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August 19, 2017 - 1:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist was extradited to Chicago late Friday night. Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren arrived in Chicago just before midnight from California. He and 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem, a former Northwestern...
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August 19, 2017 - 1:03 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist has been extradited to Chicago. Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren arrived in Chicago just before midnight Friday from California. He and 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem, a former Northwestern...
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August 19, 2017 - 12:59 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An Oxford University employee accused of killing a 26-year-old hair stylist has been extradited to Chicago. Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren arrived in Chicago Saturday morning from California. He and 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem, a former Northwestern University...
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August 19, 2017 - 12:52 am
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said on his official Twitter account that he is "Heartbroken to hear of the loss" of two police officers in in Kissimmee, in central Florida. The Kissimmee Police Department...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa. According to a source, Bannon is leaving White House post. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 19, 2017 - 12:05 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times EDT): 6:20 p.m. Breitbart News says Steve Bannon has returned to the website after leaving his position as President Donald Trump's chief...
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Seattle Seahawks center Justin Britt, right, stands next to defensive end Michael Bennett as Bennett sits on the bench during the singing of the national anthem before the team's NFL football preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
August 18, 2017 - 10:16 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem for the second straight game of the preseason. Bennett was alone sitting on the Seahawks bench during the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Friday night's preseason game against Minnesota. But teammates showed support...
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A wildfire burns just outside of Sister, Ore., Friday Aug. 18, 2017. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)
August 18, 2017 - 10:15 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of more than 400 homes in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon were ordered to evacuate Friday because of a rapidly growing wildfire that had already closed access to a portion of a wilderness area and a regional highway. The late afternoon order threatened to...
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Honolulu ocean safety lifeguards on jet skis hand over materials to military personnel stationed at a command center at a boat harbor, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Haleiwa, Hawaii. An Army helicopter with five on board crashed several miles off Oahu's North Shore late Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
August 18, 2017 - 9:51 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Army officials have spent days sifting through chunks of Black Hawk helicopter debris in turbulent Pacific waters off Hawaii but have yet to see any signs of life in their search for five soldiers missing since the aircraft crashed during nighttime training on Tuesday. The U.S...
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FILE - This combination of photo shows director Roman Polanski at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 27, 2017, left, and Polanski at a Santa Monica, Calif., courthouse on Aug. 8, 1977. A Los Angeles judge has denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end the criminal case against the fugitive director. Judge Scott Gordon ruled Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Polanski must appear in Superior Court if he expects to have his four-decade-old case resolved. Gordon's ruling follows a fervent request by Polanski victim Samantha Geimer to end a "40-year sentence" she says was imposed on perpetrator and victim. Polanski pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting Geimer when she was 13. (AP Photo/Files)
August 18, 2017 - 9:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski must return to California if he expects to resolve...
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August 18, 2017 - 9:46 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer. Meghan McCain also tweeted Friday afternoon that her father's "resilience & strength is...
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