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  • Feds weighing how to respond after verdict in Chauvin trial

    WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is privately weighing how to handle the upcoming verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, including considering whether President Joe Biden should address the nation and dispatching specially trained community facilitators from the Justice Department, aides and officials told The Associated Press.
  • EXPLAINER: Chauvin defence argues he acted reasonably

    CHICAGO - Attorneys and witnesses have used the words “reasonable” or “unreasonable” often at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd ’s death.
  • Oregon gun storage law would be among the toughest in the US

    SALEM, Ore. - A proposed gun storage law that would be among the toughest in the U.S. is headed for a vote in the Oregon Legislature, with backers saying it will save lives and opponents contending it could lead to deaths.
  • Fire on Cape Town's Table Mountain under control, smouldering

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Firefighters in Cape Town finally brought a wildfire under control Monday after it swept across the slopes of the city's famed Table Mountain, burning the university's historic library and forcing the evacuation of some neighbourhoods.
  • Stocks pull back from record highs in afternoon trading

    Stocks were broadly lower in afternoon trading on Monday, easing off of their latest record highs from last week.
  • New York AG authorized to probe Cuomo's use of aides on book

    ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's comptroller has asked the state attorney general's office to launch a potential criminal investigation into whether the governor used state resources to write and promote his book on leadership in the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • With residency rule lifted, Dartmouth plans vaccine clinics

    CONCORD, N.H. - Dartmouth College plans to host vaccination clinics on campus now that the state has lifted its residency requirements for the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Prosecutor: Chauvin 'had to know' Floyd's life was in danger

    MINNEAPOLIS - Officer Derek Chauvin “had to know” he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried over and over that he couldn’t breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor told the jury Monday during closing arguments at Chauvin's murder trial.
  • Judge keeps supervision of union for Disney performers

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Until there's an election, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters can keep control of a local affiliate whose leader was removed because of complaints of mismanagement from the Disney performers who play such characters as Mickey Mouse and Goofy, a federal judge has ruled.
  • UEFA could ban Super League players from Euro 2020, WCup

    MONTREUX, Switzerland - Players at the 12 clubs setting up their own Super League could be banned from the European Championship and next year’s World Cup, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said Monday.

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