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Police: Gunman fired 70 plus rounds at July 4 parade, 7 dead

Jul. 05, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The gunman who attacked an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago fired more than 70 rounds with an AR-15-style gun that killed at least seven people, then evaded initial capture by dressing as a woman and blending into the fleeing crowd, police said Tuesday. ...

2 key UK Cabinet ministers quit Boris Johnson's government

Jul. 05, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Two of Britain’s most senior Cabinet ministers resigned on Tuesday, a move that could spell the end of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership after months of scandals. Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid resigned within minutes of each...

Ukrainian governor urges evacuation of 350,000 residents

Jul. 05, 2022 14:52 PM EDT

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory in seizing an eastern Ukraine province essential to his wartime aims, his troops escalated their offensive in the neighboring province Tuesday, prompting the governor to urge a mass evacuation of residents. ...

High cost of Russian gains in Ukraine may limit new advance

Jul. 05, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

After more than four months of ferocious fighting, Russia claimed a key victory: full control over one of the two provinces in Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. But Moscow’s seizure of the last major stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in Luhansk province came at a steep...

A survivor of the migrant trailer: 'They couldn't breathe'

Jul. 05, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Simple advice from a friend to stay near the door may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly fate that befell 53 other migrants when they were abandoned trapped in a sweltering semi-trailer last week on the edge of San Antonio. Speaking by...

Giuliani, Graham testimony sought in Trump election probe

Jul. 05, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is trying to compel U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and other members of Trump's campaign legal team to testify before a special...

Feds settle suit alleging abuse by men detained after 9/11

Jul. 05, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department settled a decades-old lawsuit on Tuesday filed by a group of men who were rounded up by the government in the weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and held in a federal jail in New York in conditions the department’s own watchdog called abusive and...

Companies could face hurdles covering abortion travel costs

Jul. 05, 2022 03:05 AM EDT

After the U.S. Supreme Court revoked the federal right to an abortion that's been in place for half a century, companies like Amazon, Disney, Apple and JP Morgan pledged to cover travel costs for employees who live in states where the procedure is now illegal so they can terminate pregnancies. ...

Review: 'Thor: Love and Thunder' is pure bonkers filmmaking

Jul. 05, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

The last full Thor movie was the overstuffed 2017 “Thor: Ragnarok,” with the God of Thunder dealing with dueling brother and sister issues, the imminent destruction of his planet, a boozy sidekick, a huge dog, pal Hulk having a panic attack and the death of his father. It was...

Wimbledon's all-white clothing bothers some, delights others

Jul. 05, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Before being interviewed on Centre Court about his return to the Wimbledon quarterfinals, Nick Kyrgios traded in his all-white grass-court shoes for a red-and-white pair of basketball sneakers, and swapped out his white hat for a red one. Big deal? Not to...

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Police say a seventh person has died as a result of the mass shooting at a July 4 parade in Highland Park, Illinois

Jul. 05, 2022 15:39 PM EDT
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Police say a seventh person has died as a result of the mass shooting at a July 4 parade in Highland Park, Illinois.

Father: Blown tire caused fatal blast at Michigan air show

Jul. 05, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The father of the jet engine-powered semitruck driver who died during a performance at a southwestern Michigan air show said Tuesday that the truck burst into flames after a blown tire ruptured the fuel tank. Chris Darnell, 40, died in the accident Saturday...

Body believed to be a woman recovered from a Phoenix canal

Jul. 05, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a body that recovered from a Phoenix canal early Tuesday. Phoenix Fire Department officials said crews were initially called out to a possible water rescue around 5 a.m. But when crews reached the scene, they said...

Military identifies WWII Army Air Force soldier from Ohio

Jul. 05, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The remains of an Army Air Force sergeant from Ohio who died after he was sent to a prisoner of war camp during World War II have now been positively identified, Defense Department officials announced Tuesday. Tech. Sgt. William F. Teaff, 26, of...

Hogan directs police to suspend Maryland gun carry standard

Jul. 05, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan directed the state police Tuesday to suspend the state's “good and substantial reason” standard for permits to carry handguns after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a similar New York law last month. Hogan said the New York law...

Police: Gunman fired 70 plus rounds at July 4 parade, 7 dead

Jul. 05, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The gunman who attacked an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago fired more than 70 rounds with an AR-15-style gun that killed at least seven people, then evaded initial capture by dressing as a woman and blending into the fleeing crowd, police said Tuesday. ...

More Texas migrant truck victims identified; youngest was 13

Jul. 05, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — More than half of the 53 migrants found dead or dying in a tractor-trailer in Texas last week have been identified, the youngest among them 13 years old, officials said Tuesday. The medical examiner's office is still awaiting confirmation on the identifications...

Morgan picked for NC Senate bid following candidate dropout

Jul. 05, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former Democratic state House candidate in southeastern North Carolina will now run this fall for a Senate seat after the challenger to Republican Sen. Michael Lee dropped out. New Hanover County's Democratic Party executive committee last Friday chose...

Mexico leader to end daylight saving, keep "God's clock"

Jul. 05, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president submitted a bill Tuesday to end daylight saving time, putting an end to the practice of changing clocks twice a year. Health Secretary Jorge Alcocer said Mexico should return to “God’s clock,” or standard time, arguing that setting...

Giuliani, Graham testimony sought in Trump election probe

Jul. 05, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is trying to compel U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and other members of Trump's campaign legal team to testify before a special...