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Sheriff: Remains are those of 2 missing Wisconsin brothers

Nov. 22, 2019 5:38 PM EST

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — Northwest Missouri authorities say human remains found in Missouri and Nebraska are those of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Caldwell County Sheriff Jerry Galloway announced in a news release Friday that remains found Monday in a livestock trailer in Lincoln County, Nebraska, are...

Family of black Alabama man killed by police filing suit

Nov. 22, 2019 5:19 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a black man who was killed by police who mistook him for a shooting suspect at an Alabama shopping mall filed a federal lawsuit Friday, the first anniversary of his death. The parents of 21-year-old Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr. joined lawyers at a news conference...

Biden files papers for South Carolina presidential primary

Nov. 22, 2019 5:03 PM EST

ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden has made his presidential bid official in South Carolina. The former vice president filed his paperwork as a candidate in next year’s Democratic primary during a stop Friday at a soul food restaurant in Abbeville. Surrounded by a crush of media and lunchtime patrons...

Boy Scouts mortgage vast New Mexico ranch as collateral

Nov. 22, 2019 4:54 PM EST

The Boy Scouts of America has mortgaged one of the most spectacular properties it owns, the vast Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, to help secure a line of credit as the financially strapped organization faces a growing wave of new sex-abuse lawsuits. The BSA said Friday that it has no plans to sell the...

Snowboarders honor late visionary Jake Burton Carpenter

Nov. 22, 2019 4:29 PM EST

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Snowboarders glided down a Vermont mountain Friday on the opening day of the season as a tribute to Jake Burton Carpenter, a pioneer in the sport who died this week. Carpenter, who founded Burton Snowboards in Vermont, died Wednesday of cancer complications. He was 65. In announcing his...

Amazon pulls skin-lightening products off site amid pushback

Nov. 22, 2019 3:56 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Amazon has pulled more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous levels of mercury off its website after pushback from Minnesota public-health and environmental activists. The Seattle-based company’s change came after two groups, the BeautyWell Project and the state...

Correction: Mortgage Rates story

Nov. 22, 2019 2:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 21 about U.S. mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a year ago, the 30-year rate was at 3.81%. It was at 4.81%. A corrected version of the story is below: US mortgage rates fell this week, boosting housing market US mortgage rates fell this week,...

Stainless steel, broken glass and buzz, Tesla makes a pickup

Nov. 22, 2019 1:11 PM EST

The much-hyped unveiling of Tesla’s electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass splintered twice when hit with a large metal ball. The failed stunt, which ranks high on the list of embarrassing auto industry rollouts, came just after CEO Elon Musk bragged...

Parallel national day rallies by Lebanon protesters, leaders

Nov. 22, 2019 10:41 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s protesters and top politicians held competing Independence Day celebrations Friday, reflecting the deepening rift that has beset the country grappling with its worst political and economic crises in decades. The top leadership attended a truncated military parade which was...

Celebrities are deep into liquor, wine with their own brands

Nov. 22, 2019 10:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — From Kate Hudson’s new vodka to Dylan Sprouse’s Brooklyn-made mead, celebrities with their own brands of spirits and wines can make drink-loving fans happy at the holidays. You can find other pillars of culture with bottles, including TV shows and the high-brow auction house...