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Cop In Floyd Case Got Medals For Valor And Drew Complaints

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minneapolis police officer who used his knee to pin down George Floyd’s neck before his death was the most experienced of the four officers involved in the a...

People Harmed By Oxycontin Have More Time To File Claims

NEW YORK (AP) - People injured by the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin have another 30 days to file legal claims against the manufacturer. A federal bankruptcy judge o...

Floyd Protests Suppressed In NYC As Police Enforce Curfew

NEW YORK (AP) — Peaceful protests over the death of George Floyd continued Wednesday in New York City, but an early curfew, drenching rain and refined police tactics appeared to ha...

N. Korea Threatens To Halt Military Agreement Over Leaflets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea threatened on Thursday to end an inter-Korean military agreement reached in 2018 to reduce tensions if the South fails to prevent activists fr...

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Malaria Drug Fails To Prevent Covid-19 In A New Rigorous Study

BOSTON (AP) - A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close...

AP Report Raises Concerns About China And Who; China Denies

At least two U.S. senators said Wednesday that China hid data from the World Health Organization that could have altered the course of the coronavirus outbreak, even as a Chinese o...

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Ex-defense Chief Mattis Rips Trump For Dividing Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary rebuke, former defense secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump's heavy-handed use of military force to quell protes...

Rumor That A Los Angeles Chabad Is Fueling Antifa Gets Brief White House Amplification

LOS ANGELES (JTA) — A Los Angeles synagogue found itself having to deny misinformation about the George Floyd protests after a rumor spread — and was briefly amplified by the White...

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People Are Blowing Up, Or Just Taking, ATMs In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Explosions have destroyed or damaged 50 cash machines in and near Philadelphia since the weekend, and one man has died, in a coordinated effort to steal them or...

German Man Identified As Suspect In Decade Old High-profile Case Of Missing UK Girl

LONDON (AP) — British police said Wednesday that a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on holida...

Restaurants In Much Of NY Get Green Light For Outdoor Dining

NEW YORK (AP) — New York will start to allow outdoor dining at restaurants as soon as Thursday in much of the state outside of New York City and its suburbs as coronavirus restrict...

Former Assemblyman Hikind Calling on Jews To Attend Solidarity Rally For Floyd

BROOKLYN (VINnews) - Former NY Jewish Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling on fellow Jews to attend a solidarity march in support of the Floyd family & black community In his ...

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White House: Trump Church Visit Akin To Churchill WWII Role

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s visit to a nearby church where he held up a Bible was a “leadership moment” akin to Winston Churchill...

Snapchat To Stop ‘Promoting’ Trump Amid Uproar Over Tweets

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat will stop “promoting” President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a social media platform adjusting how it treats t...

Walmart Moves Guns, Ammunition In Some Stores To Secure Area

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at some of its stores in the wake of the killing of George Floyd that has set off sometimes violen...

Wall Street’s Rally Rolls On; S&P 500 Back Within 8% Of High

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks bubbled even higher on Wednesday, vaulting Wall Street back to where it was just one week after it set its all-time high earlier this year, as optimism build...

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UN Health Agency OKs Trial Of Hydroxychloroquine

LONDON — After suspending the hydroxychloroquine arm of a clinical trial of experimental COVID-19 drugs, the director-general of the World Health Organization said experts had revi...

Newspaper: Minnesota AG To Upgrade Murder Charge Against Officer In Floyd Case, Charge 3 Other Officers With Abetting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time ...

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Visits Mourning Tent Of Killed Autistic Palestinian Man

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Jerusalem chief rabbi visited the family of Iyad Halak, the autistic Palestinian man who was shot to death by Israeli Border Police, at their mourning tent in e...

AP: Active-duty Troops Deployed To DC Region Start To Leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — Active-duty troops brought in to help if needed with the civil unrest in the nation's capitol are beginning to return to their home base, after two days of more p...