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The Latest: Macron climate change appeal uses Trump's words

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:38pm

The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron speaking in front of a joint meeting of Congress (all times local):

100-acre wildfire closes central Utah mine in US forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:31pm

Firefighters in central Utah are making progress on a 100-acre wildfire that closed a mine in a national forest about 100 miles southeast of Provo.

Law enforcement official identifies suspected California serial killer as former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:30pm

Law enforcement official identifies suspected California serial killer as former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo.

The Latest: Warrant: Suspect held after acting suspiciously

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:28pm

The Latest on the shooting of two police officers and an employee of a home improvement store in Dallas (all times local):

Republicans want answers from Pruitt; EPA ethics woes mount

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:23pm

Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.

Judge prevents Trump from cutting Planned Parenthood grants

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:22pm

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction blocking the Trump administration from cutting grants to Planned Parenthood that pay for a teen pregnancy prevention program in numerous states.

Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:17pm

Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country.

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'Major announcement' planned on elusive serial killer

Sophia Bollag and Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:17pm

Authorities in California plan to make a "major announcement" in the case of an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across the state in the 1970s and 1980s.

Arizona opening day cares to get ready for teacher strike

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:11pm

From gathering gift cards, prepping boxed lunches and opening church doors for day camps, communities across Arizona are getting ready for a historic teacher walkout that could keep hundreds of thousands of students out of school indefinitely.

The Latest: Police pay tribute to officer killed in Maine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:08pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Maine sheriff's deputy (all times local):

Dallas mayor: 1 officer has died after Home Depot shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:05pm

A police officer who was shot when a suspected shoplifter opened fire at a Home Depot in north Dallas died Wednesday, but another officer and a store employee who were also hit appear to be on the mend, city officials said.

Last Utah survivor of WWII Japanese labor camp dies at 96

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:05pm

A Utah veteran who survived captivity during World War II has died at the age of 96.

Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:03pm

A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.

AP, other media seek access to records in Mueller probe

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:59am

The Associated Press and other news organizations asked a judge Wednesday to unseal records in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, citing overwhelming public interest in a case they said was among the most important in American history.

Suspect in fatal shooting of Dallas police officer at Home Depot has been charged with capital murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:59am

Suspect in fatal shooting of Dallas police officer at Home Depot has been charged with capital murder.

Test missile launched from Southern California coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:57am

The U.S. Air Force has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in the latest test on the Southern California coast.

Frat brothers linked to racist video say they were ridiculed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:57am

Five students are suing Syracuse University for disciplinary actions related to videos of a private event where fraternity members used racial slurs and simulated a sexual assault of a disabled person.

Sheriff: Officer did nothing wrong in student takedown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:56am

A Florida school resource officer will return to his position after an investigation of video posted on social media that showed him wrestling a female student to the ground while taking her into custody.

The Latest: Minnesota lawmaker ends sit-in over gun laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:53am

The Latest on a Minnesota lawmaker's sit-in over gun legislation (all times local):

Man dies awaiting murder trial in Chicago fire that killed 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:50am

Authorities say a man has died in custody while awaiting trial on murder charges in a 2016 Chicago apartment building fire that killed three children and an adult.