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Daniel Carney, groom, accused of sexually assaulting wedding guest

SMITHFIELD, Pa. — Pennsylvania state police say a groom-to-be sexually assaulted one of his guests two days before his wedding. Prosecutors say Daniel Carney is charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of an unconscious person and indecent assault. It wasn’t known Friday if the 28-year-old Stroudsburg man has retained an … Go to Source Author:

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General Motors, United Auto Workers negotiations take ‘a turn for the worse’

Talks to end the nation’s largest strike in decades have taken “a turn for the worse” as GM officials continue to reject bluntly the latest settlement offers from the United Auto Workers. Already, the strike is entering its fourth week — far longer than many expected — with no end … Go to Source Author: […]

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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: