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US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:48am

The Trump administration is lifting U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel.

The Latest: Ducey asks parents to push lawmakers to OK plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:47am

The Latest on teacher protests in Arizona and Colorado (all times local):

White House: Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:45am

White House: Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for "working visit" with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Shooting at apartment complex in Illinois leaves 2 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:43am

Police say two people are dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in central Illinois.

The Latest: Feds in Trump lawyer case back neutral arbiter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:43am

The Latest on maneuvers by lawyers trying to negotiate who will get to view materials seized in April 9 raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer (all times local):

Summer Movie Preview: 'Crazy Rich Asians' changes everything

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:40am

It's been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio released an English-language film with a primarily Asian cast. The last was Wayne Wang's adaptation of the generational tear-jerker "The Joy Luck Club," which was released in 1993.

Arkansas replaces Ten Commandments monument at state Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:39am

Arkansas once again has a Ten Commandments monument on its state Capitol grounds less than one year after a man crashed his car into the original display.

Trump declines to order release of certain JFK documents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:34am

Back in October, President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, agreeing to appeals from the CIA and FBI.

Senate expected to confirm Pompeo for secretary of state

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:33am

Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him.

Man charged in Oklahoma killings says he'll talk to families

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:25am

A man charged in the 1999 deaths of an Oklahoma couple, their 16-year-old daughter and her friend says he's willing to speak with the families of the victims.

Judge denies deposition request in Greitens' criminal trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:16am

A St. Louis judge has turned down a request from attorneys for Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens to require deposition testimony from the state's former Democratic Party chairman in one of the governor's two felony cases.

Sheriff to suspect in deputy killing: 'Turn yourself in'

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:11am

A sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and warned a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what is believed to be the first slaying of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years.

Pentagon chief calls sexual assault a cancer in military

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:09am

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling Congress that the Pentagon is committed to — in his words — "assertively preventing" and responding to sexual assault in the military ranks.

Trump says hostilities with North Korea improving

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:07am

President Donald Trump said Thursday that North Korea has already made concessions to the U.S. in advance of a potential summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming months, while the U.S. hasn't given up anything.

Driver accused of killing Idaho newlyweds pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:58am

A driver accused of intentionally hitting and killing young Idaho newlyweds holding hands on a sidewalk has pleaded not guilty.

'Oh! Susanna' songwriter's statue removed amid criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:56am

A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter has been removed from a Pittsburgh park after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a slave sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.

Mattis: Administration still weighing Iran nuke deal

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:45am

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the administration is still considering whether the Iran nuclear deal can be improved enough to persuade President Donald Trump to remain in it.

The Latest: Trump says he did stay overnight in Moscow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:45am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local):

Patton Oswalt credits late wife in Golden State Killer case

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:43am

"You did it, Michelle."