Man convicted of murder hopeful ruling leads to freedom

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Witnesses have recanted. Another man has confessed. Now, a man who was convicted in 2001 of killing a woman in his Missouri hometown is awaiting a decision from the state's highest court that could determine whether he will be released — and finally get to spend time outside of a prison visitors room with a college-age daughter who was just a baby when he was first arrested.

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  • Written by By JIM SALTER , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Questions surround Trump's 1st wall contract

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska startup awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump is the offshoot of a construction firm that was sued repeatedly for failing to pay subcontractors and accused in a 2016 government audit of shady billing practices.

  • Written by By MARGERY A. BECK , Associated Press

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

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  • Written by By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO , Associated Press

Trump picks Dow Chemical lawyer for key role at EPA

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday tapped a chemical industry insider to run the Environmental Protection Agency office that oversees emergency response to hazardous spills and cleanups of the nation's most toxic sites.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Police: Suspect in college campus shooting apprehended

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — A 19-year-old student suspected of killing his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory before running from campus was apprehended early Saturday following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers, some heavily armed in camouflage uniforms, authorities said.

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  • Written by By ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER , Associated Press