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Thursday January 18th, 2018 8:40PM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:29 p.m. EST

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Lawmakers to Justice Department: Keep online gambling legal
Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal
12:29PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?
Flu is blanketing the US, but officials think it may decline soon
12:15PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Mississippi Burnings KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92
State: Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of 3 civil rights workers, dies in prison.State: Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of 3 civil rights workers, dies in prison
12:14PM ( 47 minutes ago )
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'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92
State: Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of 3 civil rights workers, dies in prison.State: Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of 3 civil rights workers, dies in prison
12:46PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Josh Donaldson agrees to $23M, 1-year deal with Blue Jays
Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a $23 million, one-year contact, a $6 million raise for the 2015 AL MVP.
12:25PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Anti-migrant incumbent favored in Czech presidential vote
The Czechs are electing a new president with eight candidates hoping to unseat the current controversy-courting leader
12:11PM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Ex-fighter pilot launches bid to replace Arizona Sen. Flake
Arizona congresswoman Martha McSally has formally launched her bid for the U.S. Senate, becoming the third high-profile Republican to enter the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake
12:07PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers' crosshairs
A cybersecurity firm says the same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate
11:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Billie Jean King backs calls to rename Margaret Court Arena
Billie Jean King backs the call to rename Margaret Court Arena after Courts negative comments about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community
11:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Funeral set for Philadelphia firefighter killed in collapse
The funeral procession for a veteran Philadelphia firefighter who was fatally injured in a house collapse made its way through downtown, halting the typical hustle and bustle of the morning rush
9:22AM ( 3 hours ago )
Man who aided hospital patient discharged in gown shocked
Man who sought to aid woman says he was outraged seeing her discharged from Baltimore hospital wearing only a gown and socks at a bus stop at night
6:31AM ( 6 hours ago )
Members of Haitian community react to Trump's comments
Members of the Haitian community react to President Donald Trump's words about immigrants
5:52AM ( 7 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Lawmakers to Justice Department: Keep online gambling legal
Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal
12:29PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?
Flu is blanketing the US, but officials think it may decline soon
12:15PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Mississippi Burnings KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92
State: Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of 3 civil rights workers, dies in prison.State: Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of 3 civil rights workers, dies in prison
12:14PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Wild swings occur in numbers of California mudslide missing
The number of missing from a California mudslide is constantly changing _ and not just because people are being found
12:12PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Mudslides claim couple married 50 years, real estate agent
A couple married for more than 50 years and had just celebrated his 89th birthday are among victims of California mudslides
11:52AM ( 1 hour ago )