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  • Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in swing

    Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in swing NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman whose infant son’s lifeless body was found in a baby swing has been imprisoned for life without possibility of parole. Court records say 22-year-old Cheyanne Harris was sentenced Tuesday…

  • Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Yeoh added to Oscars presenters

    Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Yeoh added to Oscars presenters LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh and Elsie Fisher may have missed out on Oscar nominations this year, but they will be on stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday’s ceremony. Producers Donna Gigliotti…

  • Talk is cheap? Greece, North Macedonia to slash roaming fees

    Talk is cheap? Greece, North Macedonia to slash roaming fees SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — With their governments now on speaking terms, North Macedonia and Greece have promised to slash roaming charges for traveling cellphone users. Digital policy ministers from the two countries on Tuesday said the measure, due…

  • Governor signs measure to hike Illinois minimum wage to $15

    Governor signs measure to hike Illinois minimum wage to SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure gradually hiking the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, the highest in the Midwest. It was one of the new Democratic governor’s top campaign promises.…

  • Philadelphia man ID’ed in fatal fall near Vegas High Roller

    Philadelphia man ID’ed in fatal fall near Vegas High Roller LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police have identified a man who fell to his death after entering an unauthorized area near an observation wheel on the Strip. The Clark County Coroner’s office confirmed Tuesday that 23-year-old Stefan Quinton…

  • New York Giants re-sign tight end Scott Simonson

    New York Giants re-sign tight end Scott Simonson EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have re-signed tight end Scott Simonson. The Giants announced the signing Tuesday. The 27-year-old appeared in all 16 games last season and earned $705,000. Contract terms for this season were not immediately…

  • Feds: Man flew from California to Rochester for sex with 12-year-old girl

    Feds: Man flew from California to Rochester for sex with 12-year-old girl Complaint alleges that Gabriel Murillo, 44, first made contact with what he thought was a 12 year old using the Kik Messenger application.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Feds: Man flew from California to…

  • Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

    Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released…

  • AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence

    AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with FBI internal discussions says after FBI Director James Comey was fired the bureau developed a plan to protect evidence in its Russia investigation. The concern was that other senior officials might…

  • Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to US

    Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to US BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online wants to return to the United States. A lawyer for the family of 24-year-old Hoda Muthana told The Associated Press…