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The Latest: Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:00am

The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local):

Judge accepts Manafort's resignation as Connecticut lawyer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:52am

A Connecticut judge has accepted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's proposal to permanently give up his right to practice law in the state amid disbarment proceedings.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule State of the Union address until after the government reopens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:42am

Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule State of the Union address until after the government reopens.

White House denounces Rep. King's white supremacy remarks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:38am

The White House is describing comments by Republican Rep. Steve King about white supremacy as "abhorrent."

Suspect's father: 'All I care about' is Jayme's family

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:34am

The father of a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and killing her parents has expressed sympathy for the girl and her family.

Appeals court upholds Virginia's ban on bestiality

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:33am

The Virginia Court of Appeals has upheld a state law banning sex with an animal.

Victim of fatal stabbing identified as Salt Lake City woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:29am

The South Salt Lake Police Department has identified the victim in a fatal stabbing as a 26-year-old Salt Lake City woman.

ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:04am

A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday.

Judge dismisses felony in officer's beating of naked woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:10am

A judge has dismissed a felony charge against a Detroit police corporal in the beating of a naked, combative woman who prosecutors say was having a mental breakdown inside an emergency room triage unit.

Bar owner defends dress code some saw as racially specific

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 5:43am

A new bar in New Jersey is defending itself against allegations that a dress code it displayed recently was aimed at people of color.

Atlanta officer shoots, kills man stealing unmarked car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:32am

An Atlanta police officer has shot and killed a man accused of stealing an unmarked police vehicle at a gas station.

Tribute to 9/11 workers takes shape in granite country

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:54am

A tribute to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is taking shape in Vermont, where workers are chipping at and chiseling slabs of granite that will be installed this spring at the national Sept. 11 memorial.

No talks scheduled as LA teacher strike enters day 3

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:28pm

Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as tens of thousands of teachers planned to walk picket lines for a third day Wednesday, after being joined on strike for the first time by some of their counterparts from independent charter schools.

New storm brings risk of blizzard to Northern California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:24pm

Another Pacific storm was set to hit California on Wednesday, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada.

Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule State of the Union address

Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:09pm

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump Wednesday to reschedule State of the Union address until after the government reopens.

Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:54pm

Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:15pm

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid during the shutdown.

Hearing set on school shooting suspect's contact with guard

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:06pm

A judge is set to consider whether Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz should still be supervised by a corrections officer he is accused of assaulting.

Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:37pm

A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott. But Gillette says it doesn't mind sparking a discussion.