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Students protest school’s handling of sexual assault claims

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (AP) – More than four dozen students walked out of classes at a Maine high school to protest the suspension of three girls who had posted notes accusing an unnamed person of sexual assault. Cape Elizabeth High School students said Monday that they plan to present a … Go to Source Author:

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Greta Thunberg rails against Keystone XL pipeline at Rapid City, South Dakota, rally

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A 16-year-old environmental activist from Sweden urged politicians Monday at a South Dakota appearance to listen to indigenous people on climate change. Greta Thunberg spoke at a rally in Rapid City that attracted hundreds of people. She spoke out against the proposed path of the Keystone … Go to Source Author:

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Mom sues Indiana officer, city in fatal shooting of son

GARY, Ind. (AP) – A federal lawsuit against a northwestern Indiana city accuses one of its police officers of killing a 25-year-old African-American man who it says posed no threat during a traffic stop. The wrongful death suit filed Monday on behalf of Rashad Cunningham’s mother says the officer … Go to Source Author:

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Joshua Brown, Amber Guyger murder trial witness, feared testifying after previous shooting

DALLAS — A man who was slain after testifying in the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer had feared being a witness because of another incident in which he was shot and wounded outside a nightclub, an attorney for his family said Monday. Police said Monday that detectives … Go to Source Author: […]

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2 ex-nursing home workers charged with bilking 98-year-old

SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) – Two former Chicago nursing home workers have been charged with bilking a 98-year-old woman with dementia out of more than $700,000. A Cook County state’s attorney’s office spokeswoman said Monday that Tameeka Wolfe and Christina Wright were each charged with one felony count of financial exploitation … Go to Source Author:

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Police: Utah man sexually abused children, drugged food

OREM, Utah (AP) – An Orem man has been charged with rape and child abuse after authorities say he repeatedly sexually abused three young children and drugged their food. The Daily Herald reports 34-year-old Adam Jay Moore was charged on September 25 with rape, several counts of sexual abuse, child … Go to Source Author:

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Officials: California man killed by deputy had fake gun

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Officials say a Northern California man killed by a sheriff’s deputy had a realistic-looking but fake handgun. Sacramento County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tess Deterding said Monday that the deputy opened fire Sunday when a 55-year-old man reached for the handgun in his waistband. It turned out to … Go to Source Author: