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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors say Paige Thompson, the woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations, is a threat to herself and society, a flight risk and should be kept locked up until her trial. Prosecutors are expected to make their argument for detaining Thompson at a hearing Friday, Aug. 23 in Seattle. Prosecutors say the former software engineer has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police. Her lawyers denied that she is violent.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custodyA U.S. judge on Friday ordered a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations to remain in custody pending trial because she is a flight risk and poses a physical danger to herself and others
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo address charges against two police officers in the fatal drug raid, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Houston. A former Houston police officer has been charged with murder in connection with the deadly January drug raid of a home that killed a couple who lived there and injured five officers, prosecutors announced Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raidProsecutors have charged a former Houston police officer with felony murder in connection with a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Federal agents hold a detainee, center, at a downtown Los Angeles parking lot after predawn raids that saw dozens of people arrested in the L.A. area Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. U.S. authorities have unsealed a 252-count federal grand jury indictment charging 80 people with participating in a conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a range of fraud schemes and laundering the funds through a Los Angeles-based network. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Thursday most of the defendants are Nigerian nationals. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Correction: Cyber Fraud-Money Laundering storyCorrection: Cyber Fraud-Money Laundering story
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, photo, Paradise High School cheerleaders practice in preparation for the football team's first game of the season in Paradise, Calif. Paradise's game against Williams High School on Friday will be the first game since a wildfire nearly destroyed the foothill community last year. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged townA high school in a Northern California town devastated by a wildfire prepares to play its first football game since the blaze
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, actor Jussie Smollett smiles and waves to supporters before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. An Illinois judge seems close to appointing a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against Smollett accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself. A hearing Friday, Aug. 23 will be one of the first opportunities for Judge Michael Toomin to name someone since his surprise ruling in June that a special prosecutor was warranted. Among the options available to a special prosecutor would be to restore charges against Smollett.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett caseA Chicago judge has named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An uphill section of the international border wall that runs through Organ Pipe National Monument is shown above a park warning sign, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Lukeville, Ariz. Construction on a two mile portion of replacement fencing funded by President Trump's national emergency declaration has begun in an area near the official border crossing that runs through Organ Pipe. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New MexicoWork crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This May 30, 1997, file photo, shows the varied terrain of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument near Boulder, Utah.  The U.S. government’s final management plan for lands in and around the Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized doesn’t include many new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there, but it does include a few more safeguards than were in a proposal issued last year. The Bureau of Land Management’s plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southwestern Utah codifies that the lands cut out of the monument will be open to mineral extraction such as oil, gas and coal as expected, according to a plan summary the agency provided to The Associated Press.  (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)
Plan allows drilling, grazing near national monument in UtahA new U.S. government plan clears the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land that used to be off limits as part of a sprawling national monument in Utah
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Alaska salmon deaths blamed on record warm temperaturesAlaska fisheries officials say widespread salmon deaths likely are tied to river water heated by the state's record high summer temperatures
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Marshfield High School Principal Robert Keuther displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Marshfield, Mass. Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping. In a Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness." The agency didn't give any other information about the patient, including a name or where the person lived. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vapingIllinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center with Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, right, and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, left, makes opening statements during a round table discussion, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Abbott is meeting in Austin with officials from Google, Twitter and Facebook as well as officials from the FBI and state lawmakers to discuss ways of combatting extremism in light of the recent mass shooting in El Paso that reportedly targeted Mexicans. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for new lawsTexas' muscular gun-rights lobby is pushing back against calls to look into whether the state should tighten some firearms laws after a gunman killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, novelist Nicholas Sparks attends a special screening in Los Angeles. The trial is getting underway, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in a lawsuit that accuses Sparks of defaming the former headmaster of a private Christian school he founded in North Carolina. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Clarification: Nicholas Sparks-Lawsuit storyClarification: Nicholas Sparks-Lawsuit story
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office shows Zachary David O'Neill. O'Neill is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 in the 1998 murder of an 18-year-old video store clerk in Laurel, Mont. (Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Man gets life for 1998 killing after confessions met doubtA man whose confessions to the 1998 murder of a Montana video store clerk were initially met with skepticism from authorities has been sentenced to life in prison
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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