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  • Cat Filter Appears During Pakistani Official’s Briefing

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. A regional minister was giving a briefing that was live-streamed on social media last week when viewers noticed officials appeared as cats. Someone had left a cat filter on. Social media was quick to pounce on the image . In a statement posted on Twitter, the ruling party’s social media team wrote after investigating it determined “human error” by a hard working volunteer caused the mistake. The […]

  • High Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The justices’ action Monday keeps the high-profile case off the court’s election-year calendar and orders state judges to take a new look at the dispute between the lesbian couple and the owners of a now-closed bakery in the Portland area. The case involves bakers Melissa and Aaron Klein, who paid a $135,000 judgment to […]

  • LAPD Investigates Officer’s Actions In Costco Shooting That Kills 1, Injures 2

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man authorities say attacked him inside a Southern California Costco Wholesale warehouse store. Authorities remained tight-lipped Sunday, not responding to requests for comment about what provoked the Friday night confrontation and whether anyone but the officer was armed. Two others were critically injured in the shooting in Corona, which is about 40 […]

  • Virginia College Wants Wizardry School’s $70K Debt To Vanish

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn’t fully paid its $110,000 bill for hosting an adult role-playing event known as “New World Magischola.” A $695 ticket for the four-weekend camp in 2017 included meals, housing and witch or wizard robes. Campers also competed for a house trophy, similar to that in the Harry Potter novel […]

  • Police: 4 Family Members Shot, Killed In Iowa

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Relatives discovered the bodies of four family members, including two children, with gunshot wounds at their home in central Iowa, police said. The bodies were discovered Saturday morning at the home in West Des Moines, The Des Moines Register reported . Authorities identified the victims as 44-year-old Lavanya Sunkara, 41-year-old Chandrasekhar Sunkara, and two boys aged 15 and 10 years, according to a police news release. Autopsies were being performed to determine the cause of death. […]

  • Hong Kong Police Begin To Clear Streets Of Protestors

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night before. The police asked for cooperation in clearing the road. Protesters responded with chants, some kneeling in front of the officers. The move came after activists rejected an apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation […]

  • Ex-Pastor In Texas Accused Of Sexually Abusing Teen Relative

    HOUSTON (AP) — A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse, accused of repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years. Stephen Bratton is accused of subjecting the relative to inappropriate touching that escalated to “sexual intercourse multiple times a day or several times a week” from 2013 to 2015, according to Thomas Gilliland, a spokesman with the Harris County Sheriff’s […]

  • CEO: Boeing Made Mistake In Handling Warning-System Problem

    PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris before the industry-wide air show that Boeing’s communication with regulators, customers and the public “was not consistent. And that’s unacceptable.” The U.S. Federal […]

  • UPDATE: Woman Found Safe After Abduction From North Little Rock Mobile Home Park

    UPDATE:  KATV reported that North Little Rock police located Smith, who was abducted from the Keller Mobile Home Park on Washington Street. Police identified the male victim of the home invasion as 54-year-old James Harold Griffin of North Little Rock. Detectives with the North Little Rock Police Department believe that this is an isolated incident and that there is no active threat to the community at this time. Authorities said the incident is an on-going investigation and that more information […]

  • Police: Woman Shoved Dog Into Lake, Watched As It Drowned

    MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Police say a New Hampshire woman is charged with shoving her golden retriever off a dock and standing by while the pet drowned. Merrimack Police Chief Denise Roy called the incident earlier this month “disturbing.” Sixty-six-year-old Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge. Witnesses said Bucciarelli stood by and watched on June 8 as her 11-year-old dog struggled in Naticook Lake in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Others jumped into the lake to help, […]

  • Census Says More Than 60% of U.S. Men are Fathers

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40. These are some of the conclusions in a report released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau, just in time for Father’s Day. The data in the report come from 2014 when the bureau for the first time asked both men and women about their fertility histories. The goal of the report was to […]

  • OJ Simpson On Twitter: ‘I Got A Little Gettin’ Even To Do.’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone interview while on a Las Vegas golf course that it “will be a lot of fun.” “I’ve got some things to straighten out,” he said. He did not elaborate before he said he had to go and ended […]

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