Lawsuits challenge Virginia’s sexual orientation protections

A conservative legal group has filed lawsuits challenging a new Virginia law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press September 30, 2020, 10:07 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A conservative legal group has filed lawsuits challenging […]

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Lawsuits challenge Virginia’s sexual orientation protections

A conservative legal group has filed lawsuits challenging a new Virginia law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press September 30, 2020, 10:07 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A conservative legal group has filed lawsuits challenging […]

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4th person killed in devastating California wildfire

A man who was hospitalized with severe burns after being evacuated from a Northern California blaze died of his injuries By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ September 30, 2020, 8:04 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SAN FRANCISCO — Flames devoured swaths of brush and trees in Northern California on Wednesday […]

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Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings to be released Friday

A Kentucky judge has delayed until Friday the release of secret grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor’s killing by police By DYLAN LOVAN and PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN Associated Press September 30, 2020, 8:04 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky judge has delayed until Friday […]

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Kansas woman gets life for decapitating ex-boyfriend’s mom

A Kansas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for decapitating her ex-boyfriend’s mother with a pair of kitchen knives By The Associated Press September 30, 2020, 1:45 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WICHITA, Kan. — A Kansas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for […]

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Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

Country star Mac Davis, who launched his career crafting the Elvis hits “A Little Less Conversation” and “In the Ghetto,” and whose own hits include “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me,” has died. He was 78. His longtime manager Jim Morey said in a press release that Davis died in Nashville on Tuesday after heart […]

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University renaming buildings honoring white supremacists

A state university in Alabama is renaming two buildings that honor former governors who supported white supremacy By The Associated Press September 30, 2020, 1:07 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MONTEVALLO, Ala. — The University of Montevallo, a state-run liberal arts school, will rename two buildings that honor […]

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Kamala Harris on Trump’s message to white supremacist groups: ‘A dog whistle through a bullhorn’

Kamala Harris on Trump’s message to white supremacist groups: ‘A dog whistle through a bullhorn’ George Back Producer, Yahoo Entertainment September 30, 2020 [embedded content] Joe Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris appeared on MSNBC Tuesday night for post-debate coverage. The Democratic nominee for vice president discussed various segments from the first presidential debate, including President […]

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9½ years in prison for running sex ring out of parents’ home

A Long Island man convicted of running a sex trafficking ring out of his elderly parents’ sprawling suburban home has been sentenced to 9½ years in prison By The Associated Press September 30, 2020, 12:08 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SOUND BEACH, N.Y. — A Long Island man […]

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Former ComEd vice president pleads guilty in bribery scheme

A former ComEd vice president has pleaded guilty to his role in what prosecutors say was a bribery conspiracy in which the energy utility sought legislative support from one of Illinois’ most powerful Democrats, House Speaker Michael Madigan By MICHAEL TARM and JOHN O’CONNOR Associated Press September 30, 2020, 12:00 AM • 3 min read […]

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Stephen A. Douglas statue removed from Illinois Capitol lawn

A statue of a 19th century senator from Illinois who owned slaves and was a longtime nemesis of Abraham Lincoln has been moved from the Illinois Capitol’s lawn into storage By The Associated Press September 29, 2020, 5:36 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A statue […]

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Fire out at collapsed Hard Rock Hotel site in New Orleans

A fire that broke out amid the wreckage of a collapsed hotel construction project in New Orleans has been extinguished By The Associated Press September 28, 2020, 9:01 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — A fire broke out Monday amid the wreckage of the Hard Rock […]

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Grand jury indicts Texas sheriff on evidence-tampering count

A grand jury has indicted a Texas sheriff on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death of a Black man in police custody last year By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press September 28, 2020, 7:06 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article AUSTIN, […]

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Jury finds white nationalist guilty of rape threat

A federal jury has found a self-proclaimed white nationalist guilty of threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a racist group he felt was harassing and bullying him By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press September 28, 2020, 6:02 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CONCORD, […]

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Louisville drops curfew, legislator questions rioting law

A curfew is being lifted in Louisville, where many people have been arrested for refusing to stop their nighttime protests after a grand jury’s decision not to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor By The Associated Press September 28, 2020, 4:00 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Chrissy Teigen Hospitalized Amidst Struggles In 3rd Pregnancy After ‘A Lot’ Of Bleeding: ‘It’s Scary’

Chrissy Teigen was hospitalized after experiencing ‘a lot’ of bleeding while pregnant with her third child. She explained to her millions of Instagram followers what is going on and how her little boy is doing. Chrissy Teigen, 34, has been vocal about being on bed rest because of her “high-risk” third pregnancy, and she revealed […]

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Kentucky lawmaker: ‘Rioting’ needs a new legal definition

A state lawmaker says she will propose changing Kentucky’s legal definition of rioting after Democratic state Rep. Attica Scott was charged with a felony rioting count while participating in Louisville protests for racial justice By The Associated Press September 28, 2020, 12:10 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOUISVILLE, […]

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Lawmaker seeks to redefine rioting after colleague’s arrest

A Kentucky lawmaker says she will propose changing the definition of rioting after Democratic state Rep. Attica Scott was arrested and charged with a felony count while participating in Louisville protests for racial justice By The Associated Press September 28, 2020, 9:30 AM • 1 min read LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky lawmaker said she […]

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Louisville protests continue in Breonna Taylor’s name

A crowd marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Breonna Taylor, say her name” on Sunday evening, the fifth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor By DYLAN LOVAN Associated Press September 28, 2020, 1:52 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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