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Suspect in Huge Capital One Breach Seeks Release from Jail

Suspect in Huge Capital One Breach Seeks Release from Jail

By Gene Johnson | Aug 21
Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One asked a judge Tuesday to release her from federal custody, saying that for her to remain jailed with men is a serious threat to her mental health.

California Smuggler of Erectile Dysfunction Drug Gets Prison

California Smuggler of Erectile Dysfunction Drug Gets Prison

Aug 21
A Southern California man who smuggled $11 million worth of erectile dysfunction drugs into the U.S. from China has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for conspiracy and smuggling contraband.

How to Bypass ATM Fees While You're On the Road

How to Bypass ATM Fees While You're On the Road

By Margarette Burnette, Nerdwallet | Aug 20
If a handy machine is not in your bank's network, you could get a double whammy of fees. You can avoid paying ATM surcharges, however, with some prep work. Here are ways to get cash without the expense on your next trip.

AP Sources: Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for U.S.

AP Sources: Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for U.S.

By Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee | Aug 20
Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.

Democrats Spending Millions to Try to Take Back Statehouses

Democrats Spending Millions to Try to Take Back Statehouses

By Bryan Slodysko and Paul J. Weber | Aug 20
The party that controls state legislatures will take a leading role in the once-in-a-decade redistricting process that redraws congressional maps. Republicans used that process to their favor following the tea party victories. Democrats want their turn.

Afghans Restore Art Shattered by Taliban As Peace Deal Nears

Afghans Restore Art Shattered by Taliban As Peace Deal Nears

By Cara Anna | Aug 20
The Taliban fighters arrived with hammers and hatred. What they left behind is laid out on tables at the National Museum of Afghanistan, 18 years later: Shattered pieces of ancient Buddha figurines.

Suburban Voters Are Pressuring Republicans to Act on Guns

Suburban Voters Are Pressuring Republicans to Act on Guns

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Aug 20
The GOP has seen once-reliable suburbs turn competitive as women worry about their children's safety and bristle at Trump's harsh rhetoric on race and immigration, and they embraced Democratic alternatives in last year's midterm elections.

AP Exclusive: U.S. Talks Secretly to Venezuela Socialist Boss

AP Exclusive: U.S. Talks Secretly to Venezuela Socialist Boss

By Joshua Goodman | Aug 20
The U.S. has made secret contact with Venezuela's socialist party boss as close allies of President Nicolás Maduro's inner circle seek guarantees they won't face prosecution for alleged abuses and crimes if they cede to growing demands to remove him.

Trump Wields Sanctions Hammer; Experts Wonder to What End

Trump Wields Sanctions Hammer; Experts Wonder to What End

By Matthew Lee | Aug 19
The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as officials insist the penalties are achieving their aims.

Police: Man Accused of Threat to Jewish Center Arrested

Police: Man Accused of Threat to Jewish Center Arrested

Aug 19
Police say a man accused of making what they believe was a threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram has been arrested on telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing charges.

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