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Grassroots efforts grapple with sex violence in US schools

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates. Unsure at first what to do, the districts adapted the same early-intervention [&hellip...

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3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby’s fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women. The search for 12 jurors and six alternates got off to a brisk...

Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

May 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

A Florida man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he led them to the bodies. Devon Arthurs, 18, told...

Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 file photo, a car rests on a security barrier in New York’s Times Square after driving through a crowd of pedestrians, injuring at least a dozen people. A three-foot-tall piece of stainless steel in the ground ultimately...

Investigators try to figure out why man disruptive on flight

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017. Federal agents met the plane from Los Angeles when it landed in Honolulu and took the man into custody. (Donna Basden...

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Cloud Computing (2), ridden by Javier Castellano, wins the 142nd Preakness Stakes horse race ahead of Classic Empire, ridden by Julien Leparoux, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart) BALTIMORE (AP) — Sometimes...

Fans thankful to see ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ one final time

May 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Gene Goldstein, center right, and his family stop for a photo outside the Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., which is hosting the final performances of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Saturday, May 20, 2017....

Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case, could go to prison

May 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner leaves Federal court, Friday, May 19, 2017, in New York. Weiner pleaded guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep....

Tulsa officer acquitted in man’s death returning to force

May 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom with her husband, Dave Shelby, right, after the jury in her case began deliberations in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty later Wednesday of...

Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight

May 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 17, 2015 file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah speaks Capitol Hill in Washington. Chaffetz says he will resign from Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) ALPINE, Utah (AP) —...