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Racism uproar at home threatens to eclipse royal visit to US

Dec. 01, 2022 13:35 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Renewed allegations of racism at Buckingham Palace threatened to overshadow Prince William’s trip to the United States after campaigners said the palace needed to acknowledge a wider problem that goes beyond one member of staff. The controversy erupted Wednesday...

New NC laws on arson, domestic protections begin Thursday

Nov. 30, 2022 15:41 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tougher penalties for certain types of arsons and large-scale thefts at stores in North Carolina are among all or portions of 10 new state laws approved by the General Assembly this year that will take effect on Thursday. The enacted legislation creates new...

Domestic violence in Germany increases over last 5 years

Nov. 24, 2022 06:29 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The number of domestic violence victims in Germany has increased by 3.4% in the last five years and the overwhelming majority of them are women, the German government said Thursday. A government report indicated that there were 143,604 domestic violence cases in 2021,...

NYPD says man killed in shootout after firing at officers

Nov. 11, 2022 08:17 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A domestic violence suspect was killed in a shootout after he fired at officers in Brooklyn, police said. Several of the officers were taken to hospitals for treatment, Chief of Patrol Jeffrey Maddrey said at a news conference early Friday, but details of the...