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Suspect held in mosque attack in London

June 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 10:10 a.m. London’ police force have declined to explain why the person charged with attempted murder in the attack on pedestrians outside the Finsbury Park mosque was not immediately charged in connection with a man who died…

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Amazon buys Whole Foods, big changes to come

June 19, 2017

By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods could mean big changes for the way people buy groceries – and just about everything else. Amazon could try to use automation and data analysis to draw more customers to stores while helping Whole Foods cut costs and…

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Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

June 17, 2017

By MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHAEL R. SISAK NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended without a verdict Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s Dad.” Jurors deliberated more than 52 hours over six days before telling…

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Officer acquitted in murder of Philando Castile

June 16, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest in the manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop (all times local): 5:25 p.m. The prosecutor who brought charges against a Minnesota police officer over the shooting death of a black motorist is urging acceptance of the officer’s…

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Another US appeals court keeps Trump’s travel ban blocked

June 15, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle By Gene Johnson Associated Press SEATTLE — Another U.S. appeals court upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban Monday, dealing the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. The ruling from a unanimous three-judge panel of the…

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Ben Jealous confirms run for Maryland governorship

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Benjamin Todd Jealous Former NAACP president believes his civil rights record will inspire voters     By Hazel Trice Edney TriceEdneyWire.com Former NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous is launching a political career. Last week, Jealous announced that he’s running for Governor of Maryland on the Democratic ticket. He’s entering a crowded field for…

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Report: Several Dead In Shooting At San Francisco UPS Warehouse

June 14, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Several people were killed in a shooting at a UPS warehouse and customer service center in San Francisco, according to CBS San Francisco. The shooting Wednesday led to a massive police response and a shelter-in-place warning for the surrounding area. UPS spokesman Steve Gaut told CBS San Francisco that several people…

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Trump criticizes London’s mayor, again

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News By Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump for a second day lashed out at London’s mayor on Twitter in the wake of a deadly terror attack in the city. Trump tweeted Monday morning that London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a “pathetic…

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Girls sentenced in school bathroom attack that led to death

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Amy Joyner-Francis By Randall Chase Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del.  — A 17-year-old Delaware girl has been sentenced to 6 months in a juvenile facility for a school bathroom attack that left a 16-year-old classmate dead. The girl was convicted of criminally negligent homicide by a Family Court judge in April in the death…

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