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The Latest: Suspect told mom to clear the house of guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:04pm

The Latest on a fugitive arrested in Kansas and an investigation into a series of bank robberies. (all times local):

The Latest: Phoenix woman convicted in death of young cousin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:02pm

The Latest on the murder trial of an Arizona woman charged in the death of a 10-year-old girl who was locked in a small plastic storage box (all times local):

First military case in Navy bribery scandal begins

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:54pm

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.

Who can get around the travel ban?

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:54pm

Even as it allowed a limited version of the Trump administration's travel ban to take effect for now, the Supreme Court carved out a major exception.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:54pm

A man was convicted Monday of murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island.

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

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:53pm

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,

Trump welcomes India PM at White House for their 1st meeting

Matthew Pennington and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:44pm

President Donald Trump welcomed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House Monday for their first meeting, where personal chemistry as much as policy could set the tone for future relations.

Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:44pm

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos.

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Utah group files 2018 medical marijuana ballot initiative

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:40pm

Activists who say they are tired of waiting for Utah's conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical marijuana law launched an effort Monday to ask voters next year to pass the law, a move that would bypass state lawmakers.

House ethics panel launches inquiry of 2 Dems, plus aide

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:40pm

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

Air show attendance down after Air Force Thunderbirds cancel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:40pm

An Ohio air show's attendance was lower than expected after the Air Force Thunderbirds cancelled performances when an F-16D fighter jet left the runway and flipped over upon landing during preparation for the show.

The Latest: Baby Doe's mother to be sentenced this week

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:38pm

The Latest on the murder conviction of a Massachusetts man in the killing of his ex-girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, who came to be known as Baby Doe (all times local):

Sheriff: Man killed missing son, 5, after Disneyland trip

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:36pm

Investigators suspect the father of a 5-year-old California boy who has been missing for two months killed the child after a family outing at Disneyland in a plot to get back at his estranged wife during a bitter separation, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Monday.

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:36pm

President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.

The Latest: Trump hails India's Modi for boosting economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:25pm

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

More evacuations in wildfire near Utah ski resort town

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:24pm

The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

For Trump and the Republican Party, it's still complicated

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:24pm

For President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, it's still complicated.

Dallas officer turns himself in after being charged in death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:15pm

A Dallas police officer has been released on bond after being indicted on a count of aggravated assault in the shooting death of a woman.

The Latest: Attorney forced to testify against Joe Arpaio

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:05pm

The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local):