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London attack: Muslim group raises $25,000 for victims in 48 hours

James Griffiths, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:56am

A crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in London has met its goal twice-over in under two days.

Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

Eileen Sullivan and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:51am

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election.

North Dakota governor signs concealed carry bill into law

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:47am

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that will allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit, making North Dakota one of about a dozen "constitutional carry" states.

Jurors convict Missouri mother of poisoning 9-year-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:46am

A Missouri mother has been convicted of repeatedly poisoning her son with prescription medications, risking his life in what authorities described as an effort to win attention and possibly inheritance payments.

AfricCom chief favors more aggressive approach in Somalia

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:46am

The commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia.

New Hampshire leads effort to view overdoses as crime scenes

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:35am

A New Hampshire training program that teaches police officers and prosecutors how to treat drug overdoses as crime scenes is emerging as a model for other states grappling with the opioid crisis.

Recent discrepancies prompt review of Idaho's sunshine law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:35am

Officials with the Idaho secretary of state's office say they want to review the state's entire sunshine laws after finding discrepancies in how lobbying requirements are enforced.

Suspect identified in quadruple Wisconsin shooting

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:27am

The suspect in a Wisconsin shooting spree that left four people dead has been identified, and court records show one of the victims was his wife's divorce lawyer.

Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:17am

Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period.

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:17am

The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.

Lawsuit seeks community-based options for Ohio's disabled

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:17am

A lawsuit claiming Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience segregation when forced to receive services from institutions due to fewer community- or home-based options will be allowed to proceed.

House lawmakers and aides: Health bill short of support ahead of vote demanded by President Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:17am

House lawmakers and aides: Health bill short of support ahead of vote demanded by President Trump.

Judge in Virginia declines to block travel ban

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:09am

In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil-rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.

Man indicted on murder charges after parents dismembered

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:09am

A Louisiana man has been indicted on murder charges after authorities say he killed his parents in their Tennessee home and tried to dissolve their bodies in acid while he was visiting them for Thanksgiving.

Police: Woman falsely claims sexual assault by 3 black males

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:00am

Police say an 18-year-old white woman who burst into a church in northeast Texas and claimed she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by three black males in ski masks has admitted she lied.

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:58am

Three additional Democrats said Friday that they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him.

High water floods mostly ag land in western Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:58am

Rivers and creeks swollen with snowmelt runoff are causing some minor flooding in western Wyoming.

US: Syrian fighters facing little resistance at Tabqa dam

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:58am

A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise.

US-backed Syrian fighters reach IS-held dam in north Syria

Bassem Mroue and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:54am

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to liberate the city of Raqqa — the de facto capital of the Islamic State group — should be done in coordination with the Damascus government.