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  • Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood’s most underappreciated actors, but next month’s Golden Globe Awards will showcase his life and illustrious career next month by bestowing him one of its highest honors. Bridges will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 76th annual awards ceremony […]
  • South Carolina deputies shoot, kill woman with knife

    DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in South Carolina have shot and killed a woman armed with a knife. Darlington County Sheriff’s Lt. Robby Kilgo said in a news release that deputies were called to a home in Darlington late Sunday to check a report of a person “actively inflicting bodily harm.” Kilgo said as […]
  • 2 convicted in Maryland delegate’s grandson’s shooting death

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two men have been convicted in the shooting death of a Maryland lawmaker’s grandson. House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch’s grandson, 22-year-old Tyrone Ray Jr., was shot to death in September 2017. Baltimore state’s attorney’s office spokeswoman Melba Saunders tells The Baltimore Sun 20-year-old Raekwon Thornton and 22-year-old Lamont Kyler were found guilty […]
  • Poll results in tunnel wreath controversy to be released

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — And the winner is … the “N” or the “A”? That was the question posed by the operator of the Holland Tunnel into New York after motorists complained about the placement of a decoration shaped like a Christmas tree. The tree and two circular wreaths have adorned the tunnel for […]
  • Sheriff: Florida dad ‘shattered’ after fatally shooting son

    STUART, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff says a Florida father is “absolutely shattered” after fatally shooting his 30-year-old son who’d gotten into a confrontation with his younger brother over a game of pool. Martin County Sheriff William Synder told a news conference that Joseph Maloney got into a violent struggle early Sunday with his brother, […]
  • Google commences $1B expansion in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — Google is rolling out a major expansion in New York City, spending more than $1 billion on a new campus along the Hudson River that will allow it to double the number of people it already employs here. The internet search giant will fashion a campus exceeding 1.7 million square feet […]
  • White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday. “We’re going to do […]
  • Officer posts message to teen ticketed for speeding

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A police officer in a Cleveland suburb posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph (161 kph) in a 65 mph (105 kph) zone. The officer wrote on Facebook Sunday that he didn’t feel bad about writing the ticket because the teen needs to […]
  • US, China spar again over trade at WTO review of US policies

    GENEVA (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat in Geneva has used a review of America’s trade policy to criticize “forced” technology transfer and a “heavily skewed playing field” in China. Dennis Shea, the U.S. ambassador to the WTO, said criticism of America’s “unilateralist and protectionist” approach was mistaken, and insisted the U.S. wants to reform […]
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SHUTDOWN THREAT LOOMS AS TRUMP DEMANDS WALL Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House insists Congress provide $5 billion to build a border wall. Both parties have suggested that President Trump […]