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UK lawyer to join British teen's team in Cyprus rape case

Aug 19, 2019 • 4:37 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PARALIMNI, Cyprus (AP) - Court proceedings against a 19 year-old British woman who faces a public nuisance charge for falsely accusing 12 Israelis of …

Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal

Aug 19, 2019 • 3:59 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LONDON (AP) - Britain's Prince Andrew has rejected renewed suggestions he may have been involved in the alleged sex crimes of his one-time friend …

Sentencing set for man who beat gay man, bragged about it

Aug 19, 2019 • 3:03 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Sentencing has been set for a Tennessee man convicted of aggravated assault for severely beating a gay man and bragging …

‘I Can Still Smell Him’: For 4 Legislators, This Law Is Personal

Aug 19, 2019 • 3:00 AM ET U.S. The New York Times  

Sexually abused as children, four Albany lawmakers told their stories to raise awareness about the Child Victims …

Defense in buried newborn case wants trial moved from county

Aug 19, 2019 • 1:30 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for an Ohio woman accused of killing and burying her newborn daughter want her trial moved to another county, citing …

Marine faces military hearing over firearms allegations

Aug 19, 2019 • 1:01 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

HONOLULU (AP) - A Marine stationed in Hawaii faces a military hearing this week after officials say he tried to enter an Air Force base while …

On Politics: Trump’s Economic Conspiracy

Aug 19, 2019 • 12:10 AM ET U.S. The New York Times  

As the economy shows ominous signs, the president has started to blame outside forces conspiring against …

Hearing for mom in boiling puppies case 'mistakenly' closed

Aug 19, 2019 • 12:07 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) - A court official says a New Mexico district judge mistakenly kept the public from a hearing involving a New Mexico woman accused …

Woman fatally stabbed outside Phoenix store; suspect sought

Aug 19, 2019 • 12:06 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PHOENIX (AP) - Police are investigating a stabbing that left a woman dead outside a convenience store in central Phoenix. The woman was stabbed …

Police: Wisconsin man who attacked officer fatally shot

Aug 18, 2019 • 9:24 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) - Police say an officer responding to a report of a burglary attempt in Caledonia, Wisconsin, was attacked by a man with an …

Two firefighters went missing Friday on a fishing trip. Their search remains ongoing

Aug 18, 2019 • 9:13 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The U.S. Coast Guard, along with over a dozen other vessels, are continuing to search for two missing boaters last seen at Port Canaveral on Friday   …

Police: Airman fatally shot breaking into Phoenix apartment

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:59 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a 21-year-old Luke Air Force Base airman has died after he was shot trying to break into an apartment. Authorities …

Man arrested after throwing furniture out of Portland window

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:19 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Some residents were evacuated from their Oregon apartments because of a neighbor throwing furniture and other items out of his …

In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:42 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

The president has accused his own Federal Reserve chair, other nations and the news media of working against him to derail the …

FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:39 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.              …

Dog days of August: As the Northeast swelters, the Southwest bakes

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:54 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters …

Officials seize $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed with jalapeño peppers

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:54 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The shipment was discovered by a K-9 unit at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego.              …

Police: Man accused of threat to Jewish center arrested

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:51 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police say a man accused of making what they believe was a threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram has been …

Officer charged with falsely reporting wrecked car as stolen

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:34 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia police officer has been arrested for falsely reporting an abandoned car as stolen after a wreck. Authorities tell the …

As mass shootings rise, experts say high-capacity magazines should be the focus

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:23 PM ET U.S. The Washington Post  

Limiting the number of bullets in gun magazines won’t stop mass attacks, but it could bring down their death tolls, experts …