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20 years for man behind hoax call that led to fatal shooting

20 years for man behind hoax call that led to fatal shooting

WICHITA, Kan. — A California man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for making bogus emergency calls to authorities across the U.S.
ICE arrests man convicted of trespassing at Jenner home

ICE arrests man convicted of trespassing at Jenner home

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. immigration authorities have arrested a Canadian man who has twice been convicted of trespassing at the California home of model and Kardashian family member Kendall Jenner. U.S.
Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

NEW YORK — When Attorney General William Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, several publishers will be ready to put out in book form.
Ex-MVP Wetteland indicted on 3 counts of child sex assault

Ex-MVP Wetteland indicted on 3 counts of child sex assault

DENTON, Texas — A Texas grand jury has indicted former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland on three counts of continuous sexual assault of a child.
Pope requires sex abuse claims be reported in Vatican City

Pope requires sex abuse claims be reported in Vatican City

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for the Vatican City State and Vatican diplomats that requires the immediate reporting of allegations to Vatican prosecutors, as he seeks to create a model policy for the Catho
Lyft's shares soar as investors bet on ride-hailing future

Lyft's shares soar as investors bet on ride-hailing future

Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry. The stock opened at $87.24, up 21 per cent from its offering price of $72.
Cancellations of Latino-themed shows spark anger, reflection

Cancellations of Latino-themed shows spark anger, reflection

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Fans and those who want to see more diversity on television are lamenting the end of two Latino-themed television shows — Netflix's "One Day at a Time" and CW's "Jane the Virgin." Other shows featuring U.S.
US new-home sales increased 4.9 per cent in February

US new-home sales increased 4.9 per cent in February

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 4.9 per cent in February, an indication that falling mortgage rates have given a boost to demand from buyers.
City leaders: Smollett owes Chicago $130K for investigation

City leaders: Smollett owes Chicago $130K for investigation

CHICAGO — City officials have ordered Jussie Smollett to pay $130,000 to cover the cost of the investigation into his report of a street attack that Chicago police say was staged to promote his career.
S. Korean leader to meet with Trump in US on nuke diplomacy

S. Korean leader to meet with Trump in US on nuke diplomacy

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to the United States in two weeks for a summit with President Donald Trump on stalemated North Korean nuclear diplomacy.