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Boy who has autism builds model of Titanic out of Legos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:32am

A 26-foot-long (8 meter) model of the Titanic made out of 56,000 Legos built by a boy in Iceland who has autism can now be seen in the U.S.

Fate of US citizen with ties to IS in hands of judge

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:32am

A federal judge on Thursday is weighing the fate of a U.S. citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.

Florida teen takes $15 million prize in scratch-off game

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:30am

A 19-year-old Florida man has claimed a $15 million top prize in a scratch-off game.

The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:28am

The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):

Man who dressed as superhero sentenced on child porn charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:26am

Federal prosecutors say a Tennessee man who dressed as Spider-Man and washed windows at a children's hospital has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison on child pornography charges.

Threatened ground squirrel could halt Idaho dam expansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:24am

Officials say a threatened squirrel species could halt plans to expand a dam in western Idaho.

Alleged East Coast leader of MS-13 facing New York charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:20am

The alleged East Coast crime boss of the notorious street gang MS-13 has been ordered held without bail at his first court appearance on Long Island, where prosecutors accuse him of having a hand in a wave of violence.

4 bodies found in remains of Missouri home destroyed by fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:18am

Authorities say four people have been found dead inside a house destroyed by fire in Missouri.

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Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:14am

President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."

House where Rosa Parks sought refuge will be displayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:13am

The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after she fled the south will be displayed in Rhode Island for at least a month after all because several groups have provided money.

Trump checks out anti-drug effort while in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:12am

President Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll get a briefing on drug interdiction.

Michigan mother leaves 2 infant girls in suitcase on curb

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:07am

Police say a 26-year-old Michigan woman left her two infant daughters inside a suitcase on the side of the road as child welfare workers arrived to take the children away.

Police arrest 8-year-old with loaded gun in school backpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:06am

Police in Maryland say they've arrested an 8-year-old boy after a loaded gun was found in his book bag in his elementary school.

Death of former Trump advisor's father labeled suspicious

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:04am

Law enforcement and Pennsylvania Health Department officials are investigating the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, at a Philadelphia senior care facility.

The Latest: Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:04am

The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:02am

President Donald Trump's personal attorney dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS amid the stir caused by an FBI search of the lawyer's files.

Better weather should aid Oklahoma wildfire fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:00am

Firefighters are hoping that better weather will help them battle wildfires in Oklahoma, though conditions are critical in Arizona and New Mexico.

St. Louis judge: Charge against Gov. Eric Greitens stands, prosecutors sanctioned for withholding evidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:59am

St. Louis judge: Charge against Gov. Eric Greitens stands, prosecutors sanctioned for withholding evidence .

Senate panel to vote Monday on Pompeo for secretary of state

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:58am

A Senate committee is set to vote at 5 p.m. Monday on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.

Hawaiian crows released in forest show promising behavior

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:48am

A group of native Hawaii crows called alalas has been adjusting to a new environment after being released six months ago into the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve.