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Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothelsA retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, a mechanized shovel loads a haul truck that can carry up to 250 tons of coal at the Spring Creek coal mine near Decker, Mont. Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses. The report comes after a court ruled last month that the administration failed to consider the environmental effects of its resumption in 2017 of coal sales. A moratorium had been imposed under President Barack Obama over worries about climate change. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissionsFederal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Washington joins West Coast bloc of sanctuary statesWashington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure into law adopting so-called sanctuary rules that restrict law enforcement investigation of immigration status
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a house party campaign stop, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Rochester, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Warren campaign releases bankruptcy cases she assisted inElizabeth Warren's presidential campaign has released information on dozens of court cases in which the former law professor-turned-Democratic senator served as counsel, witness or mediator or otherwise assisted parties in reaching bankruptcy settlements
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, left, walks on the Assembly floor as members of the New York state Assembly debate legislation that authorizes state tax officials to release, if requested, individual New York state tax returns to Congress during a vote in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returnsNew York lawmakers have given final passage to legislation that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
In this May 13, 2019, photo, former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden interacts with a supporter during a campaign stop at the Community Oven restaurant in Hampton, N.H.  North Korea has labeled Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticismNorth Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2019 file photo, retired Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, former deputy city prosecutor Katherine Kealoha, hold hands while walking to U.S. district court in Honolulu. Opening statements are expected Wednesday, May 22, 2019, after 12 jurors and five alternates are selected for the trial of retired Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha, his wife and current and former officers. Prosecutors say Kealoha and his former city deputy prosecutor wife, Katherine Kealoha, abused their power to frame a relative for stealing their home mailbox because he threatened to expose financial fraud that funded the couple's lavish lifestyle. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
The Latest: Defense gives jury their side in mailbox caseA prosecutor says a Hawaii corruption case against a former police chief and his wife involves an abuse of power and greed
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, Joycelyn Davis, a direct descendant of slave ship Clotilda survivor Charlie Lewis, stands for a portrait at the community center in Africatown in Mobile, Ala. On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, authorities said that researchers have located the wreck of Clotilda, the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett, File)
Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID'd on Alabama coastAuthorities say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
The Latest: Virginia's yearbook probe meets with some shrugsSome Virginians are shrugging off an inconclusive report into whether Virginia's governor was in a racist yearbook photo
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump's campaign centered on fighting Democrats, not policyPresident Trump drops the pretense of working with congressional Democrats and sends a clear message that his re-election campaign will be centered on condemning overzealous investigations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Kansas clinic returns to court over telemedicine abortionsA clinic in Kansas stopped providing telemedicine abortions months ago because it concluded that the legal climate remains uncertain despite a judge's order saying the state couldn't stop them
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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