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May 25, 2016 - 6:11pm
9 min 27 sec ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest following protests in Albuquerque at a Donald Trump rally (all times local):

4 p.m.

Police say four people have been charged or cited following a Donald Trump rally in Albuquerque, where angry protests erupted into chaos outside the city's convention center.

An Albuquerque police spokeswoman says 30-year-old Tylina Hardy was arrested inside the convention center as Trump spoke Tuesday night....

May 25, 2016 - 5:55pm
9 min 27 sec ago

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An analyst says as many as 11 states may adopt regulations permitting and regulating daily fantasy sports by the end of this year.

Chris Grove of Narus Advisors says six states have passed bills to regulate daily fantasy sports so far, and five more may do so soon.

The contests allow people to deposit money into accounts, create fantasy rosters of sports teams by selecting real players and compete against other contestants...

May 25, 2016 - 5:49pm
9 min 27 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the designated a route for protest marches during the Republican National Convention (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and creates the possibility of clashes.

One group is a coalition of left-...

May 25, 2016 - 5:48pm
9 min 27 sec ago

DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court has affirmed the 45-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area cancer doctor who put hundreds of patients through needless treatments.

Farid Fata's appeal focused on how a judge calculated the sentencing guidelines and whether it was proper to allow many victims to speak in court. In a 3-0 decision Wednesday, the appeals court says the arguments lack merit.

Fata pleaded guilty in 2014 to fraud, money laundering and...

May 25, 2016 - 5:47pm
9 min 27 sec ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials concluded that the mayhem had less to do with political protest than with an unruly group determined to use the event to sow disorder.

Some of the participants openly admitted that they set out to cause disruption. Many in the crowd were seen with gang tattoos and at one point chanted to Trump supporters that they controlled the streets.

Cleanup...

May 25, 2016 - 5:38pm
9 min 27 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate circles are buzzing over reports that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington's poshest neighborhoods when he leaves office in January.

With a sprawling terrace and a castle-like exterior, the home sits on a quarter-acre lot in the wealthy Kalorama neighborhood, near Embassy Row. A 2011 remodel brought the total number of bathrooms to eight-and-a-half....

May 25, 2016 - 5:23pm
59 min 29 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut college student convicted of smuggling cocaine from Jamaica has been sentenced in New York to probation.

A judge ruled Tuesday that Chevelle Nesbeth faced enough punishment from the collateral consequences of her conviction without having to go to prison.

Nesbeth was arrested last year at John F. Kennedy International Airport after 1.3 pounds of cocaine were found in her luggage. Nesbeth was a 20-year-old college student...

May 25, 2016 - 5:23pm
59 min 28 sec ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has lifted a restraining order that barred the city of Louisville, Kentucky, from removing a 120-year-old monument to Confederate soldiers that sits near the University of Louisville.

A group of residents and the Sons of Confederate Veterans opposed removing the 1895 stone obelisk and won a temporary restraining order a few days after Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced it would be removed on April 29.

Jefferson...

May 25, 2016 - 5:01pm
1 hour 9 min ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man who police say claimed he killed at least a dozen people around the country during three decades of hopping trains has been convicted of capital murder in Virginia.

Michael Elijah Adams entered an Alford plea Wednesday in Henrico County Circuit Court. The plea means he does not admit guilt but acknowledges prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him.

Media outlets report that the 49-year-old Adams, who went by the...

May 25, 2016 - 5:00pm
9 min 27 sec ago

BARTO, Pa. (AP) — Another major pet retailer has severed ties with a small-animal supplier amid a federal investigation into conditions inside its Pennsylvania facility.

PetSmart said Wednesday it's no longer getting animals from Holmes Chinchilla Ranch in Barto. Petco said in January it ended its relationship with Holmes. Pet Supplies Plus also severed ties several months ago.

Federal inspectors spent several days at Holmes after an animal-rights...

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