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Tennessee man accused of hitting ex-girlfriend with biscuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:31pm

A Tennessee man is accused of throwing a biscuit at his ex-girlfriend's face and threatening to kill her and her new boyfriend.

Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

Ryan Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:09pm

The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America's heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of the contentious immigration debate and midterm elections.

The Latest: Hurricane Lane strengthens to a Category 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:00pm

The Latest on a hurricane headed toward Hawaii (all times local):

New murals coming to Salt Lake City's Granary District

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:37pm

Salt Lake City's redevelopment agency has chosen artists to create nearly a dozen murals in an increasingly popular downtown neighborhood.

Four Corners-area college eyes new student housting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:33pm

A college in the Four Corners region is finalizing a nearly $25 million partnership to build student housing.

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty on 8 charges

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:31pm

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates.

His former associates in court, Trump focuses on 'winning'

Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:29pm

President Donald Trump largely ignored the criminal proceedings against two onetime members of his inner circle during a rally Tuesday night in Charleston, West Virginia.

In courtroom, Manafort stood frozen as 8 guilty counts read

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:25pm

Paul Manafort stood stoic and unblinking, his hands clasped in front of him, as a court clerk read off eight guilty counts against him — a list of offenses that could send President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman to prison for more than a decade.

Kasich to sit out GOP dinner where Trump is featured guest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:05pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is skipping a Republican Party fundraiser Friday where President Donald Trump is the headliner.

Woman who killed baby daughter in '80s freed from prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:03pm

A 75-year-old New York woman who was convicted of killing her baby daughter in 1985 and suspected of killing seven of her eight other children has been freed from prison.

Wyoming Secretary of State Mark Gordon wins GOP primary in race to replace Republican Gov. Matt Mead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:48pm

Wyoming Secretary of State Mark Gordon wins GOP primary in race to replace Republican Gov. Matt Mead .

APNewsBreak: Soldier to plead guilty in terrorism help case

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:33pm

A Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group will plead guilty, his lawyers told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme

Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:21pm

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to fend off damage to his White House bid.

Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

Ryan Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:34pm

A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield, authorities said Tuesday.

The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:19pm

The Latest on an arrest and charges in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local):

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:11pm

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates.

All 3 suspects wanted in ambush shooting of police arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:52pm

The remaining two men sought in connection with the ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month have been arrested.

Former Weber County evidence tech accused of stealing drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:50pm

A former Weber County Sheriff's Office evidence technician has been accused of eating methamphetamine from an evidence locker.

Lawyer: Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group to plead guilty.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:32pm

Lawyer: Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group to plead guilty.

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:19pm

A federal judge in Seattle hearing arguments over a settlement that allows a Texas company to post online plans for printing 3D guns said Tuesday the overall issue of such untraceable plastic weapons should be decided by the president or Congress.