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  • Former Arizona forensic interviewer sentenced to time behind bars

    A former forensic interviewer who testified in numerous northern Arizona court cases has been sentenced to four months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $8,150 in restitution for embezzling money from her employer, Northern Arizona Healthcare.
  • State says permit for refinery near national park justified

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Attorneys for North Dakota’s Health Department say the agency didn’t improperly discount its own concerns about pollution from a proposed oil refinery 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Theodore Roosevelt National Park when it permitted the project in June. Environmental groups sued in July over the state permit for the Davis Refinery. […]
  • Inmate charged in fatal riot denies committing violence

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware inmate charged in a deadly prison riot says he did not assault or kill anyone and was expecting inmates to stage a peaceful protest about prison conditions. Jarreau Ayers, who is acting as his own attorney, took the stand Tuesday to give a narrative account of what happened during […]
  • Remember the caravan? After vote, focus on migrants fades

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Did someone say caravan? One week after Election Day, President Donald Trump’s daily drumbeat of warnings about a caravan of “bad thugs” and potential terrorists intent on invading the U.S. from Mexico has largely fallen silent. The migrant caravans are still trudging along, the largest still about 1,000 miles from the southern […]
  • Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

    NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus’ charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. A Cyrus representative tells The Associated Press that the couple’s “community and state are very special to them and they want to […]
  • Spokesman: No charges for Bernie Sanders’ wife

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A spokesman for Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife says Jane Sanders has been informed that the U.S. Attorney in Vermont has closed its investigation of a college land deal involving her and decided not to bring charges. Jeff Weaver told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Jane Sanders is grateful […]
  • Church of God in Christ convention moving to Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Church of God in Christ says it is moving its Holy Convocation to Memphis, Tennessee, starting in 2021. The Protestant church known as COGIC said in a statement that its board, its legislative body and Bishop Charles Blake Sr. have voted to hold the convention in Memphis through 2023. It […]
  • 2 months in prison for ex-union official in corruption probe

    DETROIT (AP) — A former union official has been sentenced to 60 days in prison for using money from the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center for shoes, jewelry and other personal benefits. Virdell King was associate director of the United Auto Workers’ Fiat Chrysler department and served on a national negotiating committee in 2011 and 2015. […]
  • Colleague: Senator’s ‘public hanging’ remark ‘being twisted’

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker says his Mississippi colleague is being treated unfairly for praising a supporter at a campaign event by saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Wicker says Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s words “are being twisted by her opponent … to […]
  • WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo

    GENEVA (AP) — The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization predicted Tuesday that Congo’s Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, saying that informal health facilities have become “major drivers” of the current, deadly transmission. Dr. Peter Salama said that makeshift “tradi-modern” health centers — offering both traditional and modern treatment — […]