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Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

May. 19, 2022 07:20 AM EDT

The Index-Journal. May 18, 2022. Editorial: Show us the money Knock knock. Who’s there? PR Firm. PR Firm who? Karl Allen’s PR firm, that’s who. Now go away. Not a funny knock-knock joke?...

UK freezes assets on Russian airlines, preventing slot sale

May. 19, 2022 07:16 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Thursday froze the assets of three Russian airlines, preventing them from selling landing slots at U.K. airports that are worth up to 50 million pounds ($62 million). The latest sanctions over Russia's war in Ukraine stop state-owned Aeroflot, Russia’s...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

May. 19, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Brunswick News. May 14, 2022. Editorial: State superintendent candidates need to focus on improving schools Parents with children in public schools in Georgia know it is bad when the Democrats and Republicans running for the top education job in the state are more or...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

May. 19, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

The Advocate. May 15, 2022. Editorial: A State Capitol awash in money, so let’s make the mistakes we made before? With new money washing up on the shores of State Capitol Lake, it’s time to party again like it’s 2008? We’re afraid that is going...

Park outdoors: Ford recalls SUVs due to engine fire risk

May. 19, 2022 07:10 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is asking the owners of 350,000 vehicles in to take them to dealers for repairs in three recalls, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the engines can catch fire. Ford says in U.S. government documents posted Thursday that it doesn't...

Georgia store shootings: White man faces hate crime charges

May. 19, 2022 07:05 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Georgia has brought hate crime charges against a white man accused of shooting into two convenience stores and targeting the people there because of their race last July. Police said he made his intentions clear at the time. “This is a hate...

Shanghai to reopen subways in easing of COVID lockdown

May. 19, 2022 07:02 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The locked-down Chinese metropolis of Shanghai will reopen four of its 20 subway lines Sunday as it slowly eases pandemic restrictions that have kept most residents in their housing complexes for more than six weeks. The city will also restart 273 bus lines...

East Timor celebrates independence anniversary, new leader

May. 19, 2022 06:48 AM EDT

DILI, East Timor (AP) — Former East Timor independence fighter and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta is to be sworn in as president late Thursday of Asia’s youngest country as it marks its 20th anniversary of independence. Banners and posters filled the streets of Dili,...

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 caseload nears 2 million

May. 19, 2022 06:43 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 cases as its pandemic caseload neared 2 million — a week after the country acknowledged the outbreak and scrambled to slow infections in its unvaccinated population. The country is also...

Prosecutor: Officer who shot armed motorist was justified

May. 19, 2022 06:20 AM EDT

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana police officer who fatally shot a stranded motorist who opened fire on him was justified in doing so, a prosecutor said Wednesday. The Palmyra reserve police officer nearly was struck by a shotgun blast fired by Justin Moore, 31, of...