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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search for a new chief of staff that had been inching forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV show.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A judge ruled a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who allegedly schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 can be released from jail pending trial.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's federal police agency said three members of its force have been killed in an attack in the western state of Michoacan.
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins, worth about $58,000 on the black market.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican-led Legislature sent Ohio Gov. John Kasich a pair of new abortion restrictions on Friday, including legislation banning terminations at the first detectable fetal heartbeat that he's vowed to veto.
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson on Friday forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 14, 2018--Bank OZK and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) today announced Bank OZK was awarding $7,500 to Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A journalism group at Indiana State University is taking steps to honor alumnus and slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami has promoted defensive assistant coaches Ephraim Banda and Jonathan Patke, and they will now share the Hurricanes' defensive coordinator job.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N. J. (AP) — New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will miss his second straight game with a quad injury. Coach Pat Shurmur says the NFL's highest-paid receiver won't play Sunday against the Tennessee Titans at MetLife Stadium. Beckham missed last week's game again…
DALLAS (AP) — Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a big turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines over a five-year period.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's public university system rejected a proposal Friday to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue, opting instead to "go back to the drawing board" to figure out what to do with the monument.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks have staggered to eight-month lows after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy. The S&P 500 index lost 5 points, or 1.9 percent, to end the day at 2,599, its lowest close since April 2. The Dow retreated 496 points, …
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's office is disputing the extent of the injuries suffered by a black man beaten by a white officer while handcuffed earlier this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January, including the youngest woman ever elected, two Latinas from Texas, the first Latino to represent Ohio and a woman born in Ecuador.
MADRID (AP) — Modest Spanish side Leganes held on to draw at Celta Vigo 0-0 on Friday, increasing its unbeaten streak in all competitions to eight games.
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- Man flees from law enforcement, causes loud crash in Billings Heights
- One dead in rollover Friday night
- Missing Madison County woman killed by boyfriend, buried on ranch, investigators say
- Man in custody after setting ex-girlfriend's car on fire
- Missoula shelter seeks 'pet sleepover' volunteers to take dogs home for a night
- Former Miles City trainer charged with sexual abuse of children
- Shopko closing 39 stores, including 1 in Montana
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