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George P. Bush says GOP can't let 'racist' episodes slide

Dec. 12, 2019 5:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican George P. Bush, the only member of the Bush dynasty still in public office, condemned Thursday recurring episodes of what he described as racist or hateful rhetoric within the Texas GOP, and ripped what he called false accusations fanned by his Hispanic heritage. Bush,...

Neighbors opposed to cutting trees to widen a sidewalk

Dec. 12, 2019 9:09 AM EST

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — A group of neighbors are fighting to save the trees that line their street, despite a city plan to chop them down to make room for sidewalks. KOMO-TV reports the trees stretch along Dayton Avenue North where the state Department of Transportation is remodeling one of its regional...

Nobel laureate Suu Kyi defends Myanmar army in genocide case

Dec. 11, 2019 11:31 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed forces committed genocide, telling the United Nation's top court that the mass exodus of Rohingya people from the country she leads was the unfortunate result of a...

Wild defenseman Spurgeon 10 seasons into size-defying career

Dec. 11, 2019 4:01 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The defining moment of Jared Spurgeon's hockey career came when he was just 13: His peewee coach in Edmonton moved him from forward to defenseman. There was no going back for Spurgeon, even though he hasn't grown much bigger since then. Minnesota's 5-foot-9, 167-pound stalwart on the...

Millennial Money: How procrastinators can win at gift-giving

Dec. 10, 2019 10:39 AM EST

Check the calendar. No, this isn’t a dream. It really is December, and Christmas Day is staring you straight in the face. And if you celebrate Hanukkah, it’s coming even sooner. Where did the holiday season go? Well, no time to reminisce now. It’s down to the wire, but there are still methods...

Charity: Over 110 children killed in 2 Yemeni areas in 2019

Dec. 9, 2019 7:18 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Over 110 Yemeni children were killed between January and October in the key port city of Hodeida and a southwestern province, an international charity said Monday. Save the Children said in a report that 56 children were killed and 170 wounded as a direct result of fighting in Hodeida, despite...

Training offered on administration of opioid-blocking drug

Dec. 8, 2019 4:44 PM EST

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Free training on how to administer Naloxone, an opioid-blocking drug used to reverse the effects of an overdose, will be offered by first responders in a suburban Detroit community and health and anti-drug groups. The free event, open to the public, has been scheduled Tuesday...

Washoe County appealing in Lake Tahoe property tax fight

Dec. 4, 2019 3:33 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County has decided to appeal a judge’s ruling that could force the county to refund millions of dollars in excessive taxes to thousands of residential property owners at Lake Tahoe whose property valuations were arrived at illegally more than a decade ago. The Reno Gazette...

Paul Simon and Peter Singer discuss 'The Life You Can Save.'

Dec. 3, 2019 4:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon, world famous singer-songwriter, isn’t only inspired by fellow musicians. Simon is an admirer of the author-philosopher Peter Singer, the longtime Princeton University professor whose “The Life You Can Save” has been a guide for Simon and others looking for...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Dec. 3, 2019 1:29 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 1, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. NBA 2K20, 2K 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 7. Terraria, 505 Games (US), Inc. 8. Plague Inc.,...