The Associated Press

May 19, 2019 - 12:00 am
SHOT THROUGH DOOR South Carolina father shoots daughter he mistook as intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A 23-year-old woman has been killed trying to enter her own home after she was mistaken for an intruder and shot by her father. The Greenville County Coroner's Office says Nadeja Pressley was shot...
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May 19, 2019 - 12:00 am
SWIMMERS RESCUED 4 swimmers rescued from rough waters in North Carolina (Information from: WTVD-TV, http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/ ) EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say four swimmers have been rescued from rough waters at Emerald Isle. WTVD-TV reports that authorities received a call at about 2...
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May 19, 2019 - 12:00 am
PERSIAN GULF-TENSIONS-THE LATEST The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition...
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May 19, 2019 - 12:00 am
STUDENT DEBT PLEDGE Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt (Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com ) ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the...
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May 18, 2019 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told lawmakers that it probably will cost more to care for migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico than the $2.9 billion in emergency money requested just two weeks ago. The White House has released a letter from the acting budget saying "...
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May 18, 2019 - 12:00 am
ELECTION 2020-JOE BIDEN 2020 hopeful Biden set to outline vision for uniting America NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is set to outline his vision for unifying the country in a high-profile speech in Philadelphia, the city where his campaign has its headquarters. Biden's...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
ELECTRIC CO-OP REFORM South Carolina governor signs electric co-op reform bill (Information from: The State, http://www.thestate.com ) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has signed into law a proposal that bans board members of electric cooperatives from hiring family members...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
TRUMP-TARIFFS-THE LATEST The Latest: Tariff agreement hailed by business groups WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico's National Chamber of the Iron and Steel Industry is congratulating the country's officials on the agreement reached with the United States on ending steel and aluminum tariffs. The chamber says...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
STORAGE UNIT DEATHS-ARREST FBI captures suspect in Gwinnett storage unit deaths (Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com ) STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — A man wanted in the deaths of two Georgia men whose bodies were found inside a storage unit has been captured. The...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
MONTFORD POINT MARINES A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It took an executive order to break down barriers for black men to join the U.S. Marine Corps, and even then they still faced obstacles. But the pioneering men who broke the Marines' color...
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