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Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 7:28pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents...

English teacher pleads guilty in Japan financial fraud case

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:51pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

HONOLULU — A man who taught English at a well-known chain of foreign language schools in Japan pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding his students out of more than $230,000....

EPA head's emails with energy companies to be released

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:34pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma attorney general's office said Tuesday it is complying with a judge's order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency...

Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:11pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

NEW YORK — Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been...

More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of death

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 6:05pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

NEW YORK — Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill...

4 men being tried in second Oregon standoff trial

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:59pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

PORTLAND, Ore. — The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy's call to take a hard stand...

Michelin Guide misguided as local cafe gets star in error

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

BOURGES, France — It's a case of culinary mistaken identity.

The Michelin Guide has accidently awarded one of its coveted stars to a lowly local cafe that shares its...

Lawmakers urge VA to explain rising cases of drug theft

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:46pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — The heads of two congressional committees said Tuesday they want the Department of Veterans Affairs to better explain its efforts to stem drug theft and loss in...

Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:45pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the region's Jewish community shaken...

AP FACT CHECK: Were hands of Obama-era border agents tied?

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:45pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration are difficult to square with the massive...

Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

HELSINKI — When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to...

Graffiti found at 4 popular monuments in Washington, DC

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at four memorials in Washington.

U.S. Park Police officials said Tuesday that messages written in...

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