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  • Navajo elections director agrees to postpone race

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The elections director on the Navajo Nation under threat of a contempt charge said he will scrap Tuesday's election for tribal president and hold the contest at a later date. The announcement Friday came amid a dispute over a requirement that presidential...

  • Seattle megachurch dissolves after founder resigns

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Two weeks after lead Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership, the Seattle megachurch he founded announced Friday it was dissolving its network of branches across four states. The church said on its website that the best future...

  • 2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow. Hawaii County police said officers saw a man and a woman on county property Thursday taking photos...

  • Judge won't close hearing in Islamic State case

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated U.S. law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants. Prosecutors fell short of justifying...

  • Police release recordings from school shooting

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Newly released police dispatch recordings from a deadly Washington state high school shooting reveal the difficulties law enforcement faced as they tried to secure a sprawling campus. The recordings show that one officer was inside the Marysville-Pilchuck High School...

  • Judge denies former NBA player's fraud appeal

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday rejected jailed former NBA player Tate George's appeal of his 2013 fraud conviction, ruling that the government provided ample evidence for a jury to find him guilty of running a real estate Ponzi scheme. George was convicted last fall on...

  • Milwaukee chief: Union vote is political move

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police angered by the firing of an officer who shot and killed a man in a downtown park took a vote expressing a lack of confidence in their chief, but the city's mayor said Friday that he was standing by Edward Flynn. Flynn fired Officer Christopher Manney...

  • Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity. Attorney James Camblos made the request at an arraignment for Jesse L. Matthew Jr., 32, in...

  • Feds, Albuquerque reach deal on police reform

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include new training and protocols for investigating officer...

  • NYPD's highest ranking black official quits

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD's highest-ranking black official abruptly quit Friday instead of taking a new post, a surprising move that caught city officials off guard at a time when the department is trying to mend relationships with minority communities. Chief Philip Banks III was to...

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