• Man shot to death by federal agent in Detroit

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — A 20-year-old man was shot to death Monday by a federal agent serving a warrant at a west side Detroit home. The man, whose name was not released, was wanted on armed robbery and weapons charges, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Khaalid Walls said in a...

  • Rand Paul faces tough questions from Orthodox Jewish crowd

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to woo New York's Orthodox Jewish community, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul faced tough questions Monday about his support for Israel and his approach to foreign policy in the Middle East. The Kentucky senator spoke in front of a group of several...

  • Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch. While skeptics question whether the company's future is tied too much to one product, the iPhone's popularity was the reason Apple...

  • Tenn. coalition asks court not to release rape case records

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four victims' rights groups are asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to rule against a coalition of news media organizations, including The Associated Press, that is fighting to get access to some of the records in a high-profile rape case involving four former...

  • Murray, mom in tennis shoes in '92, stands her ground

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a disturbance in the force of the tradition-bound Senate and her name is Patty Murray. The Washington state Democrat, once famously dubbed "just a mom in tennis shoes," is the reason behind an uncomfortable power standoff between two men who intend to lead...

  • Applied Materials' Tokyo Electron deal ends in DOJ roadblock

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock. The companies said that they were told by the Department of Justice that there remained antitrust concerns about a deal that would have...

  • State asks court for more time to deal with education budget

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Legislature needs more time to figure out a state education budget before it can properly reply to a contempt order from the Washington Supreme Court, the state attorney general told the high court Monday. The Legislature ended its regular session on Friday and will...

  • Robert Durst to be moved to jail closer to New Orleans

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The real estate heir being held in Louisiana while awaiting extradition to California on murder charges is moving to a jail closer to New Orleans. U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan signed an order Monday to move Robert Durst from a prison 70 miles away from the...

  • California teen confesses to fatally stabbing 9-year-old boy

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DISCOVERY BAY, Calif. (AP) — A newspaper says a Northern California teenager has confessed to stabbing to death a 9-year-old boy. The Contra Costa Times reported Monday (http://tinyurl.com/m2xyu7g) that William Schultz, 18, said he killed the boy while he slept because he wanted to...

  • Jayne Meadows, actress and TV personality, dies at 95

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jayne Meadows, the Emmy-nominated actress and TV personality who often teamed with her husband, Steve Allen, has died. She was 95. Meadows died of natural causes Sunday at her home in the Encino, California, area, spokesman Kevin Sasaki said Monday. Her son, Bill...

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