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The Latest: Senate confirms Pompeo as secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:11am

The Latest on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination to serve as secretary of state (all times local):

Man accused of killing mother with guitar ruled competent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:11am

A judge says an Iowa man is competent to stand trial on allegations that he used an electric guitar to beat his mother to death.

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Senate confirms Pompeo for secretary of state

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:10am

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state Thursday morning.

Marshall fined for violating federal law over Indian remains

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:08am

Marshall University has been fined $4,999 for failing to complete inventories of American Indian remains and artifacts in its possession.

Police: Cheerleading instructor used spy camera in bathroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:07am

Police in Maryland say they've arrested a cheerleading instructor for putting a camera in a bathroom and secretly taking pictures of children and adults.

More kids have autism, better diagnosis may be the reason

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:05am

The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it's only a small increase and some experts think it can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children.

Sister IDs 2 brothers in slayings of Oklahoma family members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:05am

A nurse testified in an Oklahoma murder trial that a teenage girl hospitalized with severe wounds managed to identify two of her brothers as the attackers.

Senate votes 57-42 to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Trump's second secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:05am

Senate votes 57-42 to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Trump's second secretary of state.

Longtime prosecutor takes over Weinstein case in NYC

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:05am

A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the ultimately abandoned sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, two people familiar with the case said Thursday.

Police: Florida man pours gasoline, sets girlfriend on fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:03am

A 55-year-old Florida man is accused of pouring gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire.

Trump rips Comey, says he won't be involved in Russia probe

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:59am

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he "won't be involved" in the special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling, even as he warned he could change his mind, blasted his own Justice Department and accused former FBI Director James Comey of lying about Trump's eyebrow-raising trip to Moscow in 2013.

Police investigate triple homicide in suburban St. Louis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:59am

Police say they discovered the bodies of two men and a woman inside a suburban St. Louis home and that a woman who was shot and injured was found outside.

US seeks to extradite 'El Chapo' case suspect from Caribbean

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:58am

A Canadian known as "Russian Mike" who has been charged in the drug trafficking case involving notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is fighting extradition to the U.S. from the Caribbean.

US won't step in to stop ex-Lithuanian judge's extradition

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:55am

The State Department won't intervene to halt the extradition of an ex-Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian wanted on charges stemming from her claim of a powerful pedophile network in Lithuania.

Vandals go to extreme lengths to access tunnels under Teton Dam

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:51am

Graffiti, littering and damaged signs have always been a problem at the old site of the Teton Dam, but now things are getting worse.

The Latest: Dems blame Trump administration on Jackson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:43am

The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as Veterans Affairs secretary (all times local):

The Latest: Judge appoints former judge as special master

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:41am

The Latest on maneuvers by lawyers trying to negotiate who will get to view materials seized in April 9 raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer (all times local):

White House takes questions at Take Your Kid to Work Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:40am

What's President Donald Trump's favorite animal? Does he like candy?

'Oh! Susanna' songwriter's statue removed amid criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:37am

A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter was removed from a Pittsburgh park Thursday after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a slave sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.

Conjoined twins separated at Houston hospital discharged

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:34am

Twin girls born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen have been discharged from a Houston hospital more than three months after separation surgery.