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Court: Dismissal of cop's Black Lives Matter lawsuit is just

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:17pm

A federal appeals court says a Louisiana court rightly dismissed a deputy's lawsuit accusing Black Lives Matter and several leaders of inciting violence that led to a deadly 2016 attack on law enforcement officers.

Unrest reported at immigration detention center in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:06pm

U.S. immigration authorities say about 40 men at a family detention center in Texas were involved in a "disturbance."

Judge halts Trump rule that suspended clean water protection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:30pm

A federal judge in South Carolina has ruled the Trump administration did not properly seek public input when it suspended protections designed to thwart waterway pollution.

Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuver

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:08pm

Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting harshly criticized MGM Resorts International this week over its legal maneuver seeking to consolidate multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre.

Student sues professor he says sexually harassed him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:04pm

A former New York University graduate student has sued a prominent professor, alleging she sexually harassed and stalked him for more than three years.

Pentagon says military parade proposed for Veterans Day delayed at least until 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:01pm

Pentagon says military parade proposed for Veterans Day delayed at least until 2019.

US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:15pm

U.S. health officials on Thursday approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication that triggered a public backlash due to its rising price tag.

Professors challenge to Texas 'Campus Carry' law rejected

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:42pm

Three University of Texas professors have lost another legal round in their challenge to a Texas law allowing people with concealed-handgun licenses to carry weapons on public university campuses.

Oklahoma School for the Deaf closed after threat called in

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:21pm

Oklahoma officials have closed a school for deaf students after the facility received a threatening phone call.

The Latest: Prosecutor says no charges yet in boy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:17pm

The Latest on the identification of a boy's body found at a makeshift living compound in New Mexico (all times local):

Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

Morgan Lee and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:12pm

Forensic investigators said Thursday they identified the remains of a Georgia boy whose father is accused of abducting him and performing purification rituals on the child as he died at a remote New Mexico desert compound. The cause of the child's death remained unknown.

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

Kathleen Foody and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:01pm

After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Mesfin Fekadu and Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:49pm

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died from pancreatic cancer. She was 76.

Police say remains are 'consistent' with missing Iowa boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:48pm

Human remains recovered from a creek this week are believed to be those of a 16-year-old autistic boy who vanished from his small Iowa hometown in April, authorities said Thursday.

Man convicted of sexual assaulting fellow plane passenger

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:40pm

A federal jury has convicted a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a sleeping Spirit Airlines passenger.

NTSB report offers little insight into Alaska plane crash

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:33pm

An Alaska sightseeing airplane was flying toward its home base when it crashed earlier this month on a mountainside in Denali National Park, killing all five people aboard, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Senate confirms more Trump judges

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:04pm

President Donald Trump has put more judges on the circuit courts this far into his first two years than other administrations had, thanks to Senate Republicans.

State board fires University of Idaho athletic director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:59pm

The Idaho State Board of Education has fired University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear after an investigation into how his department handled sexual assault and harassment complaints.

Police: Man charged with rape claims he was sleepwalking

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:59pm

Police say a Georgia man accused of crawling into bed with his son's girlfriend and attempting to have sex with her said he'd been sleepwalking.

Idaho woman convicted of killing former boyfriend in Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:54pm

An Idaho woman has been convicted of shooting and killing her former boyfriend along a rural road in northwestern Montana.