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Deputies say South Carolina shooting leaves 2 dead, 8 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:58am

Authorities said a shooting at a bar in South Carolina left two people dead and eight injured early Saturday.

Authorities say 2 people killed, 8 injured in shooting at a bar in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:52am

Authorities say 2 people killed, 8 injured in shooting at a bar in South Carolina.

In a small county, a good leader is hard to find _ and keep

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:41am

Just as it has every three or four years since this century began, South Carolina's smallest county recently had to find a new leader — and attracting a talented administrator is often a challenge.

Trial to start for Georgia cop who shot naked, unarmed man

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:41am

A police officer responding to a call of a naked man behaving erratically at an Atlanta-area apartment complex arrived on the scene, exited his vehicle and shot the man almost immediately.

Trump says he had 'perfectly fine' call with Ukraine leader

Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:43pm

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the center of an explosive whistleblower complaint against Trump.

Bus with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

Lindsay Whitehurst and Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:11pm

A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more.

Judge mulls bid to curb power to split families at border

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:45pm

A federal judge said Friday that he was struggling with a request to more narrowly define what behavior justifies separating children from their parents at the border after complaints that the Trump administration has abused discretionary powers to split families under limited circumstances, like criminal history or questions about whether the adult is really the parent.

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:28pm

The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the Saudi oil industry.

Iowa high court launches courthouse break-ins investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:17pm

The Iowa Supreme Court says it has hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation into the arrests of two cybersecurity workers who were found inside a closed central Iowa courthouse and say they were just doing their jobs testing courthouse security.

Marines from California base charged with human smuggling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:41pm

Nine Marines at California's Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling.

Have You Seen This? Diver comes face-to-face with giant anaconda

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:11pm

This video is just a whole lot of "nope" wrapped in a blanket of "forget it" and nestled inside a cozy bed of "absolutely not." I'm not sure you can even make it through the whole thing.

Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:50pm

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for cancer, her office said.

Arizona gun store swipes at gun control with 'Beto Special'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:50pm

A suburban Phoenix gun store owner says he will continue offering assault-style rifles at a discount in response to presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's call to confiscate them.

President Donald Trump approves deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia, UAE after attack on oil facilities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:45pm

President Donald Trump approves deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia, UAE after attack on oil facilities.

New president takes reins at scandal-plagued USC

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:42pm

Veteran academic leader Carol L. Folt was formally installed Friday as the 12th president of the University of Southern California, taking the reins of the institution snared in unfolding scandals involving allegations of sex abuse, drug use and bribery.

Oklahoma man gets no-parole life sentence for killing deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:41pm

A man who narrowly avoided the death penalty for the shooting death of an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy has been formally sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Utah judge gives ex-Disney actor choice of ‘attitude adjustment’ or jail

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:36pm

A federal judge warned former Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland that without an “attitude adjustment,” he could find himself behind bars.

Storm-scarred Texas coast picks up after lmelda's deluge

Clarice Silber, Paul J. Weber and Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:09pm

Kids were still in classrooms as roads around them became rivers. Drivers warned to stay off highways wound up abandoning their submerged cars. Thousands of people called 911, but rescue crews found many weren't in real danger.

Court denies release for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:01pm

A California appeals court on Friday denied the latest parole bid by Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten.