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Trump denies CIA link to Iran spy claim

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:22am

President Donald Trump is labeling as a "lie" a report by Iran that it has arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country's nuclear and military sites.

Police: 6-year-old among 4 accused in theft of handguns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:21am

Police in North Carolina say a 6-year-old is among four suspects identified in the theft of 10 handguns from a local store.

Man sentenced to life in prison in housemate's fiery death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:07am

A Tennessee man who admitted in a letter to a white supremacist organization that he fatally set his housemate on fire has been sentenced to life in prison.

Drought conditions start appearing in northern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:02am

Drought conditions are starting to creep into northern Idaho as summer temperatures begin to dry the state.

New USC leader learns to listen and choose words carefully

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:54am

The retired Army general chosen to be the University of South Carolina's president says he has learned he needs to listen more and communicate his ideas better.

Some Idaho Hispanic groups worry census outreach falls short

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:48am

With six months left before the 2020 census and no additional state funding for outreach, some Idaho groups are feeling the crunch to put together a plan to make sure everyone is counted.

‘The cure for what ails us’ is to love God and our neighbor, President Nelson tells NAACP

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:43am

Society has not "achieved the harmony" needed for each person to become the best version of themselves, Latter-day Saint leader, President Russell M. Nelson, acknowledged during the NAACP's annual convention. But there is a cure.

TV reporter sues over promotional plunge into river

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:43am

A television reporter has sued over injuries he says he suffered during a promotional stunt in which he plunged 22 feet into a river in a homemade flying machine.

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:41am

The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation.

Police: Remains in store were those of man missing since '09

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:39am

Authorities say the remains of a western Iowa man who was reported missing in 2009 were found this year inside a closed supermarket where he'd worked.

Lottery players would get refunds under $4.3M settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:31am

Thousands of lottery players who bought tickets for drawings that were rigged by an insider could be eligible for refunds under a tentative $4.3 million legal settlement.

Hundreds of balls found in Lake Michigan from golf course

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:29am

An exclusive golf course in Michigan no longer encourages players to hit balls into Lake Michigan after a diver found hundreds in the water.

Mississippi River drops enough to begin closing big spillway

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:24am

The Mississippi River is finally low enough again to let the Army Corps of Engineers begin closing a huge spillway after a record-breaking run diverting water into Lake Pontchartrain.

Taliban talks key topic when Trump meets Pakistani leader

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:16am

President Donald Trump is meeting with Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan, about ending America's longest war, the conflict in Afghanistan.

Titanic survivor's light-up cane goes for $62,500 at auction

Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:12am

A Titanic survivor's walking stick, with an electric light she used to signal for help from a lifeboat, sold for $62,500 at an auction of maritime items, the auction house said Monday.

Wild turkey dies after breaking into Utah home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:00am

Police in northern Utah were surprised to learn the suspect in a reported burglary was a wild turkey.

Police ID 2 killed in rural Utah crash that also injured 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:07am

Authorities have identified two people killed when a pickup truck rolled off a dirt road into a ravine in a crash that also injured five people.

Budget negotiators close on debt, agency spending deal

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:05am

The Trump administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are on the cusp of a critical debt and budget agreement, a deal that would amount to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over fiscal deadlines.

Trump to host state dinner for Australian prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:54am

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting an official visit and state dinner in September for the prime minister of Australia.

Trump to pay respects to late Justice John Paul Stevens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:46am

President Donald Trump is going to pay his respects to the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.