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April 18, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Attorney General William Barr released Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian collusion Thursday morning; ending years of speculation and non-stop coverage regarding the special counsel’s investigation. The move comes weeks after Barr released a four-page summary of Mueller’s conclusions;...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo visitors to Story walk through the shop now located at Macy's in New York. On Thursday, April 18, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for March. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2019 - 7:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales surged in March at the fastest pace since late 2017, as spending on autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing jumped. The Commerce Department said Thursday that sales increased a seasonally adjusted 1.6% from February, the strongest increase since September 2017...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, St. Patrick's Cathedral is seen in New York. Just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, a New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday night, April 17, 2019, after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, according to the New York Police Department. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 18, 2019 - 7:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a New Jersey man is in custody after he entered St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, just days after the Notre Dame cathedral fire in Paris. Deputy Commissioner John Miller says cathedral...
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April 18, 2019 - 5:31 am
Ushers caught the man as he entered the cathedral in New York City. Watch the latest video at
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FILE - In this April 16, 2019, file photo, the Samsung Galaxy Fold phone is seen in its folded position during a media preview event in London. Some of Samsung's new $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch say the Galaxy Fold screen started flickering and turning black before completely fizzling out. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan, File)
April 18, 2019 - 12:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch said the Galaxy Fold screen started flickering and turning black before completely fizzling out. Two...
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This combination of undated photos released by the Jefferson County, Colo., Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 shows Sol Pais. On Tuesday authorities said they are looking pais, suspected of making threats on Columbine High School, just days before the 20th anniversary of a mass shooting that killed 13 people. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 17, 2019 - 9:22 pm
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have been planning an attack in Colorado just ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. The body of 18-year-old...
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Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket lifts off the launch pad at NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island , Va., Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 17, 2019 - 4:13 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A fresh grocery shipment rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday after launching from Virginia's seashore. Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket blasted off from Wallops Island. The company's Cygnus capsule should arrive at the space station Friday, just...
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FILE--In this April 10, 2019, file photo, former Michigan state trooper Mark Bessner listens to Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Matthew Penney deliver his opening argument in Bessner's trial, in Detroit. Charged with second-degree murder, Bessner was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in the death of Detroit teenager, Damon Grimes, who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died when he was shot with a Taser by Bessner in 2017. (Clarence Tabb Jr./Detroit News via AP, File)/Detroit Free Press via AP)
April 17, 2019 - 3:22 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in the death of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died when he was shot with a Taser. Mark Bessner, who had a history of misconduct allegations involving Taser use, fired the...
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April 17, 2019 - 2:03 pm
A manhunt for a woman allegedly 'infatuated' with the Columbine massacre who forced schools in Colorado to close after threatening violence came to an end Wednesday after she was found dead. Watch the latest video at
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April 17, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to adopt the agency’s new proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. In a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for...
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