Monthly Archives: June 2020

  • Court: Permit for oil refinery planned near national park OK

    Court: Permit for oil refinery planned near national park OK BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court has sided with state regulators in a challenge to a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the western part of the state. In a unanimous opinion, the…

  • Security Council trying again for first COVID-19 resolution

    Security Council trying again for first COVID-19 resolution UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is trying again to reach agreement on its first resolution on COVID-19 since the coronavirus started circling the global in February, after a lengthy dispute between the U.S. and China over mentioning the…

  • California border region agrees to backpedal on reopening

    California border region agrees to backpedal on reopening CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — An official says a farming region on California’s border with Mexico has sent hundreds of patients to hospitals outside the area in recent weeks as leaders accept Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recommendation to backpedal on reopening its battered…

  • Famed architect Paul Williams’ archive goes to Getty, USC

    Famed architect Paul Williams’ archive goes to Getty, USC LOS ANGELES (AP) — The archive of the late African American architect Paul Revere Williams has been acquired by the University of Southern California School of Architecture and the Getty Research Institute. The joint acquisition announced Tuesday brings to the…

  • 'A sad day': Rochester Red Wings won't play in 2020; Minor League Baseball cancels season

    'A sad day': Rochester Red Wings won't play in 2020; Minor League Baseball cancels season Minor League Baseball has 160 revenue-generating teams. None of them will be playing in 2020.         Source: Rochester New York Latest News 'A sad day': Rochester Red Wings won't play in 2020; Minor League…

  • For third time this month, Fox News leads all networks

    For third time this month, Fox News leads all networks NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest prime-time television stars now aren’t comics like Jerry Seinfeld or action stars like Mark Harmon. They are Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel. The two popular conservative personalities made…

  • 7 high school teams declared ‘joint state champions’

    7 high school teams declared ‘joint state champions’

    7 high school teams declared ‘joint state champions’ Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Seven Broome County high school sports teams were declared joint state champions today, after their seasons were cut short in March in the midst of competing in state tournaments. Broome…

  • Appeals court panel weighs Wilmington Trust convictions

    Appeals court panel weighs Wilmington Trust convictions DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys representing former executives for the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program have asked an appeals court panel to overturn their convictions. Defense attorneys argued Tuesday that prosecutors had…

  • Fugitive now in China sentenced in ‘birth tourism’ scheme

    Fugitive now in China sentenced in ‘birth tourism’ scheme SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A fugitive who pleaded guilty to a visa fraud scheme in which Chinese women gave birth in California so their children would be U.S. citizens has been formally sentenced. The U.S. attorney’s office says Chao…