The Latest: Inmate: Hoehn suggested cutting baby out of womb

FARGO, N.D. — The Latest on trial of William Hoehn, accused of murder in the death of Savanna Greywind (all times local):

5:50 p.m.

A former jail inmate says the man on trial in the death of a pregnant North Dakota woman advised him that he should have “cut the baby out” of his girlfriend rather than have her get an abortion. 218 more words


US: Myanmar military led 'extreme' violence against Rohingya

CAMEROON, Cameroon — A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military targeted Rohingya civilians indiscriminately and often with “extreme brutality” in a co-ordinated campaign to drive the minority Muslims out of the country. 100 more words


Republicans are digging in on Kavanaugh. Here's why.

WASHINGTON — The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back.

The GOP punched back hard Monday, seeming to cast aside — for now — worries that President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee could turn off female voters and sink their hopes of holding complete control of Congress following the November midterms. 944 more words


Death of US diplomat in Madagascar being investigated

WASHINGTON — The State Department says the death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities.

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the foreign service officer was found dead inside the officer’s residence in the capital of the Indian Ocean nation off the East Coast of Africa. 54 more words


Box office top 20: 'The House With a Clock' is no. 1

NEW YORK — A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy “The House With a Clock in Its Walls,” starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, ticked its way to a weekend-best $26.6 million in ticket sales, according to final box-office figures Monday. 267 more words


Man, 74, found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted complex

WASHINGTON — Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday. 212 more words


Rookie Detroit officer fired after Snapchat post draws ire

DETROIT — A rookie Detroit police officer has been fired after allegedly posting a photo of himself on Snapchat in uniform with an offensive caption. 92 more words