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In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:46am

In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Comey's notes of the talks obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday night.

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:44am

Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.

Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

Colleen Slevin and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:04am

A planned national high school walkout for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting Friday won't include student protests at the Colorado school that changed the way the nation viewed shootings.

Public viewing of former first lady Barbara Bush to begin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:44pm

As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady at a viewing.

Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:34pm

On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady.

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:34pm

Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.

Idaho GOP candidates face off in state treasurer debate

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:27pm

Three Republican candidates vying to become Idaho's next state treasurer traded barbs and defended their backgrounds Thursday during their first and only televised debate.

Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:18pm

The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington, his lawyer said Thursday.

Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:58pm

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

The Latest: Arizona House Democrats support walkout vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:58pm

The Latest on Arizona teachers protesting for higher pay and increased school funding (all times local):

Minnesota woman suspected of killing 2 captured in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:44pm

A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida was captured Thursday night at a South Texas resort.

In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:38pm

In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Comey's notes of the talks obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday night.

Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:24pm

The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington, his lawyer said Thursday.

The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:14pm

The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):

Arizona teachers vote to walk off the job in the first-ever statewide strike to demand increased school funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:11pm

Arizona teachers vote to walk off the job in the first-ever statewide strike to demand increased school funding.

NTSB: Pilot had marijuana, alcohol in system during crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:09pm

A federal report says a pilot who died when his small plane struck a zip line strung across an Ohio river had alcohol and marijuana in his system.

New sentencing date for man suspected of Bosnian war crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:07pm

A judge has set a new sentencing date for an Ohio man accused of hiding his membership in a Serbian special police unit that massacred more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims during the 1995 genocide.

Alabama inmate becomes oldest executed in US modern times

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:04pm

An Alabama inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989 was executed by lethal injection Thursday, becoming the oldest prisoner put to death in the U.S. in modern times.

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:36pm

It's long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby's sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser on the night she says he molested her?

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:31pm

Authorities: Minnesota woman suspected in two killings captured at South Texas resort.