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July 20, 2018 - 3:13 pm
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. Jamie Lawson must also pay $1,860,981 in restitution under the sentence imposed Friday. Lawson had pleaded...
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In this July 18, 2018 photo, Rolando Bueso Castillo and his wife Adalicia Montecinos, stand in their home in La Libertad, Honduras. It's been five months since they have seen their infant son Johan Bueso Montecinos who was separated from Bueso Castillo at the Texas border in March and sent to a shelter in Arizona. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
July 20, 2018 - 2:45 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — A year-old boy who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children was on his way home to the arms of his parents Friday, five months after he was taken from his father at the U.S. border. Johan Bueso Montecinos was on a jet...
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July 20, 2018 - 2:42 pm
ROME (AP) — Police in northern Italy have recovered two paintings stolen in 2017, a Renoir and a Rubens. Carabinieri art-squad police displayed the paintings for reporters Friday in Monza, a city in the northern Lombardy regional of Italy. Investigators allege the works were stolen in Monza from a...
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In this July 18, 2018 photo, Rolando Bueso Castillo and his wife Adalicia Montecinos, stand in their home in La Libertad, Honduras. It's been five months since they have seen their infant son Johan Bueso Montecinos who was separated from Bueso Castillo at the Texas border in March and sent to a shelter in Arizona. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
July 20, 2018 - 2:42 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran man who was separated from his baby son at the Texas border and then deported without him soon will hold the boy again. The 15-month-old became the embodiment of the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents when The...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, artist Robert Indiana, known for his LOVE artwork, poses in front of that painting at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art. A spokesman told The Associated Press on Friday, July 20, 2018, that a medical examiner has been unable to determine the cause of Indiana's death, but that the death was not suspicious. Indiana died May 19, 2018, at age 89 at his Vinalhaven Island home off the coast of Maine. (AP Photo/Lauren Casselberry, File)
July 20, 2018 - 2:34 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state medical examiner was unable to determine the cause of pop artist Robert Indiana's death, but the death was not deemed suspicious, a spokesman said on Friday. Indiana's death likely was cardiac-related, but the official cause and manner of death are both listed as "...
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July 20, 2018 - 2:28 pm
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women's soccer team he co-owns are "unacceptable" and will be fixed. The Democratic governor says Friday he takes seriously published reports outlining shortcomings with Sky...
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An explosion was reported at around 7 a.m. Thursday morning, July 19, 2018 at Letterkenny Army Depot, in Chambersburg, Pa. A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at the Army depot injured at least four workers, three of them seriously, officials said. (Markell DeLoatch/Public Opinion via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 2:27 pm
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A coroner says a civilian worker killed in a fire and explosion at an Army facility in Pennsylvania died of burns. The Lehigh County coroner's office on Friday identified the victim as 29-year-old Eric Byers, a resident of the Philadelphia suburbs. Byers was pronounced dead...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook reports financial results Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Facebook says it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data. Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March 2018 that data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed user data. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 20, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data. Facebook has been facing increased scrutiny over how third-party firms use its data since news broke in March...
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Emergency workers patrol an area Friday, July 20, 2018, near where a duck boat capsized the night before resulting in at least 13 deaths on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo. Workers were still searching for four people on the boat that were unaccounted for. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 20, 2018 - 2:24 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Divers found four more bodies Friday in a Missouri lake where a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, bringing the death toll to 17 in the country-and-western town of Branson, authorities said. Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with him, The New York Times reported Friday, July 20. The president's current personal lawyer confirmed the conversation and said it showed Trump did nothing wrong, according to the Times. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 20, 2018 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a recording of President Donald Trump and his former lawyer discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A person familiar with an investigation into President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says the attorney secretly recorded Trump...
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