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FILE - In this April 24, 2019, photo, American Airlines aircraft are shown parked at their gates at Miami International Airport in Miami. A former American Airlines mechanic who prosecutors say may have some links to terrorists is due to enter a plea to charges that he sabotaged an aircraft with 150 people aboard. An arraignment hearing is set Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, for 60-year-old Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani in Miami federal court. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Mechanic due to enter plea in airliner sabotage caseA former American Airlines mechanic who prosecutors say may have some links to terrorists is due to enter a plea to charges that he sabotaged an aircraft with 150 people aboard
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Court: Jail's 3-book limit doesn't violate rights of inmatesA federal judge in Chicago has ruled the confiscation by Cook County Jail guards of over 30 books from an inmate didn't violate his free-speech rights
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Deputy District Attorney Leonard Trinh questions witness Oscar Stewart during a preliminary hearing for John Earnest, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Superior Court in San Diego. Prosecutors say Earnest opened fire during a Passover service at the Chabad of Poway synagogue on April 27, killing one woman and injuring three people, including the rabbi. (John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
Judge set to rule on trial for suspect in synagogue shootingA judge is set to rule whether a 20-year-old former college student should stand trial on charges of firing an assault rifle inside a synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three people on the last day of Passover
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, the burned hull of the dive boat Conception is brought to the surface by a salvage team off Santa Cruz Island, Calif. Deaths from California fires on the scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent. Getting criminal charges to stick in the 2016 fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse has proven difficult and could provide lessons as investigators decide whether a crime occurred aboard the Conception scuba diving boat that burned this month. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via AP, File)
California's dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessonsThe deaths in California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man attempts to protect himself from the rain while walking across a flooded 20th Street in Galveston, Texas, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as rains from Tropical Depression Imelda inundated the island. (Kelsey Walling/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
2 dead as Imelda strands drivers, floods homes in TexasThe slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labsNuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the U.S. government doesn't conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation's nuclear arsenal
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The Latest: Conditions in Houston improve as Imelda departsHouston officials say floodwaters are receding across most of the city and efforts will continue through the night to clear the city's freeways of hundreds of vehicles stalled by the flooding
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this July 17, 2019, file photo, a taped-over Sackler sign hangs at the Louvre Museum after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in Paris, France. Their name is also on a wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But now the Sackler family wealth has become linked to sales of OxyContin, and their company, drug maker Purdue Pharma, is attempting to settle lawsuits over the opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)
Who are the Sacklers, the family behind maker of OxyContin?A closer look at the Sackler family, the clan behind the maker of OxyContin
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2019, file photo, provided by the Ventura County Fire Department, VCFD firefighters respond to a boat fire off the coast of southern California. A crewman injured in the fire that killed 34 people aboard a dive boat off Southern California has sued the boat owner and the company that chartered the vessel. Ryan Sims filed the lawsuit last week in Ventura County Superior Court saying the Conception dive boat was unseaworthy and operated in an unsafe manner. (Ventura County Fire Department via AP, File)
Injured crewman sues boat owner for fiery disaster at seaA crewman injured in the fire that killed 34 people aboard a dive boat off Southern California has sued the boat owner and the company that chartered the vessel
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, PSA use similar tacticsMarketing experts say hoodies in a fashion show and an ad seeking nonprofit donations both used similar shock tactics about school shootings
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Blane Barksdale, left, and Susan Barksdale, right, are seen during a video arraignment in Pima County Superior Court, on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, Tucson, Ariz. The Barksdales, wanted in connection with a homicide in Tucson, had escaped custody during transport from upstate New York back to Tucson. They were recaptured on Sept. 11. (Rebecca Sasnett/Arizona Daily Star via AP, Pool)
Former fugitive couple plead not guilty to Arizona killingA couple arrested after a 16-day escape from extradition to southern Arizona to face charges in a murder case have pleaded not guilty
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Amazon Unveils Its Green Plan Before ProtestLong criticized for its carbon footprint and lack of efforts to shrink it, Amazon announced steps Thursday to reduce its consumption of fossil fuels. Founder Jeff Bezos said the company will meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early, USA Today reports, and be carbon neutral by...
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