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  • Associated Press

    Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (April 19, 2019) — A California couple who for years starved a dozen of their children and kept some shackled to beds were sentenced Friday to life in prison, ending a shocking case that revealed a house of horrors hidden behind a veneer of suburban normalcy.

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    Probation for man who sent powder to Trump sons, others

    BOSTON (April 19, 2019) — A Massachusetts man who sent threatening letters with white powder to President Donald Trump’s sons, Antonio Sabato Jr., Sen. Debbie Stabenow and a law professor was sentenced Friday in federal court to five years of probation.

  • Associated Press

    Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim

    NEW YORK (April 18, 2019) — A lawsuit seeking to represent any woman with a claim against Harvey Weinstein can proceed on sex-trafficking grounds, a judge ruled Thursday, as he dramatically shrank the scope of an action trying to treat the disgraced movie producer and various companies like a mob organization.

  • Associated Press

    60 people charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown

    CINCINNATI (April 17, 2019) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

    WASHINGTON (April 17, 2019) — A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic.

  • Associated Press

    Chinese woman who entered Mar-a-Lago denied bail

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 15, 2019) — A federal judge denied bail Monday for a Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club, saying her actions and statements suggest “she was up to something nefarious” and there is an “extreme risk of flight” if she were released.

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    Loughlin, Giannulli plead not guilty in college scam

    BOSTON (April 15, 2019) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they took part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scam, according to court documents filed Monday.

  • Associated Press

    Complaint: Man went to Mall of America intending to kill

    MINNEAPOLIS (April 15, 2019) — A criminal complaint says the man suspected of throwing a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America told police he went to the Minnesota mall looking for someone to kill.