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January 03, 2018 - 3:54 pm
A banker accused of helping Iran evade economic sanctions was convicted Wednesday in a case that strained ties between the United States and Turkey with its testimony about corruption at the highest levels of the NATO ally's government. Mehmet Hakan Atilla, 47, a deputy general manager at Turkey's...
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December 10, 2017 - 10:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An $18,000 grant from the National Park Service has moved a nonprofit closer to refurbishing the facade of a building where slavery opponents met during the Bleeding Kansas era. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the president of the group Friends of the Free State Capitol says...
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December 08, 2017 - 9:34 pm
More than 10,000 Vietnamese have filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, who says he wants the communist government to consider Christians its best citizens. Despite sweeping economic reforms over the past 30 years that made Vietnam one of the...
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December 03, 2017 - 11:20 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas may be getting closer to adding another memorial for President Dwight Eisenhower at the Statehouse. The state's Capitol Preservation Committee is set to meet Thursday. Its agenda includes a presentation from the state Department of Administration about a statute honoring...
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November 26, 2017 - 12:20 am
Former President George H.W. Bush is now the longest living president in U.S history. Bush was born on June 12, 1924, beating the previous record held by former President Gerald Ford, who died in 2006 at 93 years and 165 days old. Before Ford was Ronald Reagan, who died in 2004 at 93 years and 120...
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November 23, 2017 - 9:40 am
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old man has pleaded no contest in the killing of a 7-month-old girl in 2015 in suburban Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that Aarson Peck entered the plea Tuesday. Sentencing for the second-degree murder charge is scheduled for Jan. 31. Peck initially was...
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November 19, 2017 - 11:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage from the incidents may never become public. Records in unsolved criminal cases can remain closed indefinitely, even to victims' families. The Kansas City Star reports...
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November 12, 2017 - 10:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas insurance commissioner's chief deputy is interested in running for the top job himself next year. Assistant Insurance Commissioner Clark Shultz appointed a treasurer last month for a campaign for the Republican nomination. It's a step that allows Shultz to legally...
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November 09, 2017 - 9:58 pm
President Xi lavished a red-carpet treatment for President Trump, while Trump praised the Chinese president for help on the rogue regime; Kevin Corke has the roundup for 'Special Report.' Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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