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BC-US-POLICE-SHOOTING-MINNEAPOLIS-NOOR Ex-Minneapolis officer who killed 911 caller to be released MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home in 2017 is scheduled to be released from prison next week. Mohamed Noor is scheduled to be released from… Continue reading Latest Minnesota news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. CDT

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Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

With this year’s World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there’s a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable hiring and worker protection. The Dignity 2026 coalition has brought together groups including the AFL-CIO, Human Rights Watch and the Independent… Continue reading Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

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No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $65 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday’s Lotto Max $65 million draw. However, one of the 10 available $1 million Maxmillion prizes was claimed, with the winning ticket being sold in Quebec. The jackpot for the next draw on June 28 will be an estimated $70 million, with 14 Maxmillion prizes of… Continue reading No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $65 million Lotto Max jackpot

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With war, Kyiv pride parade becomes a peace march in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ukraine’s largest LGBTQ rights event, KyivPride, is going ahead on Saturday. But not on its native streets and not as a celebration. It will instead join Warsaw’s yearly Equality Parade, the largest gay pride event in central Europe, using it as a platform to keep international attention focused on the Ukrainian… Continue reading With war, Kyiv pride parade becomes a peace march in Warsaw

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Riverside man accused of grooming, raping 12-year-old he met online

A 30-year-old Riverside man was arrested on accusations that he groomed and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl he met on social media. Robert Downing Scott Jr., 30, was arrested Wednesday after child sex abuse investigators identified him as a suspect in multiple sexual assaults against the girl. According to the Riverside Police Department, Scott met… Continue reading Riverside man accused of grooming, raping 12-year-old he met online

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Monterey Bay shark attack: Great white was 20-feet-long

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (KRON) — Monterey Bay shark experts estimated that a great white that attacked a swimmer off Lovers Point in Pacific Grove this week was about 20-feet-long. Shark experts estimated the shark’s size based off bite marks left on a severely-injured ocean swimmer who was miraculously rescued by a veteran surf instructor and… Continue reading Monterey Bay shark attack: Great white was 20-feet-long

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Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

With this year’s World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there’s a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable hiring and worker protection. The Dignity 2026 coalition has brought together groups including the AFL-CIO, Human Rights Watch and the Independent… Continue reading Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

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