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Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing
Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected...

Kansas judge to consider blocking state's two-tiered voting

0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge will consider barring election officials from tossing out potentially thousands of votes in state and local races...

The Latest: Crews make progress on Southern California fire
The Latest: Crews make progress on Southern California fire

0 3 min ago

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

7:52 a.m.

Firefighters are making significant...

Suspect in cyclist's killing chased boys on bikes in 2014
Suspect in cyclist's killing chased boys on bikes in 2014

0 5 min ago

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff's records show that a man accused of abducting and killing an Ohio college student out riding her bicycle chased a pair...

Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case
Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case

0 12 min ago

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case.

Jurors...

Casto tapped as US Attorney for southern West Virginia

0 16 min ago

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Acting U.S. Attorney Carol Casto will serve as U.S. Attorney in southern West Virginia, but her stint may be finished in...

Police: Girl, 14, slits teen's throat in hope of 1st kill

0 17 min ago

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A 14-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who told police she was a psychopath looking for her first kill is accused of cycling...

Appeals court refuses to toss charges against Sen. Menendez

0 20 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to toss a corruption case against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey, ruling that his...

Black Lives Matter condemns arrest of man filming police

0 20 min ago

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Black Lives Matter activists in New York are protesting the arrest of an anti-violence advocate who was taken into custody...

Eurozone likely to get more stimulus as growth halves
Eurozone likely to get more stimulus as growth halves

0 34 min ago

LONDON (AP) — It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have...

6 Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis

0 36 min ago

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general has charged six more state employees with crimes related to the lead-contaminated water crisis in...

Flight info screens at Vietnam's 2 major airports hacked

0 39 min ago

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Screens displaying flight information at Vietnam's two major airports were hacked Friday to contain distorted information about...

Powerball weekend jackpot climbs to $478 million

0 44 min ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball players will have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot this weekend, but they'll face long odds...

Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know

0 47 min ago

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new...

Sweden arrests man wanted by Russia on terror-related crime

0 48 min ago

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say a 36-year-old man wanted by Russia has been arrested at Stockholm's airport as he was about to leave the...

UPS 2Q revenue improves on strength in US, abroad
UPS 2Q revenue improves on strength in US, abroad

0 48 min ago

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS's second-quarter revenue improved on solid performances from its domestic and international package divisions. Its earnings edged...

Marine Corps warplane crashes in California, killing pilot

0 51 min ago

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — A Marine Corps F/A-18C warplane crashed in the California desert and the pilot was killed, the service said...

Police: McDonald's worker fired for refusing officer service

0 51 min ago

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Houston say a McDonald's worker has been fired for refusing to serve an officer.

Brenham Police Chief...

Syria refugee 1 of 3 held in French church attack

0 1 hr ago

PARIS (AP) — A Syrian refugee is among three people being held for questioning in the attack this week on a Normandy church by two extremists who...

UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'

0 1 hr ago

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria on Friday urged Russia to leave the creation of any humanitarian corridors around the embattled...

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