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Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff

22 Jun 2019

The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning.

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river -sheriff

22 Jun 2019

June 21 The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning.

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State

21 Jun 2019

Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported.

Georgia carries out 1,500th U.S. execution since penalty was reinstated

21 Jun 2019

Georgia on Thursday carried out the 1,500th execution in the United States since 1976, the year capital punishment was reinstated, by putting to death a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard in 1996.

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot

15 Jun 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week.

Calm prevails in Memphis neighborhood 2 days after fatal shooting, amid police patrols

14 Jun 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Police helicopters and squad cars patrolled the Memphis neighborhood overnight into Friday morning where a young black man was fatally shot by federal agents, with residents appearing to heed calls for calm a day after sometimes violent street demonstrations.

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting

14 Jun 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday. | Video

Defence in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it

13 Jun 2019

PEORIA, Ill. An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case.

Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued

11 Jun 2019

The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday saying the state must make an "official" decision on the facility's license before it can be reviewed, a court document showed.

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting

06 Jun 2019

Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state.

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