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3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say three men were arrested after a shot was fired at a group of people following the appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. The Gainesville Police Department said in a news release Friday that 28-year-old Tyler Tenbrink, ...

4 NC inmates face murder charges after prison workers killed

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Investigators are charging four North Carolina inmates with murder after the deadliest escape attempt in state prison history. Pasquotank County Sheriff Randy Cartwright said Friday the men were behind last week's failed breakout from Pasquotank Correctional ...

Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate’s brain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An inmate at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility died in April after a brain fungus gave him a form of meningitis that left him weak and so disoriented that he drank his own urine while prison health care staff ignored his pleas for help, according to a lawsuit filed ...

Kelly kept tragedy out of politics, but Trump brought it up

By LAURIE KELLMAN and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, ...

Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic negotiator

By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants. His rapid backpedal this week on a short-term health care is the ...

Trump’s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more ...

Prosecutor grateful for verdict in ex-cop’s 4th murder trial

By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor says he isn't surprised or disappointed that a jury convicted a white former police officer of manslaughter instead of murder in his fourth trial for killing his daughter's black boyfriend. Tulsa County ...

Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker

By JULIET LINDERMAN and MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman's explosive temper that he brought it up in church prayer sessions. Bayarsaikhan ...

Judge: Newest travel ban ‘same maladies’ as previous version

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Just hours before President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same problems as a previous version. The revised order "suffers ...

Trump’s lawyers to ask for dismissal of lawsuit

By JAKE PEARSON and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge to toss a civil lawsuit accusing the president of violating the Constitution because his businesses accept money from foreign governments. In a court hearing in ...