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Mayor says NYC businesses can't 'jump the gun' on reopening

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 9:35am

New York City businesses that try to reopen before coronavirus restrictions are lifted will face fines starting at $1,000, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

Officer in video forcing man into wall to be disciplined

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 8:37am

A South Carolina officer seen on video forcing a handcuffed black man into a wall at a hotel will be disciplined, the police department said.

Body found in Tulsa creek believed to be 2nd missing child

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 8:18am

A body found in an east Tulsa creek is believed to be that of a second missing toddler who disappeared with his sister last week, according to police.

Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate's plane

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 6:15am

It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest President Nicolás Maduro when the former special forces commando flew to the city of Barranquilla in Colombia to meet with his would-be partner in arms.

Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

Doug Glass, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:57am

Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and left a path of damage that stretched for miles.

Top spellers prepare to crown national champion, from home

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:23am

words that are perfect spelling bee words,” said Remer said. “I don't think the problem is that those sorts of spelling bee words don't exist.”

41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:08am

Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing jobs in the face of a deep recession even as more businesses reopen and rehire some laid-off employees.

'Master Thief' burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 5:05am

A self-described “master thief” career criminal is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from burglarizing a Brink’s warehouse during which he accidentally set millions of dollars on fire.

Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate's plane

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 10:17pm

It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest President Nicolás Maduro when the former special forces commando flew to the city of Barranquilla in Colombia to meet with his would-be partner in arms.

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Doug Glass, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 8:40pm

A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night, with protesters looting stores near a police precinct and setting fires that continued to burn Thursday morning.

Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windows

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 8:14pm

Hundreds of people protesting the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody blocked a Los Angeles freeway and shattered windows of California Highway Patrol cruisers on Wednesday.

A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state search

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 7:54pm

A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state search.

Sam Johnson, ex-Texas GOP congressman and Vietnam POW, dies

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 6:53pm

including McCain’s efforts to eventually help normalize U.S. relations with Vietnam. Still, Johnson criticized Trump for suggesting McCain was no hero.

Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 6:49pm

Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89.

Here's everything coming and going on Netflix in June

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 27th - 6:26pm

Here’s a look at all the movies and TV shows coming and going on Netflix in June.

Texas woman arrested for confronting couple with hammer

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 5:53pm

A Texas woman accused of using a hammer to threaten a vacationing couple who she mistakenly referred to as Mexican during a profanity-laced tirade in southwest Houston has been arrested.

Ex-LA council top aide to plead guilty in $1M bribery scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 5:25pm

A former top aide to Los Angeles City Council member Jose Huizar will plead guilty to a federal racketeering charge in a $1 million bribery scheme involving real estate developers, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Lawsuit: Ultra refuses refunds for canceled music festival

Us-Ent--virus Us-Eusic Festival, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 5:10pm

Two men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day electronic dance music festival in Miami was canceled in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Companies unveil plans to resume river cruises on US waters

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 4:38pm

A small cruise company says it plans to be the first to begin cruising again on U.S. waters since the coronavirus pandemic caused cruise ships to be anchored across the globe.