Criminal investigations

FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is considering nearly a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 15, 2017 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. John Cornyn, one of several candidates President Donald Trump is considering to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, sees no need for a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Last year, though, Cornyn said an...
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May 15, 2017 - 2:44 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Cabot cheese employee suspected of stealing machine parts from the company and using them in his side business selling maple syrup production equipment is being investigated by federal authorities. Randall Swartz is accused of buying parts for Cabot Creamery with...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:54 pm
TAYLORS, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina are investigating the shooting death of a teen at a park. Seventeen-year-old Makiya Hawkins was shot early Sunday at a Greenville County park. The coroner's office told local media outlets that she died Sunday afternoon at Greenville...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 8, 2017, file photo, former National Intelligence Director James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election." Clapper on Sunday, May 14, described a U.S. government "under assault" after President Donald Trump's controversial decision to fire FBI director James Comey, as lawmakers urged the president to select a new FBI director free of any political stigma. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 14, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American democracy is "under assault" on separate fronts from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former U.S. intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey amid a probe into Moscow's meddling in U.S. elections and...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — American casino mogul Sheldon Adelson will reportedly give Israeli police testimony in an investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel's Channel 2 reported Sunday that Adelson, a close confidante of Netanyahu, and his wife will...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 8, 2017, file photo, former National Intelligence Director James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election." Clapper on Sunday, May 14, described a U.S. government "under assault" after President Donald Trump's controversial decision to fire FBI director James Comey, as lawmakers urged the president to select a new FBI director free of any political stigma. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 14, 2017 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American democracy is separately "under assault" from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former U.S. intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of FBI director James Comey amid a probe into Moscow's meddling in U.S. elections and possible ties...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media aboard Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, May 13, 2017. Trump is traveling to Lynchburg, Va., to give the commence address for the Class of 2017 at Liberty University. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 14, 2017 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Sunday described a U.S. government "under assault" after President Donald Trump's controversial decision to fire FBI director James Comey, as lawmakers urged the president to select a new FBI director free of any political...
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May 13, 2017 - 4:37 pm
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Investigators seized more than 100 pounds of marijuana during a rush-hour drug bust on an interstate highway in South Carolina. The Herald of Rock Hill ( http://bit.ly/2rdz2b7 ) reports that York County authorities working with federal drug agents stopped two cars late Friday...
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Law enforcement officials gather outside the scene of a shooting outside the Pine Kirk nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio on Friday, May 12, 2017. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville Police Department, and two nursing home employees have been killed by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility. (Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 3:21 am
KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an Ohio police chief and two employees of a nursing home. Law enforcement officials searched two vehicles and a home following Friday's killings in Kirkersville, a village of about 500 residents roughly 25 miles (39...
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In this still image from a Jan. 24, 2017, surveillance video provided by Cincinnati Public Schools, the legs and feet of 8-year-old Gabriel Taye can be seen as he lies on the floor of a boys' bathroom after being knocked unconscious by another boy at Carson Elementary School. Two days later, Taye hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati apartment. (Cincinnati Public Schools via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 12:00 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday. Gabriel Taye's mother didn't learn of the...
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