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  • Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after sailor opened fire, killed 2 civilians at naval shipyard

    HONOLULU (AP) — Officials will beef up security as usual for the ceremony to remember those lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago, with service members and dignitaries confronting a fresh tragedy after a U.S. sailor killed two civilians, wounded another and then turned the gun on himself at the storied military base. The National Park Service, which is hosting the event with the Navy, would not give specifics on the heightened security measures, many of which […]

  • Browns enter final stretch with playoff hopes flickering

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Their margin for error is completely gone, and with one more loss, the Cleveland Browns can say goodbye to their playoff hopes as well. They may have already. Another demoralizing setback last week in Pittsburgh has left the Browns with no option but to win their final four games — starting with the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday — to have any chance of ending a 17-year postseason drought, the NFL’s current longest dry spell. December was supposed […]

  • James Hoyt has $608,500 salary in majors as part of Indians deal

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Right-hander James Hoyt has a salary of $608,500 in the major leagues as part of his contract with the Cleveland Indians and $156,000 while in the minors. Hoyt agreed to the deal Wednesday, two days after he was removed from the 40-man roster when Cleveland failed to offer a 2020 contract by the tender deadline. The 33-year-old had a 2.16 ERA in eight September appearances with the Indians, striking out 10 and walking two in 8 1/3 […]

  • Uber releases safety report revealing nearly 6,000 incidents of sexual assault

    SAN FRANCISCO, California (CNN) — Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018. Among those, there were 464 reports of rape. The report, which comes more than a year after a CNN investigation into sexual assault and abuse on the ride-hailing service, also noted there were 19 deaths caused by physical assault during 2017 and 2018. In its report, Uber repeatedly attempted to contextualize the number of […]

  • Florida police chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

    MIAMI (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour, a law enforcement official said. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a nearby vehicle when shots rang out at a crowded intersection in Miramar, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of where the incident began, according to an […]

  • Governor: All 3 crew killed in Minnesota National Guard Black Hawk helicopter crash

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — All three Minnesota National Guard soldiers were killed when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in crashed Thursday in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed. The identities of the soldiers were not released, pending notification of family. The crash was being investigated and preliminary information on the crash was not released. Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen, the adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, said: “Our Minnesota National Guard family is devastated by the deaths […]

  • West Virginia corrections employees suspended after giving apparent Nazi salute in photo

    KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — A group photo of West Virginia correction officer trainees giving what appears to be the Nazi salute has been released as the state’s governor ordered those involved to be fired. The image was made public Thursday and shows more than two dozen trainees with their arms raised and faces blurred. Officials have described the image of Basic Training Class Number 18 as “distasteful, hurtful, disturbing, highly insensitive, and completely inappropriate.” WSAZ reports that a number of […]

  • Fire lieutenant killed shielding children from gunfire in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Virginia (AP/WJW) — Police say a Virginia fire lieutenant killed in a Thanksgiving night shooting wasn’t the intended target and was trying to protect one of her children when she was shot. Richmond fire Lt. Ashley Nicole Berry was celebrating Thanksgiving at the home of her boyfriend’s family in Hopewell and was getting ready to leave when she was hit by gunfire. Hopewell Police Chief Kamran Afzal told The Richmond Times-Dispatch that Berry was struck when a gunman fired […]

  • Browns’ Mayfield misses practice with right hand wrapped

    CLEVELAND (AP)-Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield’s right hand still isn’t right. Mayfield bruised his throwing hand in the first half of Sunday’s 20-13 loss to Pittsburgh. His hand was heavily taped and he did not throw a pass during the portion of Wednesday’s practice open to media members. Coach Freddie Kitchens earlier said Mayfield would not be limited. While Mayfield’s status is unclear, the Browns got back starting left tackle Greg Robinson. He cleared concussion protocol and returned to practice after […]

  • Impeachment hearings against President Trump continue

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP/WJW) – The first witness to testify in from of the House Judiciary Committee in the impeachment inquiry against President Trump says based on the evidence in the testimony from previous impeachment hearings, show the president committed impeachable offenses. Here is a portion of Noah Feldman’s statement. “Rather, my job is to describe how the constitutional meaning of impeachable offenses applies to the facts described by the testimony and evidence before the House. President Trump’s conduct described in […]

  • Couple finds loaded semi-automatic rifle inside baby bouncer shower gift from Goodwill

    CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — A woman who bought a baby shower gift at a Florida Goodwill store was shocked when the father-to-be opened the box and found a loaded semi-automatic rifle inside. Veronica Alvarez-Rodriguez says she paid $9.99 for what appeared to be a brand new, unopened Baby Einstein’s bouncer as they headed to a friend’s baby shower Sunday. She says some of the guests laughed, but she and her husband were shocked. They called the Crestview Police Department and […]

  • Trump administration tightens food stamp work requirements

    (AP)-The Trump administration is tightening work requirements for the federal food stamp program in a move that will slash benefits for hundreds of thousands of people. The rule will restrict states from exempting work-eligible adults from having to obtain steady employment to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which feeds more than 36 million Americans. The Agriculture Department says the change would save $5.5 billion over five years. Currently, able-bodied adults without dependents and between 18 and 49 can […]

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