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Latvia, Estonia leave China-backed East Europe forum

Aug. 12, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Latvia and Estonia say they have left a Chinese-backed forum aimed at boosting relations with Eastern European countries, in what appears to be a new setback for China's increasingly assertive diplomacy. The move follows China’s boosting of its relations with...

North Carolina deputy killed; search on for shooter

Aug. 12, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy was killed along a dark stretch of road in North Carolina and authorities were searching Friday for whoever fired the shots. “We will find who’s responsible for this loss. Even in the midst of the hurt and the pain, we ask for prayers,...

Militant's death brings Gaza toll from latest fighting to 49

Aug. 12, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian mourners held a funeral Friday for a militant who succumbed to wounds suffered during three days of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza militants last weekend. His death brings the total number of Palestinians killed in the flare-up to...

Chicago police: Man shot during struggle with officers

Aug. 12, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 40-year-old man has been shot during a struggle with police in a Southside Chicago neighborhood. Officers approached a group of people about 11 p.m. Thursday while responding to a tracking system that gives alerts to areas where gunshots are fired, police said. ...

Shots fired at police during car chase through Detroit area

Aug. 12, 2022 09:01 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Shots were fired at police during a high-speed chase involving a vehicle driven by a 14-year-old boy through Detroit and several suburban communities. The chase started Thursday night after officers attempted to pull over the vehicle for improper plates, police said....

Zeus: Raiders RB Zamir White overcomes lifetime of obstacles

Aug. 12, 2022 07:57 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Scotland High School coach Richard Bailey has watched a handful of players make it to the NFL out of Laurinburg, North Carolina, with none more special than Las Vegas Raiders rookie Zamir White. Shortly after the Raiders took White with the 122nd pick in the...

Police arrest man accused of shooting inside Mall of America

Aug. 12, 2022 07:38 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of firing shots inside the Mall of America before fleeing the suburban Minneapolis shopping complex with the help of several accomplices has been arrested in Chicago, authorities said. Shamar Alon Lark, 21, of Minneapolis, was arrested...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Aug. 12, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. August 11, 2022. Editorial: Black bears are here to stay. We need to learn to live with them. West Hartford resident Bill Priest said it best: “I was in total shock.” And let’s all be honest with each other, how else would you...

UN chief affirms support for denuclearized North Korea

Aug. 12, 2022 05:09 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday proclaimed unwavering U.N. commitment to a fully denuclearized North Korea, even as a divided Security Council allows more room for the isolated country to expand its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile...

Late FG gives Giants, Daboll 23-21 victory over Patriots

Aug. 12, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New York Giants hired Brian Daboll in the hopes he could get more production out of quarterback Daniel Jones and the offense. The first preseason game of Daboll's tenure revealed signs they may be heading in the right direction. Graham...