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Juvenile justice recruiting applicants for jobs across state

Jul. 18, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice is recruiting applicants for more than 160 job openings at 24 facilities across the state, officials said. As part of the recruitment efforts, a job fair is being held July 20 at Jefferson Regional Juvenile Detention...

Tiger Woods part of celebration of champions at St. Andrews

Jul. 11, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — They stood on the 18th tee at St. Andrews, a foursome that collectively has won 43 major championships spanning nearly six decades. Tiger Woods isn't big on ceremonial golf. There are exceptions, and a British Open at the home of golf that celebrates...

Judge says NYC can't let noncitizens vote in city elections

Jun. 27, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City can't let noncitizens vote for mayor and other city officials, a judge ruled Monday, siding with Republicans who challenged the measure as unconstitutional. In January, New York became the first major U.S. city to grant widespread municipal voting...

Former Iran conscripts say unfairly blocked from US travel

Jun. 26, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years ago, Leili Ghazi quit studying biomedical engineering in Iran and seized the chance to travel to the United States to build a new life for herself and her parents. Now, the 22-year-old is separated indefinitely from her family because her father...

Jack Nicklaus to become honorary citizen of St. Andrews

Jun. 06, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus is returning to St. Andrews to become an honorary citizen. Nicklaus won two of his three British Open titles at St. Andrews, and he chose the Old Course in 2005 to play his final major championship. He already has received an...

Judge dismisses lawsuit over citizenship check for voting

May. 31, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Mississippi of using a discriminatory proof-of-citizenship requirement for some new voters under a law dating back to the Jim Crow era. The dismissal came weeks after the state repealed a 1924 law that...

Stephen Ames takes 2-shot lead in Senior PGA Championship

May. 28, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Stephen Ames shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over fellow Canadian Mike Weir and 64-year-old Bernhard Langer into the final round of the Senior PGA Championship. Ames had a 12-under 202 total at Harbor Shores Resort. ...

Portugal approves sale of Chelsea by Abramovich

May. 26, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government has given its authorization for the sale of Chelsea by Roman Abramovich, who needed approval because he is a Portuguese passport holder. The decision by Portugal was announced Thursday, a day after the British government approved...