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Ex-UN General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme
NEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes and a trip to New Orleans from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investmens, a prosecutor charged Tuesday.
The Latest: Death toll from storm rises to 17
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
US forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country, the U.S. Energy Department said Tuesday.
In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about others being crazy
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said.
Judge tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who maintains he was wrongly convicted in a notorious 1990 tourist killing deserves a new trial, a judge said Tuesday, throwing out a verdict in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city.
Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.
New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.
FAA proposes nearly $2 million fine against drone operator
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for flying drones in crowded New York and Chicago airspace without permission.
Lawyer: White New York officer targeted black NBA player
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer representing a professional basketball player arrested outside a New York City nightclub has told a jury his client was targeted because he's black.
Prosecutors to detail case vs. suspect in contract killings
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who acknowledged killing dozens of people across the United States as an enforcer for Mexican drug cartels will hear evidence in court Tuesday that prosecutors say proves he gunned down nine people throughout central California.
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