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2 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash
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2 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash

DETROIT (AP) — Sailors with ties to Michigan and Illinois are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia. Illinois U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis says Logan Palmer’s mother told him that her son is missing. In Michigan, April Brandon says her son, Ken Smith, is also […]
DNA issues raised amid secret hearings in ex-cop rape case
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DNA issues raised amid secret hearings in ex-cop rape case

AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The high-profile case of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty focused the public’s attention on the problem of sexual misconduct on the force, but his appeal raising questions about DNA evidence is playing out in secret. Daniel Holtzclaw, now 30, was […]
Biological mom charged with murder in Missouri teen's death
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Biological mom charged with murder in Missouri teen's death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a Missouri woman with murder in the death of her 16-year-old biological daughter, whose remains were found in a burn pit on their rural property. Rebecca Ruud reported late last month that Savannah Leckie had gone missing from their home in Theodosia, a village of about […]
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions
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Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually committed the crime. Just hours before Williams was to be put to death, the Republican governor said in an email that he was issuing a stay of […]
Trump protesters expected to flood downtown Phoenix
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Trump protesters expected to flood downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump’s first political event since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, has prompted several groups opposed to his policies to gather in Phoenix, and authorities are taking extra precautions to keep the peace. The planned protests planned for the Tuesday evening campaign-style rally in reliably-Republican Arizona come as Trump tries […]
US wife of Barcelona victim seeks last person who saw him
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US wife of Barcelona victim seeks last person who saw him

AP Photo/Santi Palacios LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wife of the only American killed in last week’s Barcelona attack says she’s trying to find a waiter who may have been be the last person to see her husband alive. Heidi Nunes-Tucker of the San Francisco Bay Area said Tuesday that a photo or video posted […]
Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past
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Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past

AP Photo/Barry Thumma McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Virginia is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once burned crosses as a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Father William Aitcheson, a priest in the diocese of Arlington, described how he belonged to the Klan as a young man in […]
The Latest: Biological mother charged in girl's killing
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The Latest: Biological mother charged in girl's killing

THEODOSIA, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found in rural Missouri (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Prosecutors have brought murder charges against the biological mother of a 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found on their rural Missouri property. Ozark County Prosecutor John Garrabrant says Rebecca Ruud was […]