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Trump's plan to fund border wall faces first legal test

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:08pm

A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency.

Utah prosecutor: Officers' shooting of suspect was justified

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:05pm

A Utah prosecutor says that five Salt Lake City police officers' use of deadly force that resulted in the death of a man in a November 2018 shooting was justified and no charges will be filed against the officers.

Man gets up to 20 years for bank robbery that netted $106

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:40am

A Michigan man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for a bank robbery that netted $106.

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:17am

A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge.

Idaho manhunt for Utah murder suspect continues

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:10am

Idaho police say the manhunt continues for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah.

Illinois man found guilty in teen's 1992 strangulation death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:07am

A 76-year-old man has been convicted in the 1992 strangulation death of an Illinois teenager.

Senators: Trump to invoke emergency to sell arms to Saudis

Matthew Lee and Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:07am

The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said.

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:05am

A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores.

The Latest: Trump to declassify docs on Russia probe origins

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:59am

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Utah judge suspended for making anti-Trump comments

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:47am

A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months for comments he made online and in court criticizing President Donald Trump. The state's Supreme Court he determined violated the judicial code of conduct.

Facebook is leaving clues about a possible cryptocurrency launch

Ivana Kottasov√°, CNN  |  Posted May 24th - 10:47am

Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch a cryptocurrency as part of its global push into payments.

Ambulance called after US Rep. Nadler appears to swoon

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:37am

U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday after he appeared to swoon during a news conference in New York City.

Man freed in 'doppleganger' case facing federal indictment

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:33am

A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges.

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:29am

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Utah woman accused of smothering 3-year-old stepdaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:28am

A Utah woman has been accused of suffocating her 3-year-old stepdaughter.

Pompeo to make up canceled Germany trip on Europe tour

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:24am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo next week will make up a trip to Germany he canceled earlier this month amid heightened tensions with Iran.

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:00am

A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.

Man gets life term for mistaken-identity murder of teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:59am

A man convicted in a mistaken-identity home invasion that ended with a teacher being killed has been sentenced to life in prison.

Grizzly numbers steady as hunting plans tied up in US court

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:53am

Wildlife officials say grizzly bear numbers are holding steady in the U.S. Northern Rockies as plans to hunt the animals remain mired in a legal dispute.

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

Susannah George and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:51am

The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran.