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Prosecutors: Rod Blagojevich isn't 'deserving of leniency'


Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say statements that imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made prove he isn't "deserving of leniency." A resentencing hearing is...full story
updated 2016-07-26 07:22 PM
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Protestors confront a patron outside of a bar across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Demonstrators protest in the streets as they march for Freddie Gray to Baltimore's City Hall, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Street signs on a light post mark the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Marchers block the Pratt Street after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Prosecutors: Rod Blagojevich isn't 'deserving of leniency'

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say statements that imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made prove he isn't "deserving of leniency." A resentencing hearing is....Fullstory

2016-07-26 07:22 PM

The Latest: Sarandon waits to be convinced to back Clinton

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local): 6:25 a.m. Susan Sarandon says she's to be persuaded to support Hillary Clinton before....Fullstory

2016-07-26 07:01 PM

Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon hunters

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral. Local daily Express reported Tuesday....Fullstory

2016-07-26 06:01 PM

Sri Lanka to conserve climate-friendly mangroves ecosystem
By KRISHAN FRANCIS
Associated Press

PAMBALA LAGOON, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests -- the....Fullstory

2016-07-26 06:01 PM

OT Partners with Axis Bank to Offer India

Associated Press

COLOMBES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2016--OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its partnership with Axis Bank,....Fullstory

2016-07-26 05:01 PM

Letter by man accused of Japan stabbing carried a warning
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The 26-year-old man accused of carrying out a mass stabbing Tuesday at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 people dead had....Fullstory

2016-07-26 04:22 PM

Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
By ADAM SCHRECK
Associated Press

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:42 PM

Takeaways: Sanders, Michelle Obama dominate convention
By MATTHEW DALY
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders said he is "proud to stand with" Hillary Clinton, while Michelle Obama said Clinton has "the guts and grace" to....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:42 PM

Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub
By TERRY SPENCER, TAMARA LUSH and KELLI KENNEDY
Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud,....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:22 PM

Kerry says world determined to stop NKorea's nuclear plans

Associated Press

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the international community is determined to let North Korea know that there will be....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:22 PM

Police shooting of man with gun in boot deemed justified

Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A prosecutor says two Cleveland park rangers were justified in fatally shooting an arrested man who fired at one of them with....Fullstory

2016-07-26 07:01 PM

The Latest: Clinton ascends to nomination, will make history

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local): 6:25 a.m. Susan Sarandon says she's to be persuaded to support Hillary Clinton before....Fullstory

2016-07-26 06:42 PM

South Korea's growth improves on better consumption

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's economic growth improved in the second quarter of the year, helped by stronger private spending and housing construction. Bank....Fullstory

2016-07-26 06:01 PM

Spanish king meets with parties in new bid to break deadlock

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Spain's king has begun meeting party leaders with the aim of selecting one to try to form a government and avoid a....Fullstory

2016-07-26 06:01 PM

Turkey: Erdogan to meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russia

Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's deputy prime minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian President Vladimir....Fullstory

2016-07-26 05:01 PM

In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowd
By LISA LERER
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama. Today, he increasingly seems to....Fullstory

2016-07-26 04:22 PM

Cash for opponent pours in as FL congresswoman struggles
By JULIE BYKOWICZ
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week is fertile fundraising ground for one Florida congressional candidate, but not in the traditional....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:42 PM

History and hostility as Clinton ascends to nomination
By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY and CALVIN WOODWARD
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:42 PM

Kerry discusses email hack with Russia's top diplomat
By MATTHEW LEE
Associated Press

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says he raised the email hack of the Democratic National Committee with Russia's top diplomat but....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:22 PM

The Latest: Attacker allegedly shows killing plan in letter

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Kyodo news service has released a....Fullstory

2016-07-26 03:01 PM

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