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Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

Aug. 16, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill into law on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the “final piece” of his pared-down domestic agenda, as he aims to boost his party’s standing with voters less than three months before...

Family seeks federal inquiry into Georgia drug raid death

Aug. 16, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a Georgia woman killed by gunfire last year as sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at her cousin's home are calling for the Justice Department to investigate, arguing the deadly raid echoes the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky....

Trump's angry words spur warnings of real violence

Aug. 16, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man armed with an AR-15 dies in a shootout after trying to breach FBI offices in Cincinnati. A Pennsylvania man is arrested after he posts death threats against agents on social media. In cyberspace, calls for armed uprisings and civil war grow stronger. This...

City buying tougher windshields after cop killed in cruiser

Aug. 16, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

ELWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana city where a police officer was killed by gunshots fired into his cruiser is investing in bullet-resistant windshields for its 19 police vehicles. The Elwood Board of Public Works and Public Safety voted unanimously Monday night to spend...

New Orleans moves to end federal oversight of police

Aug. 16, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials asked a federal judge Tuesday to end court-supervised oversight of its police department under a pact negotiated with the U.S. Justice Department a decade ago, after deadly police shootings of civilians following Hurricane Katrina cast renewed scrutiny on...

Reports: Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors

Aug. 16, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian human rights group and an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday that an explosion in a cemetery that killed five Palestinian children during the latest flare-up in Gaza was caused by an Israeli airstrike and not an errant Palestinian rocket. ...

Suspected militants fatally shoot local Hindu in Kashmir

Aug. 16, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Assailants on Tuesday fatally shot a local Hindu man and injured his brother in a shooting that police blamed on militants fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir. Police said militants fired at two brothers belonging to minority community of...

Officials release Beirut gunman after bank drops charges

Aug. 16, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state prosecutor on Tuesday released a man who took up to 10 people hostage in a bank at gunpoint while demanding funds from his locked savings account. In a case that has drawn nationwide attention, food delivery driver Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein, 42,...

Miami-Dade officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

Aug. 16, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami-Dade police officer was critically wounded and an armed robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire during a car chase Monday night, authorities said. The suspect smashed his vehicle into a police cruiser and another car while trying to flee following...

Cuban doctor shot to death at Mexico hospital

Aug. 16, 2022 10:12 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Cuban doctor has been shot to death at a hospital in a rough neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City, prosecutors in the State of Mexico confirmed late Monday. The doctor, whose name was not provided, was killed Friday along with a nurse and another woman...