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NEW YORK - A Staten Island airman accused of murdering two toddlers and their mother was ordered to stay away from them by a judge earlier this year, it was revealed in court Tuesday. Shane Walker is being held in the Saturday slayings of fellow Air Force member Alla Ausheva and their two children, 2-year-old Ivan and 3-year-old Elia. Walker, 36, was remanded on murder and manslaughter charges ...

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SAN DIEGO - Rep. Duncan Hunter began living with a woman other than his wife early in his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives, one of a series of personal intimate relationships prosecutors say he began with lobbyists and congressional staffers during his elected service. In a sweeping series of court filings this week, the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Diego accuses the six-term ...

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WASHINGTON - Candidates in the historically diverse field for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have highlighted their age, gender, race and military experience as defining traits separating them from their peers. But Democratic voters find none of those characteristics as important as a candidate's experience in elected office, according to a new poll from The Associated Press and ...

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PHILADELPHIA - In an effort to increase transparency in the art world, more than 2,500 museum workers across the globe have anonymously shared their salaries on a spreadsheet. Could you get fired for adding your salary to the list? The short answer is: Yes, you could, but it would be illegal. We called two labor lawyers, one who represents unions and workers - Jonathan Walters of Markowitz and ...

WASHINGTON - Stephanie Grisham, who has been a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, will be the next White House press secretary and communications director. The first lady announced the move in a tweet after Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced earlier this month that she would leave the post. Friday will be Sanders' last day. The president "and I can think of no better person to serve the ...

SEATTLE - Apple plans to add 2,000 software and hardware jobs in Seattle within the next five years, starting with 200 additional jobs this year, company officials said Monday at a news conference with Mayor Jenny Durkan. (EDITORS: BEGIN OPTIONAL TRIM) The company is leasing all the office space at 333 Dexter Ave. N., a complex of two 12-story buildings nearing completion at Dexter Avenue and ...

MIAMI - Climate change is the story of Florida's future. No other state has as much at risk. That's why six of the leading news organizations in Florida have formed a partnership to share stories and work together to report on the complex challenges of climate change. The founding members include the Miami Herald, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Tampa Bay Times, the Palm Beach Post, the ...

In an effort to combat the statewide opioid epidemic, organizations across the state are encouraging businesses to rethink addiction and hire or support employees who battle substance abuse. Beth Davisson, executive director of the Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center, announced the launch of the Opioid Response Program for Businesses at a Kentucky opioid summit on Monday. She said this program ...

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to weigh in on whether the federal government was wrong not to make certain payments to Land of Lincoln health insurance, which collapsed in 2016, leaving nearly 50,000 Illinois residents scrambling for coverage. The insurer blamed its midyear downfall partly on the federal government, saying it was owed risk corridor payments under the Affordable Care Act, ...

La regla de "mirar, pero no tocar" en el Museo de Automóviles Antiguos de Fort Lauderdale fue suspendida brevemente un martes reciente por la mañana. Usando guantes blancos para proteger los automóviles, unos 20 visitantes adolescentes pasaron sus manos sobre los enormes y lujosos automóviles Packard. Dieron golpecitos a los neumáticos de 2 pies, acariciaron los asientos de cuero y palparon ...

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LOS ANGELES - A Glendale, Calif., man who smashed President Trump's Walk of Fame star with a pickax last year was charged Monday with stealing a glittery sculpture of Marilyn Monroe from atop a public art installation on Hollywood Boulevard. Austin Mikel Clay, 25, faces a felony count of grand theft of property valued at more than $950 and a count of felony vandalism for allegedly causing more ...

A Florida woman was arrested hours after she allegedly shot both her daughter and stepfather to death, according to authorities. Alyssa Marie Torres, 29, allegedly killed her stepfather, 54-year-old Felix Rivera, and her daughter after midnight on Monday at the Waterleaf Townhomes where she had been living, according to Port St. Lucie police, CNN reports. Police and other outlets have reported ...

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Less than a week after Facebook gave details about Libra, two Congressional committees set July dates for hearings about the social networking giant's cryptocurrency plans. Late Monday, Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, said she would hold a hearing July 17 on Libra. Waters, D-Calif., called for hearings last week after Facebook debuted the ...

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NEW YORK - An identical twin has been charged with stabbing her own sister to death inside an apartment in New Jersey. The Camden County Prosecutor's office on Monday announced Amanda Ramirez was charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the slaying of her 27-year-old twin sister, Anna Ramirez, over the weekend. Police responded around 5:30 a.m. Saturday to reports of an unconscious ...

CHICAGO - Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday signed into law a bill that will legalize marijuana in Illinois next year, marking a momentous shift in how the state treats drug use. The bill will allow the licensed growth, sales, possession and consumption of cannabis for adults 21 and over. While the plant remains illegal under federal law, and the state previously decriminalized possession of small ...

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WASHINGTON - House Democratic leaders sought to tamp down a rebellion among their party's left flank Tuesday as they prepared for a floor vote on $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border. Appropriations Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., offered a new manager's amendment aimed at easing the concerns of Progressive Caucus and Hispanic Caucus members ...

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland Department of Health doctors evaluating the mental state of the man charged in the Capital Gazette shooting have asked for more time to complete their report. Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken, who is presiding over the case against the man accused of fatally shooting Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, said in court Tuesday ...

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump threatened Iran with forceful retaliation for any attack on the U.S. after the Islamic Republic ruled out talks to resolve escalating tensions between the two nations. "Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force," Trump said Tuesday in a tweet. "In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration." Iran earlier said ...

MINNEAPOLIS - Fear of immigration enforcement has prompted fewer people to come out these days to Mercado Central in south Minneapolis to buy quinceanera dresses and snack on tamales. At nearby restaurants, diners trade tips on avoiding deportation. The corner of Lake Street and Bloomington Avenue, long one of the city's thriving immigrant hubs, faces fear and uncertainty as President Donald ...

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MIAMI - Suspected sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was handed another break by the Department of Justice on Monday when federal prosecutors rejected his victims' efforts to throw out his plea deal and prosecute him for abusing dozens of underage girls. In the 35-page motion, filed in federal court in the Northern District of Georgia, federal prosecutors said that there is no legal basis to ...

In the nearly 50 years since Apollo 11 astronauts first landed on the moon, the more than 842 pounds of rocks, pebbles, sand and dust collected during U.S. moon landings have been variously stolen, lost, found and, in the case of most of the specimens, carefully preserved in nitrogen-filled cabinets to keep the cosmic samples in pristine condition here on Earth. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ...

LOS ANGELES - Some actors will work only a few days on a movie, while others can spend months. In the case of "Mia and the White Lion," the producers made it clear to lead actor Daniah De Villiers before production started that she would be spending three years on the project being shot at the Welgedacht Reserve in South Africa. "When we started, I was 11 years old and the first block of ...

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LOS ANGELES - As the mountain lions of Southern California approach what some experts call an "extinction vortex," environmentalists are demanding that state officials grant the big cats protective status - a move that could potentially ban development on thousands of acres of prime real estate. Mountain lions as a species are not threatened in California, but a petition submitted Tuesday to ...

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LOS ANGELES - On a balmy weeknight inside the nightspot formerly known as Les Deux - the reality TV landmark frequently featured in "The Hills" - Spencer Pratt is tending to his fidgety toddler. It's a trip for die-hards of MTV's uber-popular 2006-10 docu-soap. Because if these walls could talk, they'd tell you about the time Lauren Conrad, suspicious her former friend Heidi Montag played a ...

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Author E. Jean Carroll's allegation that she was raped by President Trump 23 years ago is having trouble making its way to the top of the news food chain. In a forthcoming memoir by Carroll, she describes an encounter with Trump in 1996 - when he was still a high-profile New York real estate mogul - at the Bergdorf Goodman department store in Manhattan. Carroll wrote that she was assaulted by ...

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change: JUNE 25: Dumbo 25: The Aftermath 25: The Hummingbird Project 25: Maze 25: Poison Rose JULY 2: The Best of Enemies 2: The Public 2: Mia and the White Lion 2: Styx 2: An Acceptable Loss 2: Escape Plan 3 9: Pet Sematary 9: Little 9: After 9: High Life 9: Broad City: Season Five 9: Gotham: Season 5 9: The ...

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WASHINGTON - The nation's federal debt by the end of the year will reach the highest level since shortly after World War II and is on pace to reach historic and unsustainable levels within 30 years, according to a government report released Tuesday. The federal debt already equals 78% of the nation's gross domestic product. It is on track to reach 92% by the end of the next decade and 144% by ...

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Your Facebook profile can be quite revealing. It may even be able to predict some medical conditions, according to a new report. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University recently conducted a study, published in the PLOS ONE journal, to determine if social media posts can be indicators of 21 health conditions, including diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis. To do so, ...

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Retired astronaut Wally Schirra spoke for the world with his commentary for CBS News during the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969: "Thank you, television, for letting us watch this one." A global audience of more than 500 million viewers tuned in for what was considered the greatest adventure in human history and the culmination of a national goal set by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 ...

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LOS ANGELES - Believe it or not, Noah Hawley does find time to sleep. But you'd be forgiven for doubting that he can afford to lay down his head for more than a few minutes after a glance at his current schedule. He's completing the concluding episodes of "Legion," FX's kaleidoscopic series about a powerful mutant who is also grappling with schizophrenia. The third and final season of the ...