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Chicago lawmaker enters plea in red-light camera scandal

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago state senator pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of lying to the FBI and seeking a bribe to oppose legislation that would have required a...
Sep. 23, 2022

US steps up diplomatic efforts with China on Taiwan, Russia

NEW YORK (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday ramped up its diplomatic efforts to press China to end provocative actions against Taiwan and warned it about any active support...
Sep. 23, 2022

4 die in domestic disturbance where house caught fire

OAK FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago responding to a domestic incident early Friday found three gunshot victims who were mortally wounded outside a house and later the...
Sep. 23, 2022

Michels: Would sign abortion ban with rape/incest exceptions

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Tim Michels said Friday that he would sign an abortion ban with exceptions for rape and incest if it came to his desk as governor,...
Sep. 23, 2022

Arizona GOP chair's try to quash Jan. 6 panel subpoena fails

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an effort by Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward and her husband to block a subpoena of their phone records issued by...
Sep. 23, 2022

Amended autopsy: Black man died due to sedative, restraint

DENVER (AP) — A Black man who died after a police encounter in a Denver suburb in 2019 died because he was injected with a powerful sedative after being forcibly...
Sep. 23, 2022

Amended autopsy of Black man who died after 2019 police encounter in Colorado says he died due to sedative, restraint

DENVER (AP) — Amended autopsy of Black man who died after 2019 police encounter in Colorado says he died due to sedative, restraint.
Sep. 23, 2022

Approaching storm may delay launch try for NASA moon rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An approaching storm threatens to delay NASA's next launch attempt for its new moon rocket, already grounded for weeks by fuel leaks. A tropical depression...
Sep. 23, 2022

Advocates seek more say in how opioid settlements are spent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tattoos on Billie Stafford’s hands — inspired by street art and full of references to her work helping prevent drug-related deaths — have become an...
Sep. 23, 2022

Pakistan battles disease surge as flood deaths surpass 1,600

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan deployed thousands more doctors and medics to battle the outbreak of disease as the death toll from the unprecedented floods that have gripped the country this...
Sep. 23, 2022

Maryland announces settlement with Kushner-owned company

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A property management company owned by the family of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has agreed to pay a $3.25 million civil penalty and...
Sep. 23, 2022

Family: Man killed in crash never got air bag recall notice

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrived at a crash scene in the Panhandle this summer, they found a 23-year-old Navy officer dead at the wheel...
Sep. 23, 2022

Execs: US internet casino gambling is poised for expansion

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As sports betting has swept across the country with states, casinos and consumers eagerly embracing a new gambling market, internet casino games have grown much...
Sep. 23, 2022

As shelters fill, NYC weighs tents to house migrants

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor says he plans to erect hangar-sized tents as temporary shelter for thousands of international migrants who have been bused into the Big...
Sep. 23, 2022

The AP Interview: Pakistani leader details flood devastation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Flooding likely worsened by climate change has submerged one-third of Pakistan's territory and left 33 million of its people scrambling to survive, according to Pakistan's prime...
Sep. 23, 2022

New Mexico allows funds for prosecutions in 'Rust' shooting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has granted funds to pay for possible prosecutions connected to last year's fatal film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin, the...
Sep. 23, 2022

Protesters disrupt hearing on Hopkins police force

BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters in Maryland disrupted a public hearing on Johns Hopkins University’s proposed police force on Thursday night, prompting officials to move the event to an online-only format...
Sep. 23, 2022

Man wants to defend himself in fatal Wisconsin parade attack

A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens of others by driving an SUV through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin last year wants to represent himself in a...
Sep. 23, 2022

Book shows personal side of 'Mockingbird' author Harper Lee

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — To the world, Harper Lee was aloof to the point of being unknowable, an obsessively private person who spent most of her life avoiding the public...
Sep. 23, 2022

Panel: NY town justice bragged of pulling gun on Black man

WHITEHALL, N.Y. (AP) — A town justice in upstate New York who bragged to colleagues about pulling a loaded gun on a “large Black man” in court should be removed...
Sep. 23, 2022

Jury sent home; Alex Jones testimony to continue next week

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers in the defamation trial of Alex Jones agreed Friday not return him to the stand until next week after a contentious day of testimony Thursday...
Sep. 23, 2022

Abbas says hope of peace with Israel 'waning'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that hope of peace with Israel was “waning,” as the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations took...
Sep. 23, 2022

Building construction starts at Ford site in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Building construction has begun at the future site of a factory where Ford and a South Korean company have joined forces to build electric trucks and...
Sep. 23, 2022

Ari Lennox's 'age/sex/location' revels in infatuation

NEW YORK (AP) — Writer’s block confined Ari Lennox during the creation of her latest album, “age/sex/location,” but her label head and friend, rap superstar J. Cole, suggested she begin...
Sep. 23, 2022

Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old Medieval Times document

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bargain hunter who went to an estate sale in Maine to find a KitchenAid mixer, a bookshelf or vintage clothing walked away with a 700-year-old...
Sep. 23, 2022

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