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Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:17pm

A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii.

US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:16pm

An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail.

Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:14pm

If you are caught using a handheld device while driving in the United Kingdom, whether it's for talking, texting, taking video or anything else, your penalties just got significantly steeper, thanks to a law that went into effect this month.

Montana bill seeks abortion ban on 'pain-capable' fetuses

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:10pm

The Montana Senate on Friday advanced a proposal seeking to extend protections to so-called "pain-capable" fetuses.

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No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:10pm

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the health care law.

The Latest: Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:10pm

The Latest on the sentencing of man in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child. (all times local)

Victim's husband appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:06pm

The husband of one of four people killed in a string of shootings by a suspect who is Hmong urged community members not to "get caught up in colors" in reacting to the attack.

Police: Beaten man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:00pm

Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.

AP Analysis: Trump's young presidency perilously adrift

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:57pm

Just two months in, Donald Trump's presidency is perilously adrift.

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:48pm

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

Man sentenced to life with possibility of parole in murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:40pm

Man sentenced to life with possibility of parole in murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii.

Investor flips Trump childhood home for 50 percent profit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:34pm

A real estate investor who bought President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York City for $1.39 million in December has flipped it for a 50 percent profit.

The Latest: Suspect may work for state unemployment agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the murders of four people in Sacramento (all times local):

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:15pm

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

Lebanese businessman appears in US court in sanctions case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:15pm

A Lebanese businessman who the United States says has provided millions of dollars to the Hezbollah militant group has pleaded not guilty to federal criminal charges that he violated sanctions.

Tillerson to attend NATO summit he originally was to skip

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:15pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will attend a major NATO foreign ministers meeting after all.

Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floor

Sarah Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:06pm

A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."

California may free 9,500 inmates in 4 years under new rules

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:57pm

Corrections officials announced new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that are projected to trim California's prison population by 9,500 inmates over four years.

Police: Florida man cited for eating pancakes in the street

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:50pm

Authorities say they've charged a Florida man recorded on video sitting in the street eating pancakes.

Arkansas governor signs bill reinstating voter ID law

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:44pm

Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state's highest court more than two years ago.