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The Latest: Abrams says she will sue over Georgia election

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local):5:25 p.m.Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federal lawsuit to challenge the "gross mismanagement" of …

Driver who plowed into Idaho crowd, hurting 11, is sentenced

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man driving a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail, with all but seven days suspended.Roy …

The Latest: 2 Georgia slayings solved after man confesses

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on a man being held in Texas who says he killed as many as 90 people over four decades (all times local):4:30 p.m.Authorities in Georgia say they have closed the …

Panel dismisses ethics charges against Arkansas justices

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A disciplinary panel dismissed ethics charges Friday against the Arkansas Supreme Court's justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an …

Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

Wall Street capped a day of volatile trading with a late-afternoon buying spree that sent U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher finish Friday.Despite the 11th-hour rally, the benchmark S&P 500 …

Man convicted of fraud now guilty of lying about identity

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man convicted in 2012 of stealing the identifies of 38,000 people as part of a massive credit card scheme is facing more prison time after a federal jury in North Dakota …

The Latest: Gambino crime family associates released on bail

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on two Gambino crime family associates charged in a 2015 fire (all times local):5:20 p.m.Two reputed associates of the Gambino crime family have been released from …

At Ibero-American summit, calls to address migration

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) — Leaders at a summit of Ibero-American nations called Friday for development and assistance for the poor to alleviate waves of migrants fleeing poverty, violence, …

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she'll file federal lawsuit to challenge 'gross mismanagement' of Georgia elections

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she'll file federal lawsuit to challenge 'gross mismanagement' of Georgia elections.

Migrants won't see armed soldiers on border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers …

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

The Latest: Florida massacre panel begins debate

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the panel investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local):4:45 p.m.The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is …

Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears.Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home …

Baltimore mayor picks Fort Worth chief as next top cop

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor has chosen a Texas police chief as her nominee to lead the city's troubled force, seeking to reign in a soaring pace of homicides and boost public trust in a …

6 convicted for 2016 Istanbul airport attack that killed 45

ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul convicted six people and sentenced them to life in prison for involvement in an attack at Istanbul's main airport that killed 45 people and was blamed on …

The Latest: Firefighters have mixed opinions on Trump visit

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):2:10 p.m.Firefighters in Northern California have mixed thoughts on President Donald Trump's comments that blamed …

Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm's aftermath

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public …

Criterion Collection to launch stand-alone streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — FilmStruck may be no more, but the Criterion Collection will live on as a subscription-streaming service.In an announcement that warmed the hearts of cinephiles everywhere, …

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday after another day of volatile trading.A late-afternoon wave of buying gave the S&P 500 its second gain in a row, although the benchmark index ended …

1st pot shops in eastern US get OK to open in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Two marijuana stores in Massachusetts have been given the green light to begin selling recreational pot next week, making them the first commercial pot shops in the eastern …