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Mandalay Bay hotel in Vegas floods after water main break

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:58am

A water main broke Tuesday flooding a convention center in the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas.

Florida man gets 10 years for killing friend during fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:58am

A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting and killing his friend during a fight.

California to defend immigration laws against Trump

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:40am

After repeatedly suing the Trump administration over U.S. immigration policies, California will find itself in an unusual position Wednesday: defending protections for people in the country illegally against a court challenge by the federal government.

Florida couple charged in death of man's 6-year-old daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:40am

Authorities say a Florida man and his girlfriend have been charged in the death of the man's 6-year-old daughter.

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

Nomaan Merchant and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:22am

Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally is criminally prosecuted.

Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor during one last visit

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:08am

Ray Emory survived the early morning attack on Pearl Harbor that killed nearly 2,400 servicemen in shower of bombs and explosions nearly 80 years ago.

House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:02am

House Republicans escalated their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them.

Registered sex offender pleads guilty to child sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:38pm

A registered sex offender has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing three young Utah girls.

Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:14pm

Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.

House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:14pm

President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:14pm

The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Chicago teen to be sentenced in 2014 Facebook feud slaying

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:52pm

A Chicago teenager will be sentenced Wednesday for using a gun given to her by an uncle to kill another girl in what started as a Facebook feud over a boy, ending a chapter in a case that came to symbolize how the gun violence that plagues parts of the city passes from one generation to the next.

Opening statements in ex-New York Senate leader's retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:06pm

Opening statements are set to begin in the retrial of ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son on corruption charges.

The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:06pm

The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT):

Jurors to resume deliberations in Mafia boss murder trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:04pm

Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a New England Mafia boss accused of killing a nightclub owner in 1993.

Nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting nears result

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:04pm

Maine election officials are ready to announce election results in the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:54pm

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah."

Police: Clinton dogs died of natural causes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:51pm

Police say the two dogs found dead outside a Clinton home last month died of natural causes.

Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

Ken Thomas and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:34pm

President Donald Trump took a sarcastic dig at Rep. Mark Sanford, a South Carolina Republican who has been critical of the president, during a meeting on immigration with House Republicans Tuesday night. Sanford fired back later, telling The Associated Press that he found it "startling" that Trump would attack him during a meeting about "a crisis."

Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:08pm

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.