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NEW YORK | US stocks sink further; Johnson & Johnson nosedives

NEW YORK — Stocks are staggering Friday after weak economic data from China has investors worrying about the global economy again. China’s government said industrial output and retail sales both slowed in November. In the U.S., health care products giant Johnson & Johnson plunged after Reuters reported that the company has known since the 1970s … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks sink further; Johnson & Johnson nosedives

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Manafort testified before grand jury twice

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Court documents say former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort testified before a grand jury on two occasions as part of his plea deal. Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office have accused Manafort of violating the agreement by lying to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Manafort testified before grand jury twice

DALLAS | Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

DALLAS — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to “clean up the streets” of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said Wednesday while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder. Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said he will seek … Continue reading DALLAS | Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

WASHINGTON | Fudge once wrote letter of support for stabbing suspect

WASHINGTON  — Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, who is considering a run for speaker of the House, is walking back her past support for a man suspected of stabbing his ex-wife on Saturday. Fudge was among several officials who wrote letters of support over recent years for Lance Mason, a former county judge and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Fudge once wrote letter of support for stabbing suspect

MINNEAPOLIS | Man accused of faking own death for money nabbed in Moldova

MINNEAPOLIS — A man accused of faking his own death seven years ago to collect a $2 million life insurance policy was arrested in Moldova after he was found alive and was returned to Minnesota to face a federal charge, authorities announced Tuesday. Igor Vorotinov, 54, was indicted in 2015 on one count of mail … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Man accused of faking own death for money nabbed in Moldova

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M  | New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights. The Albuquerque Journal reports lawyers for Jamie Sams filed a lawsuit this week in New Mexico state district court against Santa Fe’s Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. The lawsuit filed on behalf Sams, … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M  | New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

SYDNEY | Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial against Sydney paper starts

SYDNEY  — Geoffrey Rush‘s lawyer says the actor had no scandal attached to his name before a Sydney newspaper published allegations of inappropriate behavior toward a female co-star. The actor faced a large media pack Monday as he entered Sydney’s Federal Court, where a judge is hearing his defamation trial against Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and … Continue reading SYDNEY | Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial against Sydney paper starts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Sarah Palin’s son, Track, accused of hitting woman in head

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin‘s oldest son, Track, hit a woman in the head after telling her that she couldn’t leave his house and resisted as authorities arrested him, court documents said. Track Palin, 29, is in jail facing misdemeanor charges including assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct less than a year … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Sarah Palin’s son, Track, accused of hitting woman in head