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Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

The commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific, two U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Key UN panel urges US to reject racist hate speech, crimes

A top U.N. body on racial discrimination has taken an unusual step in calling on the United States to "unequivocally and unconditionally" reject racist hate speech and crimes following a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

China urges US to drop its sanctions on Chinese companies

China has urged the U.S. to withdraw sanctions it imposed on Chinese companies that Washington says are supporting North Korea as it carries out increasingly ambitious missile tests.

Powerball Jackpot-Top 10 largest US Jackpots

An estimated jackpot of $700 million is up for grabs in the Powerball lottery draw on Wednesday night — potentially the second-largest lottery payout in the nation.

US Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after deadly mishaps

The U.S. Navy has dismissed the commander of its 7th Fleet from duty after the fleet suffered its second deadly mishap in less than three months.

City in Ohio says Columbus Day must go

Ohio's capital city may be named for Christopher Columbus, but that hasn't stopped the city council of Oberlin, Ohio, from voting to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous People's Day.

MORNING BRIEF: Trump goes on the attack at Phoenix rally

A defiant President Trump rallied with his base for more than an hour Tuesday in Arizona, trashing the media over its coverage of his response to the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., while criticizing the state's Republican senators for not getting behind him.

Pence to address Miami's Venezuelan community

Venezuela's political and economic crisis is expected to be the key topic of discussion Wednesday when Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech in Doral, the Venezuelan enclave of Miami.

New Afghanistan plan could offer clues to 'Trump Doctrine'

Never tip your hand to the enemy.

4 arrested in connection with Trump rally

A fourth person was arrested on charges related to a protest after President Trump's speech at the Phoenix Convention Center ended Tuesday night, Phoenix police said.

Nanny accused of burning, beating kids gets 15 years

A Connecticut nanny accused of burning a 3-year-old's hand and leg on a hot stove, lifting her up by her hair and trapping her inside a toy chest has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

California babysitter, boyfriend arrested in sex assault of girl, 4

A babysitter in San Jose and her boyfriend allegedly sexually abused a 4-year-old girl last week and were charged Tuesday with seven counts of lewd acts on a child.

Father shot, son safe after mom's slaying spurs Amber Alert

Los Angeles police shot and killed a man suspected in the murder of his estranged wife and the abduction of his 9-year-old son, who was found with his father but was unharmed, authorities said.

US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed

The commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific, two U.S. officials said Wednesday.

The Latest: Phoenix police lob pepper spray as rally ends

8:35 p.m. Phoenix police lobbied what they say is pepper spray at protesters who threw rocks and water bottles at them as President Donald Trump's rally broke up.

Police: Deadly shooting at party targeted, related to drugs

Police say a deadly shooting at a gender reveal party in Ohio was targeted and possibly related to drugs.

California dad to be sentenced in 5-year-old son's killing

A California father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a bitter custody battle with his estranged wife is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.

Man living in US illegally pleads guilty in deadly crash

A man who was living in the U.S. illegally has pleaded guilty in an alcohol-related crash that killed three people in Ohio.

Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with Google

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping.

Pilot rescued off coast of Southern California, Navy says

A pilot was rescued Tuesday 100 miles off the coast of Southern California after ejecting from an aircraft.

Four linked to Bundy ranch standoff acquitted in Nevada

A federal jury in Las Vegas declined Tuesday to convict four defenders of Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch who were accused of assaulting and threatening federal agents by wielding weapons during a 2014 confrontation.

Navy rescues pilot ejected from jet off San Diego coast

The U.S. Navy has rescued a pilot who ejected from an aircraft off the San Diego coast.

Officer's 'split second' decision in 2013 shooting defended

Jury selection is underway for the federal trial of a Chicago police officer accused of firing into a car full of teenagers, wounding two of them, in 2013.

Dana Loesch on Confederate statues: 'We can't refuse to acknowledge history'

Radio host Dana Loesch criticized the toppling of Confederate statues around America, telling Fox News that "we can't refuse to acknowledge history because those who refuse to acknowledge it, they're doomed to repeat it."

Fallen Texas cop's son gets special escort to school from 100 officers

Kevin Will, Jr., whose father was killed in an on-duty crash, got an escort to school from about 100 officers.

Head of Navy's 7th Fleet to be relieved of duty after second deadly mishap in Pacific

The U.S. Navy will relieve the commander of its 7th Fleet from duty after the fleet suffered its second deadly mishap in less than three months, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News.

Man, 22, freed after new evidence in child sex case points to friend

A onetime Texas high school football star, who was sentenced to 25 years behind bars without the possibility of parole for sexually assaulting a child, has been granted bond after a judge said his due process rights were violated during a flawed police investigation.

103-year-old Cambodian woman becomes US citizen

A 103-year-old Cambodian woman who survived starvation and war in her native land is now a United States citizen.

Jury refuses to convict 4 in Nevada ranch standoff retrial

A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they threatened and assaulted federal agents by wielding assault weapons in a 2014 confrontation to stop a cattle roundup near the Nevada ranch of states' rights figure Cliven Bundy.

Tillerson says US could punish Pakistan if no cooperation

Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win."

Baby found under interstate overpass; suspect in custody

A Louisiana man is accused of aggravated kidnapping after a 2-month-old boy was found abandoned on the ledge of an interstate overpass.

Texas man out on bond amid wrongful prosecution claim

A Central Texas man who spent the last three years in prison for the molestation of a 4-year-old boy has been released on bond after his attorneys argued the wrong man had been convicted.

Teen missing for 11 days found OK in Tennessee national park

A teenager who had not been seen for 11 days has emerged on his own from Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Emotional testimony from mother of boy, 6, critically hurt in crash linked to man deported 15 times

A 6-year-old boy critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in San Diego never may be the same, his mother testified Tuesday in the trial of the driver –– an illegal immigrant –– accused of driving under the influence.

FBI offers reward for help finding college student's killer 25 years after her death

Authorities are offering a five-figure sum for information leading to any suspects in the murder of an Iowa college student who was abducted 25 years ago.

Massive meth seizure reported near the Mexico border

Customs and Border Protection agents seized 23 pounds of meth from an Arizona woman who was trying to drive it across from Mexico, hidden in her car.

Family of abducted Chinese scholar speak of helplessness

The parents of a Chinese woman who was abducted while studying at the University of Illinois plan to speak for the first time since an arrest was made.

Trump wants atheist group's suit over church order dropped

The Trump administration wants a judge to nix a legal challenge to a presidential order easing enforcement of an IRS rule that limited religious organizations' political activity.

Wildfire burns 3 homes in southwestern Oregon

Three houses have been lost in a wildfire that's burning in southwestern Oregon — now through 91,511 acres, authorities said.

Michigan man in prison for decades transferred to Florida

A Detroit-area man is headed to a Florida prison after 29 years in a Michigan prison for drug crimes as a teen.

Suit: Teen incarcerated despite video proving his innocence

The family of a 15-year-old who was incarcerated for three weeks despite dashcam video proving his innocence is suing Kansas City police.

2 Texas men plead guilty to hate-crime assaults on a gay men

Two men have pleaded guilty to assaulting men because of their victims' sexual orientation.

US wife of Barcelona victim seeks last person who saw him

The wife of the only American killed in last week's Barcelona attack says she's trying to find a waiter who may have been be the last person to see her husband alive.

Authorities eye immigration status of children found at sect

A former member of a military-style Christian sect says that for years she's been trying to draw attention to the New Mexico group whose leader has been charged with dozens of counts of child sexual abuse.

The Latest: Minnesota mom of slain girl says family grieving

The Latest on a girl whose burned remains were found in rural Missouri : 11:45 a.m.

Adoptive parents win $3.25 million after birth father kills son

An Iowa couple has been awarded $3.25 million for emotional distress after adopting a baby who was reclaimed by his birth mother, only to then be murdered by his birth father weeks later.

Iowa computer programmer gets 25 years for lottery scam

A judge has sentenced a lottery computer programmer to up to 25 years in prison for rigging a computer program to enable him to pick winning numbers in several lottery games over six years.

Minnesota man sentenced for bias hatchet attack on black man

A white Minnesota man has been sentenced to two years in prison for a hatchet attack on a black man.

Mom charged with murdering 16-year-old Missouri girl found in 'burn pile'

A Missouri woman was charged with murder Tuesday in the death of her 16-year-old biological daughter after the teenager's burned bones were found on their rural property.

32 letters filed in support of prof charged in Chicago death

More than 30 colleagues and friends of a former Northwestern University professor charged in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man have written letters to a court in support of him.