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Paramedic gets 5 years in prison for Elijah McClain’s death in rare case against medical responders

Paramedic gets 5 years in prison for Elijah McClain’s death in rare case against medical responders

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado paramedic was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for the death of Elijah McClain in a rare prosecution of medical responders that has left officials rethinking how they treat people in police custody.
Gov. Abbott says Texas wildfires may have destroyed up to 500 structures

Gov. Abbott says Texas wildfires may have destroyed up to 500 structures

STINNETT, Texas (AP) — Wildfires may have destroyed as many as 500 structures in the Texas Panhandle, Republican Gov.
Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Democrats’ congressional redistricting challenge

Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Democrats’ congressional redistricting challenge

MADISON, Wis.
Putin foe Alexei Navalny is buried in Moscow as thousands attend under a heavy police presence

Putin foe Alexei Navalny is buried in Moscow as thousands attend under a heavy police presence

Under a heavy police presence, thousands of people bade farewell Friday to opposition leader Alexei Navalny at his funeral in Moscow after his still-unexplained death two weeks ago in an Arctic penal colony.
Biden approves military airdrops of aid into Gaza after chaotic encounter left more than 100 dead

Biden approves military airdrops of aid into Gaza after chaotic encounter left more than 100 dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will begin airdropping emergency humanitarian assistance into Gaza, President Joe Biden said Friday, a day after more than 100 Palestinians were killed during a chaotic encounter with Israeli troops.
Pentagon to lift ban on V-22 Osprey flights, 3 months after fatal crash in Japan

Pentagon to lift ban on V-22 Osprey flights, 3 months after fatal crash in Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will lift the ban on flights by the grounded V-22 Osprey next week, U.S.
New Jersey businessman pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case

New Jersey businessman pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey businessman pleaded guilty Friday to trying to bribe U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, agreeing to a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to testify in the corruption case against the powerful Democrat and his wife.
Missouri police charge man with 2 counts first-degree murder after officer, court employee shot

Missouri police charge man with 2 counts first-degree murder after officer, court employee shot

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.
Woman convicted of murder conspiracy, coverup, in 2019 disappearance of Connecticut mother

Woman convicted of murder conspiracy, coverup, in 2019 disappearance of Connecticut mother

A woman was convicted Friday of conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos, a mother of five who vanished from a wealthy Connecticut enclave in 2019 and was never found.
Iran votes in its first parliament election since 2022 protests as questions over turnout loom

Iran votes in its first parliament election since 2022 protests as questions over turnout loom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Friday held the country's first parliamentary election since the mass 2022 protests over mandatory hijab laws after the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini , with questions looming over just how many peop