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White, Beavers help Cal beat UCLA 4-1 in Pac-12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 04:51 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Josh White pitched seven scoreless innings and Dylan Beavers hit an inside-the-park home run to help California beat UCLA 4-1 on Wednesday night — and into Thursday morning — in the first round of the inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament and win its seventh...

Davos meeting gabfest to wrap up with German leader

May. 26, 2022 04:37 AM EDT

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — After days of discussions about Russia's war in Ukraine, a global food crisis, climate change and other hot-button issues, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting was set to conclude Thursday with one of the highest-profile guests to journey to Davos: German...

Police: Video captures man shooting 4 walking to prom party

May. 26, 2022 04:34 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four people were shot Wednesday night as they walked to a prom party in the Mantua neighborhood, according to Philadelphia police. WPVI-TV reports that just after 7 p.m., on the 3500 block of Fairmount Avenue, surveillance video captured a gunman who was...

WVa fire investigators ask for help solving deaths of 2 men

May. 26, 2022 04:05 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia investigators are seeking information in the deaths of two men in a fire almost four years ago. The bodies of William Copley and Robert Copley were found May 31, 2018, in the burned remains of their home in Wayne County, the West Virginia...

State: Only 52% of '21 Tennessee grads went right to college

May. 26, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A state report says nearly half of Tennessee public high school seniors in the class of 2021 did not attend college or technical school right after graduating. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission report says the college-going rate has dropped from...

Approved West Virginia charter school won't open this fall

May. 26, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A charter school approved to open in West Virginia this fall has been delayed after a suitable location couldn’t be found. The four-member West Virginia Professional Charter School Board voted Wednesday to push back its contract with Nitro Preparatory...

Manufacturer to locate in western Kentucky, create 150 jobs

May. 26, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A manufacturer of electrical power distribution connectors plans to locate in western Kentucky and create 150 jobs, officials said. Hollobus Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of engineering design technology company Superior Tray Systems, is investing $2.25 million...

Biden signs policing order on anniversary of Floyd's death

May. 26, 2022 03:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday to improve accountability in policing —a meaningful but limited action on the second anniversary of George Floyd's death that reflected the challenges in addressing racism, excessive use of force and public safety when...

Pakistan's ex-premier calls off planned sit-in, demands vote

May. 26, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan cancelled a planned, open-ended sit-in in Islamabad on Thursday, temporarily assuaging fears of protracted civil conflict after he led thousands on a march toward Parliament demanding the government's resignation. ...

Abrams-Kemp slugfest promises to be pricey, long and ugly

May. 26, 2022 02:26 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters didn't get much of a break from election talk on the day after the Tuesday primary in which Republican Gov. Brian Kemp demolished GOP challenger David Perdue and Democrat Stacey Abrams finally clinched a nomination waiting for her after no other members of her party...