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Wurst case: Burglar caught over bite from German's sausage

BERLIN — German police say they have solved a nine-year-old burglary after DNA found on a half-eaten piece of sausage matched that of a man detained in France over an unrelated crime.

Report: Cuomo groped female aide in governor's residence

ALBANY, N.Y. — An aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he groped her in the governor’s residence, a newspaper reported Wednesday, in the most serious allegation made yet by a series of women against the embattled Democrat.

Report: Police chief violated bias policy by mocking Asians

LIHUE, Hawaii — The police chief on the Hawaiian island of Kauai mocked people of Asian descent and in one case “squinted his eyes” and bowed his head while mimicking someone with a Japanese accent, a discrimination investigation found.

Murder warrant issued for Texas officer in fatal shooting

AUSTIN, Texas — A murder warrant was issued Wednesday for the arrest of a Texas police officer involved in shooting an unarmed drug suspect.
Indonesia bus plunges into a ravine, killing 27 pilgrims

Indonesia bus plunges into a ravine, killing 27 pilgrims

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A tourist bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia’s main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people and injuring 39 others, police and rescuers said Thursday.
Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems

Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems

WASHINGTON — A Congress riven along party lines approved the landmark $1.
Attorneys in ex-cop's trial probe jurors' views about police

Attorneys in ex-cop's trial probe jurors' views about police

MINNEAPOLIS — Attorneys in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death questioned potential jurors Wednesday about their attitudes toward police, trying to determine whether they’re more inclined to believe testim

5 officers charged with manslaughter in boy's shooting death

OKLAHOMA CITY — Five Oklahoma City police officers were charged Wednesday with first-degree manslaughter in last November's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy.
Kansas AD Jeff Long resigns after Les Miles debacle

Kansas AD Jeff Long resigns after Les Miles debacle

Kansas athletic director Jeff Long resigned Wednesday, less than two days after the school mutually parted with Les Miles amid sexual misconduct allegations dating to the football coach’s time at LSU and one day after Long vowed he would lead the Jay
Facebook moves to dismiss federal, state antitrust suits

Facebook moves to dismiss federal, state antitrust suits

Facebook has asked a court to dismiss state and federal antitrust lawsuits that accuse it of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller competitors.