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AP source: DOJ review of Russia probe now a criminal inquiry

AP source: DOJ review of Russia probe now a criminal inquiry

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has shifted its review of the Russia probe to a criminal investigation, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday, a move that is likely to raise concerns that President Donald Trump and his allies may be usi

Porn actress brags about private NYPD tour, raising alarms

New York City's mayor says he's upset about revelations that a porn actress got a private, behind-the-scenes tour of police headquarters. Asked about it Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, "I don't like what I hear.
Ad-tech problems, weak revenue eclipse Twitter user growth

Ad-tech problems, weak revenue eclipse Twitter user growth

SAN FRANCISCO — Bugs in Twitter's advertising technology dragged on revenue, overshadowing a surprisingly strong quarter of user growth.
South Dakota, ACLU settle lawsuit over 'riot-boosting' laws

South Dakota, ACLU settle lawsuit over 'riot-boosting' laws

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Florida rapper arrested in Georgia, charged with murder

AUSTELL, Ga. — Authorities say a 19-year-old rapper who had been on the run since August has been arrested in Georgia in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Florida nightclub.
Grounded Boeing plane churns up more turbulence at airlines

Grounded Boeing plane churns up more turbulence at airlines

DALLAS — The grounding of the Boeing 737 Max has lasted far longer than airlines expected and has cost American and Southwest nearly $1 billion, with the price likely to go much higher.
CNN's Zucker calls Facebook's political ad policy ludicrous

CNN's Zucker calls Facebook's political ad policy ludicrous

NEW YORK — CNN chief Jeff Zucker says Facebook's policy not to monitor political ads for truth-telling is ludicrous and advised the social media giant to sit out the 2020 election until it can figure out something better.
Victim speaks out for first time about 'Slender Man' attack

Victim speaks out for first time about 'Slender Man' attack

MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin girl who was lured into the woods by two friends and stabbed 19 times in an effort to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man said she's come to terms with aspects of the attack but still sleeps with broken scis
Opening new chapter, Spain exhumes Gen. Franco's remains

Opening new chapter, Spain exhumes Gen. Franco's remains

MADRID — Turning a momentous page in its history, Spain on Thursday exhumed the remains of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from his grandiose mausoleum outside Madrid and reburied them in a small family crypt north of the capital.
Jimmy Carter out of hospital after treatment for fall

Jimmy Carter out of hospital after treatment for fall

ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital where he was treated after fracturing his pelvis in a recent fall at his home, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
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