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Police: An officer has died in Indianapolis after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:58pm

Police: An officer has died in Indianapolis after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash.

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FBI: Santa Clara man killed wife on cruise after she wouldn't stop laughing at him

Rachel D'Oro and Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:43pm

A Santa Clara man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the couple's blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at him, the FBI said in documents released Thursday.

Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump after Senate approval

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:41pm

The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations.

The Latest: Man charged in fire deaths maintains innocence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:41pm

The Latest on the case of a man charged with aggravated murder in the deaths of nine people in two fires (all times local):

Trump's chief of staff in tight spot

Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:32pm

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title.

Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself makes plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:32pm

A Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself in an Atlanta park pleaded guilty Thursday to violating two city ordinances after prosecutors agreed to drop a public indecency charge.

Scaramucci threats, insults inflame fierce White House fight

Julie Bykowicz and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:32pm

President Donald Trump's new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump's chief of staff to deny he's a "leaker" and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability.

Russia sanctions bill exposes Trump's legislative tug of war

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:29pm

President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia — a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow.

The Latest: Husband in cruise ship death appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:29pm

The Latest on a woman's death in what authorities called a domestic dispute on a cruise ship off the coast of Alaska (all times local):

House ethics panel investigating Guam Delegate Bordallo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:11pm

The House Ethics Committee says it is investigating a complaint against Del. Madeleine Bordallo of Guam, following a report by the independent Office of Congressional Ethics.

Utah pilot died in crash 15 years after brother's air death

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 5:11pm

A Utah pilot killed with three other people when a small plane crashed on a highway also lost a brother to an aviation accident 15 years ago, the family's Mormon bishop said Thursday.

Woman charged in infant son's fatal fentanyl overdose

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:58pm

A woman has been arrested in Puerto Rico and charged in her baby's fatal fentanyl overdose in Florida last year.

The Latest: Scaramucci steps back from 'colorful language'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:58pm

The Latest on White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and his complaints about White House leaks to the news media (all times local):

AP EXCLUSIVE: Sessions not stepping down unless asked

Sadie Gurman and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

His loyalty to the boss severely tested but seemingly intact, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will stay in the job for as long as President Donald Trump wants him to serve.

Senior White House aide tweets after expletive-laced interview: 'I sometimes use colorful language'; pledges to refrain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

Senior White House aide tweets after expletive-laced interview: 'I sometimes use colorful language'; pledges to refrain.

The Latest: 911 calls show horror of Utah plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

The Latest on a small plane crash on a Utah highway that killed four people (all times local):

Senate votes decisively to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sends measure to Trump for his signature

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

Senate votes decisively to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sends measure to Trump for his signature.

Texas inmate appealing to US Supreme Court to halt execution

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:23pm

A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal from a man set to be put to death for killing a San Antonio woman in 2004 and his lawyers took their arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court to try to halt the execution.

Inmates' escape video shows everything is caught on tape

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:23pm

In an age when everything else is captured for public consumption on a smartphone, why not your own jailbreak?