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Trump fraud lawsuit goes to judge who held him in contempt

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general’s lawsuit accusing Donald Trump and his company of fraud has been assigned to a state court judge who repeatedly ruled against...
Sep. 30, 2022

Georgia judge nixes tax break for electric truck firm Rivian

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge rejected an agreement that would have provided a huge property tax break to Rivian Automotive, clouding the upstart electric truck maker's plans to build...
Sep. 30, 2022

Ian downgraded from hurricane to post-tropical cyclone

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ian has dropped from a hurricane to a post-tropical cyclone as it moved across South Carolina. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Ian, which carved a...
Sep. 30, 2022

U.S. captives 'prayed for death' on brutal ride from Ukraine

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Even after three months of captivity that included execution threats, physical torture, solitary confinement and food deprivation, it was the ride to freedom that nearly broke...
Sep. 30, 2022

Some officials now say monkeypox elimination unlikely in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Some U.S. health officials are conceding that monkeypox is probably not going away anytime soon. The disease’s spread is slowing but the virus is so widespread...
Sep. 30, 2022

Pay bumps coming for more farmworkers, long denied overtime

STUYVESANT, N.Y. (AP) — Harvest season means long days for U.S. farmworkers — but usually no overtime pay. Federal law exempts farms from rules entitling most workers to 1.5 times...
Sep. 30, 2022

Ian has dropped from a hurricane to a post-tropical cyclone as it moves into South Carolina

MIAMI (AP) — Ian has dropped from a hurricane to a post-tropical cyclone as it moves into South Carolina.
Sep. 30, 2022

2 lawsuits target Wisconsin policy on absentee ballots

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two lawsuits filed this week argue that Wisconsin election clerks should be allowed to accept absentee ballots that are missing portions of witness addresses, the next...
Sep. 30, 2022

Newsom has mixed verdict on California criminal justice laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered a mixed verdict on more than three dozen criminal justice laws before his bill-signing deadline Friday, approving measures to seal criminal...
Sep. 30, 2022

Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Demi Lovato headline Jingle Ball tour

NEW YORK (AP) — iHeartRadio has unveiled a starry rotating lineup for its winter 2022 Jingle Ball tour, including sets by Jack Harlow, Dua Lipa, Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato, Lizzo...
Sep. 30, 2022

Army officers appear on Burkina Faso TV, declare countercoup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — More than a dozen members of Burkina Faso's army seized control of state television late Friday, declaring that the country's coup leader-turned-president, Lt. Col. Paul...
Sep. 30, 2022

Soldiers seize control of state broadcaster in Burkina Faso, announce coup leader-turned-president has been overthrown

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Soldiers seize control of state broadcaster in Burkina Faso, announce coup leader-turned-president has been overthrown.
Sep. 30, 2022

'Svengoolie' horror host Rich Koz gets a Halloween tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Koz is keeping the grandly eccentric tradition of the horror movie host alive on MeTV's “Svengoolie” and can count Mark Hamill, Joe Mantegna and, just...
Sep. 30, 2022

Next year's Met Gala will celebrate the late Karl Lagerfeld

PARIS (AP) — Met Gala fans, we have a new theme. Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour convened a huddle of top Paris Fashion Week insiders Friday to announce that the theme...
Sep. 30, 2022

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian destroys 4th South Carolina pier

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hurricane Ian has destroyed at least four piers along South Carolina’s northern coast. The brunt of the surge and waves from the...
Sep. 30, 2022

Tennessee high court reverses Judd death investigation order

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s high court on Thursday vacated a ruling that required police to publicly release their investigation of country singer Naomi Judd’s death. The state Supreme Court...
Sep. 30, 2022

Stocks end September down 9.3%, worst month since March 2020

Wall Street closed out a miserable September with a loss of 9.3%, the worst monthly decline since March 2020. The S&P 500 fell 1.5% Friday and is at its lowest...
Sep. 30, 2022

Separatists in Iran kill up to 19, including Guard commander

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state-linked media reported late Friday that up to 19 people, including a commander in the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, were killed in an attack...
Sep. 30, 2022

Abortion info fight targets university but affects far more

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A box truck equipped with a bright LED billboard began circling around the University of Idaho campus Friday. “Pregnant? You still have a choice,” read one...
Sep. 30, 2022

Michigan man charged in shooting of anti-abortion canvasser

ODESSA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan homeowner has been charged with shooting and wounding an 84-year-old woman who was canvassing door-to-door against a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee...
Sep. 30, 2022

Sailor acquitted of setting fire that destroyed massive ship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge on Friday acquitted a sailor of arson in a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, a blow to the Navy as it...
Sep. 30, 2022

Man charged in shooting of anti-abortion canvasser shot

ODESSA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan homeowner has been charged with shooting and wounding an 84-year-old woman who was canvassing door-to-door against a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee...
Sep. 30, 2022

Russia vetoes UN resolution calling its referendums illegal

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would have condemned its “illegal” referendums in four Ukrainian regions, declared that they have “no validity” and urged all...
Sep. 30, 2022

Booking.com adds travel warnings for West Bank settlements

JERUSALEM (AP) — The online travel agency Booking.com added warnings on Friday to listings in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, following years of pressure from Palestinian officials and human rights groups...
Sep. 30, 2022

Russia vetoes UN resolution condemning its "illegal" referendums in Ukraine and saying they have "no validity"

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoes UN resolution condemning its "illegal" referendums in Ukraine and saying they have "no validity."
Sep. 30, 2022

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