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Harry and Meghan slam British tabloids in new Netflix series

Dec. 08, 2022 13:09 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, stick to a familiar script in a new Netflix series that chronicles the couple’s estrangement from the royal family, chastising Britain’s media and the societal racism they believe has fueled coverage of their relationship. The...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Dec. 08, 2022 07:12 AM EST

Charleston Gazette Mail. December 2, 2022. Editorial: Jimbo TV renewed for another season It looks as if Jimbo TV has been renewed for a fourth season. Gov. Jim Justice says he’s lifting the state of emergency, in place since 2020 because of COVID-19,...

1 person hurt in shooting outside suburban Atlanta Walmart

Dec. 07, 2022 16:30 PM EST

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police in suburban Atlanta say one person was shot and injured Wednesday in a shooting near the automotive center at a Walmart store. Investigators said two groups of people had a dispute outside the store in Cobb County and shots were fired, news outlets...

Report: Killing of Pakistani journalist in Kenya 'planned'

Dec. 07, 2022 07:46 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The killing in Kenya of an outspoken Pakistani journalist was a “planned assassination," a team of Pakistani investigators said in a report released Wednesday, weeks after the mysterious slaying triggered condemnations and calls for an independent probe. ...

US court dismisses suit against Saudi prince in killing

Dec. 06, 2022 18:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, bowing to the Biden administration's insistence that the prince was legally immune in the case. District of...

Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

Dec. 06, 2022 17:08 PM EST

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. said Tuesday it will be “forced to consider” removing news content from its platform if Congress passes legislation requiring tech companies to pay news outlets for their material. The Journalism Competition and Preservation Act, if passed,...

Shea Ruddy wins Michigan AP D7-8 Player of the Year award

Dec. 06, 2022 17:07 PM EST

Shea Ruddy has watched Ottawa Lake-Whiteford’s state championship game at least five times since his Bobcats won the Division 8 title. He is still amazed. “In the moment I didn’t realize how much we had to do on that drive,” Ruddy said. “I don’t think I even realized we...

Al Jazeera wants court to probe Palestinian reporter's death

Dec. 06, 2022 08:37 AM EST

THE HAGUE (AP) — News channel Al Jazeera on Tuesday formally asked the International Criminal Court to investigate the fatal shooting of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh as she was reporting from a Palestinian refugee camp in May. Al Jazeera has accused the Israeli government of...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022

Dec. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EST

One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II. In her 70 years on the throne, she helped modernize the monarchy across decades of enormous social change, royal marriages and births, and family scandals. For most Britons, she...

As Musk is learning, content moderation is a messy job

Dec. 04, 2022 13:17 PM EST

Now that he’s back on Twitter, neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin wants somebody to explain the rules. Anglin, the founder of an infamous neo-Nazi website, was reinstated Thursday, one of many previously banned users to benefit from an amnesty granted by Twitter's new owner Elon Musk. The next...