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The Latest: Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:13am

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

FBI: Search for visiting Chinese scholar is agency priority

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 4:50am

The FBI says the search for a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois is a national priority for the agency.

Officials to discuss condition of officer stabbed at airport

Rob Gillies and Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:41am

The Canadian man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, a landlord and an insurance company spokesman said.

Trump and Saudi king rely on 30-something son, son-in-law

Aya Batrawy and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:33am

Half a world apart, in a theocratic monarchy and a democracy, a king and a president are relying on their 30-something son and son-in-law to help consolidate power and push their policies.

US mayors conference focuses on immigration, climate change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:53am

More than 250 U.S. mayors are meeting in Florida at a time when many cities are pushing back against Trump administration policies on climate change and immigration.

Deputies firing on charging dog hit, kill teen boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:37am

When a dog that had already bit one of them charged a group of deputies, two of them opened fire. Authorities say they did not see the teenage boy standing some 30 feet (10 meters) behind, who was struck down by a bullet that apparently bounced on the concrete and hit him in the chest.

The Latest: Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:37am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's claim that there are no recordings of his private conversations with fired FBI director James Comey (all times EDT):

Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:29am

Ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy, President Donald Trump declared he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey,

Police: Video shows only Lyles entering home before shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:26am

Surveillance video released Thursday from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before Sunday's police shooting that left the pregnant mother dead, Seattle police said.

Police: Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:30am

Police say a pit bull that mauled two young children in Pennsylvania as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats is being euthanized next week.

Police: Man faces charges after stealing more than 500 signs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:25am

An Ohio man is facing charges after police say he stole more than 500 signs, claiming they were an eyesore and a distraction to drivers.

Timeline of events surrounding Michigan airport stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:12pm

A Canadian man has been charged in the stabbing of a Michigan airport police officer, and authorities are investigating the attack as a possible terrorist act.

At pride events, protests claim prejudice, exclusion

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:43pm

Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly corporate pride celebrations that prioritize the experiences of gay white men and ignore the issues continuing to face black and brown LGBT people.

Jurors set to return for 5th day in police shooting retrial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:10pm

Deliberations in the second trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who shot an unarmed black motorist have gone on longer than in his first trial.

Virginia man charged with giving secret documents to China

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:03pm

A Virginia man caught with $16,500 in cash in his carry-on luggage was charged Thursday with transmitting top-secret documents to an apparent Chinese agent.

Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:53pm

Deputies opened fire at a charging pit bull and one bullet apparently ricocheted off the ground and killed a 17-year-old boy who had been helping to restrain the dog, authorities said Thursday.

Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:41pm

Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday arrested a veteran Los Angeles police officer for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old cadet who is suspected of joyriding in stolen patrol cars.

Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:25pm

A carousel spun joyfully within sight of the Truman Balcony. Members of Congress munched on fried chicken and their children watched toy boats float in a pool. Ivanka Trump lifted her daughter off her feet and spun her around in the Rose Garden.

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:01pm

Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations demand that Qatar close Al-Jazeera, cut diplomatic ties to Iran, shutter Turkish base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:00pm

Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations demand that Qatar close Al-Jazeera, cut diplomatic ties to Iran, shutter Turkish base.