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Dunkin' diamond: Dive team retrieves ring from Boston river

Dunkin' diamond: Dive team retrieves ring from Boston river

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — What could be harder than looking for a needle in a haystack? Probably retrieving a ring from a river.
Former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos dies at 79

Former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos dies at 79

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — José Eduardo dos Santos, once one of Africa’s longest-serving rulers who during almost four decades as president of Angola fought the continent’s longest civil war and turned his country into a major oil producer as well as on
Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated while giving speech

Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated while giving speech

NARA, Japan (AP) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a divisive arch-conservative and one of his nation's most powerful and influential figures, has died after being shot during a campaign speech Friday in western Japan, hospital officials s
Blatter and Platini acquitted on charges of defrauding FIFA

Blatter and Platini acquitted on charges of defrauding FIFA

BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were acquitted on charges of defrauding FIFA by a Swiss criminal court on Friday, a rare positive outcome for the pair who were among soccer’s most powerful figures before being embroiled
WNBA's Griner pleads guilty at her drug trial in Russia

WNBA's Griner pleads guilty at her drug trial in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday to drug possession charges on the second day of her trial in a Russian court in a case that could see her sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.
Chauvin gets 21 years for violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Chauvin gets 21 years for violating George Floyd’s civil rights

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Derek Chauvin to 21 years in prison for violating George Floyd’s civil rights, telling the former Minneapolis police officer that what he did was 'simply wrong' and 'offensive'
Spectacle in Michigan race threatens GOP's bid for governor

Spectacle in Michigan race threatens GOP's bid for governor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading contender for the Republican nomination for governor in Michigan was sued in the 1990s, accused of using racial slurs about Black people in the workplace and sexually harassing his employees.
WNBA players union 'stands with' Griner after guilty plea

WNBA players union 'stands with' Griner after guilty plea

Brittney Griner’s guilty plea Thursday has not lessened the support the Olympic gold medalist continues to receive from her WNBA peers
One scandal too many: British PM Boris Johnson resigns

One scandal too many: British PM Boris Johnson resigns

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday after droves of top government officials quit over the latest scandal to engulf him, marking an end to three tumultuous years
EXPLAINER: Is Griner's guilty plea a step toward freedom?

EXPLAINER: Is Griner's guilty plea a step toward freedom?

MOSCOW (AP) — When Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday to drug possession in a Russian court, hopes rose that her months of detention could soon be over, either through a U.S.-Russia prisoner swap or a pardon from President Vladimir Putin.
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