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The Latest: Trump again calls Russia commotion 'a big hoax'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:11pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the probe of possible Russian interference in the 2016 elections. (all times local):


After a week of walkbacks, Trump returns to Russia doubting

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:59pm

Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax."

Hero grandma, couple on 45th anniversary among boat victims

Hannah Grabenstein and Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:42pm

The 17 people killed when a tourist boat capsized in a Missouri lake included nine members of one family, a couple celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary and a grandmother who family members say saved her granddaughter's life. A memorial service was scheduled for Sunday afternoon for those who died when the vessel, known as a duck boat, sank Thursday evening.

Civil rights suit planned after 911 caller killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:23pm

Attorneys for a woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer after she called 911 to report a possible assault are working on a civil rights complaint.

Gunman in Trader Joe's standoff was feuding with grandmother

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:09pm

A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at the grandmother's home exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking dozens of people hostage inside a Los Angeles supermarket, a relative said Sunday.

Bell chimes 17 times at memorial for Branson boat victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:27pm

The 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank in a Missouri lake were remembered Sunday during a service attended by around 200 people in the tourism community of Branson.

Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting families

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:07pm

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw appeared conflicted in early May on whether to stop families from being separated at the border. He challenged the Trump administration to explain how families were getting a fair hearing guaranteed by the Constitution, but also expressed reluctance to get too deeply involved with immigration enforcement.

The Latest: 200 attend Branson memorial for boat victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:59pm

The Latest on the sinking of a duck boat in Missouri (all times local):

Official: Woman impaled by beach umbrella at Maryland beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:55pm

A spokeswoman for a Maryland beach town says a woman has been accidentally impaled in the chest by a beach umbrella.

More people sickened by parasite in outbreak linked to McDonald's salads

Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:11pm

More illnesses have been reported across the United States in two separate cyclospora outbreaks, federal health officials said Thursday.

Money stolen during fundraiser for Boise stabbing victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:47pm

Police are investigating after a local gym reported the theft of about $2,000 in donations raised during a fundraising event for victims of last month's knife attack at a Boise apartment complex.

Private messaging apps increasingly used for public business

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:07pm

One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.

1950s Amtrak dome railcar with all-windows top level returns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:35pm

Amtrak is bringing back a 1950s-era domed railcar that offers panoramic views for riders of a New England train.

Search continues for Lehi teacher missing on a camping trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:27pm

Authorities continue to search for a Lehi teacher who went missing on a camping trip.

More than senior moments: better dementia detection is urged

Marilynn Marchione and Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:23pm

Too few people with signs of mental decline or dementia are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer's disease experts who offered new guidance Sunday.

Utah man arrested in stabbing death of 10-month-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:07pm

A Utah man is in jail on suspicion of stabbing his infant son multiple times and then putting the boy's bloody body in a garbage can, authorities said Sunday.

Police: Man tossed from bar after racial remarks kills man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 12:37pm

A man who had been kicked out of a bar following his racial remarks to a black patron later shot and killed another man who may have gone outside to try to make peace, police said.

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:22am

The agency that supervises the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile would essentially lose direct Cabinet oversight under legislation that Congress is negotiating.

Inmate who walked away from work crew back in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:48am

State prison officials say an inmate who walked away from a work crew in Pocatello is back in custody.