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Virginians Barbershop Chorus welcomes women for holiday show

Dec. 04, 2021 09:12 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — This is the time of year when the Virginians Barbershop Chorus usually would be putting the finishing touches on its Christmas show. This year, though, any last-minute polishing of the harmonizing will come not in rehearsals but on the computer,...

Prosecute shoplifters under existing laws, governor says

Dec. 01, 2021 21:03 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in no uncertain terms that he thinks shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws, as he called out local officials whom he said have been reluctant to do so. He was responding to a recent run...

Mexico president reaches midterm with high approval rating

Dec. 01, 2021 20:51 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador held a massive rally in Mexico City Wednesday to mark the midway point in his six-year term with polls showing that about two-thirds of Mexicans approve of the job he is doing. López Obrador’s...

Indiana medical groups plead for more to get COVID-19 shots

Nov. 30, 2021 16:49 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s top medical groups pleaded Tuesday for more people to get COVID-19 vaccine shots as the state is in the midst of a new surge of infections and hospitalizations. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to renew the statewide public health...

In Iraq, family mourns daughter who drowned crossing to UK

Nov. 28, 2021 13:02 PM EST

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Snow globes, teddy bears and makeup brushes — these were the trinkets left behind in northern Iraq by Maryam Nouri who perished this week along with at least 26 others in an ill-fated voyage with dreams of reaching the United Kingdom. A wake for...

Q&A: Alana Haim lives out a Valley dream in ‘Licorice Pizza’

Nov. 24, 2021 12:16 PM EST

When Paul Thomas Anderson first mentioned to Alana Haim that he wanted to put her in a movie, she assumed it would be as an extra walking through the frame, or something. And she thought that would be pretty great. They’d gotten to know one another’s families over...

Black entrepreneurs in Miami feel bypassed by the tech boom

Nov. 21, 2021 03:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Black hair care is often overlooked by venture capitalists, a world that remains distant from Black and Brown communities. Only 2% of venture capitalists are Black men and only 1% are Black women. Miami entrepreneur Rishielle Giscombe is undeterred. In an...

UK to hold public inquiry into Novichok poisoning death

Nov. 18, 2021 08:04 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government said Thursday that it has authorized a public inquiry to better examine any possible Russian involvement in the death of a British woman poisoned by a Soviet-developed nerve agent in 2018. Dawn Sturgess, 44, and her partner collapsed in...

Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy chair quits after audit

Nov. 17, 2021 14:42 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The chairwoman of the Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy has resigned after a state audit accused the panel of downplaying possible cases of human trafficking, officials said. Rhonda McManus resigned effective Nov. 6, according to The Advocate. ...

86-year-old woman named Israel's 'Miss Holocaust Survivor'

Nov. 16, 2021 16:06 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — An 86-year-old woman who survived mass roundups and massacres of Jews as a child in Romania was crowned on Tuesday Israel’s “Miss Holocaust Survivor.” Ten women in their 80s and 90s took part in the special pageant, sponsored by a local foundation...