Crime

This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Joseph James Pappas. Authorities on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, identified a man who they believe gunned down one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors last month as Pappas, the son of a woman who died while the doctor was operating on her more than 20 years ago. (Texas Department of Public Safety/Houston Police Department via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 6:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man suspected of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor's operating table more than 20 years ago, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph James Pappas, 62, should be considered armed, dangerous and...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Ohio Setate coach Urban Meyer watches the NCAA college football team's spring game in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State has placed Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of abuse against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
August 01, 2018 - 6:22 pm
Ohio State placed football coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium and provided text...
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August 01, 2018 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is giving the FBI access to a transcript of a Senate Intelligence Committee interview with Maria Butina, a gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent. The 29-year-old Butina was arrested last month and is awaiting trial on charges of conspiracy and...
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August 01, 2018 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York airport supervisor is accused of taking bribes and breaking security rules to let Qatar and other countries park their planes overnight during the U.N. General Assembly. Marlene Mizzi was indicted Wednesday on charges of receiving a reward for official misconduct. A...
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August 01, 2018 - 4:57 pm
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says sex abuse allegations against the ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick raise serious questions about how the alleged abuse remained a secret for decades. Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo said in a statement Wednesday that U.S. bishops will "find the...
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In this July 25, 2018 photo, Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, arrives at his house in Izmir, Turkey. Brunson, who had been jailed in Turkey for more than one and a half years on terror and espionage charges was released and will be put under house arrest as his trial continues. The White House is announcing that the Treasury Department is imposing sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
August 01, 2018 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States slapped sanctions on two Turkish officials on Wednesday over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges. Turkey vowed retaliation "without delay," warning it would harm relations between the two allies. President Donald...
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August 01, 2018 - 4:50 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Amid the "Trump 2020" placards, the "Women for Trump" signs and the "CNN SUCKS" T-shirts, the most inscrutable message that came out of Donald Trump's Tampa rally on Tuesday evening was a letter. Q. People wore T-shirts with the letter emblazoned on the front. Others carried...
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In this July 25, 2018 photo, Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, arrives at his house in Izmir, Turkey. Brunson, who had been jailed in Turkey for more than one and a half years on terror and espionage charges was released and will be put under house arrest as his trial continues. The White House is announcing that the Treasury Department is imposing sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
August 01, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an American pastor detained in Turkey (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Turkey is calling on the United States to reverse its decision to sanction two Turkish government ministers over a detained American pastor and is threatening to retaliate "without delay." A Foreign...
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August 01, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University's president says an employee who publicly supported a guidance counselor who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old won't be rehired after calling the teen a "pursuer." Nearly two dozen educators and others had attended the July 9 sentencing on behalf of 39...
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August 01, 2018 - 3:34 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Three Ukrainian members of a sophisticated international hacking group that targeted restaurants, casinos and other businesses in 47 U.S. states to steal credit and debit card records have been arrested and face charges in federal court in Seattle, officials said Wednesday. The...
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