Judge blocks removal of more Confederate statues in Richmond

A judge has issued a 60-day injunction preventing the city of Richmond from removing any more Confederate monuments from its land By The Associated Press July 9, 2020, 10:47 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RICHMOND, Va. — A judge issued an injunction Thursday barring the city of Richmond from […]

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Official: Police justified in killing armed, fleeing man

A district attorney says Utah police officers were legally justified in firing more than 30 times and killing an armed man as he ran away By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press July 9, 2020, 7:28 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police officers were legally justified […]

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Judge dismisses GM’s bribery lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

A federal judge in Detroit has tossed out General Motors’ lawsuit alleging that rival Fiat Chrysler paid off union leaders to get better contract terms than GM By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer July 8, 2020, 9:08 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DETROIT — A federal judge in Detroit […]

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China calls US invite to nuclear talks a ploy to derail them

A senior Chinese arms control official has called U.S. pressure to join nuclear arms talks with Russia a ploy to avoid signing a new deal By The Associated Press July 8, 2020, 7:50 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — A senior Chinese arms control official called U.S. pressure […]

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Andrew Jackson statue loses status in city named for him

A Mississippi city named after former U.S. President Andrew Jackson will remove a downtown statue of him and put it in a less prominent spot By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press July 8, 2020, 12:54 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi city named after former […]

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7th former eBay staffer charged in harassment campaign

A seventh former eBay Inc. employee has been charged with participating in a campaign to terrorize the editor and publisher of an online newsletter because eBay executives were upset about coverage of the company By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:11 PM 2 min read BOSTON — A seventh former eBay Inc. employee has […]

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Brother of longest-surviving conjoined twins: ‘They made 68’

A custom casket is being built for the funeral of the world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins, who died July 4 in Ohio of natural causes By THALIA BEATY Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:01 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A custom casket is being built for the funeral of the […]

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Suit over sex abuse at Kansas VA hospital goes to trial

A lawyer says a lawsuit against a Veterans Affairs hospital in Kansas where a former physician assistant molested countless patients involves “the largest sexual abuse scandal in the history of the VA.” By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 6:55 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KANSAS CITY, Kan. — […]

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Judge rejects Dakota Access request for emergency order

A federal judge rejected a request for an emergency order to delay the process of shutting down the Dakota Access pipeline while attorneys appeal a ruling to shutter the pipeline during the course of an environmental review By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 4:55 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Disabled veteran committed for shooting 2 in Florida ER

A disabled Army veteran convicted of shooting and wounding two people inside a Florida veterans hospital has been committed to a mental health care facility for 25 years By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:14 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A disabled Army […]

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Judge blocks auction of so-called Hawaiian princess’ things

A judge is blocking an auction of items belonging to a Native Hawaiian heiress some consider a princess By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press July 7, 2020, 2:02 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HONOLULU — An auction of a 94-year-old Native Hawaiian heiress’ belongings can’t go forward until a […]

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South Dakota man linked to Russian spy sentenced for fraud

A former conservative operative who was once romantically linked to a Russian agent has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison in South Dakota By The Associated Press July 6, 2020, 9:00 PM 2 min read SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A former conservative operative who was once romantically linked to a Russian agent was […]

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Nick Cordero, Broadway star of ‘Waitress’ and ‘A Bronx Tale,’ dead at 41

Nick Cordero, the Broadway actor who appeared in popular musicals such as “Waitress” and “A Bronx Tale” and inspired the world with his months-long struggle against the coronavirus, has died, his wife Amanda Kloots said on Sunday. He was 41. “God has another angel in heaven now,” she wrote on Instagram. “My darling husband passed […]

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Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches By The Associated Press July 6, 2020, 2:02 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from […]

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Former officer charged in Floyd’s death posts $750K bond

A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 4:09 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MINNEAPOLIS — A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd has been released from jail, […]

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Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

A sheriff’s official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 10:51 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded, a […]

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At least 12 wounded in shooting at South Carolina nightclub

A sheriff’s official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub has left at least 12 people in “various conditions.” By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 9:01 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left at least 12 people in […]

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Armed protesters march through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park

A large group of armed protesters marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 7:21 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, […]

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California firm’s rocket fails in launch from New Zealand

A California space launch company says one of its rockets failed to place seven payloads into orbit after liftoff from New Zealand By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 12:59 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONG BEACH, Calif. — Rocket Lab, which specializes in putting small satellites into orbit, […]

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