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Former VA doctor pleads guilty to molesting patients 09/17/2020 02:25pm • A former doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that he molested three male patients and violated their civil rights. Jonathan Yates pleaded guilty in court filings to three counts of depriving veterans of their civil rights under color of l PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS 09/17/2020 01:00pm • HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Shadows in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin's Press) 2. “The Harbinger II” by Jonathan Cahn (Frontline) 3. “One by One” by Ruth Ware (Scout) 4. “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman (Atria) 5. “All the Devils Are Here” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 6. “The Vani Justice Dept.: Sedition charge may apply to protest violence Justice Dept.: Sedition charge may apply to protest violence 09/17/2020 12:51pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — In a memo to U.S. attorneys Thursday obtained by The Associated Press, the Justice Department emphasized that federal prosecutors should aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence — and even sedition charges could potentially apply. The sedition statute doesn't req Diack's son calls French sentences 'denial of justice' Diack's son calls French sentences 'denial of justice' 09/17/2020 11:28am • DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The son of former IAAF President Lamine Diack said Thursday from Senegal that his father's conviction and four-year prison sentence handed down in France was a “denial of justice." Papa Massata Diack, who was also convicted by the French court in absentia and sentenced to f Isabel Wilkerson's 'Caste' on National Book Awards longlist 09/17/2020 11:00am • NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Wilkerson's “Caste,” her acclaimed study of racism in the United States, is among 10 nominees on the National Book Award longlist for nonfiction. The poetry list features works by Natalie Diaz and Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, whose “Travesty Generator” features elegies to Teen indicted in slaying of Cleveland officer, informant Teen indicted in slaying of Cleveland officer, informant 09/17/2020 10:10am • A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Cleveland police detective and an informant during an armed robbery was indicted Thursday on counts of aggravated murder. David McDaniel, 18, of Cleveland, also faces charges of aggravated robbery, felonious assault and tampering with evidence. He is being held o AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city 09/17/2020 05:41am • SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed. The July Fourth fire AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city 09/17/2020 05:40am • SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed. But Tom Roy had give Poland's president appoints daughter as unpaid advisor Poland's president appoints daughter as unpaid advisor 09/17/2020 03:32am • WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president, Andrzej Duda, has appointed his 25-year-old daughter, Kinga, to be an unpaid adviser on social issues. The president stressed on Twitter late Wednesday that his daughter was working as a volunteer and “does not receive any remuneration." The appointment In `law and order' debate, data can be molded to suit moment In `law and order' debate, data can be molded to suit moment 09/16/2020 08:25pm • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump points to spiking crime and delivers stark statistics on murders and shootings as part of his “law and order” campaign emphasis that suggests cities are overrun with violence that only he can stop. Several cities have seen a sobering surge in murder US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign 09/16/2020 07:00pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media and video game companies as well as universities and telecommunications providers, officials said Wednesd Texas soldier's slaying inspires bid to expand military code Texas soldier's slaying inspires bid to expand military code 09/16/2020 03:31pm • AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under a measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday that is named for a Texas soldier who was slain by a fellow soldier. Reps New evidence key to charges in Nebraska protester's death New evidence key to charges in Nebraska protester's death 09/16/2020 02:30pm • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This week's decision to charge a white bar owner who fatally shot a Black man during a chaotic night of protests in downtown Omaha months after the shooting was deemed self-defense highlights how difficult it can be to sort out these cases. The key difference in the Omaha case i Experts cite 'crimes against humanity' in Maduro's Venezuela Experts cite 'crimes against humanity' in Maduro's Venezuela 09/16/2020 12:18pm • GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts for the U.N.’s top human rights body accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday of crimes against humanity, highlighting grisly cases of torture and killings allegedly carried out by security forces who used techniques like electr Senators seek highest civilian honor for Till and his mother Senators seek highest civilian honor for Till and his mother 09/16/2020 11:51am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress should give the nation’s highest civilian honor posthumously to Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, a Republican and a Democratic senator said Wednesday. Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., said the Congressional Gold Medal is long overdue f
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