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Police ID gunman in FedEx shooting as young male in 20s

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Indianapolis have identified the shooter who opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis as a young male in his 20s. Police Chief Randal Taylor...
Apr. 16, 2021

Police: Gunman who killed eight people at a FedEx facility, before killing himself, was a "younger male, in his 20s."

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police: Gunman who killed eight people at a FedEx facility, before killing himself, was a "younger male, in his 20s."
Apr. 16, 2021

Big Chile study finds Chinese vaccine slashes COVID deaths

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A real-world study of millions of Chileans who had received the Chinese-developed CoronaVac vaccine has found it 67% effective against symptoms and 80% against death from...
Apr. 16, 2021

Belarus parliament moves to pass law banning private lawyers

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The parliament of Belarus gave initial approval Friday to a law that would ban private attorneys, reducing the defense options for people charged in connection with...
Apr. 16, 2021

Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Elected leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright want officers to scale back their tactics amid nightly protests, leaving...
Apr. 16, 2021

Biden speeds refugee admissions but doesn't lift Trump cap

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed an emergency determination that officials said would speed refugee admissions to the U.S., but he did not immediately lift his predecessor's...
Apr. 16, 2021

Biden speeds refugee admission but doesn't lift Trump cap

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed an emergency determination that officials said would speed refugee admissions to the U.S., but he did not immediately lift his predecessor's...
Apr. 16, 2021

China calls for closer cooperation on climate change

PARIS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Friday for closer cooperation on combating global change as he held a video meeting with the leaders of Germany and France, the...
Apr. 16, 2021

Guitarist is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Jon Ryan...
Apr. 16, 2021

Heavy, wet snow shows another side of spring in New England

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders who had enjoyed an early spring were brought back to a cold, blustery reality Friday with a storm packing powerful wind gusts, lashing rain and...
Apr. 16, 2021

Union, automakers headed for fight over battery plant wages

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is calling on General Motors to pay full union wages at electric vehicle battery factories, thrusting what a festering conflict into...
Apr. 16, 2021

Heavy metal guitarist becomes 1st defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in Capitol riot; will cooperate with feds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heavy metal guitarist becomes 1st defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in Capitol riot; will cooperate with feds.
Apr. 16, 2021

Post Hill Press goes on with book by officer in Taylor raid

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of memoir by a Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor’s apartment says it...
Apr. 16, 2021

Biden speeds refugee admissions, but doesn't lift Trump cap

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed an emergency determination that officials said would speed refugee admissions to the U.S., but he did not immediately lift his predecessor's...
Apr. 16, 2021

Senate Democrats urge Biden to deny funds for Brazil Amazon

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than a dozen Senate Democrats sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday complaining of a woeful environmental track record by his...
Apr. 16, 2021

The Latest: US sets up $1.7B network to track virus variants

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration says the U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track coronavirus variants and analyze disease threats. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle...
Apr. 16, 2021

LSU reeling amid protracted reviews of sexual assault cases

When LSU's football team emerges from the north end zone tunnel in 102,000-seat Tiger Stadium for its traditional spring scrimmage on Saturday, players will take a field emblazoned with a...
Apr. 16, 2021

Biden speeds refugees admissions, but doesn't lift Trump cap

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed an emergency determination that officials said would speed refugee admissions to the U.S., but he did not immediately lift his predecessor's...
Apr. 16, 2021

Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages after the two parted ways acrimoniously last year...
Apr. 16, 2021

'Peaky Blinders' actress Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

British actress Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show “Peaky Blinders” and the “Harry Potter” movies, has died, her husband said Friday. She was 52 and had been suffering...
Apr. 16, 2021

Biden signs order to speed refugee admissions, but doesn't lift Trump's historically low refugee cap for year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden signs order to speed refugee admissions, but doesn't lift Trump's historically low refugee cap for year.
Apr. 16, 2021

France, Germany, Ukraine call for Russian troops withdrawal

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and Germany are demanding the withdrawal of Russian troop reinforcements recently deployed at the border with Ukraine, the German chancellor's office said Friday...
Apr. 16, 2021

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social...
Apr. 16, 2021

Israel says it will 'definitely' stop Iran from getting bomb

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Israel’s foreign minister said Friday that his country was determined to stop Iran from building a nuclear weapon, after Tehran promised to step up its uranium...
Apr. 16, 2021

Russia to expel 10 US diplomats in response to Washington

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Friday responded in kind to a barrage of new U.S. sanctions, saying it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves in a...
Apr. 16, 2021

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