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Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California.
US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional

Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional

LANSING, Mich.
Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels

NEW YORK — Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.
Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end

Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end

NORFOLK, Va. — The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved.
3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

BOSTON — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court.
Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story

OMAHA, Neb.
Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash

Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont jury on Wednesday found a wrong-way driver who claimed he was on a secret mission guilty of murder in the deaths of five teenagers killed on an interstate highway.
District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge

District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge

PHILADELPHIA — The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge.
AP Source: FIFA to stick with 32 teams for 2022 World Cup

AP Source: FIFA to stick with 32 teams for 2022 World Cup

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after FIFA scrapped a proposal to expand the tournament to 48 nations due to the political and logistical complexities of using another Persian Gulf nation, a person with knowledge of the situa