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Elaine Wynn fights to stay on Wynn Resorts board

LAS VEGAS (AP) ? Admonishing the Wynn Resorts board for attempting to oust its only female director and defending her role with the company, Elaine Wynn implored shareholders in a proxy statement Thursday to re-elect her to the board after other directors voted not to re-nominate her.

The shake-up prompted the ...

Unlicensed driver pleads guilty in death of 4-year-old girl

NEW YORK (AP) ? An unlicensed teen driver accused of killing a 4-year-old girl while he was fleeing from police has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges in a plea deal that is expected to result in a prison sentence of three to nine years.

Franklin Reyes Jr. pleaded Thursday ...

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Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon Latest on Boston bombing trial: Dad of boy who died speaks AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course Plane skids off snowy NYC runway, stops feet from icy bay For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines 'enough is enough ...

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Ringling Bros. to give up elephant acts in 3 years Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon Latest on Boston bombing trial: Dad of boy who died speaks AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course Plane skids off snowy NYC runway, stops feet from icy ...

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Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes?

WASHINGTON (AP) ? Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around. But revelations that she sidestepped the government email system as secretary of state suggest she may have a ways ...

AP Top Headlines At 8:51 p.m. EST

Did Clinton learn lessons from 2008? Sluggish response to email controversy raises questions Trove of Hillary Clinton emails reviewed for public release as she readies expected 2016 race Iraqi ministry: Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' famed ancient Nimrud archaeological site AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane on Los Angeles golf ...

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Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes? Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon Experts: Ferguson must move ...

Air Force veteran who saved orphans in Korean War dies at 97

CINCINNATI (AP) ? Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits prompted a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died at age 97.

Hess died Monday at his home in Huber Heights, a suburb of Dayton, after a short illness ...

Ringling Bros. to give up elephant acts in 3 years

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) ? The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants.

Animal rights groups took credit for generating the public concern that forced the company to announce its pachyderm retirement plan on Thursday. But Ringling Bros.' owners described it ...

AP Top News at 8:41 p.m. EST

Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes?

WASHINGTON (AP) ? Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around. But revelations that she sidestepped the government email system as secretary of state suggest she may have a ways ...

AP Top News At 8:41 p.m. EST

Can Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes? Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon Experts: Ferguson must move ...

AP Top Headlines At 8:41 p.m. EST

Did Clinton learn lessons from 2008? Sluggish response to email controversy raises questions Trove of Hillary Clinton emails reviewed for public release as she readies expected 2016 race Iraqi ministry: Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' famed ancient Nimrud archaeological site AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane on Los Angeles golf ...

Knifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.

The attack Thursday on Mark Lippert ...

Defense asks judge to move running-death trial

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) ? A woman charged with making her granddaughter run until she died asked a judge Friday to move her trial to another county because of three years of intense news media coverage.

Attorneys for Joyce Hardin Garrard, 59, requested the change of venue on the day before final ...

AP Top U.S. News At 8:39 p.m. EST

Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon Latest on Boston bombing trial: Dad of boy who died speaks AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course Plane skids off snowy NYC runway, stops feet from icy bay For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines 'enough is enough ...

Philadelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) ? A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.

The slain officer, Robert Wilson III, fired back even as he was being shot by suspects ...

Man shot by police on Skid Row is identified

LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Authorities have identified a homeless man who was shot to death by Los Angeles police during a Skid Row confrontation.

The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Thursday the man was 43-year-old Charly Keundeu Keunang and that he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was listed ...

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Experts: Ferguson must move quickly to rebuild public trust Woman admits role in arson that killed 15-year-old son Danforth aide says Missouri auditor shot himself after call Missouri House sends tax amnesty measure to Senate Woman killed after vehicle strikes St. Louis building

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Woman admits role in arson that killed 15-year-old son Missouri woman admits role in arson fire that killed son, 15 Danforth aide says Missouri auditor shot himself after call Missouri House sends tax amnesty measure to Senate Woman killed after vehicle strikes St. Louis building

Danforth aide says Missouri auditor shot himself after call

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) ? An aide to former U.S. Sen. John Danforth said Thursday that she was on the phone with Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich ? discussing his angst over perceived rumors about his religion ? just moments before he killed himself.

Danforth assistant Martha Fitz said in a written statement ...

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