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Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:56am

A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is expected to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia probe, a person familiar with the decision said Friday.

More flooding expected this weekend in Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:54am

Flooding that prompted evacuations in parts of the Midwest persisted Friday in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and could last through the weekend in some areas that have been swamped by high water from heavy rains and melting snow.

The Latest: Florida plan requires gun buyers to be 21 and up

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:54am

The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):

APNewsBreak: Interior boss alters overhaul after pushback

Matthew Brown and Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:54am

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is revamping a planned sweeping overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed, he told The Associated Press on Friday in an exclusive interview.

The Latest: Life sentence for man who shot unarmed black man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:50am

The Latest on the trial of a man convicted of murder for shooting an unarmed black man (all times local):

Fire damages or destroys over 25 school buses; no classes

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:49am

A fire tore through a school bus garage early Friday, destroying or damaging more than two dozen buses as tires exploded off their rims, forcing firefighters to back away, fire officials said. Classes in the district were cancelled.

After horrific shooting, teachers return to their classrooms

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:44am

In the right-hand drawer of a desk at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is a file that teacher Ernest Rospierski desperately wants back.

Court document: Online exhibitionist killed with bottle

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:44am

Police believe a man used a liquor bottle as a weapon to kill his exhibitionist wife, who was found dead from a head wound outside their suburban home, a court document showed Friday.

The Latest: Police think bottle used to kill exhibitionist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:38am

The Latest on the slaying of an online exhibitionist from Alabama (all times local):

The Latest: Trump wants some teachers to have guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:36am

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Ricketts encourages NRA to hold convention in Nebraska

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:35am

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging the National Rifle Association to hold its annual convention in his state after one of Dallas' top elected officials urged the group to find another location.

No survivors after Wisconsin-bound plane crashes in Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:35am

Authorities say no one survived when a small Wisconsin-bound plane carrying multiple people crashed into a central Indiana farm field.

The Latest: Trump says he was pressured not to move embassy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:30am

The Latest on the Trump administration moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (all times local):

Prosecutor: Boise police shooting of man justified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:29am

A prosecutor has ruled that Boise Police officers were justified when they wounded a Meridian man during a parking lot confrontation last fall.

Wildfire extinguished at US navy base with help from Cubans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:28am

A U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades.

Ex-BYU star sues window blind makers over daughter's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:27am

A former Brigham Young University football player and coach has sued several window blind makers over what he alleges is a faulty product that caused the death of his daughter.

The Latest: Senate leader questions if Greitens can lead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:26am

The Latest on the indictment of Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:24am

Urging the arming of many teachers and school security guards, President Donald Trump said Friday the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure."

AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:08am

Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next Wednesday and Thursday.