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Students, alums do 24-hour show to protest college move

January 31, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Alumni, students and supporters of Westminster Choir College hold a 24-hour music marathon in hopes of gathering support amid uncertainty over the school’s future in Princeton, N.J., Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Vocalist Jody Velloso, right, accompanied by pianist Thomas Williams perform. Rider University officials are studying whether to close Westminster...

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Man guilty of shooting Memphis officers raiding his home

January 31, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Attorney Bill Massey, right, touches his client, Treveno Campbell, during the first day of his murder trial Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center in Memphis, Tenn. Campbell is charged with killing Memphis police officer Martoiya...

Lawsuit: Depp $2M monthly spending to blame for money woes

January 31, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this May 23, 2016 file photo, Johnny Depp arrives at the premiere of “Alice Through the Looking Glass” at the El Capitan Theatre, in Los Angeles. Depp’s former business managers countersued the actor on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, stating...

Boy Scouts will allow transgender children into programs

January 30, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

DALLAS (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programs. The organization said it had made the decision to begin basing enrollment in its boys-only programs on...

Washington is 1st state to sue Trump over immigration order

January 30, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s attorney general declared Monday that he was suing President Donald Trump over his temporary ban on immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations, making it the first state to announce a legal...

Florida sheriff investigating killing of mother and daughter

January 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the killing of a mother and daughter. Deputies were called to a home shortly before dawn on Saturday after they received reports of shots being fired. Authorities said...

Key Till witness gave false testimony, historian says

January 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till’s alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book. Historian Timothy B. Tyson told The Associated Press on...

Pearl Harbor Navy salvage diver dies at 103

January 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ken Hartle, who as a Navy diver during World War II had the grim task of retrieving bodies from ships sunk by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor, has died. He was 103. Hartle died Tuesday afternoon at an Escondido, California, center for people...

The Latest: Judge stays enforcement of Trump travel ban

January 28, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A federal judge in New York has issued an emergency order temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from...

Feds: 2 charged in scam banking on ‘Hamilton,’ Adele shows

January 27, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men were charged Friday with operating a Ponzi scheme that cheated wealthy people who thought they were investing in ticket businesses for popular shows like an Adele concert and Broadway’s “Hamilton.” Joseph Meli, 42,...