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Delaware school sorry for serving Roseanne anthem rendition

Delaware school sorry for serving Roseanne anthem rendition

SEAFORD, Del. — "The Star-Spangled Banner" isn't an unusual feature of high school pregame festivities, but Roseanne Barr's screeching 1990s rendition surprised spectators at one Delaware volleyball game.
Pakistan court gives slain model's brother life sentence

Pakistan court gives slain model's brother life sentence

MULTAN, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Friday found the brother of a slain social media model, Qandeel Baloch, guilty of her 2016 murder and sentenced him to life in prison. Baloch, aged 26, was found strangled in her home near the city of Multan.
Review: A yeti prompts a China travelogue in 'Abominable'

Review: A yeti prompts a China travelogue in 'Abominable'

"Abominable" is just about the most cuddly piece of East-West synergy a corporation could dream up.

Oh deer! Georgia woman pumping gas kicked in head by deer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Georgia woman went to fill up her gas tank before work when a deer leaped over her head, kicking her in the process. Lynda Tennent told WJXT-TV she was pumping gas in Brunswick, Georgia, on Wednesday when the incident occurred.
Chicago teachers authorize their leaders to call a strike

Chicago teachers authorize their leaders to call a strike

Chicago teachers have voted to authorize their union leaders to call a strike, setting the stage for a possible work stoppage next month in the nation's third-largest school district, officials announced Thursday.
Whistleblower accuses White House of Ukraine call coverup

Whistleblower accuses White House of Ukraine call coverup

WASHINGTON — White House officials took extraordinary steps to "lock down" information about President Donald Trump's summertime phone call with the president of Ukraine, even moving the transcript to a secret computer system, a whistleblower alleges
Iranian president: US should end 'maximum pressure' policy

Iranian president: US should end 'maximum pressure' policy

NEW YORK — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged the United States on Thursday to "cease this policy of maximum pressure" on his nation, saying it was driving the possibility of negotiations even further away. Rouhani stuck to his insistence that U.

NY could add menthol to flavour ban as vaping groups sue

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York officials want to add menthol to the state's first-in-the-nation ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes as the vaping industry seeks to block it, according to the governor's office. Democratic Gov.
Trump administration proposes historically low refugee limit

Trump administration proposes historically low refugee limit

NEW YORK — The Trump administration wants to cap the number of refugees admitted into the United States to the lowest number since the resettlement program was created in 1980.
Amazon offers a way to delete Alexa recordings automatically

Amazon offers a way to delete Alexa recordings automatically

NEW YORK — Users of Amazon's Alexa digital assistant can now request that recordings of their voice commands delete automatically. Amazon says it saves such commands to improve the service.