November 30, 2021 6:27 pm
Bill Cosby prosecutors take case to Supreme Court
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Bill Cosby prosecutors take case to Supreme Court

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the ruling that overturned Bill Cosby’s conviction, arguing in a petition Monday that a decision announced in a press release does not give a defendant lifetime immunity. Prosecutors said the ruling could set a dangerous precedent if convictions are overturned over dubious closed-door deals. They…

House Jan. 6 committee tees up contempt charges for another Trump ally
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House Jan. 6 committee tees up contempt charges for another Trump ally

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol plans to vote Wednesday on recommending criminal contempt of Congress charges against former Trump Department of Justice official Jeffrey Clark. The escalation against Mr. Clark follows his refusal to answer the panel’s questions when he appeared for a deposition earlier this month. Mr.…

To counter China, Pentagon to shift resources, seek ‘access’ from Pacific allies
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To counter China, Pentagon to shift resources, seek ‘access’ from Pacific allies

The Pentagon will invest heavily in military construction across the Pacific while updating existing facilities in Guam and Australia, officials said Monday, offering the first broad glimpses of the U.S. military‘s unfolding effort to redirect equipment and personnel to counter the growing threat posed by China. Speaking to reporters Monday afternoon, defense officials laid out…

White House mum on maskless Biden’s breaking store’s COVID-19 rules
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White House mum on maskless Biden’s breaking store’s COVID-19 rules

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday dodged questions about President Biden‘s flouting of a Nantucket store’s COVID-19 face mask rule over the weekend. Mr. Biden was spotted Saturday inside Murray’s Toggery Shop with his mask around his neck and not covering his mouth despite a large sign on the store’s door instructing customers…

Brown, Burns lead Murray State over Campbellsville 98-61
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Brown, Burns lead Murray State over Campbellsville 98-61

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WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new omicron variant. WHO‘s regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, called on countries to follow science and international health regulations in order to avoid using travel restrictions.…

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Philadelphia Union tops Nashville FC in a shootout

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake made two spectacular saves, Nashville missed on two penalty kicks and the Philadelphia Union won a shootout Sunday to advance to Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference final for the first time in franchise history.Philadelphia won the shootout 2-0 after the teams remained tied at 1 after 30 minutes of…

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Ellis scores 22 for No. 10 Alabama in 96-64 win over Miami

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Keon Ellis had 22 points, Jaden Shackelford contributed 15 and No. 10 Alabama defeated Miami 96-64 in the fifth-place game at the ESPN Events Invitational on Sunday night.Alabama (6-1), which also got 13 points each from JD Davison and Juwan Gary, found itself in the consolation bracket after losing…

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Nashville police: 3 dead, 4 wounded in apartment shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A shooting in a Tennessee apartment has left three people dead and four others wounded, police said. The shooting occurred Friday night in an apartment in Nashville, police said on Twitter. Three young men were pronounced dead at the scene and four other people sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. Police…

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Seesaw battle leads to second draw to open world chess title match

Both players had chances in the sharp struggle, but the result was a 58-move draw in the second game of the 14-game world chess championship match between titleholder Magnus Carlsen of Norway and challenger Ian Neponiachtchi of Russia Saturday in Dubai. After another tense draw in the match’s opening game, the result leaves both players…

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