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Officials seek long sentence for ex-CIA officer in leak case

McLEAN, Va. (AP) ? A former CIA officer convicted of leaking classified details of an operation to derail Iran's nuclear ambitions would spend 20 years in prison if a judge follows federal sentencing guidelines.

Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon, Missouri, will be sentenced next month in Alexandria following his conviction ...

US: NKorea should learn from nuclear talks with Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) ? North Korea should learn from the emerging nuclear deal with Iran that Washington is willing to engage its adversaries if it has a "credible" partner to negotiate with, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday.

Sydney Seiler, U.S. envoy to long-stalled six-nation talks on North Korea's ...

Arizonans want closer spot to watch federal checkpoints

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) ? Residents of a small southern Arizona town who have spent the past year protesting a Border Patrol checkpoint 20 miles north of Mexico say they should be able to monitor agents from a much closer position than they can now.

A federal magistrate judge in Tucson will ...

AP Top News at 4:38 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) ? The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 800 people were believed to have drowned in the weekend sinking of a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe, making it the deadliest such disaster in the Mediterranean ...

AP Top Headlines At 4:38 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest migrant tragedy in Mediterranean, 800 feared dead AP Exclusive: Bush prepares to remake the traditional campaign by tapping super PAC Obama's attorney general nominee heads for confirmation vote after Senate logjam broken AP source: DEA chief set to resign soon; had faced mounting pressure on ...

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UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean Jeb Bush prepares to give traditional campaign a makeover Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 months AP source: DEA chief set to resign from agency soon Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse Jury in Boston Marathon ...

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Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev Latest on Boston bombing trial: Jurors cry as dad testifies Volunteer deputy heading to Bahamas amid manslaughter charge Tutu Tuesday brings smiles to Florida children's hospital Justice Department probes Baltimore police-custody death Questions, answers about police officers who confuse ...

Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev

BOSTON (AP) ? First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Then prosecutors pulled out the photo they saved for last: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to the security camera in his jail cell.

"This is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ...

Contributions mount for family of 8 children who lost father

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) ? Donors have contributed more than $300,000 for a Wisconsin family of eight children who lost their father when a deer struck his van.

By Tuesday afternoon, more than 4,000 people had contributed to the Rogan family's fundraising site.

Michael Rogan was driving his pregnant ...

Louisiana moves ahead with abortion regulation rewrite

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) ? Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has rewritten the state's abortion clinic regulations, a move that abortion-rights supporters say was unnecessary and intended to hinder the operation of clinics.

The state Department of Health and Hospitals this week published the final version of the 20-page ...

Dispute over release of officer shooting video unresolved

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ? A court hearing has failed to resolve whether a video showing a Pennsylvania police officer shooting an unarmed man in the back will be made public.

A judge Tuesday rejected a request by the officer's lawyer to block the video's release. She said it was ...

AP Top News at 4:32 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) ? The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 800 people were believed to have drowned in the weekend sinking of a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe, making it the deadliest such disaster in the Mediterranean ...

AP Top News At 4:32 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean Jeb Bush prepares to give traditional campaign a makeover Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 months AP source: DEA chief set to resign from agency soon Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse Jury in Boston Marathon ...

AP Top Headlines At 4:32 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest migrant tragedy in Mediterranean, 800 feared dead AP Exclusive: Bush prepares to remake the traditional campaign by tapping super PAC Obama's attorney general nominee heads for confirmation vote after Senate logjam broken AP source: DEA chief set to resign soon; had faced mounting pressure on ...

AP Top U.S. News At 4:32 p.m. EDT

Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev Latest on Boston bombing trial: Jurors cry as dad testifies Volunteer deputy heading to Bahamas amid manslaughter charge Tutu Tuesday brings smiles to Florida children's hospital Justice Department probes Baltimore police-custody death Questions, answers about police officers who confuse ...

Long-term hunger strike in bid for freedom from Guantanamo

MIAMI (AP) ? A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday ...

Witness: Defendant signed birthday card 'sweetest murderer'

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) ? A witness in the trial of a southern Oregon woman charged with killing two handymen and feeding their corpses to her pigs has testified the woman signed a birthday card in jail with this phrase: "from the sweetest murderer in Jackson County."

Jordan "Janae" Farris testified Monday ...

AP Top News At 4:29 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean Jeb Bush prepares to give traditional campaign a makeover Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 months AP source: DEA chief set to resign from agency soon Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse Jury in Boston Marathon ...

AP Top News at 4:29 p.m. EDT

UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) ? The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 800 people were believed to have drowned in the weekend sinking of a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe, making it the deadliest such disaster in the Mediterranean ...

Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 months

WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama's long-stalled nominee for attorney general, federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch, is on her way to a confirmation vote after senators extricated themselves Tuesday from a partisan dispute over abortion that had stood in her way.

An agreement announced by Senate leaders allowed both Republicans and ...

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