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Former Leavenworth inmate sentenced in attack on guard

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Leavenworth inmate has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for attacking a Leavenworth prison guard with a pair of scissors. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 27-year-old Richard James Jr. was also...

 

Dole endorses GOP's Watkins in Kansas congressional race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has endorsed Republican Steve Watkins in his race for an eastern Kansas congressional seat. Dole announced his support for the Army veteran and political...

 

Kansas rivers and creeks overflow banks after heavy rain

SEDGWICK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has issued a state of disaster declaration because of rains that soaked much Kansas this week. As of Wednesday, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management says it has not yet received requests for...

 

Wichita man sentenced for gun theft from sheriff's vehicle

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for stealing guns from an undercover Sedgwick County Sheriff's vehicle. The U.S. attorney's office says 38-year-old Travis Keller pleaded guilty...

 

Lawrence commission favors reducing marijuana penalties

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence city commissioners favor reducing the city's penalties for marijuana possession, which are more stringent than state law requires. The commissioners discussed the issue during a work session Tuesday after receiving a...

 

Kansans wait average of 573 days for Social Security results

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Data shows Kansans waited an average of 573 days for decisions on their Social Security claims during the last fiscal year. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Social Security data showed that is an increase from the previous...

 

Idaho seeks to force Texas oil company to turn over records

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials sought to force a Texas oil company to turn over records following an evaluation showing what the state calls "discrepancies" involving production records. The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted 5-0...

 

Rising trash talk in our politics: The latest uncivil debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a lot of talk in Washington these days about whether that quaint politeness known as "civility" is possible — or even desirable — among the nation's political combatants. Lots of people got riled up over Justice Brett...

 

For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon

BOSTON (AP) — Anyone who can't make it to the moon to gather a few lunar rocks now has the opportunity to buy one right here on Earth. A 12-pound (5.5 kilogram) lunar meteorite discovered in Northwest Africa last year is up for auction by...

 

Woman with 'emotional support squirrel' removed from plane

NEW YORK (AP) — Police at a Florida airport removed a passenger who refused to get off a Cleveland-bound flight after she was found carrying an "emotional support squirrel." Passengers had already boarded Frontier Airlines Flight 1612 at Orlando...

 

Deputies: Woman threatened to drink their blood, hid knife

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman is accused of trying to steal a car, threatening to drink deputies' blood and hiding a knife in her buttocks. Citing a criminal complaint, news outlets reported Tuesday 37-year-old Jackie Fullmer tried...

 

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Powerful Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive march inland across the Southeast. I...

 

All 15 Texas Catholic dioceses to name accused priests

DALLAS (AP) — All 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release early next year the names of clergy who have been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of a minor, the Diocese of Dallas said in a statement Wednesday. Texas bishops decided last month to r...

 

Limousine service operator charged in crash that killed 20

LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — A limousine service operator was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will face charges. The...

 

US increases pressure on Saudis over writer's disappearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump demanded answers Wednesday from Saudi Arabia about the fate of a missing Saudi writer as lawmakers pushed for sanctions and a top Republican said the man was likely killed after entering a Saudi consulate...

 

Finding answers for patients with rarest of rare diseases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The youngster's mysterious symptoms stumped every expert his parents consulted: No diagnosis explained why he couldn't sit up on his own, or why he'd frequently choke, or his neurologic and intestinal abnormalities. Then they...

 

Russian suspect in UK poisoning is hero to his home village

LOYGA, Russia (AP) — As the recipient of Russia's highest award, Alexander Mishkin is the pride of his home village, his photo even decorating a local school. Several residents of this remote village located amid marshlands and deep forests in the...

 

Fast, furious: How Michael grew into a 155 mph monster

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moist air, warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, and ideal wind patterns supercharged Hurricane Michael in the hours before it smacked Florida's Panhandle. Hurricane Michael was barely a hurricane Tuesday morning, with winds of 90...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's dark portrait of Dem health plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a big step into the debate over the future of America's health care system with an op-ed column in USA Today on Wednesday that presented a bleak vision of what would happen under plans backed by many...

 

More than 100 pot shops set to open as Canada legalizes weed

DELTA, British Columbia (AP) — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there. Years later, it's no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once...

 

Supreme Court wrestles with case on detention of immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with a case about the government's ability to detain certain immigrants after they've served sentences for committing crimes in the United States. Several justices expressed concerns with the...

 

Despite everyman image, O'Rourke is even wealthier than Cruz

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With an unassuming air and a black Toyota Tundra he says was "the first new vehicle I've ever purchased," Beto O'Rourke has campaigned thousands of miles across Texas and risen to national prominence on a workaday image that...

 

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey

ALMOG, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli farmer has cashed in by making exotic honey from a rare tree that produces frankincense — the resin once worth its weight in gold and venerated in the Bible. But the farm's location in a far-flung West Bank...

 

Haley became a popular UN diplomat despite Trump policies

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nikki Haley came to her job as the top U.S. diplomat at the United Nations with no foreign policy experience, but in less than two years she made many friends — even among ambassadors from countries at odds with the Trump...

 

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