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Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died. He was 75.
Federal agency recommends White House aide Conway be fired

Federal agency recommends White House aide Conway be fired

WASHINGTON — Taking unprecedented action, a federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counsellor Kellyanne Conway , for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by
Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President
Alaska governor calls special session for Wasilla

Alaska governor calls special session for Wasilla

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska lawmakers ended their special session Thursday already anticipating another, leaving unsettled a state infrastructure budget and the size of dividend check to pay residents this year from Alaska's oil-wealth fund.
Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh probe

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh probe

DETROIT — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history.
Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty

SAN DIEGO — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt.

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged

GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children's uncle has been charged.
Neymar undergoes questioning by police, denies rape claim

Neymar undergoes questioning by police, denies rape claim

SAO PAULO — Brazilian soccer star Neymar spent about five hours at a police station Thursday to undergo questioning about rape allegations against him.

Ex-day labourer gets 22 years to life in socialite slaying

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A former day labourer accused of bludgeoning a socialite to death at her family's suburban New York estate has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison.
Tankers struck near Strait of Hormuz; US blames Iran

Tankers struck near Strait of Hormuz; US blames Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. blamed Iran for suspected attacks on two oil tankers Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, denouncing what it called a campaign of "escalating tensions" in a region crucial to global energy supplies.