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Judge to consider contempt against anti-abortion group head

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:13pm

A federal judge says he will consider holding the leader of an anti-abortion group in contempt after links to videos that were barred from release appeared on the website of the man's attorneys.

3 federal prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards arrested Thursday in a prison sexual abuse scandal, authorities said.

Pilot killed in helicopter crash at Delaware industrial park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A medical helicopter crashed Thursday behind a postal facility in a Delaware industrial park, killing the pilot, authorities said.

Nurse in prison for killing infant indicted in another death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:53pm

A Texas nurse who's been serving a 99-year prison sentence for the fatal overdose of an infant in her care was indicted Thursday in the death of another infant as prosecutors try to keep her behind bars.

Oakland, California proposes nearly $1 million payment for teen at center of police sex scandal to settle abuse claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:50pm

Oakland, California proposes nearly $1 million payment for teen at center of police sex scandal to settle abuse claims.

'Racially motivated' fight leaves Arizona prison on lockdown

Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:41pm

A privately run prison in Arizona remained on lockdown Thursday after four inmates were injured in a brawl involving about 80 prisoners that authorities had to use pepper spray to break up.

Texas pushes ahead with 'bathroom bill' as others shy away

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:25pm

As "bathroom bills" targeting transgender individuals falter across the U.S., fizzling even in conservative bastions like Kansas and Arkansas following the upheaval over a North Carolina law last year, Texas Republicans are doubling down in their determination.

Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in Russia probe

Matthew Daly and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:25pm

The chairman of the House oversight committee asked the FBI on Thursday to turn over more documents about former FBI Director James Comey's interactions with the White House and Justice Department, including materials dating back nearly four years to the Obama administration.

No link found between cancer and conditions at Guantanamo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:20pm

U.S. military health experts found no link between several cases of cancer and environmental conditions in an area used for legal proceedings at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, according to a report released Thursday by the Navy.

Outdoor Retailer takes show to Denver

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:05pm

Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging to create one mega winter expo. Emerald Expositions has acquired the SnowSports Industries America Snow Show held each winter in Denver. Emerald also produces the Outdoor Retailer show.

San Bernardino terror attack suspects shot up to 27 times

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:04pm

Authorities released a report Thursday detailing the manhunt and shootout with a husband and wife who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino terror attack in December 2015.

The Latest: FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:50pm

The Latest on the FBI investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election (all times local):

Conservationist buys Bears Ears land for $2.5 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:50pm

Conservationist and millionaire Jennifer Speers has paid $2.5 million for 640 acres (2,589,990 sq. meters) of land within Bears Ears National Monument.

California guards, inmates recovering after rare mass attack

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:45pm

Four inmates remained hospitalized with gunshot wounds Thursday, a day after California correctional officers opened fire to quell a rare mass attack on eight prison guards by more than 100 inmates, officials said.

AP FACT CHECK: Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:42pm

President Donald Trump told France's new president that he was "my guy" in the recent election, a French official said Thursday. The record shows only favorable words from Trump for centrist Emmanuel Macron's opponent, the defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

Appeals court: Texas must reveal execution drug supplier

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:31pm

A Texas appeals court panel on Thursday upheld a lower court's order that the state's prison agency must identify its execution drug supplier.

Man sentenced to life for 2 deaths in botched bank robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:30pm

A southern Illinois man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing two bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery.

Alabama death row inmate files flurry of last minute appeals

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:23pm

Convicted murderer Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after escaping seven prior execution dates — was scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, as his attorneys filed a flurry of last minute appeals.

Official who led town through Sandy Hook tragedy to retire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:20pm

The top elected official in Newtown, Connecticut, who led the town through the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has announced that she will not seek re-election in November.