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Trump announces challenge to Obama-era fuel standards

March 15, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will re-examine federal requirements governing the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks, moving forcefully against Obama-era environmental regulations that Trump says are stifling economic growth. Trump revealed his plans during a speech at an automotive testing...

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Retired Navy admiral among 9 indicted in bribery case

March 14, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A retired Navy admiral and eight other current and former military officers were bribed with sex, trips and other lavish perks, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday in a burgeoning scandal involving a Malaysian defense contractor...

Alaska residents warned to give grumpy moose their space

March 14, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials warned people Tuesday to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close calls this past weekend. One of the animals walked up behind a woman tending chickens in the city of Homer on Sunday and...

911 dispatcher in Tamir Rice case suspended for 8 days

March 14, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who took a call that led to a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy outside a recreation center has been suspended for eight days. Police Chief Calvin Williams found in a disciplinary letter...

Winter storm in Northeast causes NHL, NIT postponements

March 14, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The winter storm wreaking havoc in the Northeast forced postponement of an NHL and an NIT game on Tuesday and the cancellation of most flights in and out of Buffalo as several college basketball teams headed in for the start of the NCAA...

Prosecutor fired by Trump administration leaves to applause

March 13, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — A fired federal prosecutor returned to his office on Monday to say his goodbyes and tell the staff of one of the highest-profile groups of prosecutors in the nation to keep up their good work. Preet Bharara’s return came two days after...

Case against ex-Los Angeles County sheriff goes to jury

March 13, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca after prosecutors accused him in closing arguments of trying to stop an FBI investigation into guards who savagely beat inmates...

Man arrested after attack at Middle Eastern restaurant

March 13, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested an Oregon man accused of attacking a restaurant employee with a pipe while calling the worker a terrorist and telling him to go back to his country. Court documents say Jason Kendall told an arresting officer he entered...

Prosecutor: Film’s edit of Ferguson video distorts incident

March 13, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A prosecutor was critical Monday of store surveillance footage from a new documentary about the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, calling it a heavily edited attempt to distort an incident that occurred several hours before Brown died...

Trump praises arrest of ‘troubled person’ at White House

March 11, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 17, 2016 file photo, people visit the south lawn during the annual White House Spring Garden tours in Washington. The U.S. Secret Service says a person is under arrest after climbing a fence and getting onto the south grounds of the White House....