NEW YORK (AP) â€” The Latest on the arrest of a man in the strangling death of a New York City woman out jogging (all times local):
CINCINNATI (AP) â€” The Cincinnati Zoo says a baby hippo born prematurely has taken her first steps.
PARIS (AP) â€” French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon can't be in two places at once.
A 20-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of New York jogger Karina Vetrano.
A grieving woman is desperate to find her fiancÃ©'s killer and is seeking the public's help.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Rebuffed in its bid for a quick reversal, the White House said Sunday it expected the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump's executive power and reinstate a ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
New York authorities were preparing on Sunday to charge a man arrested over the weekend in last summer's killing and sexual assault of a 30-year-old female jogger on an isolated running path in the borough of Queens, officials said. Police late on Saturday arrested Chanel Lewis, 20, an unemployed resident of Brooklyn with no prior criminal record. Prosecutors would charge him with murder and sexual assault after the necessary papers are prepared, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) â€” A 5-year-old girl was fatally shot and her 4-year-old brother wounded in an accidental shooting on Saturday by their 8-year-old brother, police said.
Vice President Mike Pence defends Trump's attack on a federal judge who blocked a travel ban on citizens of seven mainly Muslim nations, as the first major legal battle of the Trump administration intensified. Iraq is satisfied with a U.S. appeals court ruling against the travel ban on people from Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries, a government spokesman says. Washington state's lawsuit challenging Trump's executive order on immigration emerged out of a chaotic, 48-hour period in which the need for immediate action held sway over the kind of carefully thought-out strategizing that usually leads up to the filing of a major legal complaint, according to state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and other attorneys involved in actions against the order.
By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq is satisfied with a U.S. appeals court ruling against a travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, a government spokesman said on Sunday. The ruling given late on Saturday denied a request from the U.S. Department of Justice to immediately restore Trump's order, which a judge in Washington state had blocked on Friday. "It is a move in the right direction to solve the problems that it caused," the Iraqi spokesman, Saad al-Hadithi, told Reuters.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) â€” An Iranian engineer is returning to the South Carolina city where she works thanks to the opening created when a federal court suspended President Donald Trump's travel ban against seven Muslim nations.
NEW YORK (AP) â€” M. Night Shyamalan's multiple-personality thriller "Split" led the box office for a third-straight week, an unusual streak for a low-budget horror film.
BOSTON (AP) â€” Travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump enjoyed tearful reunions with loved ones in the U.S. on Sunday after a federal judge swept the ban aside.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) â€” An Idaho judge has ordered a 19-year-old man not to have sex with anyone before he marries as part of his sentencing for statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) â€” The owner of a popular Orange County restaurant destroyed by fire vowed to continue his charitable work of serving 2,000 free meals a day to needy children.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, for Lt. Steven Floyd, who died after inmates took Floyd and three others hostage on Wednesday at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware.
NEW YORK (AP) â€” DNA evidence, some of it matching what was found beneath the victim's fingernails, led investigators to make an arrest in last summer's strangling of a woman who encountered her killer while on an evening run, police said Sunday.
The tale of the strangers aboard a New York subway car who teamed up this weekend to scrub away neo-Nazi graffiti went viral on Sunday, in an incident that highlighted a recent rise in hate and bias crimes reported around the country. Passengers said on social media that when they boarded a subway car on Saturday night they found someone had drawn messages in black marker targeting Jews and Muslims and praising Adolf Hitler, the German leader responsible for the Holocaust. "The train was silent as everyone stared at each other, uncomfortable and unsure what to do," attorney Gregory Locke wrote later in a Facebook post.
By Ahmed Rasheed and David Shepardson BAGHDAD/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fuad Sharef took one of the first planes out of Iraq with a connection to the United States this past weekend, just hours after a judge in Seattle blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on immigrants from seven mainly Muslim countries. Sharef, who worked for a USAID subcontractor in Iraq, was prevented with his wife and three kids from boarding a U.S.-bound flight last week via Cairo after Trump signed a 90-day travel ban on citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The U.S. president also imposed a 120-day ban on all refugees.
President Donald Trump on Sunday ramped up his criticism of a federal judge who blocked a travel ban on seven mainly Muslim nations and said courts were making U.S. border security harder, intensifying the first major legal battle of his presidency. In a series of tweets that broadened his attack on the country's judiciary, Trump said Americans should blame U.S. District Judge James Robart and the court system if anything happened. Trump did not elaborate on what threats the country potentially faced.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) â€” Alaska marijuana regulators thought they had snuffed out onsite use of marijuana at retail pot shops, but there may be an ember left.
The White House says it will seek an emergency stay of a federal judge's order that temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
BOSTON (AP) â€” A federal judge in Boston declined Friday to extend a temporary injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban. But a separate federal ruling in Seattle later in the day put the ban on hold nationwide.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) â€” Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says he agrees with President Donald Trump that persecuted Christians should be treated as priority in the U.S. refugee program despite acknowledging that such preference is discriminatory.
Legal battles are playing out across the U.S. as opponents of President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations take their fight to the courtroom. Hearings were being held Friday in a few of the cases.