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April 18, 2014 - 7:26pm
10 hours 5 min ago

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.

Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts said Friday the medical examiner will review the autopsy reports with police and prosecutors. He did not have any of the results and did not know whether his agency would get them before prosecutors file criminal charges...

April 18, 2014 - 7:08pm
9 hours 55 min ago

Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading.

The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment funds that traded stocks in the U.S. since April 18, 2009.

It claims that stock exchanges, investment banks and others defrauded the city, which managed funds on behalf of active and retired city employees, by manipulating market data in favor of split-second...

April 18, 2014 - 7:01pm
9 hours 55 min ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.

The Bombardier CL-600 became the subject of international intrigue after the New York Times revealed its presence in Iran at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, along with a picture of the jet, its tail number and a small American flag affixed to the side....

April 18, 2014 - 6:34pm
11 hours 25 min ago

Glimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in documents released Friday:

For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. Among those discussed: The parents of slain gay victim Matthew Shepard because, an aide wrote, "It gets a hate crime hit." Nelson Mandela, "since he is retiring." Irish...

April 18, 2014 - 6:21pm
10 hours 5 min ago

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom.

The senior at Central York High School stood up and popped the prom question, then walked to the stage with a plastic flower. Davuluri just laughed and the students cheered...

April 18, 2014 - 6:18pm
9 hours 55 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.

The memo dated Friday, which The Associated Press obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, says the state auditor compared clients enrolled in the Medicaid database last June with state death records dating back to 1970. Auditors identified overpayments for...

April 18, 2014 - 6:09pm
10 hours 36 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Among the major issues left to cover at the Arizona Legislature before the session ends is how to regulate the increasingly popular ridesharing programs like Uber and Lyft.

The contentious debate has pitted traditional taxi companies against the new tech startups that use mobile apps to connect drivers with customers looking for a ride.

The Senate on Monday is expected to debate a bill that aims to regulate Uber and others. The bill is...

April 18, 2014 - 6:08pm
13 hours 16 min ago

BOSTON (AP) — Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.

University President Ronald Machtley (MAYK'-lee) says students ask him to take selfies on the Smithfield campus all the time. But he says having more than 800 students snap photos with him as they get their degrees will slow down the already hours-long ceremony.

He says he'd be happy to take some...

April 18, 2014 - 5:15pm
13 hours 55 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.

Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in six states. Rhode Island is the latest to join the list which includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey and New York.

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the flu season started in December and peaked by mid-January,...

April 18, 2014 - 5:03pm
13 hours 55 min ago

DENVER (AP) — A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.

The two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent...

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