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Hunter Biden's impending gun trial could last up to 2 weeks amid sharp disagreements over evidence

May. 24, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The judge overseeing Hunter Biden ’s federal firearms charges trial agreed Friday to block prosecutors from telling jurors about some other unflattering episodes from his personal life, but left the door open to allowing them in if the president’s son testifies. ...

Waldschmidt hits two home runs to help Kentucky advance to another elimination game at SEC tourney

May. 23, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Waldschmidt hit two home runs, Trey Pooser pitched five scoreless inning and second-seeded Kentucky beat No. 3 seed Arkansas 9-6 on Thursday in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Kentucky (40-13) plays in another elimination game on Friday, while...

Federal jury rules against couple who sued Arkansas steakhouse over social-distancing brawl

May. 22, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A jury has ruled against a Black couple who sued a Little Rock steakhouse over a fight the couple had with white customers who weren't wearing masks and stood too close during the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal jury on Monday found no negligence or racial...

Cole Messina drives in 5, including go-ahead home run in 9th, and South Carolina tops Arkansas 6-5

May. 22, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cole Messina belted a two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning and South Carolina held on to defeat Arkansas 6-5 on Wednesday, the first day of double-elimination play at the SEC Tournament. Messina went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs. He drove...

Envirotech Vehicles: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 20, 2024 06:14 AM EDT

OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) — OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) — Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. (EVTV) on Monday reported a loss of $4.5 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Osceola, Arkansas-based company said it had a loss of 29 cents. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and...

Alice Stewart, CNN political commentator and veteran political adviser, dies at 58

May. 18, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

Alice Stewart, a CNN political commentator and veteran political adviser who worked on a number of GOP presidential campaigns, has died at age 58, the news network reported Saturday. Police in northern Virginia told CNN that Stewart's body was found outdoors in the Bellevue...

Federal prosecutor in Arkansas stepped down while being investigated, report says

May. 16, 2024 19:15 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal prosecutor in Arkansas left the post while under investigation for having an inappropriate relationship with an employee in the office, Justice Department documents show. The report, first reported by the Intercept and released Tuesday, said that...

Arkansas Supreme Court upholds 2021 voting restrictions that state judge found unconstitutional

May. 16, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld four voting restrictions passed by Republican lawmakers in 2021 that were struck down by a state judge as unconstitutional. Justices ruled that the four laws did not violate the U.S. or Arkansas constitutions,...

Walmart's strong first quarter driven by consumers seeking bargains with inflation still an issue

May. 16, 2024 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart Inc. reported another quarter of strong results Thursday as its low prices pull in shoppers scouring for discounts with inflation stubbornly high. The nation's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, also offered an upbeat outlook. Share rose more...

Walmart: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 16, 2024 07:11 AM EDT

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart Inc. (WMT) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $5.1 billion. On a per-share basis, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company said it had net income of 63 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains,...