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Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 7:04pm

A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

Questions remain on cause of death of border agent in Texas

Claudia Lauer and David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 7:02pm

Authorities haven't offered an official explanation of what happened when a U.S. border agent died and another was badly injured while working over the weekend in West Texas, and a border patrol supervisor says reports they were attacked are "speculation."

Air Force training jet crashes in West Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 7:01pm

An Air Force training jet has crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border.

The Latest: California pier killing case heading to jurors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:56pm

The Latest on closing arguments in the San Francisco pier shooting murder trial (all times local):

California balcony fall victims settle with building owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:24pm

Relatives of six college students who died when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, have reached a settlement with the owners of the apartment building and the company that managed it.

Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:18pm

The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant.

Key figures in Manson case: Cult disciples, rich and famous

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:06pm

Cult leader Charles Manson, who directed his "family" to carry out a series of shocking murders in 1969 in a bid to start a race war he called "Helter Skelter," died of natural causes at 83.

The Latest: Trump puts North Korea back on blacklist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:06pm

The Latest on the U.S. declaring North Korea a state sponsor of terror (all times local):

More than $98 million in community policing grants awarded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:03pm

Several cities, including Chicago, have been awarded more than $3.1 million each in federal grants to hire extra police officers.

AP Was There: Charles Manson, followers guilty of slayings

Linda Deutsch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:02pm

EDITOR'S NOTE — On Jan. 26, 1971, Charles Manson and three members of his California cult were convicted for the murders of seven people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate.

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:49pm

Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing that she will leave when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman.

Wrecked fishing boat near Hawaii beaches prepped for removal

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:47pm

The fishing vessel that ran aground just off pristine Waikiki beaches more than a month ago is being prepared for removal, possibly by the end of the week.

Manson's death leaves questions over autopsy, property

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:46pm

Charles Manson's death came with a string of unanswered questions, from whether the notorious cult leader left a will to what, if any, possessions he left behind. The convicted killer, 83, who once aspired to musical fame and dabbled in art, died Sunday after spending nearly half a century in prison.

Argentina's navy says sounds didn't come from missing sub

Paul Byrne and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:42pm

Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country's navy said Monday, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 sailors aboard.

Homeland Security Department terminates temporary residency program for almost 60,000 Haitians

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:29pm

Homeland Security Department terminates temporary residency program for almost 60,000 Haitians.

The Latest: CBP official says attack reports 'speculation'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:18pm

The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local):

Ex-Chicago officer who shot at teens gets 5-year sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:14pm

A federal judge sentenced a former Chicago police officer who was convicted of civil rights violations after he opened fire on a car full of teenagers to five years in prison on Monday, telling the officer that when he pulled the trigger 16 times he was acting more like a violent criminal than someone sworn to uphold the law.

US probing additional runway incidents in San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:11pm

U.S. officials are investigating two more incidents at San Francisco International Airport where planes could have wound up on the same runway, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.

The Latest: Factory cited by OSHA before explosions, fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:58pm

The Latest on the explosions and fire at a cosmetics factory in upstate New York (all times local):

Disruptive Hawaii flight passenger sentenced to time served

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:50pm

A Turkish man who said a hallucination about a butterfly caused him to disrupt a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu won't receive additional jail time under terms of his sentence handed down Monday.