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Indicted South Carolina prosecutor faces more charges over misspent funds

The chief prosecutor for South Carolina’s capital city is facing more charges related to alleged misspending of public funds.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims Puerto Rico is still a ‘colony’ that ‘deserves real self-determination’

A year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday said the island was “still a colony” of the U.S. that “deserves real self-determination.”

Colombian police shut down Pablo Escobar museum

Police have shut down a small museum in Medellin that showcased the life and times of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar because its managers do not have a tourism license, authorities said Thursday.

California teen claims celeb hit him with his car: ‘But it’s ok because it was by Ashton Kutcher’

How would you react if a celebrity hit you with their car?

Police papers say Toronto shooter ’emotionally disturbed’

The man who went on a shooting rampage that killed two people and wounded 13 in Toronto was an emotionally disturbed loner and did not appear to act out of any particular ideological motivation, according to police documents released Thursday.

California Gov. Jerry Brown blocks later school start time mandate

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Thursday requiring that California middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m., saying the decision of when to start classes should be up to schools not the state.

Anti-Trump Georgetown professor goes on profane tirade against Kavanaugh, GOP

An anti-Trump professor at Georgetown University went on a profanity-laced Twitter rant in opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of committing a sexual assault when he was a teen.

Iowa Dems reject ‘partisan fight’ over Mollie Tibbetts as platform opposes enforcing federal immigration laws

The murder of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts at the hands of a suspected illegal immigrant has placed a spotlight on the state’s Democratic party, which this summer denounced federal immigration laws and called for local officials not to enforce …

Man who sold ammo to Las Vegas massacre gunman indicted by feds

An Arizona man who sold ammunition to Las Vegas massacre gunman Stephen Paddock was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on one count of manufacturing ammunition without a license.

The Latest: Bid fails to send Australian lawmaker to court

The Latest on Australia’s political leadership turmoil.