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Ex-cop Lane gets 3 years in plea deal for aiding Floyd death

Ex-cop Lane gets 3 years in plea deal for aiding Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer who pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd was sentenced Wednesday to three years.
2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest US lottery jackpot

2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest US lottery jackpot

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people who wish to remain anonymous have claimed a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot after a single ticket to the late July drawing was sold in a Chicago suburb, opting to take a lump sum payment of $780.
Report: Aussie rules player told to end partner's pregnancy

Report: Aussie rules player told to end partner's pregnancy

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Football League says it is investigating “very serious allegations" made by Indigenous players who say they were racially abused by a head coach at Hawthorn in Melbourne.
Man sets himself on fire in apparent protest of Abe funeral

Man sets himself on fire in apparent protest of Abe funeral

TOKYO (AP) — A man set himself on fire near the Japanese prime minister's office in Tokyo early Wednesday in apparent protest against the state funeral planned next week for former leader Shinzo Abe, officials and media reports said.
Hong Kong man arrested after paying tribute to queen

Hong Kong man arrested after paying tribute to queen

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have arrested a man who paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II near the city's British Consulate for alleged sedition.
Aaron Judge hits 60th homer, within 1 of Maris' AL record

Aaron Judge hits 60th homer, within 1 of Maris' AL record

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 60th home run Tuesday night, matching Babe Ruth and moving within one of Roger Maris’ American League season record.
Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

CAYEY, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Fiona blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remained without electricity or running water and rescuers used heavy equipment to lift s
Iran faces global criticism, protests over woman's death

Iran faces global criticism, protests over woman's death

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international criticism on Tuesday over the death of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited three days of protests, including clashes with security forces in the capital and other unrest that
Officials: 8 injured in Chicago apartment building explosion

Officials: 8 injured in Chicago apartment building explosion

CHICAGO (AP) — Eight people were rushed to hospitals after being injured when an explosion Tuesday tore through the top floor of a Chicago apartment building, officials said.

Alex Jones makes 1st appearance outside Sandy Hook trial

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A defiant Alex Jones showed up at a Connecticut courthouse Tuesday, declaring his innocence despite already being found liable for spreading the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.