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This Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, booking photo released by the Jackson County Sheriff shows William Gregory Douglas, of Cave Junction, Oregon, at the Jackson County Jail in Medford, Ore. The FBI arrested Douglas, who they say threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, telling her he's coming for her and that she should pray. Douglas faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of threats in interstate commerce to injure another. (Jackson County Sheriff via AP)
September 21, 2018 - 5:19 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents arrested an Oregon man who threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, saying he was coming for her, the FBI said Friday. William Gregory Douglas, 35, of Cave Junction, faces charges of cyberstalking and transmission of...
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Family Research Council president Tony Perkins speaks to the 2018 Values Voters Summit in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 21, 2018 - 5:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evangelical activists want Republican leaders to act more forcefully to send Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, expressing skepticism about the decades-old allegations of sexual assault levied against the federal judge. The political flashpoint is playing out only weeks before...
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FILE- In this March 2, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, mother of Kayla Cuevas, 16, who was brutally slain in 2016 allegedly by members of the MS-13 street gang, stops to talk members of the press gathered outside U.S. District Court in Central Islip, N.Y. Rodriguez, who was recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after he daughter was murdered, was struck and killed by a car at her daughter's memorial on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
September 21, 2018 - 5:17 pm
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Tears rushed from beneath Freddy Cuevas' sunglasses as he wrapped his arms around a mourner outside the suburban New York church where his longtime partner, Evelyn Rodriguez, was memorialized Friday as a hero and a warrior for channeling grief over their slain daughter into...
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September 21, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Uno, the sweet, baying beagle who became perhaps the most popular show dog ever, has died. He was 13. Longtime dog expert David Frei says Uno died Thursday at the ranch where he lived in Austin, Texas. Uno was the first beagle to win the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, barking his way to the...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Scotty Barr shows Ashley Johnson-Barr. A federal grand jury has indicted on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, an Alaska man linked to the missing 10-year-old girl's death, alleging he lied, among other things, that he found the missing girl's cellphone when in fact he took it from her. Johnson-Barr went missing Sept. 6, 2018, in Kotzebue, 26 miles (42 kilometers) north of the Arctic Circle, and she was found dead Sept. 14. (Scotty Barr via AP)
September 21, 2018 - 5:00 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case. After entering his plea in U.S. District Court in Anchorage through an assistant public defender, Peter Wilson was...
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U.S. Attorney John Anderson, center at podium, speaks about the investigation into a fugitive Catholic priest who is accused of sex abuse at a news conference Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Albuquerque, N.M. Federal authorities said FBI agents returned 80-year-old Arthur Perrault to New Mexico on Friday to face child sexual abuse charges after a year in the custody of Moroccan authorities. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)
September 21, 2018 - 4:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday. Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese...
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September 21, 2018 - 4:54 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a former Montana high school athletic trainer being sued for sexually abusing athletes (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A former Montana high school athletic trainer has apologized to student-athletes via media interviews after they accused him of sexual abuse in...
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FILE- In this Sept. 14, 2018, file photo specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Gregory Rowe work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 21. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 21, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. An afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its...
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September 21, 2018 - 4:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Emissions near a troubled St. Louis County landfill once posed health concerns for workers and nearby residents, but the risks have largely disappeared thanks to cleanup efforts, according to a state report released Friday. The report from the Missouri Department of Health and...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans. Obama is launching a book tour to promote her memoir "Becoming," a tour featuring arenas and other performing centers to accommodate crowds likely far too big for any bookstore. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 21, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Check out the upcoming events at Chicago's United Center and you'll see Bulls games, Blackhawks games and concerts by Fleetwood Mac, Nicki Minaj and Cher, among others. And former first lady Michelle Obama, to launch her book tour in November. Just for the scale of its venues, there...
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