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Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:19am

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:42pm

President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender with the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team.

Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:34pm

Countering resistance to President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director, the spy agency have given lawmakers a declassified memo showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded after 9/11.

The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:19pm

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

Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:08pm

A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in a random attack on a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:19pm

U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.

Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:18pm

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was charged Friday with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three members of a family.

1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:08pm

A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades.

Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

Jason Dearen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:04pm

A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting.

Photos show many people wore oxygen masks wrong during Southwest emergency landing

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:51pm

Should you ever find yourself flying in a crippled airliner with an open window at 30,000 feet, knowing how to operate your oxygen mask could be vital.

Texas sheriff fires deputy who fatally shot unarmed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:46pm

A Texas sheriff has fired a deputy who fatally shot an unarmed man during a confrontation in Houston.

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:41pm

James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director’s memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.

Jury ends week with no decision on Border Patrol shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:19pm

A judge in the murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged in the fatal shooting of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager told jurors to keep trying to reach a verdict after they reported they were unable to reach a unanimous decision.

Woman gets 3 years after guilty plea in videotaped beating

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:27pm

A Chicago woman involved in a beating of a mentally disabled teen that was shown on Facebook Live has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Settlement announced in coroner discrimination lawsuit

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:02pm

A settlement has been reached in a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Mississippi Gulf Coast county and its coroner.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:36pm

St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the first-term Republican governor who responded by calling it another effort to "smear" him.

Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:18pm

A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.

Judge won't order Flint bottled water program to resume

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:14pm

A federal judge has denied a request to order Michigan officials to resume distribution of free bottled water in Flint.

The Latest: Greitens: Gardner out to "smear" my name

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:12pm

The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Police shooting victim's mental illness prompts questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:03pm

A man killed in a police shooting in suburban Salt Lake City had previous run-ins with law enforcement and claimed to have mental illness, prompting concerns Friday from a Black Lives Matter activist that police acted too aggressively.