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Texas police fatally shoot 18-year-old, incident in dispute

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:39 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police have shot and killed an 18-year-old man who they say was a person of interest in a homicide investigation. …

2 young mountain lions shot in Montana town

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:39 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say two young mountain lions were killed in separate shootings near a river park in Montana. The Hungry …

To Gain Leverage in China Trade Talks, Trump Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:33 PM ET U.S. The New York Times  

In recent days, American officials have warned Beijing that a peaceful resolution of the pro-democracy protests may be necessary to allow negotiations …

Veteran Connecticut officer facing drunken driving charge

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:30 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) - State police say a veteran Connecticut police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after allegedly …

Mountain lion mauls 8-year-old boy who was playing outside his home

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:29 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The unidentified boy, who lives in Bailey, Colorado, sustained serious injuries, according to Jason Clay, spokesman for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. …

Yeshiva University hit with sexual abuse lawsuit

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:28 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - Thirty-eight former students of an orthodox Jewish school in Manhattan operated by Yeshiva University are suing over claims they were …

Tropical disturbance creeps closer to Florida

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:25 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A tropical disturbance that formed Wednesday near the Bahamas continues to spin toward Florida.              …

Mistrial declared for man accused of eating ex's body parts

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:20 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A judge has declared a mistrial for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her …

Missouri man charged with threatening mass shooting

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:20 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jefferson City police say a 26-year-old man has been charged with making a terrorist threat. Brian Groner, of Jefferson …

Iowa teacher charged with sexually exploiting student

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:18 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa (AP) - A southeastern Iowa high school teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually exploiting a student at his …

Giant Panda Bei Bei celebrates 4th birthday

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:15 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Smithsonian's youngest giant panda cub celebrates his 4th birthday on Thursday. (Aug. 22)             …

'Healing Day': Virginia marks pivotal moment when African slaves arrived

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:10 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

"Healing Day" will be held on the Chesapeake Bay Sunday, where two ships brought on the infancy of slavery in America.              …

West Virginia ambulance director charged in narcotics probe

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:09 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SUTTON, W.Va. (AP) - A county ambulance director in West Virginia has been arrested in a narcotics theft investigation. WCHS-TV reports a criminal …

Waiter accused of altering credit card receipts to hike tips

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:05 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - A waiter at a Casa Grande restaurant faces fraud and forgery charges accusing him of changing credit card receipts to …

Mexico struggles: whether to talk to vigilantes or jail them

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:01 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's government appears to be split about whether it should talk to some armed vigilante groups, or treat them as criminals. …

Man dubbed 'Boy Next Door Killer' found sane by jury

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:01 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jurors have found that a man prosecutors dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" was sane when he fatally stabbed two women and tried to …

Man charged with selling sawed-off shotgun sentenced

Aug 22, 2019 • 2:56 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man indoctrinated into the gang lifestyle by his own parents has been sentenced to federal prison for …

Texas executes man in 1998 slaying of college student. He never stopped claiming innocence

Aug 22, 2019 • 2:54 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday.              …

US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking

Aug 22, 2019 • 2:51 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

PANAMA CITY (AP) - The U.S. acting homeland security secretary is meeting with officials of Central America and Colombia to discuss fighting drug …

AP NewsBreak: Police say suspect arrested in campus killing

Aug 22, 2019 • 2:35 PM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing death of a man at the California State University, Fullerton campus, police said …