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Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:12pm

The Pentagon on Monday formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Prosecutor clears 2 who killed Oklahoma restaurant shooter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:38pm

A prosecutor announced Monday he has cleared two people who fatally shot a man who wounded three others after opening fire at an Oklahoma City restaurant during the dinnertime rush.

King and queen of Spain wrap up visit to San Antonio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:36pm

Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited a museum exhibit featuring Spanish masterpieces on Monday as they wrapped up their visit to San Antonio.

Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it symbolizes racism

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:36pm

A group of about 30 demonstrators on Monday burned a Mississippi state flag, saying it symbolizes the racism at the heart of the state's problems with poverty, education and health care.

The Latest: Microsoft criticized for Immigration agency work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:36pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Lolita C. Baldor, Ken Thomas and Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:36pm

President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.

Man spared more jail time in 2016 FBI office gate crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:25pm

An Ohio man convicted of ramming a dump truck through the security gate of the FBI's Pittsburgh field office nearly two years ago has been spared additional jail time.

The Latest: Michigan flooding leads to disaster declaration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:22pm

The Latest on flooding in the Upper Midwest (all times local):

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:18pm

Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while disaster declarations were issued Monday in northern Michigan after flash-flooding washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes.

Lobbyist convicted of Kentucky deputy attorney general bribe

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:15pm

A Democratic lobbyist has been convicted of bribing Kentucky's No. 2 law enforcement officer in a case voters are likely to see in political ads for next year's race for governor.

MOVE member freed after 1978 shootout that killed officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:03pm

A member of the radical group MOVE has been released from prison nearly 40 years after the group engaged in a shootout that killed a Philadelphia police officer.

Florida smokable medical marijuana ruling put on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:00pm

A Florida circuit court has reinstated a stay on smoking medical marijuana.

City to pay $2M to family of Iowa woman killed by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:54pm

A city in southeastern Iowa has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of a woman who was mistakenly killed by a police officer.

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:52pm

The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a congressional hearing at which he repeatedly sought to distance himself from his predecessor.

Correction: Synthetic Marijuana-Inmates story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:46pm

In a story June 13 about inmates sickened by synthetic marijuana smuggled into a jail, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the drug as simply "marijuana" in the short headline.

Jury to decide fate of elderly Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank'

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:38pm

Nearly two decades ago, former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme said he learned his lesson and was finished with a life of crime. It turns out the government, however, wasn't finished with him.

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:28pm

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "a moral and humanitarian crisis."

Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:26pm

Politicians and advocates flocked to the Mexican border to visit U.S. immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the Trump administration amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

Lawyers, family seek release of detained pizza deliveryman

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:22pm

The family and attorneys of an Ecuadorean pizza shop worker who was arrested while trying to make a delivery submitted a formal request to immigration officials Monday demanding his immediate release.

The Latest: Mob boss trial deliberations to start Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:18pm

The Latest on the case against an elderly former Mafia boss (all times local):