Monthly Archives: July 2020

  • Cowboys for Trump leader: Trump campaign distancing from us

    Cowboys for Trump leader: Trump campaign distancing from us RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The leader of Cowboys for Trump says the reelection campaign for President Donald Trump is distancing itself from the group after the leader posted a video saying some Black athletes should “go back to Africa.”…

  • Teachers taking on multiple roles as pandemic reshapes how schools function

    Teachers taking on multiple roles as pandemic reshapes how schools function (WBNG) — Teachers like Maine-Endwell high school teacher, Rachel Murat, say they’ve had to widen their skills when adapting to the new school reopening plans. Over the past few decades, schools have seen big changes. Teachers now have…

  • Johnstown man charged with criminally negligent homicide in state trooper's death

    Johnstown man charged with criminally negligent homicide in state trooper's death FONDA — A Johnstown man was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide and reckless driving Friday in the 2018 death of State Police Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand. State Police arrested 34-year-old Aaron M. Munise roughly 20 months after…

  • Gay officer who settled suit will resign from diversity unit

    Gay officer who settled suit will resign from diversity unit CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A gay St. Louis County police lieutenant who settled a discrimination lawsuit against the police department for $10.25 million says he is resigning his job as commander of the department’s new diversity and inclusion unit.…

  • Law firm representing Fort Hood soldier in fatal shooting

    Law firm representing Fort Hood soldier in fatal shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Dallas law firm says it is representing a soldier stationed at Fort Hood who fatally shot an armed demonstrator at an Austin rally against police violence last weekend. The law firm Broden & Mickelsen identified…

  • Truck smashes into bus in north Sudan, killing at least 13

    Truck smashes into bus in north Sudan, killing at least 13 CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese police say 13 people were killed and 15 injured when a speeding truck trying to overtake a car smashed into a passenger bus on a highway in northern Sudan. Officials said Friday’s accident happened…

  • Puerto Rico extends anti-coronavirus measures for 2 weeks

    Puerto Rico extends anti-coronavirus measures for 2 weeks SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor has announced that she is extending for two more weeks measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. That means bars, gyms, marinas and movie theaters across the U.S. territory will…

  • Lena Dunham says her body ‘revolted’ under COVID-19

    Lena Dunham says her body ‘revolted’ under COVID-19 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham says her body “revolted” during a struggle with COVID-19. The 34-year-old creator and star of HBO’s “Girls” said in a long Instagram post Friday that what began as moderate aches were followed by a high…

  • James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp’s board

    James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp’s board James Murdoch, son of News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch, is resigning from the family-controlled newspaper publisher’s board. He cites disagreements over editorial content published by the company’s news outlets and other, unspecified strategic decisions. James is known as the more…