The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin argued on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Two-wave flu season now the longest in decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has made it the longest in 10 years.

House subpoena for Mueller report escalates probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel's Robert Mueller's report as Congress escalates its investigation of President Donald Trump.

Sanders claims she didn't lie, despite Mueller finding

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders pushed back Friday against allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House.

Home construction slips 0.3% in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped 0.3% in March, as housing starts are running below last year's pace in a sign that inventory could be a challenge for would-be buyers.

Woman accused of spiking state trooper's drink

RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been charged with using an unidentified substance to spike the sports drink of an Illinois State Police trooper.

Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good Friday

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Christian pilgrims and clergy members marched through the ancient stone alleys of Jerusalem's Old City, retracing Jesus' path to crucifixion in observation of Good Friday.

The faithful carried wooden crosses high on their shoulders and sang hymns to mark one of Christianity's most solemn and sacred days.

Storms blast South, where tornadoes threaten several states

ATLANTA (AP) — Strong storms were still roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

2 top deputies in Cook County prosecutor's office resign

CHICAGO (AP) — Two top deputies to the Chicago prosecutor whose office handled the Jussie Smollett case are resigning

.Documents obtained through open records requests show the resignations will take effect May 3 in the office of Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.

Both deputies say their departures are unrelated to the Smollett case.

Trump blasts ex-advisers who say he tried to stop Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as "a good day," President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, unleashing tweets saying claims in the report by former administration officials that he tried numerous times to stop or influence the probe were "total bullshit."

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