Arizona drug maker working on settlement with government

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona drug manufacturer whose billionaire founder faces racketeering charges in an alleged scheme paying doctors kickbacks to prescribe opioids says it is negotiating an agreement with the government.

INSYS Therapeutics said Wednesday that a final settlement is pending.

Massachusetts-based Justice Department spokeswoman Christina DiIorio-Sterling said she ...

Immigration raids in Nebraska, Minnesota target businesses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired - and mistreated - immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.

The investigative arm of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations - led the ...

Omarosa secretly recorded Trump: report

Omarosa Manigault-Newman, a former aide to President Trump, secretly recorded conversations with the president while she was serving in the White House, multiple sources ...

Protesters clash with guards at Portland City Hall

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Protesters clashed with guards at Portland's City Hall after briefly shutting down a City Council meeting.

Scores of activists showed up Wednesday morning to express anger at how police treated those who demonstrated against a far-right group that held a rally at the Portland waterfront on ...

Omarosa secretly recorded Donald Trump conversations: Report

The former contestant on "The Apprentice" who followed President Trump to the White House also reportedly recorded her conversations with him.

According to a report Wednesday in the Daily Beast, Omarosa Manigault-Newman not only used her smartphone to record secretly her conversations with Mr. Trump, but has been ...

The Latest: Immigration judge may have violated procedure

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Latest on immigration judges accusing the Attorney General Jeff Sessions of undermining judicial authority (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

An immigration official says a judge at the center of a grievance filed Wednesday by immigration judges alleging the U.S. Attorney General undermined his judicial authority may ...

Indicted Rep. Collins was early loyalist to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - New York Rep. Chris Collins was one of the first House members to back Donald Trump for president in 2016 and quickly became a ubiquitous surrogate for the future president on cable television. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced indictments of the Buffalo-area congressman, his son and a ...

US to impose sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States will impose sanctions on Russia for its use of a nerve agent in an attempt to kill a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.

The State Department says Wednesday the sanctions will be imposed on Russia because it used a chemical weapon ...

The Latest: DACA hearing focuses on judge’s prior ruling

HOUSTON (AP) - The Latest on federal court hearing on program shielding young immigrants from deportation (all times local):

2 p.m.

A hearing before a federal judge in Texas over the fate of a program shielding young immigrants from deportation has focused heavily on the judge's previous ruling against an ...

Cops reject Republican request to probe Democratic governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York City police balked at Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro's request to investigate Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday.

Molinaro tried to file a police report at a Manhattan precinct alleging that Cuomo broke the law by allowing former aide Joe Percoco to use a state ...

Former top Atlanta official charged in ongoing bribery probe

ATLANTA (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a top aide to former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed accepted bribes from a city vendor.

In a court filing Tuesday, prosecutors charged 49-year-old Katrina Taylor-Parks with conspiracy to commit bribery. Parks served as deputy chief of staff for Reed.

The charges are part of ...