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Trump media partner says it has lined up $1B in capital

Dec. 04, 2021 14:37 PM EST

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Donald Trump’s new social media company and its special purpose acquisition company partner say the partner has agreements for $1 billion in capital from institutional investors. The former president launched his new company, Trump Media...

Key moments surrounding Michigan high school shootings

Dec. 04, 2021 14:23 PM EST

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The parents of the 15-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of four students at a Michigan high school have entered not guilty pleas to involuntary manslaughter charges. James and Jennifer Crumbley entered their pleas during a Zoom...

Labor department launches website for unemployment insurance

Dec. 04, 2021 10:00 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's labor department is allowing people to apply for unemployment insurance online. The department said this week it's rolling out a new unemployment insurance platform, UI Online, to allow people to apply online and track their claim....

San Francisco Chronicle photographer robbed at gunpoint

Dec. 03, 2021 22:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Chronicle photographer was robbed at gunpoint on Friday afternoon in West Oakland, California, during an assignment, the newspaper reported. The robbery came on the heels of the death of a security guard, who was shot Nov. 24 in...

Even if games go on, MLB lockout could alienate Gen Z

Dec. 03, 2021 20:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer stars in the last video posted to Major League Baseball’s TikTok account before the league locked out the players Thursday morning. The clip, viewed over 400,000 times, shows the final out from Scherzer's first no-hitter in 2015 with...

Australian company begins drilling for lithium in Oregon

Dec. 03, 2021 20:13 PM EST

VALE, Ore. (AP) — An Australian company has started drilling at a southeast Oregon site that could eventually host a large lithium mine. Mineral exploration company Jindalee Resources Ltd. announced this week that it’s working to determine the extent of a lithium...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 03, 2021 18:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Gov. Jared Polis, D-Colo. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes...

Bruno, male orangutan at the Los Angeles Zoo, dies at 42

Dec. 03, 2021 17:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruno, a male orangutan at the Los Angeles Zoo who charmed staff and visitors there for nearly three decades, has died. He was 42. The zoo announced Bruno's death on social media on Friday, saying “he passed away suddenly earlier this week.” ...

Oklahoma St's Gundy steadies program after tumultuous 2020

Dec. 03, 2021 17:04 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — If Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy seems more calm, cool and relaxed in this high-stakes season, it is only because he withstood the heat in the summer of 2020. Running back Chuba Hubbard, a Black player who was coming off a first-team...

WVa's Joyful Night holiday celebration to be held virtually

Dec. 03, 2021 17:03 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For the second straight year, West Virginia's Joyful Night celebration at the state Capitol will be held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. The holiday event with Gov. Jim Justice and first lady Cathy Justice in Charleston is scheduled...