AP Top Headlines

Subscribe to AP Top Headlines feed
AP Top News at 9:39 p.m. EST
Updated: 42 min 19 sec ago

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest a year ago....
Categories: In the News

AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle East

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:17pm
In 2017 the Islamic State group was driven from its last strongholds in Iraq and Syria at an enormous cost, Pakistanis broke their silence to speak about sexual abuse in Islamic schools, and the U.S. declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ignited widespread protests....
Categories: In the News

Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:17pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media....
Categories: In the News

US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:03pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest a year ago....
Categories: In the News

Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 6:03pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him....
Categories: In the News

Black women seek rewards from Democrats after Alabama race

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once again, black women showed up for Democrats, with nearly all of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other states over the last few months....
Categories: In the News

FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds....
Categories: In the News

South Dakota state park to inspect bison amid historic fire

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota state park known for annual buffalo roundups drawing thousands of spectators will perform an unscheduled one in the coming days to determine how a historic wildfire affected the animals....
Categories: In the News

Poll: Most say Trump crossed line with Russia contacts

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia - and they think he's trying to obstruct the investigation looking into those possible connections....
Categories: In the News

Consent to kids at heart of gay couple's child support case

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:46pm
KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) -- Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple fighting over child support in a closely watched case agreed Thursday that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue but disagreed over whether both spouses gave it....
Categories: In the News

Republican tax bill drops controversial loan provisions

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 2:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican lawmakers have dropped from the tax bill provisions that were criticized by students and educators as making college less affordable....
Categories: In the News

Feds: Oklahoma man kept stepdaughter captive for 19 years

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 2:46pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children....
Categories: In the News

US says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 2:46pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Flanked by singed missile remnants, President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations declared Thursday that "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is arming Houthi rebels in Yemen, the latest bid by the Trump administration to rally the world against the Persian Gulf nation....
Categories: In the News

FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:41pm
The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds....
Categories: In the News

Trump's security paper offers stark vision of global rivalry

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's "America First" vision is a stark worldview that sees rivals battling each other for supremacy or relevance and has little use for alliances, treaties and other international agreements unless they directly benefit the United States, its industry and workers....
Categories: In the News

Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of resurgence

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:41am
DETROIT (AP) -- An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum about three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history....
Categories: In the News

The Latest: FCC votes down Obama-era 'net neutrality' rules

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:41am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the FCC's vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local):...
Categories: In the News

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:41am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disney is buying the Murdoch family's Fox movie and television studios and some cable and international TV businesses for about $52.4 billion, as the home of Mickey Mouse tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business....
Categories: In the News

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:41am
PARIS (AP) -- A school bus and a regional train collided in southern France on Thursday, killing four children and critically injuring seven other people on the bus, the French interior ministry said....
Categories: In the News

House Speaker says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon....
Categories: In the News

Pages