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Ponzi scheme suspect paid $720K for prayers amid SEC probe

Ponzi scheme suspect paid $720K for prayers amid SEC probe

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Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week's steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered. Major U.S.

Bill Cosby switches up legal team with appeal looming

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby is switching up his legal team as he looks to appeal his conviction and three- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case.

Mayor: Deal reached to end Providence school bus strike

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A school bus company and its striking drivers' union on Friday reached a tentative deal to end the strike that has lasted more than two weeks, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced Friday evening.
Pennsylvania AG: Cardinal faces no penalties by resigning

Pennsylvania AG: Cardinal faces no penalties by resigning

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Amid unfolding sex-abuse scandals, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington.

Search resumes for remaining 2 swept away in Texas floods

JUNCTION, Texas — Crews searched along a West Texas river on Friday for two people still missing after crushing floodwaters swept through a recreational vehicle park. The bodies of two of their companions were found a day earlier.
NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch

NASA official: Tense moments but calm crew in aborted launch

MOSCOW — NASA's chief heard one reassuring sound over the radio link after the aborted launch of a Soyuz capsule with an American and a Russian aboard. It was U.S. astronaut Nick Hague calmly relaying information in Russian to flight controllers.
Princess Eugenie weds her beau at Windsor Castle

Princess Eugenie weds her beau at Windsor Castle

WINDSOR, England — Britain's Princess Eugenie married tequila brand ambassador Jack Brooksbank in a star-studded royal wedding Friday at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.
South Dakota jury clears ex-non-profit CEO in contracts case

South Dakota jury clears ex-non-profit CEO in contracts case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A South Dakota jury cleared a former non-profit executive accused of backdating contracts to try to avoid a potential audit in a case sparked after the organization's financial officer killed his family and himself in 2015.
Correction: Border-Abandoned Migrant Families story

Correction: Border-Abandoned Migrant Families story

PHOENIX — In a story Oct. 12 about immigrants in Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.