Sex abuse lawsuit against USA Gymnastics doc names Karolyis
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The latest lawsuit accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing a longtime member of the U.S. women's national team is the first to name renowned husband-and-wife coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi, alleging they turned a blind eye to molestations.
Union head resigns over ad against attack victim and TrumpPLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) ? A top Connecticut labor union leader has resigned after a union-backed political group ran a campaign ad linking the survivor of a deadly home invasion to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
A federal court jury on Thursday acquitted anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of a U.S. wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year. Bundy and others, including his brother and co-defendant Ryan Bundy, cast the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a legitimate and patriotic act of civil disobedience. In an emotional climax to the trial in U.S. District Court in Portland, Ammon Bundy's lawyer, Marcus Mumford, was tackled to the floor by U.S. marshals as he became involved in a heated verbal exchange with the judge over the terms of his client's release.
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Pence plane slides off runway at NYC's LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK (AP) ? Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off the runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday, tearing up two tracks of concrete before coming to rest on a patch of grass.
Countries OK world's largest marine reserve in AntarcticaThe countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. The agreement comes ...
Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual problem.
Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges
The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal ...
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Schwarber won't play field at Wrigley Field this weekend