AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:19:43 -0500 Sequestered jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:22:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US--Bill.Cosby/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Bill.Cosby c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:638 NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A sequestered jury from an outside county will decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday, rejecting a defense request to move the trial because of worldwide media reports that the actor's lawyers say brand him a "serial rapist." AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politics Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:56:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US-AP-Poll-Teens-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-AP-Poll-Teens-Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:794 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. AP Exclusive: Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:00:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US-Broken-Faith/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Broken-Faith c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:66a SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of terror — waged in the name of the Lord. Former disciples describe storage annex for 'worst sinners' Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:15:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US--Broken.Faith-Lower.Building/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Broken.Faith-Lower.Building c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:656 SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — It was the most dreaded place on the Word of Faith Fellowship grounds — a one-story, four-room structure that former members of the sect say was reserved for the most brutal physical and emotional punishment. Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access oil pipeline work Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:21:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Oil.Pipeline/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Oil.Pipeline c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c3a BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil. The Latest: 3 dead, 2 injured as plane hits California homes Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:24:53 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Small.Plane.Crash-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Small.Plane.Crash-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c4a RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed into homes in Southern California (all times local): Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump doing well Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:37:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Travel.Ban-Infant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Travel.Ban-Infant c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:a4c PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery last Friday. Sessions: More violence around pot than 'one would think' Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:16:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Attorney.General-Marijuana/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Attorney.General-Marijuana c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c71 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will try to adopt "responsible policies" for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says, adding that he believes violence surrounds sales and use of the drug in the U.S. Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves vandalized Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:18:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US--Jewish.Cemetery-Damage/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Jewish.Cemetery-Damage c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:73f Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia made plans to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery. Neighbors riled as insular Hasidic village seeks to expand Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:09:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US-Hasidic-Village/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Hasidic-Village c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:858 KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. (AP) — A quickly crowding Hasidic Jewish village that is working to expand its boundaries faces opposition from neighbors who fear more urban-style development by the insular community could overrun their slice of suburbia. Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, agrees to pay $1B Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:28:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US-Takata-Criminal-Charge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Takata-Criminal-Charge c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:7ef DETROIT (AP) — Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing an air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the U.S. Arizona leader kills protest bill after widespread criticism Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:50:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Rioting-Racketeering.Charges/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Rioting-Racketeering.Charges c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:a4d PHOENIX (AP) — The speaker of the Arizona House said Monday he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges, a move prompted by widespread criticism that the legislation sought to limit First Amendment rights. Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzz Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:51:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Pot.Growers-Ham.Radio/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Pot.Growers-Ham.Radio c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:c15 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames high-powered lighting used to grow pot. 4 dead, 2 injured after plane hits houses in California Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:13:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US-Small-Plane-Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Small-Plane-Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:bc0 RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Four people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying a family returning from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said. Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriers Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:37:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Utah.Liquor.Laws/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Utah.Liquor.Laws c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:bb0 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday allowing restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms known as "Zion Curtains" that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made. Supporters say the longtime requirement helps curb underage drinking by hiding the glamour of bartending. British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing song Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:13:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--U2-Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--U2-Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:b79 NEW YORK (AP) — A British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby." Judges sides with transgender students over bathroom access Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:28:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/28/US--Gender.Identity.Bathroom.Policy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Gender.Identity.Bathroom.Policy c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:a8c PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that three transgender students at a Pennsylvania high school can use bathrooms that correspond to their stated gender identities while their lawsuit challenging the school district's policy continues. Arkansas governor sets execution dates for 8 inmates Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:45:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US-Arkansas-Executions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Arkansas-Executions c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:90a LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor on Monday set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in an attempt to resume the death penalty after a nearly 12-year hiatus, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death. Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with rifts Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:48:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US--Health.Overhaul/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Health.Overhaul c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:924 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated." Yet the opposite has long been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans, who face mounting pressure to scrap the law even as problems grow longer and knottier. 911 call: Bar shooting suspect said he'd killed 'Iranians' Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:50:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/02/27/US--Bar.Shooting-Kansas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Bar.Shooting-Kansas c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15a069003c8:898 OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted shooting two people, but described them as Iranian.