilty plea.

Police: Texas officer faked his own death, fled into Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:50am

Authorities in Texas say a police officer who notified his wife that he planned to kill himself actually faked his own death and fled to Mexico.

AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:30am

Over the past seven years, Los Angeles jail officials have seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of mentally ill inmates, a rise the sheriff attributes to methamphetamine use.

Prosecutors won't seek death penalty in S. Idaho killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:16am

Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against two Buhl men accused of killing a high school student last year.

3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:07am

Authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight in Texas just south of the airport in Amarillo.

North Dakota official faces recall threat for refugee claims

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:36am

A firebrand commissioner in Fargo wondered out loud during a council meeting last September how much money North Dakota's largest city was spending on its decades-old refugee resettlement program, comments he has since backed up with speculation linking immigration to crime.

Former officer charged with hitting kids with car, killing 1

Freida Frisaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:12am

A Florida sheriff's deputy was sleeping when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Seconds later, his daughter screamed into the phone. "Dad, help me, help me!"