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Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge betwe...

Abuse victims see inequity in payouts at 2 Michigan schools

Two former University of Michigan football stars who stand to receive as much as $500,000 each through the school's sexual abuse settlement with more than 1,000 students say the per-victim payouts sho...

Judge: legal costs in Florida condo collapse may reach $100M

The legal fees and costs associated with the deadly collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium building could reach $100 million, a judge said Friday. That's why Miami-Dade Circuit...

US, Colorado reach proposed settlement in 2015 mine spill

DENVER (AP) — Colorado, the U.S. government and a gold mining company have agreed to resolve a longstanding dispute over who’s responsible for continuing cleanup at a Superfund site that was establish...

Woman in botched police raid: Money won't 'right this wrong'

CHICAGO (AP) — A Black woman who settled with the city of Chicago for nearly $3 million after she was handcuffed while naked by police officers during a botched raid of her home says “there’s no amoun...

Prosecutor: Alex Murdaugh now faces 71 charges; $8.5M stolen

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A once-prominent South Carolina lawyer now faces 71 charges that he stole nearly $8.5 million in wrongful death and wreck settlements from more than a dozen people after another ...

Israeli general turned lawmaker emerges as settler critic

JERUSALEM (AP) — Retired general Yair Golan spent a significant part of his military career serving in the occupied West Bank, protecting Jewish settlements. Today, he is one of their most vocal criti...

Baltimore police: Anti-violence worker among 3 fatally shot

BALTIMORE (AP) — A quadruple shooting in Baltimore on Wednesday night left three men dead, including an anti-violence worker — the third such worker to have been killed in the city since last January....

EXPLAINER: How will U. of Michigan assault settlement work?

DETROIT (AP) — A $490 million deal to settle claims of sexual assault against a University of Michigan doctor will be handled in a similar way to the $500 million agreement worked out in 2018 by Michi...

Fund urged for sex abuse victims at youth detention center

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella told lawmakers Thursday that spending $100 million to settle sexual abuse claims at the state's youth detention center is the right th...

UN: Food aid in Ethiopia's Tigray now at 'all-time lowest'

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says food distribution in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region has reached its “all-time lowest” while more than 50,000 children are thought to be severely malno...

Timeline of events since George Floyd's arrest and death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25, 2020 — Minneapolis police officers ...

NFL asks Nevada court to dismiss lawsuit from Jon Gruden

The NFL filed a motion asking a Nevada court to dismiss former Raiders coach Jon Gruden's lawsuit against the league, saying the accusations that the the NFL leaked Gruden's old, offensive emails are ...

Palestinian minister: Biden moving too slow on pushing peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki criticized U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday for moving too slowly to reverse all of the Trump administration’s adverse policies agains...

Chances were missed to stop U. of Michigan sexual abuse

DETROIT (AP) — Complaints that a University of Michigan sports doctor was committing sexual assault went back decades, long before a $490 million settlement this week with victims, but no one stepped...