Top Headlines for August 05, 2017

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Justice Department promises to go after government leaks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump….
  • Experts: Lack of remorse could bite ‘Pharma Bro’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Less than an hour after a U.S. jury convicted Martin Shkreli of securities fraud, the so-called "Pharma Bro" was back at his New York City apartment doing what comes naturally: trash talking in a live-stream on YouTube….
  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see….
  • Analysis: Trump turns to Russia probe to poke at his critics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the Russia investigation into a rallying cry….
  • Rest up, Congress, there’s a load of work awaiting in autumn

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will have to prove its mettle this fall. It has no choice….
  • Police: Chicago stabbing death suspects surrender peacefully

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the brutal stabbing death of a Chicago man surrendered peacefully in California and will be returned to Chicago for interrogation, federal and local authorities said….
  • US court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad….
  • Task force on marijuana law offers little on new policies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns blazing. But the task force Sessions assembled to find the best legal strategy is giving him no ammunition, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press….
  • Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke Saturday over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and admonished Pyongyang to comply with its duty of helping avert conflicts as a member of Asia's biggest security forum….
  • UAW defiant in Mississippi loss as union opponents celebrate

    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Supporters of the United Auto Workers say they're not giving up their fight to unionize a Nissan auto assembly plant in Mississippi after a stinging defeat, even as UAW opponents say Friday's loss proves workers don't want the union….

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