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Police: Ex-Mormon official asked to see woman's breasts

Police: Ex-Mormon official asked to see woman's breasts

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Mormon missionary leader under investigation by church officials over sexual assault allegations said he asked the alleged victim to expose herself to him during a 1984 encounter but that he didn't rape her, a police report

B.C. man who ran airborne drug-smuggling ring pleads guilty in U.S. court

SEATTLE — A Canadian man who ran a helicopter-based drug-smuggling ring years before Washington state legalized marijuana pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Thursday, after fighting his extradition to the U.S. for much of the past decade.
US, AT&T fire opening salvos as govt seeks to block merger

US, AT&T fire opening salvos as govt seeks to block merger

WASHINGTON — The government and AT&T exchanged opening salvos in a federal trial Thursday as the U.S.
Species battle pits protected sea lions against fragile fish

Species battle pits protected sea lions against fragile fish

NEWPORT, Ore. — The 700-pound sea lion blinked in the sun, sniffed the sea air and then lazily shifted to the edge of the truck bed and plopped onto the beach below.
Suit settled in death of Anton Yelchin, actor crushed by SUV

Suit settled in death of Anton Yelchin, actor crushed by SUV

LOS ANGELES — The parents of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin have reached a settlement with the makers of the SUV that crushed and killed him in his driveway in 2016. The confidential settlement was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Former Fox News anchor sues O'Reilly for defamation

NEW YORK — A former Fox News anchor filed a defamation lawsuit on Thursday over comments by Bill O'Reilly it says were meant to damage the reputations of women who have accused him of harassment.
Cosby wants judge ousted over wife's sex-assault advocacy

Cosby wants judge ousted over wife's sex-assault advocacy

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby's lawyers on Thursday asked the judge in his upcoming sexual assault retrial to step aside, arguing the judge could be seen as biased because his wife is a social worker who has described herself as an "activist and advocate
Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

WASHINGTON — Imagine: A pay-per-view steel-cage fight featuring Donald "Kick His A--" Trump versus Joe "Beat the Hell Out of Him" Biden. Price to tune in? Enough to eliminate the government's deficit.
Defeated rebels begin leaving enclave near Syrian capital

Defeated rebels begin leaving enclave near Syrian capital

BEIRUT — Carrying their light arms, hundreds of defeated rebels began evacuating with their families Thursday from a devastated town in eastern Ghouta, an effective surrender under a deal with the government after a long siege and bombing campaign of