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Video of Floyd arrest may appear early at ex-cop’s trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer goes on trial today in George Floyd’s death, and jurors may not wait long to see parts ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Ship ‘partially refloated,’ still stuck in Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Engineers on Monday “partially refloated” the colossal container ship that continues to block traffic through the Suez Canal, a canal services ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Myanmar forces kill scores in deadliest day since coup

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — As Myanmar’s military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country’s capital, soldiers and police ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

2 in Seattle, San Francisco face anti-Asian hate charges

By Daisy Nguyen Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors in Seattle and San Francisco have charged men with hate crimes in separate incidents that authorities ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Now vaccinated, older adults emerge from COVID hibernation

By David Sharp Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine  — Bill Griffin waited more than a year for this moment: Newly vaccinated, he embraced his 3-year-old granddaughter ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Shots in little arms: COVID-19 vaccine testing turns to kids

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer The 9-year-old twins didn’t flinch as each received test doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine — and then a sparkly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

President invites Russia, China to first global climate talks

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is including rivals Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Cargo ship stuck in Suez Canal where $10 billion worth of goods pass through every day

By Jon Gambrell and Samy Magdy Associated Press ISMAILIA, Egypt — Dredgers, tugboats and even a backhoe failed to free a giant cargo ship wedged ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Tornadoes blamed for 5 deaths as storms hammer Alabama, Mississippi

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press A string of deadly tornadoes roared through Alabama on Thursday, toppling trees, demolishing homes and knocking out power to thousands, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden leaves door open for Senate changes to advance agenda

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden at his first news conference Thursday left the door open to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles in message to US

By Kim Tong-Hyung Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired its first ballistic missiles since President Joe Biden took office on Thursday, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges

By Jonathan Lemire, Nomaan Merchant, Lisa Mascaro and Aamer Madhani Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Brighter outlook for US as vaccinations rise and deaths fall

By Julie Watson and Carla K. Johnson Associated Press More than three months into the U.S. vaccination drive, many of the numbers paint an increasingly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Police: 10 people killed in Colorado supermarket shooting

By Patty Nieberg, James Anderson and Colleen Slevin Associated Press BOULDER, Colo. — A shooting at a Colorado supermarket killed 10 people Monday, including a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

US ties with Russia, China sink as Biden toes tough lines

By Matthew Lee AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON  — U.S. relations with its two biggest geo-political rivals are facing severe tests as President Joe Biden tries ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden is on his heels amid migrant surge at Mexico border

By Aamer Madhani and Colleen Long Associated Press WASHINGTON — Somehow, they didn’t see it coming. Within weeks of Inauguration Day on Jan. 20, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Hundreds in Atlanta rally against hate after spa shootings

By Kate Brumback Associated Press ATLANTA  — A diverse crowd gathered Saturday in a park across from the Georgia state Capitol to demand justice for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden says US to hit 100 million vaccine goal today

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — With the U.S. closing in on President Joe Biden’s goal of injecting 100 million coronavirus vaccinations weeks ahead ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

US-Russia ties nosedive after Biden-Putin tit-for-tat

By Vladimir Isachenkov and Matthew Lee Associated Press MOSCOW — U.S.-Russia ties nosedived on Thursday after Russian leader Vladimir Putin shot back at President Joe ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

IRS will delay tax filing due date until May 17

By Sarah Skidmore Sell AP Business Writer Americans will be getting extra time to prepare their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says it’s delaying the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Nurses fight conspiracy theories along with coronavirus

By Ali Swenson and David Klepper Associated Press Los Angeles emergency room nurse Sandra Younan spent the last year juggling long hours as she watched ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Medically vulnerable in US put near end of vaccine line

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — When Ann Camden learned last month that her 17-year-old daughter got exposed to the coronavirus at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez call it off

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Rod has split. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez called off their two-year engagement, according to multiple reports based on anonymous sources. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Top Democrats call on Cuomo to resign as allegations mount

By MARINA VILLENEUVE and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As allegations of sexual harassment mount, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo confronted a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Daylight saving time comes this weekend and possibly COVID relief payments

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Along with daylight saving time, this weekend could bring some Americans fatter bank balances. Officials at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Six chosen in trial for George Floyd’s death; murder charge added

By STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who said he has a “very negative” impression of Derek Chauvin nevertheless ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Biden ready for ‘independence from virus’

By Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press WASHINGTON — One year after the nation was brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus, President Joe ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems

By Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON — A Congress riven along party lines approved the landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

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