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Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

HOUSTON — A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of a Houston church as hundreds of mourners began arriving Friday to pay their final respects. People waited in line hours early for secu...
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Democratic Party sues Russia and the Trump campaign alleging conspiracy to influence the election

Democratic Party sues Russia and the Trump campaign alleging conspiracy to influence the election

The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Do...
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In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’

WASHINGTON — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and describ...
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Doctor who treated Prince to pay $30K fine

Doctor who treated Prince to pay $30K fine

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota doctor who allegedly knew painkillers he prescribed for Prince’s drummer would be used by the musician has agreed to a civil settlement with federal prosecutors to resolve possible controlled substance violations found durin...
Published: 04/19/18
Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

PHILADELPHIA — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at ...
Published: 04/19/18
She shared drug-smuggling vacation on social media. Now ‘Cocaine Babe’ is off to prison.

She shared drug-smuggling vacation on social media. Now ‘Cocaine Babe’ is off to prison.

A Canadian woman who tried to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia has been convicted and sentenced to eight years behind bars.Melina Roberge, 24, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to smuggling 95 kilos (209 pounds)...
Published: 04/19/18
Trump says U.S. wants meeting with Kim Jong Un to be ‘worldwide success’

Trump says U.S. wants meeting with Kim Jong Un to be ‘worldwide success’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the United States will be doing "everything possible" to make an upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "worldwide success." The president said at a joint news conference with Japanese Prime M...
Published: 04/18/18
Diaz-Canel will replace Raul Castro as leader of Cuba

Diaz-Canel will replace Raul Castro as leader of Cuba

HAVANA — Cuba on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba, the centerpiece of an effort to ensure that the country’s single-party system outlast...
Published: 04/18/18
Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; officials probe cause

Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; officials probe cause

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory. Electric Power Authority spokeswoman Yohari Molina tel...
Published: 04/18/18
Presidents, first ladies praise Barbara Bush’s dedication

Presidents, first ladies praise Barbara Bush’s dedication

HOUSTON — Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy. President Donald Trump said among Mrs. Bush’s greatest achievements "was recognizing the importance of literacy...
Published: 04/18/18