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Georgia carries out first execution of the year

May 17, 2017

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia on Wednesday carried out its first execution this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his 73-year-old neighbor 25 years ago.

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The Latest: US Supreme Court denies stay of execution

May 17, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia death row inmate (all times local):

1:30 a.m. more »»

Alaska lawmakers deny transgender man for human rights post

May 17, 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday rejected the appointment of Drew Phoenix, a transgender man, to serve on the state's human rights commission. more »»

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

May 17, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin Tuesday and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision in Oklahoma, as a massive... more »»

The Latest: 1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

May 17, 2017

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the nation's midsection (all times local):

10:50 p.m. more »»

Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid

May 17, 2017

VAL VERDE, Calif. (AP) — Some 7,000 birds were seized in one of the largest raids of illegal cockfighting in United States history, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Vegas police used neck hold amid national debate on maneuver

May 17, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A neck hold that police used on an unarmed man at a Las Vegas Strip casino over the weekend was used an average of about once a week last year amid a national debate about the... more »»

Playboy centerfold model loses bid to dismiss gym photo case

May 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Playboy model lost an effort to dismiss a criminal charge for taking a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman at a gym and posting it on social media with disparaging remarks... more »»

Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show

May 16, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi entertained graduates and guests at Fairleigh Dickinson University's commencement exercises Tuesday by putting on a surprise performance. more »»

Frontier attendants say they couldn't breastfeed on the job

May 16, 2017

DENVER (AP) — A year after four pilots accused Frontier Airlines of not doing enough to help pregnant or nursing employees, two flight attendants on Tuesday filed similar discrimination complaint... more »»

Washington becomes latest state to seek ID compliance

May 16, 2017

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — People in Washington state likely won't have to worry next year about the identification they take to the airport after Gov. more »»

Fiancee says Aaron Hernandez denied rumors he was gay

May 16, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez said rumors that he was gay or bisexual were not true, his former fiancee said in an interview on the "Dr. Phil" show that aired Tuesday. more »»

Colorado inmate freed early, jailed again wins release

May 16, 2017

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver robbery-kidnapping convict was ordered released from prison Tuesday after being mistakenly freed decades early, then re-incarcerated. more »»

Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark

May 16, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that aimed to cancel Google's trademark by arguing that "google" is now synonymous with searching the internet.

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Texas moving to exclude 'dreamers' from college work-study

May 16, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas legislators are seeking to deny work-study aid to immigrants attending public college under a temporary residency permit, a move that starkly contrasts with a policy... more »»

AP Explains: Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

May 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump didn't appear to break any law by sharing highly classified information with Russia, but that doesn't make it any less problematic for America's... more »»

 
 

 

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