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Police: Pakistan detains scores in lynching of Sri Lankan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Police arrested 13 suspects and detained dozens of others in the lynching of a Sri Lankan employee at a sports equipment factory in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday. ...

Chinese reporter ‘protests’ WTA tournament suspension for Peng Shuai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese reporter Shen Shiwei (沈詩偉) has once again posted on Twitter to speak up for Peng Shuai (彭帥), this time protesting the Women's Tennis Association’s (WTA) ...

Clashes rock Arab town in Israel, alleged car-rammer killed

UMM AL-FAHM, Israel (AP) — Police on Friday shot and killed a man in an Arab town in northern Israel who had allegedly been involved in a car-ramming attack that wounded two officers, Israeli of...

Kennard hits clutch 3s, Clippers hold off Lakers 119-115

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James returned from a frustrating stint in the NBA's health and safety protocols just in time for yet another frustrating loss for the Los Angeles Lakers. L...

Time is no ally as Dems strain to finish Biden's $2T bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social and environment package was a Broadway show, its seven months on Congress' stage could qualify it as a hit. But lawmaking isn't show busin...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Afghan judges in Brazil still fear the Taliban

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A female judge, Muska, was hiding with her family from newly empowered Taliban militants in Afghanistan when an apparent reading mistake 7,000 miles away helped to drastically ...

Mom of Illinois State student wants FBI to investigate death

CHICAGO (AP) — A civil rights attorney joined Jelani Day's mother Friday to demand the FBI take charge of an investigation into why the Illinois State University graduate student disappeared in August...

Turgeon out as Maryland men's hoops coach; Manning interim

Mark Turgeon's tenure at Maryland is over, less than a month after the start of his 11th season at the helm. Again, the Terrapins were struggling to reach their potential — although ...

Pipeline: Cascade of white owners has slowed NFL change

Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white. This basic head count might offer the sim...

San Francisco philanthropist, chief of protocol dies at 88

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, the long-reigning chief of San Francisco protocol and unofficial aide to 10 mayors, died Friday of complications from cancer. She was 88. ...

Governor apologizes for Nevada's role in Indigenous schools

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When it was time for Winona James to return to school, her family hid her in brush near their home in the Carson Valley to prevent officials from the Stewart Indian School fro...

Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

DENVER (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial and ordered him to be treated at the sta...

Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murder and reckless homicide and asked that the case be moved ...

Montana inmate confesses to 1968 slaying, dismemberment

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana prison inmate serving a 100-year sentence for killing his wife in 1983 has confessed to strangling, sexually assaulting and dismembering a 19-year-old Helena woman 15 ye...

Time is no ally as Dems strain to finish Biden's $2T bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social and environment package was a Broadway show, its seven months on Congress' stage could qualify it as a hit. But lawmaking isn't show busin...