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Myanmar court postpones verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi

Nov. 30, 2021 01:19 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Myanmar postponed its verdict on Tuesday in the trial of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow testimony from an additional witness, a senior member of her political party. The court agreed with a defense motion that it allow Zaw Myint Maung,...

California now limits medical parole to those on ventilators

Nov. 30, 2021 01:07 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons. Prison officials say a change in federal rules led them to limit medical parole to...

New Mexico State to drop parking citations for peanut butter

Nov. 30, 2021 00:18 AM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is offering anyone with a campus parking citation the chance to get out of their jam with some peanut butter. The university will accept at least 80 ounces (2,270 grams) of peanut butter — the equivalent of five-six...

California father arrested after 4 kids, grandmother killed

Nov. 30, 2021 00:15 AM EST

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — A security guard whose online posts talked about following a good and religious life remained jailed Tuesday on suspicion of shooting to death his four children, including an infant, and their grandmother at their Southern California home. ...

Prosecutors to begin case against Jussie Smollett in Chicago

Nov. 30, 2021 00:08 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Testimony is set to begin Tuesday in the trial of ex-“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who prosecutors say staged a homophobic and racist attack in Chicago but whose defense attorney says is “a real victim” of a “real crime.” Special...

Jurors at trial in Daunte Wright slaying go under microscope

Nov. 29, 2021 23:56 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When attorneys begin sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she killed Daunte Wright, they’ll take a hard look at their attitudes toward policing,...

Legal official: Myanmar court postpones verdict in case against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow new testimony

Nov. 29, 2021 23:52 PM EST
BANGKOK (AP) — Legal official: Myanmar court postpones verdict in case against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow new testimony.

Father held after 4 California children, grandmother slain

Nov. 29, 2021 23:35 PM EST

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Four children, including an infant, and their grandmother were found shot to death in a Southern California home and the children's father was arrested on suspicion of killing them, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. The victims...

Home of Marilyn Manson searched in abuse investigation

Nov. 29, 2021 22:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searched the home of rocker Marilyn Manson on Monday after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women. Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Eva Jimenez said a search warrant was served on the home of Manson, whose legal name...

FedEx driver questioned about hundreds of packages in woods

Nov. 29, 2021 22:20 PM EST

HAYDEN, Ala. (AP) — The recent discovery of hundreds of packages in a wooded area in Alabama have led authorities to question a FedEx driver, a sheriff said Monday. As many as 400 packages of varying sizes were found in a ravine last week about 30 miles (50 kilometers)...