Attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain


LONDON (AP) — The Italian mother of one of the London Bridge attackers said Wednesday her 22-year-old son became radicalized in Britain, falling under the spell of Islamic extremism and confiding to her that he had dreams of moving to Syria.

  • Written by PAISLEY DODDS and NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press

Flynn turns over documents to panel probing Russia, Trump


WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn turned over about 600 pages of documents Tuesday to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, according to a congressional aide.

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  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, DEB RIECHMANN and CHAD DAY , Associated Press

Fear of deportation drives people off food stamps in US


NEW YORK (AP) — A crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump has driven some poor people to take a drastic step: opt out of federal food assistance because they are fearful of deportation, activists and immigrants say.

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  • Written by CLAUDIA TORRENS and GISELA SALOMON , Associated Press

Myanmar military plane with 120 aboard goes missing

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A military transport plane with 120 people on board went missing Wednesday on a flight from southern Myanmar to Yangon, a military spokesman said. There were fears it may have crashed into the ocean, since its route would have taken it over the Andaman Sea.


  • Written by ESTHER HTUSAN , Associated Press

Florida woman sentenced in Sandy Hook parent threat case


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman pleaded guilty and was sent to prison Wednesday for threatening a man whose 6-year-old son was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a Connecticut school, which she contended was a hoax.


  • Written by CURT ANDERSON , AP Legal Affairs Writer