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___ AP Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a pers...

Key player in Jamaican lottery scam could face long sentence

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Dakota are seeking a prison sentence for a Rhode Island woman who funneled lottery scam money between the U.S. and Jamaica that's more than double wh...

Attorneys share discovery in Indiana woman's terror case

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors say they're still determining which confidential items they can share with attorneys defending an Indiana woman accused of providing tactical gear and funds to two Isl...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 16, the 75th day of 2019. There are 290 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 1...

The Latest: Yale to review school admission amid scandal

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that resulted in charges against coaches and celebrities, and an announcement of investigations by some college and universities(all ti...

Ex-Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person to plead guilty

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Auburn assistant basketball coach Chuck Person is scheduled to plead guilty on Tuesday to a conspiracy charge in a scandal that involved bribes paid to families of NBA-bound you...

Canadian businessman pleads not guilty in admissions scam

BOSTON (AP) — A Canadian businessman has pleaded not guilty to paying $200,000 to have someone take a college entrance exam in place of his two sons. David Sidoo appeared in federal ...

Filings from El Chapo trial show efforts to limit testimony

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly unsealed documents from the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo detail efforts by prosecutors to keep out evidence damaging to their witnesses. ...

More charges in $50M state benefits prescription drug probe

A police officer and three firefighters were among seven people indicted this week in an alleged $50 million prescription drug scheme involving public employees, the latest charges in an investigation...

Court filing: Ex-Trump aide Gates continues to cooperate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a key cooperator in the special counsel's Russia investigation, is not ready to be sentenced because he's continuing to help with "several ongoing investigations." ...

New Mexico compound suspects face new conspiracy charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Five extended family members who had been living on a remote New Mexico compound where authorities say a 3-year-old boy died before it was raided last year have been indicted ...

Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case

BOSTON (AP) — The biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted began with a tip from an executive investigators were targeting in a securities fraud probe, a law enforcement official said Thursda...

Ex-FBI official: 'No conspiracy' to prevent Trump's election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI agent who helped lead the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia says "there was no conspiracy" at the agency to prevent Donald Trump from becomin...

A top leader of Gambino crime family is slain in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A man said by federal prosecutors to have been a top leader of New York's notorious Gambino crime family was shot and killed Wednesday on Staten Island. Francesco "Fr...

Charity masked web of fraudulent college donations, feds say

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the tax-exemp...