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Ex-KKK chief asks to bar subpoena over Charlottesville rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:56am

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has asked a judge to block a subpoena in a federal lawsuit filed by 11 people injured during a violent clash between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville last year.

Dozens of prison workers debilitated since NC escape attempt

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:51am

North Carolina's understaffed prisons remain a dangerous place for employees six months after the bloodiest escape attempt in state history left four workers dead.

With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:43am

The repercussions from the demise of Toys R Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday for its first quarter.

Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:32am

Jeff Dysinger's daughter survived a shooting at her Kentucky high school, but he and many others in the rural community haven't joined the national outcry over guns.

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:21am

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will oppose him.

18 Syracuse students out of classes after offensive videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:19am

Eighteen Syracuse University students face disciplinary charges after videos emerged showing fraternity members using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person.

Bird strike in engine damages Blue Angels jet at air show

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:06am

A bird strike caused $1 million damage to the engine of a Blue Angels jet at an air show in Florida.

Supreme Court rejects Missouri man with 241-year prison term

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:49am

The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a man who committed robbery and other crimes on a single day when he was 16 and now isn't eligible for parole until he's 112 years old.

Unruly passenger removed from Miami to Chicago flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:34am

Police used a stun gun multiple times on an unruly American Airlines passenger before removing him from a Miami to Chicago.

The Latest: Trump slams Dems for objecting to Pompeo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:32am

The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of State (all times local):

Trial slated to begin for Ohio man accused of killing women

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:30am

The trial of an Ohio man charged with killing two women is scheduled to begin.

Shipwreck found in Lake Erie could be nearly 200 years old

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:21am

Shipwreck hunters are planning to excavate around a Lake Erie wreck this summer that they think could be the remains of a schooner that went down nearly two centuries ago.

US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:19am

The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests.

Waffle House suspect remains on the run, may be armed

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:53am

A half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House remained on the run Monday, and authorities said he may be armed with one of the guns seized from him last year after he tried to enter the White House to see President Donald Trump.

Houston police: Woman sets car on fire with children inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:49am

Authorities in Houston have taken a woman into custody after witnesses reported she set her car on fire as she sat inside with her three children.

Viewing, funeral planned for 2 slain sheriff's deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:40am

A public viewing and funeral service are planned for two Florida sheriff's deputies who were gunned down while they sat in a Chinese restaurant.

Teens charged in carjacking of Baltimore County teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:38am

Baltimore County Police say four teenage girls attacked a pregnant teacher at an elementary school, stealing the teacher's purse and car.

Connecticut university closes because of student illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:25am

A Connecticut university is shutting down for the day after about 100 students fell ill.

Sheriff's office: No wrongdoing by deputies in fatal chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:20am

A sheriff's office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern Michigan.

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:54am

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947.