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May 15, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's police commissioner resigned Tuesday after being federally charged with failing to pay his taxes. In a statement, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she accepted the resignation of Darryl De Sousa, who she picked as the city's top cop in January. He was nearly unanimously...
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CORRECTS AGE TO 88 - FILE - In this April 22, 2002 file photo, President Bush, left, poses with author Tom Wolfe, center, and first lady Laura Bush during the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal Awards ceremony at Constitution Hall in Washington . Wolfe was a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. Wolfe died at a New York City hospital. He was 88. Additional details were not immediately available. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 15, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of "New Journalism" who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through the space race before turning his satiric wit to such novels as "The Bonfire of the Vanities" and "A Man in Full," has died. He was 88. Wolfe's...
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May 15, 2018 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system. The Treasury Department accuses Valiollah Seif of helping transfer millions of dollars to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, state Sen. Bob Krist, of Omaha, speaks during debate in the Legislative Chamber in Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his conservative credentials on the national stage as he prepares for re-election. He faces fellow Republican Krystal Gabel in the Tuesday, May 15 primary. The Democratic primary field is composed of Krist, university instructor Tyler Davis and community activist Vanessa Ward, all of Omaha. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
May 15, 2018 - 9:38 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his conservative credentials on the national stage as he prepares for a showdown with the winner of Tuesday's Democratic gubernatorial primary. The Republican governor has made recent appearances at the National Rifle Association's annual...
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May 15, 2018 - 12:20 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in the New York state Senate have approved new criminal penalties for motorists whose careless driving causes the injury or death of a construction worker on a road or highway project. The Senate passed legislation Monday that would create new crimes of vehicular...
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Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniel's attorney, is interviewed on the Cheddar network, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 14, 2018 - 9:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer said Monday he did nothing wrong by distributing a report last week that detailed the finances of the president's personal attorney and showed he had charged companies a hefty price for "insight" about Trump. Michael Avenatti said in court...
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May 14, 2018 - 8:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer says he did nothing wrong by distributing a financial report showing President Donald Trump's personal lawyer had charged companies a hefty price for "insight" about Trump. Michael Avenatti says in a Monday court filing he had a First Amendment...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, Tim Allen speaks onstage at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center, in Pasadena, Calif. Fox is bringing "Last Man Standing" to its fall lineup, a year after ABC dropped the Allen comedy. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 14, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Allen's "Last Man Standing," canceled last year by ABC, is being resurrected by Fox next season because it's a "great comedy" and not as a conservative statement, Fox executives said Monday. Some fans may be drawn to the family sitcom because of Allen's personal political views...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 file photo, former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Coburn announced his support of an anti-tax group Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite. The anti-tax group is taking advantage of a rarely used provision of the Oklahoma Constitution to try and throw out hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue approved by the Legislature to provide new funding for teacher raises and public schools. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 14, 2018 - 4:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to fund teacher pay raises the Legislature approved amid a national uprising of educators seeking more classroom money. The Professional Oklahoma...
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May 14, 2018 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games. Five states have the edge in the race to legalize sports betting because they already passed...
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