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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 9:57 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " A federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of Mohamed Mohamud, the Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a Christmas tree. Mohamud pressed a cellphone button in November 2010, believing it would set off explosives in a van. The bomb, however, was a fake provided by FBI agents posing as terrorists. Mohamud's attorneys claimed the teenager was victim of entrapment, that he...

Updated at 9:56 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. A panel of one black and 11...

Updated at 9:56 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of Trump's Cabinet picks have with agencies...

Updated at 9:53 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " A U.S. appeals court must decide if older refugee students steered to an alternative Pennsylvania high school are getting a meaningful education or are simply being passed through the system. Civil rights lawyers...

Updated at 9:49 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) " A state prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cybercrime operation, paying nearly $1,400 in a bitcoin ransom to free up its infected computer network,...

Updated at 9:48 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Teachers, music lovers and the son of a sheriff's deputy were among those killed when a fire tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a dance party. The death toll from Friday night's fire climbed to 36 on...

Updated at 9:48 PM

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) " A fake U.S. embassy that operated for "about a decade" in Ghana's capital issuing counterfeit and fraudulently obtained visas has been shut down, the U.S. State Department announced. The scam was orchestrated by...

Updated at 9:43 PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) " Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party was seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan,...

Updated at 9:36 PM

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) " A top Gambian opposition politician and 18 other protesters were released from prison after an appeals court granted them bail on Monday, just days after strongman ruler Yahya Jammeh agreed to step aside after losing the...

Updated at 9:32 PM

SEATTLE (AP) " A former information technology worker at Expedia Inc. pleaded guilty Monday to securities fraud after authorities said he used his access to the computers of top executives to rummage through their email, then made lucrative,...

Updated at 9:29 PM

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) " Virgin Galactic's new spaceship successfully completed its first free flight with a glide test over the Mojave Desert, the company said. The craft was carried aloft Saturday morning by its mothership, released at an...

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