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Two men convicted in journalist’s kidnapping

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men have been convicted of helping Somali pirates who kidnapped a U.S. journalist for ransom and held him for 2 1/2 years, prosecutors said. Mohamed Tahlil Mohamed and Abdi Yusuf Hassan were convicted by a federal court jury in New York on Feb. 24 of hostage-taking, conspiracy, providing material support for acts of terrorism and ...

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Hope Hicks meets with NY prosecutors investigating Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s former spokesperson Hope Hicks met Monday with Manhattan prosecutors who are investigating hush-money payments made to women on the ex-president’s behalf — the latest member of the Republican’s inner circle to be questioned in the renewed probe. Hicks and her lawyer, Robert Trout, spent several hours inside the Manhattan district attorney’s office and, afterward, were seen ...

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Could grand juror’s words tank charges in Georgia Trump investigation?

ATLANTA (AP) — Almost as soon as the foreperson of the special grand jury in the Georgia election meddling investigation went public this week, speculation began about whether her unusually candid revelations could jeopardize any possible prosecution of former President Donald Trump or others. Emily Kohrs first spoke out in an interview published Tuesday by The Associated Press, a story that was followed by interviews ...

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Human bone found at Milwaukee beach; other remains there too

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A person walking along a Milwaukee beach found a human bone Monday and additional remains were later discovered, authorities said. It wasn’t clear whether the additional remains also were human, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. A person taking a walk found a femur, or thigh bone, and the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s ...

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Work for anti-abortion group issue in Wisconsin court race

The Republican-backed candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court provided legal advice to one of the state's leading anti-abortion groups, work that Wisconsin Right to Life and Dan Kelly have not detailed but that is being used against Kelly by his liberal opponent.

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Strand appointed to the PSC

Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Summer Strand to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Ellen Nowak, effective March 1. The appointment is effective March 2 for a six-year term expiring in 2029.

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