Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was captured Wednesday while apparently living out of his pickup truck at a marina in southeast South Dakota following nearly a year on the run after his escape from home confinement in Utah pending trial on food stamp fraud charges.


  • Written by By BRADY McCOMBS and JAMES NORD , Associated Press

Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life


FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Robert Skidmore was born in Flint, raised a family there and lived his entire life in and around the blue collar town that — next to Detroit — was synonymous with manufacturing of cars and trucks.

  • Written by By DAVID EGGERT and COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction


WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported.

  • Written by By JAKE PEARSON and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

AP-NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe


WASHINGTON (AP) — A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows. Just one in five support his decision to oust James Comey from the FBI.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press

Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead


MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremists attacked a popular Somalia restaurant in an overnight siege and killed 31 people — many at point-blank range — before they were slain by security forces, police said Thursday.

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  • Written by By ABDI GULED , Associated Press