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Navy veteran in Utah to appear in court in ricin-letter case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:38pm

A Navy veteran in Utah accused of sending letters to President Donald Trump and other leaders containing substance from which the poison ricin is derived is set to appear in court.

Analysis: With 'America First,' where do human rights rank?

Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:54pm

If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights?

Mitchell comes up big late as Jazz top Kings 123-117

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:48pm

Donovan Mitchell wasn't happy with Utah's sporadic defense and neither was coach Quin Snyder.

Baby born after Michael starts life in Walmart parking lot

David Goldman and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:44pm

Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle.

Former Minnesota FBI agent to be sentenced for media leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:35pm

A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted that he leaked documents to a reporter is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. District Court.

In Mexico Beach after Michael, some coming home find no home

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:24pm

With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered.

South Carolina gov hopefuls clash in 1st of 2 debates

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:54pm

With less than three weeks until Election Day, the men vying to be South Carolina's next governor got a chance Wednesday to begin drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them.

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

Ashley Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:59pm

The Washington Post has published a new column by missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that governments in the Middle East "have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate."

White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:53pm

Don McGahn has returned to civilian life.

Philadelphia crime boss gets 2 years in prison

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:34pm

A notorious Philadelphia mob boss sentenced to two years in prison for illegal betting quipped outside court Wednesday that President Donald Trump was right to suggest cooperators or flippers should be outlawed.

NYT: Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:13pm

Another building is stripping Trump off its entrance.

City: Don't punish kids over show with police at gunpoint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:25pm

After initially expressing outrage, leaders in one Mississippi city now say high school band students should not be punished for a performance that depicted police officers being held at gunpoint.

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:14pm

A missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death in their house while the girl was home, authorities said Wednesday as they urged the public to keep phoning in tips about her whereabouts.

13 years later, guilty plea in post-Katrina racial shooting

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:12pm

A white man who fired a shotgun at three African-Americans amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans more than 13 years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to two federal criminal counts.

Arkansas justices challenge ethics charges over judge's case

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:01pm

Five Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Wednesday challenged efforts to sanction them over the court's decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from hearing any execution-related cases.

Vegas shooting videos show casino haven, injured in pickups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:58pm

Police have released officer body-worn camera video showing injured people packed into pickup truck beds and hundreds of people sheltering with blankets on the floor of a casino ballroom hours after last year's mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.

Analysis: With 'America First,' where do human rights rank?

Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:43pm

If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights?

Harvard emails illuminate power of wealth in admissions

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:59pm

A federal trial alleging bias against Harvard University underscored a cold truth of the school's admissions process on Wednesday: that money and pedigree can open doors that academics alone might not.

The Latest: Treasury adviser appears in court on leak charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:39pm

The Latest on a Treasury Department employee charged with leaking confidential reports to a journalist (all times local):

Officer who told group he was 'trigger happy' is fired

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:36pm

A white Connecticut police officer caught on video warning a group of mostly black and Hispanic young people not to fight or run away because he was "trigger happy" has been fired.