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Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election

Dec. 04, 2022 17:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the “termination” of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen. Trump, who announced last month that he is running again for...

College killing suspect wrote about troubles with co-workers

Dec. 04, 2022 14:29 PM EST

WALNUT, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of intentionally hitting and killing a former co-worker with his car at a Southern California community college called the victim out by name in a social media post in which he claimed he was treated unfairly while he worked at the school, according to a news...

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...

Fans' wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar

Dec. 04, 2022 03:58 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup in Qatar has become a political lightning rod, so it comes as no surprise that soccer fans' sartorial style has sparked controversy. Forget your classic soccer jerseys - the streets of Doha have been transformed into a chaotic runway show in terms...

NC man turns mom living with Alzheimer’s into TikTok star

Dec. 04, 2022 00:09 AM EST

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — There are six days to go before Thanksgiving, so Josh Pettit’s Mooresville home isn’t yet adorned with a single Christmas decoration. But it sure looks like Santa’s been here recently. On the dining table, the 47-year-old web developer has neatly...

Pelé responding well to treatment for respiratory infection

Dec. 03, 2022 16:18 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé is responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection and his health condition has not worsened over the latest 24 hours, the Albert Einstein hospital said Saturday. The 82-year-old Pelé has been at the hospital since Tuesday. ...

Antisemitic celebrities stoke fears of normalizing hate

Dec. 03, 2022 10:54 AM EST

A surge of anti-Jewish vitriol, spread by a world-famous rapper, an NBA star and other prominent people, is stoking fears that public figures are normalizing hate and ramping up the risk of violence in a country already experiencing a sharp increase in antisemitism. Leaders of the...

Spain coach Luis Enrique opens up at World Cup

Dec. 03, 2022 09:54 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Bicycle rides. Streaming sessions. Instagram posts. Honest talks about sex, politics and his late daughter. Luis Enrique, not long ago seen as one of the most uptight coaches in soccer, has opened up at the World Cup. He has been...

Poisons killed beloved owls in Tampa Bay

Dec. 03, 2022 03:19 AM EST

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Mark Schocken took thousands of pictures of the great horned owls in Philippe Park, but he didn’t often capture them eating. Then one clear afternoon, binoculars slung over his shoulder and camera in hand, he watched the mother bird plop a rat in front...

South Carolina DB Cam Smith declares for NFL draft

Dec. 02, 2022 22:56 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina defensive back Cam Smith is leaving the 20th-ranked Gamecocks for the NFL. Smith, the 6-foot, 188-pound junior, announced his decision on social media Friday. He is considered a first-round NFL draft pick. Smith thanked his...