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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Newly filed court documents detail gun evidence recovered from the scene of a fatal shooting of a driver during an arrest attempt by members of a federal task force in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has said evidence indicates Winston Boogie Smith Jr., who was […]

By Mark Sherman
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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Obama era health care law, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans. The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to […]

By Ignatius Ssuuna
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KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) – Rwandan prosecutors on Thursday requested a life sentence for the man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” as he faces terrorism charges, while his family asserts that he faces mistreatment and an unfair trial. Paul Rusesabagina, once praised for saving hundreds of ethnic Tutsis from Rwanda’s […]

Can you mix and match two-dose COVID-19 vaccines? It’s likely safe and effective, but researchers are still gathering data to be sure. The authorized COVID-19 shots around the world are all designed to stimulate your immune system to produce virus-fighting antibodies, though the way they do so varies, noted Dr. […]

By Michael Balsamo And Colleen Long
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WASHINGTON (AP) – During the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election, despite the fact his former attorney general had said there was no evidence of widespread fraud, according to emails released […]

By Don Babwin
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CHICAGO (AP) – An argument in a house on Chicago’s South Side early Tuesday erupted into gunfire, leaving four women dead and four other people injured, police said. The shooting happened at 5:42 a.m. in the city’s Englewood neighborhood, police said, and no arrests were immediately made. Police had few […]

By Steve Karnowski
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed state regulators’ key approvals of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, in a dispute that drew over 1,000 protesters to northern Minnesota last week. A three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that the state’s independent Public Utilities […]

By Aamer Madhani, Jonathan Lemire And Lorne Cook
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Leaders concerned by China’s development of nuclear missiles and coercive policies BRUSSELS (AP) – NATO leaders on Monday declared that China poses a constant security challenge and is working to undermine global order, and they said they’re worried about how fast the Chinese are developing nuclear missiles. In a summit […]

BERLIN (AP) – A Berlin university on Thursday stripped a prominent former German minister of her doctorate following a long-running saga over plagiarism allegations that led to her resignation last month. Franziska Giffey quit as Germany’s minister for women and families in mid-May, but the center-left Social Democrat is still […]

By Riaz Khan
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistani police have arrested a cleric after a video of him went viral on social media, in which he threatens Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai over her recent comments about marriage, officials said Thursday. The cleric, Mufti Sardar Ali Haqqani, was arrested in Lakki Marwat, a district […]

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The Biden administration said Tuesday that it has identified more than 3,900 children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under former President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal crossings, providing one of the more detailed accounts of a chapter in U.S. immigration history that […]