Saturday, July 22, 2017

National

In this June 16, 2017 file photo, Dalia Dippolito listens to attorneys and Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley discuss jury instructions in her third attempted murder trial in West Palm Beach, Fla.

BY TERRY SPENCER WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to ...
March 13, 2010 file photo of Algerian national Ali Charaf Damache in Dublin, Ireland. An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been extradited to Philadelphia to be tried in civilian court rather than face trial at Guantanamo Bay.

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE and SADIE GURMAN PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face ...
FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Ricky Dubose, left, and Donnie Russell Rowe enter the Putnam County courthouse in Eatonton, Ga. Georgia corrections officials are reporting there were numerous security policy violations in the lead-up to the escape of the two inmates from a prison bus last month.

BY KATE BRUMBACK ATLANTA (AP) — When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture ...
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BY CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation to rescue a drowning disabled ...
In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017, abortion opponents with a group called Operation Save America gather during a rally in downtown Louisville, Ky.

BY BRUCE SCHREINER LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state ...
The evacuated downtown of Mariposa, Calif., is viewed Thursday July 20, 2017, as firefighters battle a large wildfire in the surrounding hills and mountains.

BY SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — The town of Mariposa, with its century-old saloons and covered sidewalks, normally bustles with summer visitors on their way ...
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports.

BY DAVID KOENIG DALLAS (AP) — The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that ...
In this file photo taken Thursday, May 5, 2016 Joaquin Carcaño is shown at his home in Carrboro, N.C.

BY JONATHAN DREW RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state’s ...
In this July 17, 2017, photo, the Afghanistan team, left, walks past two of the team members from Burundi, at right in black shirts, during the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in Washington.

BY MATTHEW BARAKAT McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Organizers of an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital believe the disappearance of six teens from Burundi may have been “self-initiated.” As ...
This Sept. 16, 2015 photo, shows Zion National Park, near Springdale, Utah.

BY LINDSAY WHITEHURST SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It would be a first for a U.S. national park: Requiring reservations to get in. But it’s an option that Utah’s Zion ...
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