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May 25, 2017 - 4:37 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — With just three stings and no serious injuries, two beekeepers have safely removed an estimated 40,000 bees that bedeviled a Virginia townhouse community. The Washington Post reports ( http://wapo.st/2rCfkZo ) the 40-pound (18-kilogram) swarm was carefully snipped from a...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Tommy Arthur at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Ala. The Alabama inmate who has had seven executions postponed is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection Thursday, May 25, 2017. Arthur, now 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire of Troy Wicker. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP, File)
May 25, 2017 - 3:25 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening. Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker. The twisting legal...
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In this May 18, 2017, photo, Nathan Singletary, 67, a social worker for 40 years, listens as Employment Specialist Luz Rivera, 68, interviews program participant Luis Quinones, 66, front right, at the AARP Foundation in Harrisburg, Pa. Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he’s only just beginning a new career - helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employee Program, a training and placement program underwritten by taxpayers aimed at putting older Americans back into the workforce. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)
May 25, 2017 - 2:43 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A half-century-old job training and placement program for older Americans is on President Donald Trump's chopping block. Participants say eliminating it would create real hardships for them as they look for work. Trump's budget released this week says about 68,000 people...
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In this May 18, 2017, photo, Nathan Singletary, 67, a social worker for 40 years, listens as Employment Specialist Luz Rivera, 68, interviews program participant Luis Quinones, 66, front right, at the AARP Foundation in Harrisburg, Pa. Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he’s only just beginning a new career - helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employee Program, a training and placement program underwritten by taxpayers aimed at putting older Americans back into the workforce. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)
May 25, 2017 - 2:40 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A half-century-old job training and placement program for older Americans is on President Donald Trump's chopping block. Participants say eliminating it would create real hardships for them as they look for work. Trump's budget released this week says about 68,000 people...
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Republican candidate for Montana's only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte "body-slammed" him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 1:46 am
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Thursday's nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground. Gallatin County Sheriff...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
May 25, 2017 - 12:38 am
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat was charged with misdemeanor assault Wednesday night after witnesses told police Greg Gianforte grabbed a reporter by the neck and slammed him to the ground the night before polls close in the nationally-watched...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump's agenda and his handling of the country's affairs. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
May 25, 2017 - 12:14 am
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat was charged with misdemeanor assault Wednesday night after witnesses told police Greg Gianforte grabbed a reporter by the neck and slammed him to the ground the night before polls close in the nationally-watched...
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Republican candidate for Montana's only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte "body-slammed" him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte is being charged with misdemeanor assault after a reporter said the Republican "body-slammed him" Wednesday, the day...
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This May 19, 2017, photo provided by Jaime Reznick shows Anil Uskanli being escorted off an American Airlines flight in Honolulu, Hawaii. Uskanli has been charged with interfering with a flight crew, and a federal judge has ordered he undergo a competency evaluation. (Jamie Reznick via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 11:06 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose inflight behavior prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to escort the plane, passengers complained to American Airlines workers that the man was scaring them, a woman who was on the...
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May 24, 2017 - 11:03 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas, a northern Houston suburb, was the...
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