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  • Migrant detainees to be housed at 2 bases in Texas

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. defense officials say the Trump administration has chosen two military bases in Texas — Fort Bliss and Goodfellow Air Force Base — to house detained migrants. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record about a pending announcement. […]
  • APNewsBreak: Montana tribe can’t account for $14.5 million

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Investigators say Montana’s Crow Indian Tribe cannot account for $14.5 million in federal transportation funding it received over a four-year period. The U.S. Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General on Monday issued findings from an audit of a contract that provided federal money to build and maintain highways, bridges and transit […]
  • Manafort appeals jailing, civil case against Mueller

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is appealing a judge’s decision to jail him while he awaits trial on several felony charges. Attorneys for Paul Manafort filed a notice of appeal Monday saying they want a federal appeals court to review the order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Separately, they […]
  • ‘Pawn Stars’ Richard Harrison, known as ‘The Old Man,’ dies

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Pawn Stars” patriarch, Richard Benjamin Harrison, who was known as “The Old Man,” has died at age 77. Gold & Silver Pawn’s Facebook page posted Monday that Harrison was surrounded by “loving family” this past weekend and died peacefully. The post said that fans would remember Harrison as a “sometimes grumpy […]
  • Big spenders: S&P 500 stock buybacks set record in 1Q

    NEW YORK (AP) — Flush with savings from lower tax bills and profits from a growing economy, big U.S. companies are spending a record amount buying back their own stock. Stock repurchases hit $189.1 billion in the first quarter for the S&P 500, according to preliminary results from S&P Dow Jones Indices. That tops the […]
  • Ex-state official Kander announces run for Kansas City mayor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri secretary of state who garnered national attention during an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate announced Monday that he’s running for Kansas City mayor. “I’m running for mayor because I want to make sure no matter where you live in the city or how you grew up, you […]
  • Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use. The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms […]
  • The Latest: Ryan, Walker react to Harley moving production

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on Harley-Davidson shifting production of some motorcycles overseas (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Wisconsin’s top Republican leaders are not criticizing President Donald Trump’s trade policy or Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. The Milwaukee-based company said Monday it’s making […]
  • Fate of Hawaii volcano museum uncertain as crater grows

    HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A museum at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park might not reopen because the erupting Kilauea volcano could make the site unusable, officials said. Artifacts from the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum were being removed last week because park staff saw building cracks inside the museum, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported . The building, which […]
  • Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney has a second chance during a Tuesday primary election to dispatch a Utah state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Senate seat opening up with the retirement of long-serving U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch The former GOP presidential candidate has […]