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Man accused of threat linked to R Kelly turns self in

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 2:05pm

A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in.

Ohio board rejects condemned man's request for mercy

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:59pm

The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a clemency request by a condemned man who says he's innocent of the fatal shooting of a volunteer addiction counselor and is asking that his life be spared.

Syria attack victims include daughter of US police official

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:51pm

One of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week was a Navy sailor and married mother of two whose father is a high-ranking officer in the New York State Police, officials said Friday.

Officer who killed teen used racial slurs, excessive force

Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:49pm

Several black motorists testified Friday that the white officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald used racial slurs and excessive force during traffic stops in the years before the 2014 killing that was captured on a shocking dashcam video.

The Latest: Snow falling in parts of the Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:49pm

The Latest on a winter storm moving across the Midwest to New England (all times local):

The Latest: Witness unable to identify Van Dyke in courtroom

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:47pm

The Latest on the sentencing of the Chicago police officer who fired the shots that killed black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local):

In video, Trump gives support to March for Life participants

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:45pm

President Donald Trump is promising protesters demonstrating against abortion rights that he will veto any bill that "weakens the protection of human life."

Trump, North Korean leader to hold 2nd summit

Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:29pm

President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear program, the White House announced Friday.

Feds confirm jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Michael Balsamo and Lisa Nicole Matthews, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:29pm

Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, according to court papers.

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Congress to probe whether Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:29pm

Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a "concern of the greatest magnitude." Trump's current lawyer said the allegations sparking the inquiry are "categorically false."

Indiana school investigates photo of alleged Nazi salute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:29pm

A suburban Indianapolis school district is investigating a photo posted on social media that appears to show students giving a Nazi salute.

The Latest: Police chief: Parents delivered 'perfect cop'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:25pm

The Latest on a memorial service for a rookie police officer in Northern California (all times local):

EPA asked to investigate improper inspection allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:16pm

Three Democratic U.S. senators are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate allegations it isn't properly inspecting facilities that emit the cancer-causing gas ethylene oxide.

The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:14pm

The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local):

Third man arrested in mall shooting that panicked shoppers

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:09pm

Police have arrested a third person in connection with a gang-related shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people and sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing.

Suit says Waffle House shooting suspect's father negligent

Travis Loller, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 1:04pm

A civil lawsuit against the father of the man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House in Nashville last year is moving forward.

Man who rear-ended taxi, killing passenger, gets prison time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:03pm

A Boston man who had been bar hopping on St. Patrick's Day two years ago before he drove into the rear of a taxi at more than 120 mph, killing the passenger, has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison.

Florida deputy fired for hitting wheelchair-bound inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:56pm

A Florida sheriff's deputy has been fired after an investigation into allegations that he hit an inmate in a wheelchair.

Judge: GOP can't block liberal group's Twitter comments

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 18th - 12:49pm

Top Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group from seeing their Twitter feeds, a federal judge ruled Friday.