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Convicted sex offender who hacked jumbotron at Jacksonville Jaguars’ stadium gets 220 years

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted child molester has been sentenced to 220 years in federal prison for producing child sexual abuse material and hacking the jumbotron at the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium after the team learned he was a registered sex offender and fired him. A federal judge in Jacksonville sentenced 53-year-old Samuel Arthur Thompson, […]
2 months ago
Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., faces reporters at the Capitol, Nov. 30, 2023, in Washington. A Texas m...
Associated Press

Former US Rep. George Santos, expelled from Congress, says he is running again

Former U.S. Rep. George Santos, who was expelled from Congress in December and faces federal charges of defrauding donors to his 2022 campaign, has announced he is running for the House again.
2 months ago
FILE - Kristlyn Wood, a cousin of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham, reacts during a vigil in Cunningha...
Associated Press

Family, advocates want solution to legal loophole after killing of 11-year-old Texas girl

As mourners prepare for the funeral of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham, who was killed near Houston, the community wants answers about how the suspect in her death was allowed to remain free despite a long criminal history of violence.
3 months ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 photo, containers holding frozen embryos and sperm are stored ...
Associated Press

Facing backlash over IVF ruling, Alabama lawmakers look for a fix

Lawmakers began scrambling for ways to protect Alabama in vitro fertilization services after multiple providers paused services in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos could be considered children under a state law.
3 months ago
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump during a campaign stop in Rochester...
Associated Press

UK judge dismisses Trump’s lawsuit over dossier containing ‘shocking and scandalous claims’

A judge in London on Thursday threw out a lawsuit by former U.S. President Donald Trump accusing a former British spy of making “shocking and scandalous claims” that were false and harmed his reputation.
4 months ago
FILE - The FBI arrested three Florida residents on Saturday, the third anniversary of their alleged...
Associated Press

FBI arrests 3 in Florida on charges of assaulting officers in Jan. 6 insurrection

The FBI arrested three Florida residents on Saturday, the third anniversary of their alleged attack on Capitol police officers during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
5 months ago
Rioters at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Hundreds of people charged with stormin...
Associated Press

To plead or not to plead? That is the question for hundreds of Capitol riot defendants

Hundreds of Donald Trump supporters charged with storming the U.S. Capitol have faced the same choice in the three years since the attack: either admit their guilt and accept the consequences or take their chances on a trial in hopes of securing a rare acquittal.
5 months ago
A police vehicle is parked on a road leading to the scene of a helicopter crash in Washington Towns...
Wayne Parry and Tassanee Vejpongsa

Philadelphia news helicopter crashes in New Jersey forest, killing pilot and photographer

Investigators were looking for evidence Wednesday of what caused a news helicopter to crash in the New Jersey Pinelands the night before, killing the pilot and photographer on board.
5 months ago
U.S. officials said Sunday two Navy SEALS missing for 10 days are dead.  (Photo Belinda Alker, Mini...
Jill Lawless, The Associated Press

US and Britain say their navies shot down 15 attack drones over the Red Sea

A U.S. warship shot down 14 suspected attack drones over the Red Sea on Saturday, and a Royal Navy destroyer downed another drone that was targeting commercial ships, the British and American militaries said.
5 months ago
Amber Gardner looks at the debris from a friend's destroyed house in the West Creek Farms neighborh...
Kristin M. Hall, The Associated Press

Tennessee residents clean up after severe weekend storms killed 6 people and damaged neighborhoods

Central Tennessee residents and emergency workers cleaned up Sunday from severe weekend storms and tornadoes that killed six people and sent dozens more to the hospital while damaging buildings, turning over vehicles and knocking out power to tens of thousands.
5 months ago
Italian Firefighters work on the balcony of a building of the San Giovanni Evangelista Hospital aft...
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press

A hospital fire near Rome kills at least 3 and causes an emergency evacuation of all patients

A fire broke out in a hospital on Rome's outskirts, killing at least three people and forcing the overnight evacuation of the smoke-filled facility and its nearly 200 patients, officials said Saturday.
6 months ago
FILE - A McDonald's golden arches is shown at restaurant in Havertown, Pa., Tuesday, April 26, 2022...
Dee-Ann Durbin

McDonald’s set for unprecedented growth over the next four years with 10,000 new stores

McDonald’s expects to open nearly 10,000 restaurants over the next four years, a pace of growth that would be unprecedented even for the world's largest burger chain.
6 months ago
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Associated Press

Michigan police arrest 12-year-old boy after youth drives away on forklift, officers follow

Police in Michigan have arrested a 12-year-old boy who they said led them on a chase in a stolen forklift.
6 months ago
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., meets with reporters ahead of a crucial vote on a continu...
Stephen Groves and Lisa Mascaro

House votes to prevent government shutdown as GOP Speaker Johnson turns to Democrats for help

The House voted Tuesday to prevent a government shutdown after new Republican Speaker Mike Johnson was forced to reach across the aisle to Democrats when hard-right conservatives revolted against his plan.
6 months ago
Palestinians flee the southern Gaza Strip on Salah al-Din street in Bureij on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023....
Wafaa Shurafa, Najib Jobain, and Kareem Chehayeb, Associated Press

Gaza loses telecom contact again. Israel strikes refugee camps and rejects a pause in fighting

Gaza has fallen under its third total communications outage since the start of the war. Before the outage, Palestinian health officials said Israeli warplanes struck two refugee camps in central Gaza, killing at least 53 people and wounding dozens.
7 months ago
Republican presidential candidate and former Vice President Mike Pence attends an Associated Press ...
Associated Press

Pence’s early exit from the presidential campaign offers a reminder of Trump’s grip on the GOP

Mike Pence has a resume most White House hopefuls would dream of. A congressman. A governor of a big Midwestern state. A one-time vice president.
7 months ago
Some pharmacy workers at Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, say they are pl...
Nicole Goodkind and Ramishah Maruf, CNN

Some Walgreens pharmacy workers say they are planning another walkout

Some pharmacy workers at Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, say they are planning another walkout at the end of October.
7 months ago
In this photo provided by Susan Hodgson, her mistakenly demolished family home sits in a pile of lu...
Associated Press

Woman returns from vacation, finds Atlanta home demolished

A Georgia woman returned home from vacation to discover her house had been demolished.
7 months ago
FILE - Suzanne Somers is seen during the funeral services for Merv Griffin at the Church of the Goo...
Lindsey Bahr

“Three’s Company” actor Suzanne Somers dead at 76

"Three's Company" actress Suzanne Somers passed away Sunday at the age of 76.
7 months ago
Former President Donald Trump sits in the courtroom at New York Supreme Court, Monday, Oct. 2, 2023...
Associated Press

Here’s where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Former President Donald Trump was in court on Monday for the start of his civil fraud trial in New York, a case in which he and his company are accused of deceiving banks, insurers and others by misstating his wealth for years in financial statements.
8 months ago
Former President Donald Trump, center, sits in the courtroom at New York Supreme Court, Monday, Oct...
Michael R. Sisak

Trump denounces fraud case as a ‘scam’ as he arrives for New York trial over his business practices

New York Attorney General Letitia James says ahead of former President Donald Trump’s trip to court for the start of a civil trial over his business dealings that for years he’s “falsely inflated his net worth to enrich himself and cheat the system.”
8 months ago
Man with silver hair speaks at podium...
Associated Press

Brooks Robinson, Orioles third baseman with 16 Gold Gloves, has died. He was 86

Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, whose deft glovework and folksy manner made him one of the most beloved and accomplished athletes in Baltimore history, has died. He was 86.
8 months ago
Falco Kuester, a researcher at ALERTCalifornia, a program run by the University of California San D...
Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer

The threat of wildfires is rising. So is new artificial intelligence solutions to fight them

With wildfires becoming larger and more intense as the world warms, firefighters, utilities and governments are trying to get ahead of the flames by tapping into the latest AI technology.
8 months ago
Tennis legend Billie Jean King speaks during the opening ceremony of the of the U.S. Open tennis ch...
Associated Press

US Open honors Billie Jean King on 50th anniversary of equal prize money for women

On Monday, Billie Jean King celebrated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open becoming the first sporting event to offer equal prize money to female and male competitors. She promised in a speech to never stop fighting to maintain that hard-won progress.
9 months ago

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