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Affidavit: Oklahoma man said he killed 4 men, 'cut them up'

Dec. 02, 2022 16:17 PM EST

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) — A man described as a “person of interest” in the killing and dismemberment of four men in eastern Oklahoma admitted to a woman that he killed the men and “cut them up,” according to a prosecutor's affidavit. Authorities believe 67-year-old Joseph...

China sends students home, police patrol to curb protests

Nov. 29, 2022 11:55 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent more protests Tuesday after crowds angered by severe anti-virus restrictions called for leader Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades. ...

Toronto police charge man in 1983 killings of 2 women

Nov. 28, 2022 16:16 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A 61-year-old man has been charged in the cold case killings of two women who were found dead in their Toronto homes within months of each other almost four decades ago, police said Monday. Police Chief James Ramer said Joseph George Sutherland, of Moosonee, Ontario,...

China announces 1st COVID-19 death in almost 6 months

Nov. 20, 2022 04:02 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday announced its first new death from COVID-19 in nearly half a year as strict new measures are imposed in Beijing and across the country to ward against new outbreaks. The death of the 87-year-old Beijing man was the first reported by the National...

Pope visits immigrant father's hometown for birthday party

Nov. 19, 2022 11:42 AM EST

PORTACOMARO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis made a rare personal getaway Saturday, returning to his father’s birthplace in northern Italy for the first time since ascending the papacy to celebrate the 90th birthday of a second cousin who long knew him as simply “Giorgio.” ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 14, 2022 07:12 AM EST

Toledo Blade. November 12, 2022. Editorial: An agenda for DeWine Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has been re-elected but with no clear mandate or agenda for leadership in a second term. That said, there’s plenty that needs doing. The governor ducked debates and...

New Hampshire Democrats Pappas, Kuster reelected to Congress

Nov. 09, 2022 01:27 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrats Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas both won reelection to Congress in New Hampshire’s 1st and 2nd Districts, defeating two pro-Trump Republicans. Pappas defeated Karoline Leavitt, who worked in the White House press office under former President Donald...

Underground Kitchen provides healthy meals for those in need

Nov. 05, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Before the pandemic, The Underground Kitchen was known for its glamorous, sold-out, $150-per-plate dinners from top chefs in secret locations. But when the pandemic closed down bars and restaurants, UGK was shuttered, too. “For weeks, we...

Charles Booker touts abortion rights in Kentucky Senate bid

Nov. 03, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Charles Booker's political stock rose in Democratic circles two years ago as he voiced outrage over the deaths of Black Americans in encounters with police, including in his hometown in Kentucky. That climb out of obscurity has given the Black former state...

Biden tears into GOP, labels DeSantis ‘Trump incarnate'

Nov. 02, 2022 05:40 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday lashed out at Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis as “Donald Trump incarnate,” zeroing in on a potential 2024 GOP presidential contender as he campaigned for Democrats facing uphill fights in next week’s midterm election. ...