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  • Judge: Michael Douglas’ son can go to Los Angeles to act

    NEW YORK (AP) — The judge who sentenced Michael Douglas’ son to nearly a decade in prison says he can move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told Cameron Douglas Wednesday in a court hearing that he can move out of New York and authorities will oversee his […]
  • Suspect in fatal shootings of 4, including boy, is indicted

    IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected in the deadly Ohio shootings of a 7-year-old boy and three other relatives and a related non-fatal stabbing has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and attempted murder. Twenty-three-year-old Arron Lawson was arrested Oct. 13 after a manhunt near Ironton, just south of where authorities found the […]
  • Court grants ex-sheriff bail, citing Alzheimer’s diagnosis

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court says former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca should remain free while appealing his corruption conviction. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that Baca’s appeal may have merits and the trial judge erred in denying bail after concluding the 75-year-old was only trying to […]
  • Judge to hear arguments on tribe’s pipeline contingency plan

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., will accept arguments over the next month on whether the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline must stage equipment near an American Indian reservation in southern North Dakota to respond to any oil spill under the Missouri River. The idea is part of a fallback […]
  • The Latest: FBI applauds conviction in beheading terror plot

    BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man charged with plotting to behead a conservative blogger on behalf of the Islamic State group (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Federal officials say the conviction of a Massachusetts man charged with plotting to behead a conservative blogger who organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest […]
  • Trump EPA nominees on hold amid dispute over biofuel mandate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has delayed consideration of four of President Donald Trump’s nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency amid opposition to the administration’s proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel. A meeting of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works set for Wednesday […]
  • Texas to loan Houston $47M to replace bridges after Harvey

    HOUSTON (AP) — The state of Texas will provide a $47 million no-interest loan to Houston to replace eight bridges west of downtown that block the flow of floodwaters during heavy downpours, according to a newspaper report. The city will forward the money from the Texas Water Development Board to the Harris County Flood Control […]
  • Puerto Rico governor and Trump to meet at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosello will meet Thursday to discuss the recovery and rebuilding effort on the island after it was ravaged by back-to-back hurricanes. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Rosello will visit the White House. The meeting comes after Trump […]
  • Bush’s Super Bowl socks to be auctioned by Catholic diocese

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The New England Patriots may have left Super Bowl LI with the Lombardi Trophy, but someone else is going home with presidential socks. Former Republican President George H.W. Bush is giving a pair of socks he wore to the Super Bowl to a Roman Catholic Diocese in Maine so they can […]
  • Review: Margo Price’s ‘All American Made’ is superb quality

    Margo Price, “All American Made” (Third Man Records) Margo Price extends her deep country roots in new directions on “All American Made,” her sophomore album which adds tads of Memphis soul and dabs of gospel and even reggae to her solid East Nashville foundations. Price’s personal story and struggles were deeply and movingly part of […]