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California now limits medical parole to those on ventilators 11/29/2021 07:56pm • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons. Prison officials say a change in federal rules led them to limit medical parole to inmates so ill they are hooked Police burn miners' boats in Brazil's Amazon, upping tension Police burn miners' boats in Brazil's Amazon, upping tension 11/29/2021 02:59pm • BORBA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian police said Monday they burned 131 boats used by gold miners in the heart of the Amazon, raising tensions in an isolated region rife with poverty and crime. Smoke has been wafting over the Madeira river since Saturday, with many locals complaining the swift action b Georgia sheriff asks judge to dismiss charges against him Georgia sheriff asks judge to dismiss charges against him 11/29/2021 11:48am • ATLANTA (AP) — The use of a restraint chair by an Atlanta-area sheriff does not amount to excessive force under any clearly established law and federal charges against him should be dismissed, his lawyer argued Monday. A federal prosecutor countered that Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill very cle Acquitted and in demand, Rittenhouse ponders what's next Acquitted and in demand, Rittenhouse ponders what's next 11/29/2021 08:42am • KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — When he was acquitted of murder in shootings during unrest in Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse went from staring at possible life behind bars to red-hot star of the right: an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson and a visit with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago capped by a photo of bo Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69 Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69 11/28/2021 12:41pm • BOSTON (AP) — Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died. He was 69. Saviano's story figured prominently in the 2015 Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” abo Juventus turmoil: Raided by police and struggling in Serie A Juventus turmoil: Raided by police and struggling in Serie A 11/28/2021 10:07am • As if having their offices raided by police investigating financial crimes wasn’t serious enough for Juventus, Italy’s most successful football team is enduring damaging turmoil on the field too. For nine consecutive seasons, Juventus won the Italian title before being toppled as champions by In Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn? Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn? 11/28/2021 06:34am • NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds and died mysteriously. She spent the second with another tycoon, Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while charged with sexually abusing teens. A Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn? Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn? 11/28/2021 06:31am • NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds before dying a mysterious death. She spent the second with another tycoon, Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while charged with sexually abusin News crew guard dies after being shot in attempted robbery News crew guard dies after being shot in attempted robbery 11/27/2021 01:54pm • OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A security guard has died after he was shot while he protected a San Francisco Bay Area television news crew covering a smash-and-grab theft, part of a rash of organized retail crime in the region. “We are devastated by the loss of security guard and our friend, Kevin N Man arrested after St. Mary's Co. mother, daughter found buried in shallow grave Man arrested after St. Mary's Co. mother, daughter found buried in shallow grave 11/27/2021 03:32am • A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a mother and daughter in St. Mary's County, Maryland, who were found buried in a shallow grave, according to the county's sheriff's Office. Martina Lynn Patterson, 37, and Lyneasha Justice Greenwell, 6, both of Lexington Park, were found de Gunman opens fire on bus in Kosovo, killing 3, wounding 1 11/26/2021 12:16pm • PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — An unidentified gunman opened fire on a bus carrying teenagers in western Kosovo Friday, killing three people and injuring another, police and media reports said. Fadil Gashi, police spokesman in the nearby city of Peja, said the bus came under attack in Gllogjan, 90 kilome Maxwell's brother says US prosecutors seeking to 'break' her Maxwell's brother says US prosecutors seeking to 'break' her 11/26/2021 10:33am • The brother of a British socialite charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein exploit underage girls says her prosecution is “the most over-hyped trial of the century,” designed to break a woman targeted by authorities desperate to blame someone for the late financier’s crimes. Ghislaine Maxwell con From serious to scurrilous, some Jimmy Hoffa theories From serious to scurrilous, some Jimmy Hoffa theories 11/26/2021 04:10am • DETROIT (AP) — The FBI’s confirmation last week that it was looking at a spot near a New Jersey landfill as the possible burial site of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is the latest development in a search that began when he disappeared in 1975. A number of theories have emerged about Hoffa s Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy 11/25/2021 12:36pm • BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will still be an empty chair at the family's celebrations. It is a reminder that while she feels justice was served when the three white men who helped shoot her son we Gambia investigators urge justice for abuses under Jammeh 11/25/2021 08:16am • BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Investigators with Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission delivered a final report to the president Thursday, identifying and recommending prosecution for those most responsible for crimes and human rights abuses committed during the 22-year rule of forme
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