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June 14, 2016 - 9:43am
1 week 5 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

4:00 p.m.

Stocks ended modestly lower on Wall Street, extending a losing streak to a fourth day.

Traders were worrying about the possibility that Britain would decide next week to leave the European Union.

Credit card companies Tuesday fell after Synchrony Financial, the country's largest issuer of store brand cards,...

June 14, 2016 - 9:40am
1 week 5 days ago

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — The parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre are offering to settle their wrongful death lawsuit against Newtown, Connecticut, and its school system for $5.5 million apiece.

The parents of Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner filed the settlement offers Monday in Danbury Superior Court. A lawyer for the town and the school board declined to comment Tuesday.

The lawsuit alleges security measures...

June 14, 2016 - 9:28am
1 week 5 days ago

OGLETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Department of Justice says a state trooper was justified when he shot a man while responding to a report of a home invasion in Ogletown.

The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/1UaIwjd ) reports Delaware State Police Trooper Pierre Lawler won't face charges in connection with the shooting.

The department referenced a state standard that says a shooting is justified under state law if the officer feels...

June 14, 2016 - 9:16am
1 week 5 days ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a 13-year-old boy is charged in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy last month in suburban Indianapolis.

The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/1ttQ3OI ) that the teenager is charged in the May 27 death of Anthony Harmon Jr. The boy was shot in the face in the kitchen of an apartment in Cumberland and pronounced dead at the scene.

Court documents show the 13-year-old will be kept in custody because of the...

June 14, 2016 - 9:16am
1 week 5 days ago

FLOYD, N.Y. (AP) — Three Ohio residents have pleaded not guilty to felony assault charges stemming from an explosion that critically injured a New York state prison guard outside his home.

Authorities say the suspects were taken to Oneida County for an appearance Monday in the town court in Floyd. Correction officer Alan Dobransky suffered serious injuries May 29 when a cardboard box exploded outside his home.

Police say 58-year-olds Keith Seppi and...

June 14, 2016 - 8:59am
1 week 5 days ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lil Wayne is in stable condition after suffering what his publicist describes as "two minor seizures."

TMZ has reported that the Grammy-winning rapper's private jet was forced to make two emergency landings at an Omaha airport Monday afternoon and that he was taken to a hospital.

Dennis Messina, an operations supervisor at Omaha's Eppley Airfield, tells the Associated Press that a plane landed around 2:40 p.m. due to a medical...

June 14, 2016 - 8:54am
1 week 5 days ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):

11:05 p.m.

Hillary Clinton's campaign says she had a "positive discussion" with Bernie Sanders about their primary campaign, the Democratic party and "the dangerous threat that Donald Trump poses to our nation."

Clinton and Sanders met for more than 90 minutes at a Washington, D.C., hotel on the night of the final primary in the District of Columbia, which Clinton...

June 14, 2016 - 8:44am
1 week 5 days ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man faces multiple charges after he was apparently showing a 10-year-old boy he was babysitting how to set off acid bombs.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carter says in a news release that a deputy working an off-duty detail in a subdivision heard a loud explosion Monday. He went to a nearby park and saw 30-year-old Joshua Stephen Lapin-Bertone setting off acid bombs.

An arrest report...

June 14, 2016 - 8:42am
1 week 5 days ago

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — The family of a pregnant Pennsylvania woman who was slain along with her unborn son in 2009 is objecting to the release of the convicted killer, who was 11 at the time.

Debra Houk, the mother of 26-year-old Kenzie Houk, and other relatives confirmed Monday's decision by a Lawrence County judge to release Jordan Brown, after a juvenile court hearing that was closed to the public. The court has authority to hold a juvenile until he turns 21. Brown is...

June 14, 2016 - 8:36am
1 week 5 days ago

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Pastor Richie Clendenen stepped away from the pulpit, microphone in hand. He walked the aisles of the Christian Fellowship Church, his voice rising to describe the perils believers face in 21st-century America.

"The Bible says in this life you will have troubles, you will have persecutions. And Jesus takes it a step further: You'll be hated by all nations for my name's sake," he said.

"Let me tell you," the minister said, "that...

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