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Judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:44am

Lawyers for Detroit-area Iraqi nationals who fear they could be tortured or killed if they're kicked out of the U.S. asked a judge on Monday to extend his freeze on their deportations to all Iraqis who have been ordered to leave the country.

Truck driver sentenced on drug charges after highway stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:35am

A California truck driver stopped on a New Jersey highway with 64 kilograms (141 pounds) of heroin and 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of cocaine has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison.

GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:35am

An influential Republican senator said Monday that he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar.

Police: TSA worker caught stealing cash at Florida airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:32am

A Transportation Security Administration employee at a Florida airport has been fired after police said surveillance video showed him stealing cash.

Sex case in which student baked bread as penance called off

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:32am

The sexual assault trial of a former student from an elite New Hampshire prep school who was encouraged to bake bread for his accuser as an act of weekly "penance" has been called off by the prosecutor.

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New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:31am

A new study of Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law says it costs jobs, contrary to another new study released last week.

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:25am

A friendly weekend game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled.

Police: Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:20am

Authorities say a 14-year-old Delaware girl's actions caused her to fall from a New York amusement park ride and land in the arms of bystanders.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

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

Hurricane Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

Hurricane Dora strengthened off Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, but posed little threat to land as it spun out into the ocean.

South Carolina officer shoots and kills robbery suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:13am

A South Carolina police officer has shot and killed an armed robbery suspect.

Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:56am

The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure.

More evacuations in wildfire near Utah ski resort town

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:56am

Firefighters are bracing for strong winds as they fight a southern Utah wildfire that's forced more than 1,500 people from homes and cabins.

The Latest: Supreme Court rejects Arpaio bid for jury trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:38am

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

Ohio fixes sites of pro-Islamic State hack; feds investigate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:36am

Ohio officials have restored 11 government websites that were hacked with a message purporting to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

Suspect in killing of 3, wounding of girl turns himself in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:36am

A man suspected of opening fire on a car in St. Louis, critically wounding a 7-year-old girl and killing her parents and another man in the vehicle, is in custody.

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:19am

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer.

Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

Matthew Pennington and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations.

Police chief loses part of arm in fireworks accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

A Pennsylvania police chief has lost part of his arm following a fireworks accident at the town's fireman's carnival.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of girl dubbed Baby Doe after remains washed up on Boston Harbor island

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:09am

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of girl dubbed Baby Doe after remains washed up on Boston Harbor island.