WASHINGTON (AP) - THE NO. 2 SENATE DEMOCRAT, DICK DURBIN OF ILLINOIS, SAYS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS "DANGEROUS BECAUSE HE MAY BE OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE" IN THE INVESTIGATION OF RUSSIA'S INVOLVEMENT IN THE 2016 ELECTION AND POSSIBLE TIES TO TRUMP'S OWN CAMPAIGN. AND, DURBIN SAYS, TRUMP'S "CREDIBILITY HAS BEEN DESTROYED" BY FIRING FBI DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY AND THE CHANGING EXPLANATION AS TO WHY. DURBIN MADE HIS COMMENTS FRIDAY ON "MORNING JOE" ON MSNBC.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - LAWYERS FOR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAY A REVIEW OF HIS LAST 10 YEARS OF TAX RETURNS DO NOT REFLECT "ANY INCOME OF ANY TYPE FROM RUSSIAN SOURCES," WITH SOME EXCEPTIONS. THE RELEASE OF A LETTER FROM TRUMP'S LAWYERS IS THE LATEST ATTEMPT BY THE PRESIDENT TO TAMP DOWN CONCERNS ABOUT RUSSIAN TIES AMID AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION OF HIS CAMPAIGN'S ASSOCIATES.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER IS CALLING HIS SUCCESSOR'S RETURN TO PURSUING THE MOST SERIOUS CHARGES POSSIBLE AGAINST MOST SUSPECTS "DUMB ON CRIME." HOLDER SAYS JEFF SESSIONS' POLICY WOULD BE "FINANCIALLY RUINOUS" FOR THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT BY SHIFTING MONEY TO INCARCERATION RATHER THAN PREVENTION AND INVESTIGATION OF CRIMES. SESSIONS CALLS HIS POLICY "SMART ON CRIME." IT REVERSES HOLDER'S INITIATIVE TO EASE OVERCROWDING IN THE NATION'S PRISONS.
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LONDON (AP) - A LARGE CYBERATTACK HAD CRIPPLED COMPUTER SYSTEMS AT HOSPITALS ACROSS ENGLAND, WITH APPOINTMENTS CANCELED, PHONE LINES DOWN AND PATIENTS TURNED AWAY. BRITAIN'S NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE SAID HOSPITALS ACROSS ENGLAND WERE HIT BY AN APPARENT "RANSOMWARE" ATTACK, BUT THERE WAS NO IMMEDIATE EVIDENCE THAT PATIENT DATA HAS BEEN ACCESSED.

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HOUSTON (AP) - BEFORE THE WALL, THERE WAS THE FENCE. AND THE U.S. IS STILL PAYING FOR IT. AS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TRIES TO PERSUADE A SKEPTICAL CONGRESS TO FUND HIS PROPOSED MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR WALL ON THE MEXICAN BORDER, GOVERNMENT LAWYERS ARE STILL SETTLING CLAIMS WITH TEXAS LANDOWNERS OVER A BORDER FENCE APPROVED MORE THAN A DECADE AGO. THREE NEW SETTLEMENTS WERE COMPLETED JUST LAST MONTH.
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THE NATRONA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT'S DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS HAS WON PRAISE FROM PARENTS, STUDENTS AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS.

ANGELA HENSLEY SAID THE DISTRICT HAS ADVANCED THE INTENSIVE SPANISH PROGRAM AT PARK ELEMENTARY AND THE MANDARIN CHINESE PROGRAM AT PARADISE VALLEY ELEMENTARY FROM THE FIRST TO THIRD GRADES INTO THE FOURTH GRADE.

HENSLEY SAID THE DISTRICT IS NOW EYEING THE LONG-TERM ADVANCEMENT INTO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS.

ON MONDAY, ABOUT A HUNDRED PARENTS AND CHILDREN CROWDED THE DISTRICT'S CENTRAL SERVICES BUILDING TO HEAR REPORTS ABOUT THE PROGRAMS AND LISTEN TO SOME OF THE STUDENTS SHOW OFF THEIR SPANISH AND CHINESE SKILLS

HENSLEY SAID THE DISTRICT REMAINS AWARE OF THE LEGISLATURE'S BUDGET CUTS TO EDUCATION, BUT THE PARENTS' AND STUDENTS' ENTHUSIASM CAN AFFECT FUNDING DECISIONS.

CHINESE TEACHER YIPING YE SAID LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE, ESPECIALLY AT A YOUNG AGE, TEACHES NOT JUST A LANGUAGE AS A SECOND LANGUAGE BUT IT BECOMES AN AUTOMATIC FIRST LANGUAGE AS WELL.

FIFTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD FRANK KORFANTA IS THE PARENT OF A THIRD-GRADE SPANISH IMMERSION STUDENT AT PARK ELEMENTARY AND PAINFULLY HAS SEEN THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING ANOTHER LANGUAGE.

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THE WELL-KNOWN WHITE WOLF FOUND NEAR DEATH AND THEN EUTHANIZED LAST MONTH IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK DIED OF A GUNSHOT WOUND.
PARK SUPERINTENDENT DAN WENK SAID IN A NEWS RELEASE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THAT THE PARK WANTS THE PUBLIC'S HELP TO SOLVE THE CRIME AND IS OFFERING A $5,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE INDIVIDUAL(S) RESPONSIBLE.

HIKERS DISCOVERED THE MORTALLY WOUNDED CANYON PACK ALPHA FEMALE WOLF ON APRIL 11TH INSIDE THE PARK NEAR GARDINER, MONTANA.

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT BELIEVES THE WOLF WAS SHOT ON APRIL 10TH OR 11TH ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE PARK NEAR GARDINER, OR NEAR THE OLD YELLOWSTONE TRAIL WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE PARK ON THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY.
ITS REMAINS WERE SENT TO A U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE FORENSICS LABORATORY FOR A NECROPSY, AND THOSE PRELIMINARY RESULTS ABOUT THE GUNSHOT WERE SENT TO THE PARK.

THE 12-YEAR-OLD WOLF WAS ONE OF THREE KNOWN WHITE WOLVES IN THE PARK AND HAD A BROAD RANGE THAT EXTENDED FROM HAYDEN VALLEY TO THE FIREHOLE RIVER AREA TO THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE PARK.

AS THE ALPHA FEMALE FOR OVER NINE YEARS WITH THE SAME ALPHA MALE, SHE HAD AT LEAST 20 PUPS, 14 OF WHICH LIVED TO BE YEARLINGS.

SHE WAS ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNIZABLE WOLVES AND SOUGHT AFTER BY VISITORS TO VIEW AND PHOTOGRAPH.

IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION THAT COULD HELP WITH THIS INVESTIGATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES BRANCH OR YELLOWSTONE PARK ITSELF.