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June 21, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A collaboration between the Trump Organization and Jared Kushner's family firm on a pair of hotels in New Jersey is over. The president's company is no longer managing a Kushner-owned hotel in Livingston and talks to strike a similar deal for a hotel in Long Branch have ended, a...
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Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Riverside, Calif. The couple have pleaded not guilty to child abuse, torture and other charges. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 5:38 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The abuse started in Texas with the children being slapped, hit and thrown around the house, a prosecutor said Thursday. It escalated to beatings with a belt, then the buckle-end of the strap and then a wooden paddle or oar. When that failed, the children of David and...
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Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the third goal of Croatia during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Croatia won 3-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 21, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years. With Diego Maradona watching from the stands, the 2014 runners-up were routed by Croatia 3-0 Thursday...
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June 21, 2018 - 5:35 pm
DENVER (AP) — A refugee from Uzbekistan has been found guilty of conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization himself. Jurors on Thursday also found Jamshid Muhtorov not guilty on a fourth count. Prosecutors argued that Muhtorov received $300 from another man to...
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In this Dec. 16, 2016, photo, President Barack Obama speaks to the media during a news conference at the White House in Washington. The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. Four years ago, Obama faced a similar crisis when record numbers of Central American immigrants fleeing violence began showing up at the border. Officials had to deal with the same court case the current administration began fighting Thursday, June 21, 2018, a day after President Donald Trump issued a new executive order on the treatment of migrants. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 5:35 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. Four years ago, Barack Obama faced a similar crisis when record numbers of Central American immigrants fleeing...
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Fans mourned Koko's passing, and the foundation's website experienced excessive traffic on Thursday.
June 21, 2018 - 5:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Koko the gorilla, whose remarkable sign-language ability and motherly attachment to pet cats helped change the world's views about the intelligence of animals and their capacity for empathy, has died at 46. Koko was taught sign language from an early age as a scientific test...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches during the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, in Cleveland. James has until June 29 to exercise his $35.6 million contract option for next season or decline it and become an unrestricted free agent, officially making him the planet’s best and most coveted player. The 33-year-old is not expected to reveal his intentions until after the draft. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
June 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday night's NBA draft (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Blue and burgundy appear to be the colors of choice at this year's draft. The green room prospects have posed on stage for their traditional class photo and a few, including expected top-five picks Deandre Ayton...
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Protestors rally in front of the Allegheny County Courthouse on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Pittsburgh. They are protesting the killing of Antwon Rose Jr. who was fatally shot by a police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop late Tuesday, in the suburb of East Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 21, 2018 - 4:39 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said. Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt said late Wednesday that he doesn't see any apparent...
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June 21, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three environmental groups have announced a federal lawsuit saying the government has failed to comply with environmental law governing drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Florida says federal wildlife agencies have not completed a timely, formal...
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June 21, 2018 - 4:35 pm
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Court records say a Colorado inmate, mistakenly released from jail, enjoyed less than two hours of freedom before his wife realized the error and made him turn himself in. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports James Rynerson was in custody late last month at the...
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