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Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents

BARRON, Wis.
Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday, telling colleagues she would quit within weeks if the agreement was passed and Britain left the European Union.
Wisconsin appeals court restores laws from lame-duck session

Wisconsin appeals court restores laws from lame-duck session

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin appeals court on Wednesday reinstated laws Republicans passed during a lame-duck session to weaken the Democratic governor and attorney general, but the statutes remain blocked because of a ruling in a separate case.
Arizona lawmaker resigns amid probe of 1983 sex charges

Arizona lawmaker resigns amid probe of 1983 sex charges

PHOENIX — Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. The Prescott Republican lawmaker stepped down as he faced a 5 p.m.
What Next? May offers to quit as lawmakers mull Brexit plans

What Next? May offers to quit as lawmakers mull Brexit plans

LONDON — With the date and terms of Britain's departure from the European Union mired in uncertainty, Prime Minister Theresa May has offered to quit in a bid to gain approval for her twice-rejected divorce deal with the bloc.
Man awarded $80M in lawsuit claiming Roundup causes cancer

Man awarded $80M in lawsuit claiming Roundup causes cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded more than $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits.
Democrats insist Barr release full Mueller report quickly

Democrats insist Barr release full Mueller report quickly

WASHINGTON — The battle over releasing the special counsel's report intensified Wednesday as Democrats in Congress insisted Attorney General William Barr must quickly release its full findings.
US judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

US judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

WASHINGTON — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Medicaid work requirements undermine the program's mission of providing health care for the needy, dealing a blow to the Trump administration's efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency. U.S.

Police arrest 3 suspected of crashing 1,800-can food display

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Police have arrested three juveniles suspected of crashing a display of 1,800-food cans collected for an Alaska food bank.
FAA defends its reliance on aircraft makers to certify jets

FAA defends its reliance on aircraft makers to certify jets

WASHINGTON — Under fire from lawmakers on Capitol Hill over the two deadly Boeing crashes, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday defended the agency's practice of relying on aircraft makers to help certify their own planes for