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Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings

Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after testifying he acted in self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice in the U.S.
Former NFL player Zac Stacy charged with attacking ex

Former NFL player Zac Stacy charged with attacking ex

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL running back Zac Stacy has been arrested after the mother of his child showed detectives video of him attacking her at her central Florida home, authorities said.
Police: 3 students shot in Denver-area school parking lot

Police: 3 students shot in Denver-area school parking lot

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three students were shot Friday during a fight in the parking lot of a high school in the Denver suburb of Aurora, the police chief said, only days after six teenagers from a nearby campus were shot and injured at a park.

Denver suburb to pay $15M to settle Elijah McClain lawsuit

DENVER (AP) — The Denver suburb of Aurora has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the parents of Elijah McClain, a Black man who died after suburban Denver police stopped him on the street and put him in a neckhold two years ago,
Mistrial declared in case of man charged in 18 Texas deaths

Mistrial declared in case of man charged in 18 Texas deaths

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge declared a mistrial Friday in the first murder case against a man charged with killing 18 older women in the Dallas area over a two-year span, and a defense attorney said he expects his client will be retried.
White Missouri officer convicted in Black man’s 2019 death

White Missouri officer convicted in Black man’s 2019 death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge on Friday convicted a white Kansas City police officer of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the fatal shooting of a Black man, in a case in which prosecutors said police planted evidence.
Facing surge, Austria will mandate COVID-19 shots, lock down

Facing surge, Austria will mandate COVID-19 shots, lock down

VIENNA (AP) — Austria announced a national lockdown and a plan to mandate vaccinations as coronavirus infections hit a record high Friday, forcing the government to walk back promises that strict shutdowns were a thing of the past.

Jennifer Snowpez? Kids get creative with snowplow names

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Captain Snowpants; Yo Bro, No Snow; and Jennifer Snowpez are among the names that will be on some of Vermont's snowplows this winter.
EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases involving political dissidents, entertainers, busines
Biden to have routine colonoscopy, transfer power to Harris

Biden to have routine colonoscopy, transfer power to Harris

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden will briefly transfer power to Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday when he undergoes a “routine colonoscopy" at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the White House said.
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