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  • Sen. Burr under investigation again for pandemic stock sales

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr and his brother-in-law are being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission for potential insider trading, a case that stems from their abrupt sales of financial holdings during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, according to recent federal court filings.
  • Airstrike in Ethiopia's Tigray kills 10, including children

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Children were among 10 people killed when an Ethiopian military airstrike hit the capital of the country’s Tigray region on Thursday, a doctor and a Tigray spokesman said. It was the deadliest of a new round of airstrikes that began last week as the year-long war intensifies.
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  • US Supreme Court lifts stays; Oklahoma to execute man

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court lifted stays of execution Thursday for two Oklahoma men, allowing the state to move forward with its first lethal injection in more than six years.
  • US proposes changes to Mexican gray wolf management

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials are proposing to change the way Mexican gray wolves are managed in the American Southwest, saying removing population limits and setting goals for genetic diversity will help the endangered species recover.
  • Legal experts see strong self-defense claim for Rittenhouse

    When Kyle Rittenhouse goes on trial Monday for shooting three men during street protests in Wisconsin that followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake last summer, he'll argue that he fired in self-defense.
  • Outages persist after nor'easter batters New England

    BOSTON (AP) — Utility crews worked Thursday to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in New England after a nor’easter battered the coast with hurricane-force wind gusts.
  • 3 Arizona family members win $108M Mega Millions jackpot

    PHOENIX (AP) — Three members of an Arizona family from Lake Havasu City have claimed the $108 million Mega Millions jackpot from an Oct. 22 drawing, state lottery officials announced Thursday.
  • China offers few new climate targets ahead of UN conference

    WASHINGTON (AP) — China is offering no significant new goals for reducing climate-changing emissions ahead of the UN climate summit set to start next week in Glasgow.
  • Florida sues Biden over contractor vaccine mandate

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state of Florida on Thursday sued President Joe Biden's administration over its coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal contractors, opening yet another battleground between Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the White House.

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