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Loughlin demands evidence in college scandal, reportedly feels 'pressure' to plead guilty "Full House" star Lori Loughlin wants prosecutors to show their hand before she argues any major motions in the college admissions bribery scandal. Lawyers for the actress, her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli and 15 other defendants filed joint paperwork Monday asking the judge to suspend all ...

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This undated handout photo provided by PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) shows journalist Lyra McKee, who was killed in a shooting on April 18, 2019 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the murder. (PSNI/Getty Images/TNS)

DUBLIN - The New IRA admitted responsibility for the slaying of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee in a letter to local media late Monday. "In the course of attacking the enemy Lyra McKee was tragically killed while standing beside enemy forces," the militant group said in a statement provided to The Irish News, which was verified using a recognized code word. "The IRA offer our full and ...

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Karolyn Schrage, executive director of the Choices Medical Services clinic in Joplin, Mo., says that pregnant women, young men and teens are part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients she sees. (Bruce Stidham for Kaiser Health News/TNS)

When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the "dominoes gang" in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo., she assumed it had to do with pizza. Turns out it was a group of men in their 60s and 70s who held a standing game night - which included sex with one another. They showed up at her clinic infected with syphilis. That has become Schrage's new normal. Pregnant women, young men and teens are ...

WASHINGTON - It was about 6:30 on a Friday night in January when Phoenix Police Detective Kemp Layden pulled over a white Jeep Cherokee that was speeding and weaving in and out of its lane. The 47-year-old driver spoke slowly, his eyes were red and watery, and his pupils were dilated. The inside of the Jeep reeked of marijuana, and the driver failed a field sobriety test, which includes ...

As a thank you to his offensive linemen in the wake of signing a contract last week making him the highest-paid player in the NFL, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson recently gave each of the team's 13 offensive linemen $12,000 in Amazon.com stock. TMZ Sports reported it first Monday, publishing a letter Wilson sent to each offensive lineman explaining the gift. "Every Sunday we go to battle ...

"Avengers: Endgame" features a key difference from the 21 movies that came before it. The Marvel heroes who weren't turned to dust by Thanos' population-decimating snap in "Infinity War" are left to pick up the pieces of a universe torn apart, and morale isn't exactly high, explains star Don Cheadle. "The tone that this film has is different than the other ones, given that we're dealing with ...

NEW YORK - In "Barry," Sarah Goldberg plays Sally Reed, an aspiring actress who practically vibrates with neediness. Simultaneously well-meaning and monstrously self-absorbed, she's too blinded by her desire for adulation to realize her boyfriend, Barry (Bill Hader), is a hit man. Yet she's also heartbreakingly sympathetic: This season has delved into Sally's backstory, revealing that she fled ...

"Crooked Hillary," Donald Trump tweeted in November 2017, "bought the DNC & then stole the Democratic Primary from Crazy Bernie!" The unusually tight relationship during the 2016 primary between the Democratic National Committee and its presidential front-runner, the president suggested, might be worthy of a Justice Department investigation. If that were true, then the FBI should have a new ...

Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris of California wants to increase teachers' pay nationwide to the level enjoyed by other college-educated workers - and her proposal would give a typical educator a $13,500 raise. She suggests covering the $30-billion-a-year price tag by increasing the estate tax and closing some loopholes benefiting the top 1 percent of taxpayers. She may ...

In the fall of 1999, a young Democratic state senator from the South Side of Chicago decided to take on the area's longtime congressman, Bobby Rush, in the following year's Democratic primary. Convinced he had something new and fresh to offer voters, and encouraged by his political consigliere Dan Shomon, the senator nonetheless received numerous warnings from more established pols that he had ...

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lays out why calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump is important to the future of democracy, following the release of the redacted Mueller report.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lays out why calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump is important to the future of democracy, following the release of the redacted Mueller report.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lays out why calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump is important to the future of democracy, following the release of the redacted Mueller report.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lays out why calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump is important to the future of democracy, following the release of the redacted Mueller report.

Unsafe sleep practices are the leading cause of infant deaths, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that 82 percent of accidental infant suffocation deaths - the mortality leader for the group - occurred in bed, mostly due to sleeping in an adult bed or on their stomach or side. "Unintentional ...

At a CNN town hall with Chris Cuomo, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said she greatly opposed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and doesn't believe DeVos should be in her job when Klobuchar was asked about the Trump administration's attempts to cut funding for special needs programs.

With their depth being tested already and not a full month into the season, the Yankees signed infielder Brad Miller to a minor league contract Monday. The utility infielder was designated for assignment by Cleveland on April 15. The 29-year-old played in 13 games this season, hitting .250/.325/.417 with a home run, four RBIs, four walks and a stolen base. The lefty-hitter has extensive ...