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Pittsburgh Police and paramedics respond to Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School for what turned...

Washington man charged in 20-plus ‘swatting’ calls around US

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities on Thursday said they arrested a Washington state man who made more than 20 “swatting” calls around the country and in Canada, prompting real emergency responses to his fake reports of bombs, shootings or other threats. Ashton Connor Garcia, 20, of Bremerton, used voice-over-internet technology to conceal his identity as […]
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Detective files discrimination claim against Seattle police

A Black woman who has worked for decades as a Seattle police officer filed a discrimination claim against the police department.
13 days ago

BNSF trains derail in Washington, Arizona; no injuries

ANACORTES, Wash. (AP) — Two BNSF trains derailed in separate incidents in Arizona and Washington state on Thursday, with the latter spilling diesel fuel on tribal land along Puget Sound. No injuries were reported. It wasn’t clear what caused either derailment. The derailment in Washington occurred on a berm along Padilla Bay, on the Swinomish […]
16 days ago

Bill would ban marriages under age 16 in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A child marriage bill was passed by the West Virginia Senate on Friday night after it was changed to prohibit anyone younger than 16 from getting married and to ban age gaps of more than four years for 16- and 17-year-olds. The Senate passed the bill on a 31-1 vote. It […]
22 days ago
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Texas women sued for wrongful death after aiding in abortion

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three women in Texas are being sued for wrongful death by a man who claims they helped his now-ex-wife obtain medication for an abortion. It’s another test of state-enforced bans since the U.S. Supreme court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision. In a lawsuit filed late Thursday in Galveston County, Marcus […]
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Michael Cohen to testify Monday in Trump hush-money probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is scheduled to testify Monday before a Manhattan grand jury investigating hush-money payments made on the former president’s behalf, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. They were not authorized to speak publicly about grand jury proceedings and did so […]
22 days ago
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3 women missing in Mexico after crossing from Texas on trip

PEÑITAS, Texas (AP) — Two sisters from Texas and a friend are missing in Mexico after they crossed the border last month to sell clothes at a flea market, U.S. authorities said Friday. The abduction of four Americans in Mexico that was resolved in a matter of days. But the fate of the three women, […]
22 days ago
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Quake swarms at neighboring Alaska volcanoes raise concerns

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Not one but two volcanoes on the same island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain were rocked by earthquakes on Friday, prompting concerns about a possible eruption. Elevated earthquake activity was reported at both Tanaga and Takawangha volcanoes on uninhabited Tanaga Island, hundreds of miles (kilometers) from Anchorage. “If an eruption were to […]
22 days ago
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New Hampshire lawmaker arrested for obstructing snowplow

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in New Hampshire was arrested Friday for allegedly screaming and swearing at a snowplow truck operator who recorded the confrontation and later reported him to police. Rep. Jeffrey Greeson, 51, of Wentworth was charged with disorderly conduct, criminal threatening and simple assault, according to police. He was released […]
22 days ago
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2 LA police officers shot by parolee released from hospital

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles police officers shot by a wanted parolee have been released from the hospital and a third is in stable condition, police said Friday. The officers, all members of a K-9 dog-handling unit, were wounded Wednesday in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood near downtown. Two were released on Thursday, a […]
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Evena Joseph, left, sits with her son J. Ryan Mathurin, 9, as he does his homework, Thursday, Dec. ...
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Many kids are struggling in school, but do their parents know?

It’s widely known that the pandemic set back students across the country. But many parents don’t realize that includes their own child.
26 days ago
Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2023, Sa...
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Trump says an indictment would not end presidential campaign

Former President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would continue his third presidential campaign even if indicted.
28 days ago
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Amazon pauses construction on 2nd headquarters in Virginia

Amazon is pausing construction of its second headquarters in Virginia following the shifting landscape of remote work.
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Microsoft’s Activision deal hurts gamers, UK watchdog says

Microsoft’s stalled $68.7 billion deal to buy video game company Activision Blizzard has hit a fresh hurdle in the United Kingdom, where the antitrust watchdog said Wednesday that it will stifle competition and hurt gamers.
2 months ago
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US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China

The Biden administration is moving forward with a plan to shoot down a large Chinese balloon suspected of conducting surveillance on the U.S. military, by bringing it down once it is above the Atlantic Ocean where the remnants could potentially be recovered, according to two U.S. officials.
2 months ago