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A US WeChat ban could hurt many in America, not just China

A US WeChat ban could hurt many in America, not just China

For millions of people in the U.S. who use the Chinese app WeChat, it's a lifeline to friends, family, customers and business contacts in China.That lifeline is now under attack by an executive order from President that could ban the app in the U.S. as early as mid-September, potentially severing vital relationships.“It’s the first thing I check in the morning,” Sha Zhu, a Chinese-American in Washington, says of WeChat. It's how she talks to her mother and old friends from China, which she left in 2008, and how she communicates with her colleagues as a public relations manager for a...

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Egypt’s lawmakers approve maritime deal with Greece

Egypt’s lawmakers approve maritime deal with Greece

CAIRO --Egypt’s Parliament on Tuesday approved a maritime deal setting the country’s Mediterranean Sea boundary with and demarcating an exclusive economic zone for oil and gas drilling rights, the state-run news agency reported.The deal, signed earlier this month, angered Turkey, which vowed to resume its disputed oil and gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean.The Egyptian-Greek move was widely seen as a response to a disputed agreement between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based administration that spiked tensions in the East Mediterranean region.The Turkey-Libya deal was widely...

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Officials say Israel, Sudan close to peace agreement

Officials say Israel, Sudan close to peace agreement

JERUSALEM --Israel and Sudan on Tuesday said they are close to reaching a peace agreement — setting the stage for a possible second dramatic diplomatic breakthrough for Israel with its Arab neighbors in a matter of days.A Sudanese Foreign Ministry official announced that his government is “looking forward to concluding a peace agreement with Israel,” drawing a pledge from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “do all that's needed” to wrap up a deal.The announcements came days after Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced an agreement to establish formal diplomatic ties.While...

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German sentences member of Kurdish PKK group to prison

German sentences member of Kurdish PKK group to prison

BERLIN --A court in western has convicted a 60-year-old Turkish citizen of membership in the banned Kurdish militant group PKK.The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that the Koblenz regional court sentenced the man, whose name wasn't released, to two years and six months imprisonment for “membership in a foreign terrorist organization.”Prosecutors accused the defendant, who lives in , of organizing propaganda campaigns and soliciting donations for the PKK.The group, whose acronym stands for Kurdistan Workers’ Party, began an insurgency against Turkey in the mainly Kurdish southeast in 1984...

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Trump says he'll send feds if NYC can't stop bloodshed

Trump says he'll send feds if NYC can't stop bloodshed

3:10NEW YORK --President is again threatening to send federal agents to New York City if local authorities don't stop a surge of violence that has left seven people dead and more than 50 people shot since Friday.Trump, who's running for re-election on a law-and-order agenda as a counterweight to the police and criminal justice reform movement, reacted to the news of the mayhem in his hometown Sunday night on Twitter.“Law and Order,” Trump wrote, directing his message at the city’s Democratic mayor, Bill de Blasio. “If (he) can’t do it, we will!”It was the latest in a string of bloody...

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Portland protesters assault driver of crashed truck downtown

Portland protesters assault driver of crashed truck downtown

3:10PORTLAND, Ore. --Protesters punched and kicked a man to the ground in Portland, Oregon, after he crashed his truck onto the sidewalk on Sunday night near otherwise peaceful demonstrations.Portland police said they received a report around 10:30 p.m. of protesters chasing a truck a few blocks from the downtown federal courthouse. The driver crashed and was then assaulted, authorities said.Video posted online of the incident showed the man sitting in the street next to the truck. A crowd gathered around him and repeatedly punched and kicked him in the head until he was bloody. It wasn't...

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Arrested state trooper says he shot driver fearing for life

Arrested state trooper says he shot driver fearing for life

SAVANNAH, Ga. --A Georgia state trooper charged with murder said he feared for his life when he shot a driver who refused to pull over for a broken tail light, writing in an incident report that the motorist was revving his engine and turning his steering wheel as if trying to ram the officer.The Georgia State Patrol fired Jacob Gordon Thompson after the trooper was arrested Friday on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault in the death of 60-year-old Julian Lewis. The Rev. James Woodall, president of Georgia's NAACP chapter, called it another unjustified shooting of a Black man by...

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Police: Wichita 4-year-old boy shoots himself with dad's gun

Police: Wichita 4-year-old boy shoots himself with dad's gun

WICHITA, Kan. --A 4-year-old Wichita boy has been hospitalized in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself in the head with his father's gun, police said.The boy climbed on top of some items to reach the gun on a shelf Saturday night at the family's south Wichita home, Capt. Jason Stephens said.The boy was hit in the head when he “accidentally fired one shot and injured himself,” Stephens said.The gun was not in a safe and its safety was not on to prevent it from firing, he said.Police continue to investigate. The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office will determine if...

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Syria says U.S. forces clash with Syrian troops, killing 1

Syria says U.S. forces clash with Syrian troops, killing 1

3:48DAMASCUS, Syria --U.S. forces clashed with n troops in the northeast on Monday, killing at least one soldier and wounding two others, state media said, while the U.S. military said it responded to small arms fire near a n checkpoint.Tensions have been rising in northeastern Syria in recent months as the Syrian military has cut off American access to several areas.State news agency SANA quoted an unnamed Syrian military official as saying a U.S. helicopter gunship attacked an army checkpoint in the village of Tal Dahab, near the town of Qamishli, at around 9:45 a.m. (0645 GMT). The...

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FBI arrests Puerto Rico lawmaker, family in corruption probe

FBI arrests Puerto Rico lawmaker, family in corruption probe

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico --FBI agents on Monday arrested Puerto Rico Rep. María Milagros Charbonier after the legislator who once presided over the island's House Ethics Committee was charged in a public corruption case that officials say also involved her son, husband and an assistant.U.S. Attorney Stephen Muldrow said it was a simple scheme in which Charbonier allegedly received some $100,000 in bribes and kickbacks after increasing the pay of her assistant, Frances Acevedo, from $800 every two weeks to nearly $3,000, and then received between $1,000 to $1,500 in return for every...

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Right-wing group, counter-protesters clash in Michigan

Right-wing group, counter-protesters clash in Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. --Members of the far-right Proud Boys group and counter-protesters clashed violently Saturday afternoon in western Michigan, resulting in arrests, police said.Assistant Chief Vernon Coakley of the Department of Public Safety said a few people were arrested, but didn’t know exactly how many."A fight occurred, people were fighting, and that's when we stepped in," Coakley said.Counter-protesters staged their own event in the area at the same time as the rally that the Proud Boys had planned, according to local media reports. When the Proud Boys arrived, the confrontation...

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Man sues Nebraska officer who used Taser on him

Man sues Nebraska officer who used Taser on him

COZAD, Neb. --A Nebraska man who was sitting in a swing in his sister's backyard with his empty hands visible when a police officer shocked him with a Taser has filed an excessive force lawsuit over the videotaped encounter.Hilario Velasquez, of Lexington, and his sister, Sarah Garrett, filed the lawsuit in federal court against Cozad Police Sgt. John Peden and the city of Cozad, The Lincoln Journal-Star reports.The suit said the siblings were in the backyard of Garrett’s home on May 28 when the sergeant demanded to know where their brother was. Cozad Police Chief Mark Montgomery wouldn’t...

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Israel strikes Gaza targets after arson balloons launched

Israel strikes Gaza targets after arson balloons launched

10:36GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip --Israeli aircraft bombed several sites belonging to the militant Hamas group in the Gaza Strip for a fifth night in a row, the Israeli military said early Sunday.Shortly after that announcement, the military said Palestinian militants in Gaza fired two rockets into southern Israel that were intercepted by aerial defense systems. There were no immediate reports of injuries.The military said the airstrikes were in response to arson balloons that Hamas-affiliated groups sent across the Gaza frontier into Israeli territory. The balloons have caused dozens of fires...

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Judge: Mom accused in QAnon kidnapping plot can stand trial

Judge: Mom accused in QAnon kidnapping plot can stand trial

3:12CASTLE ROCK, Colo. --A Colorado woman accused of working with supporters of QAnon to have her son kidnapped from foster care can be put on trial, a judge ruled Thursday.Judge Lawrence Bowling admitted his decision was a “close call” because the prosecution did not definitively lay out Cynthia Abcug’s role in what authorities say was a scheme with supporters of QAnon, a far-right conspiracy theory centered on the belief that President is waging a secret campaign against enemies of the “deep state” and a child sex trafficking ring.However, the fact that she bought a gun as authorities say...

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US appeals court denies bid to resurrect Bundy standoff case

US appeals court denies bid to resurrect Bundy standoff case

LAS VEGAS --A U.S. appeals court refused Thursday to resurrect the criminal case against states’ rights figure , family members and others stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents trying to round up Bundy cattle near the family ranch in Nevada.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal in San Francisco denied prosecutors’ efforts to overturn U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro’s decision to stop a months-long trial in January 2018 for “flagrant” prosecutorial misconduct and her dismissal of the criminal indictment so it could not be re-filed.“The judgment is affirmed,” Judge Jay...

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

6:13TOKYO --Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.Naruhito pledged to reflect on the war's events and expressed hope that the tragedy would never be repeated. There was no word of apology from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who gave thanks for the sacrifices of the ese war dead but had nothing to say about the suffering of ’s neighbors.“Reflecting on our past and bearing in mind the feelings of deep...

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Georgia trooper charged with murder in traffic stop shooting

Georgia trooper charged with murder in traffic stop shooting

6:13SAVANNAH, Ga. --A Georgia state trooper was fired and charged with murder Friday a week after he shot a 60-year-old man who tried to flee a rural traffic stop, authorities said.The president of Georgia's NAACP chapter called the slaying of Julian Edward Roosevelt Lewis another chilling example of a Black man being killed unlawfully by a white law enforcement officer. An attorney for Lewis' family said the trooper initiated the traffic stop over a burned-out tail light and Lewis was shot almost immediately after the trooper forced his car into a ditch.“Mr. Lewis never got out of the...

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University cites racist Twitter bio in firing police officer

University cites racist Twitter bio in firing police officer

3:18TAMPA, Fla. --A university police officer in Florida whose bio described herself as a “KKK member” has been fired, officials said.Former University of South Florida officer Presley Garcia, 26, said her friend added the description in 2015 and she had not used the account for years. She said she is not a racist and condemns racism and the KKK.The investigation into Garcia began in July after a BayNews 9 reporter contacted the USF police department with screenshots of the Twitter account “@presleyyyg,” which read “KKK member." The account has since been deleted.Garcia, who was hired in...

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Wisconsin man pleads guilty to vandalizing synagogue

Wisconsin man pleads guilty to vandalizing synagogue

MILWAUKEE --A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to vandalizing a synagogue last year as part of a neo-Nazi plot, federal prosecutors said Thursday.Yousef Barasneh, 22, of Oak Creek, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal civil rights charge, U.S. Attorney Matthew Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin said.According to court documents, Barasneh was part of a neo-Nazi, white supremacist group known as “The Base.” Authorities said Barasneh took part in online group chats with other Base members in which they agreed to threaten and intimidate African Americans and Jewish...

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Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during Floyd arrest

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during Floyd arrest

MINNEAPOLIS --Newly released body-camera video from a third officer involved in George Floyd’s arrest captures for the first time the growing horror of onlookers who repeatedly pleaded with the officers to get off Floyd.The video made available Thursday comes from fired Officer Tou Thao, one of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of Floyd, a handcuffed Black man. Floyd died after a white officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes on a south Minneapolis street May 25 as Floyd repeatedly said he could not breathe. The death...

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Prosecutors: Man sought to have his child porn victim killed

Prosecutors: Man sought to have his child porn victim killed

CAMDEN, N.J. --A New Jersey man who sought and exchanged sexually explicit videos and images with a 13-year-old New York girl paid $20,000 in bitcoin in a bid to have the child victim murdered before eventually calling it off, prosecutors announced Thursday.John Michael Musbach, 31, of Haddonfield, New Jersey, is charged with using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of a murder-for-hire plot. He was due to make his initial court appearance Thursday via videoconference and was being represented by the Federal Public Defenders Office, which generally does not comment on...

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Three men exonerated in 1983 murder file federal lawsuit

Three men exonerated in 1983 murder file federal lawsuit

BALTIMORE --Three men who were wrongly imprisoned for more than 35 years each for a murder they did not commit filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Baltimore police, saying authorities coerced statements from witnesses whose testimony led to their convictions.The lawsuit filed in Baltimore by Alfred Chestnut, Andrew Stewart and Ransom Watkins said in part that police faced pressure to find out who killed a junior high school student in 1983, news outlets reported.The conduct of police detectives was part of a larger pattern at the time within the Baltimore police homicide unit, and...

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Trump says United Arab Emirates, Israel to open diplomatic ties in deal halting planned annexation of Palestinian land

Trump says United Arab Emirates, Israel to open diplomatic ties in deal halting planned annexation of Palestinian land

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --Trump says United Arab Emirates, Israel to open diplomatic ties in deal halting planned annexation of Palestinian land.Comments ()Top Stories24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events

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President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --President said on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a deal to halt the annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians for their future state.The announcement makes the UAE the first Gulf Arab state to do so and only the third Arab nation to have active diplomatic ties to Israel.Trump tweeted a statement from the countries, acknowledging the deal. He then told reporters in the Oval Office that it was “a truly historic moment.”“Now that the ice has been broken I expect more Arab and...

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Judge faces ethics charges over racist, demeaning comments

Judge faces ethics charges over racist, demeaning comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. --A Pittsburgh judge who allegedly referred to a Black juror as “Aunt Jemima” was accused of misconduct in office Wednesday by the state's entity that investigates and prosecutes judicial wrongdoing.The Judicial Conduct Board complaint alleges that Allegheny County Judge Mark Tranquilli, a white former prosecutor who has been on the bench since 2014, made demeaning comments to and about litigants and defendants in violation of state constitutional standards and state rules that govern judges’ behavior.After the verdict in a January 2020 drug case, the complaint states,...

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