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The Latest: 1st round of talks ends at Biden-Putin summit

Jun. 16, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — GENEVA -- President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have finished the first round of their summit talks Wednesday and are proceeding to the first of two larger meetings in Geneva. Biden and Putin first met accompanied by Secretary of State...

Tennessee deputy wounded, man dead after gunfire exchange

Jun. 16, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

WESTMORLAND, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's deputy was wounded and a suspect was found dead after authorities responding to a report of an armed man causing a disturbance exchanged gunfire with him, officials said. Deputies from the Macon County Sheriff’s Office...

State police investigating shooting by Bridgeport officer

Jun. 16, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport police officer shot and wounded a person Tuesday night while working with a federal and local law enforcement task force, authorities said. State police said Wednesday that the person was treated at a hospital for...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jun. 16, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

York Dispatch. June 14, 2021. Editorial: Awful ‘audit’ idea hatched by GOP in Pa. It seemed only a matter of time before Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania hopped on the “election audit” bandwagon. Turns out, they’ve...

Massachusetts man convicted of fatal stabbing outside bar

Jun. 16, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another outside a Haverhill bar four years ago has been convicted of second-degree murder, prosecutors said. Hayden Delafuente, 25, was convicted by a jury Tuesday after a six-day...

Man with guns in car on UNC-Chapel Hill campus arrested

Jun. 16, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Police at a North Carolina university arrested a man who a security officer found on campus Tuesday sleeping inside a car with multiple firearms. Officers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill charged Joseph John Radomski, 39, of...

Teen killed by hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis

Jun. 16, 2021 08:22 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a teenager was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis. The 16-year-old boy was either on foot or skateboarding when he was struck in north Minneapolis about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Police and fire...

Ex-school bus driver pleads guilty in child pornography case

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A former Jackson Public School band volunteer and bus driver has pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, authorities said. Jerrell Lea’Shun Jackson, 34, took young girls to his Ridgeland apartment and recorded himself engaging in sexual...

Germany buys Dubai asset data in fight against tax evasion

Jun. 16, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister has ordered the purchase of data on Germans with assets in Dubai as part of efforts to combat tax evasion, following similar purchases by regional authorities of data from Switzerland in the past decade. The Finance Ministry said...

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

Jun. 16, 2021 07:59 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship. The protester used a powered paraglider with a motor...