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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Forget going to the food truck for lunch. Now you can get free legal advice on collecting child support from a nonprofit on wheels.The mobile Project Child Support program rolled out this week, operating out of a brightly pai ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone.Wednesday's rebuff comes nearly four months after a jury awarded Apple Inc. $119 milli ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration.Facing an expected onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An Ecuadoran court has sentenced six police officers to prison for attempting to kill President Rafael Correa during a protest in 2010.A sentencing tribunal on Tuesday found the six officers were responsible for the attack, ...more

Reuters News - 27 mins ago

SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The U.S. Forest Service said on Wednesday it would sell thousands of trees burned in last year's devastating wildfire around Yosemite National Park to loggers in an effort to reduce fuel for future blazes and stimulate the ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can dismiss his lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii, but he has the option to re-file it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.Michael Egan III said in a previous court ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple's corruption trial, their defense featuring McDonnell's testimony and the idea that the marriage was so chilly they could n ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former leader of the FBI's Milwaukee field office used "extremely poor judgment" in trying to influence the testimony of a subordinate in a disability discrimination lawsuit, according to a Justice Department inspector general repor ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster.Ending Spending Action Fund clai ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of ...more