Monthly Archives: July 2020

  • Ponzi scheme convict wants prison release due to pandemic

    Ponzi scheme convict wants prison release due to pandemic JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who was sentenced just nine months ago to nearly 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a $100 million Ponzi scheme is hoping a judge will set him free because of the…

  • Borgata to reopen July 26, last of Atlantic City’s 9 casinos

    Borgata to reopen July 26, last of Atlantic City’s 9 casinos ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Borgata casino will reopen on July 26, the last of Atlantic City’s nine gambling resorts to resume operating amid the coronavirus outbreak. Borgata officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday it will…

  • France’s Macron defends security chief accused of rape

    France’s Macron defends security chief accused of rape PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is defending his decision to put a man accused of rape in charge of all the nation’s police forces, citing the presumption of innocence. French feminist groups have held multiple protests against the recent…

  • Flash flood kills 15 in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province

    Flash flood kills 15 in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A flash flood in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province has left at least 15 people dead and an unknown number missing. A district official says access to many locations is still blocked by mud. The flooding was…

  • Abandoned mill burns in Fulton County

    Abandoned mill burns in Fulton County GLOVERSVILLE — An abandoned mill burned Monday night, and, News 10 reported the fire briefly ignited again Tuesday morning. The fire on Rose Street was reported at about 9:15 p.m. Firefighters battle the flames through the night. The news station says the cause of…

  • US consumer prices rise 0.6% in June

    US consumer prices rise 0.6% in June WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased 0.6% in June, after three months of declines, with a big jump in gasoline prices accounting for over half of the gain. The Labor Department reported Tuesday that ithe increase in ts consumer price index…

  • White House virus task force member says ‘none of us lie’

    White House virus task force member says ‘none of us lie’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A top member of the White House coronavirus task force on Tuesday said “none of us lie” to the public. Adm. Brett Giroir commented a day after President Donald Trump shared a Twitter post from…

  • Fraud trial for George Moses, ex-Rochester housing leader, moved to 2021 due to COVID-19

    Fraud trial for George Moses, ex-Rochester housing leader, moved to 2021 due to COVID-19 The fraud trial of former neighborhood leader George Moses has now been pushed off to next year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.         Source: Rochester New York Latest News Fraud trial for George Moses, ex-Rochester…

  • Two found dead in Gloversville

    Two found dead in Gloversville GLOVERSVILLE — Police are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies in a home on Sunday, according to a news report. The Daily Gazette reports the dead are both 31 and were found at 3:30 p.m. at 128 West St. A relative had asked to…

  • US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996

    US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996. The post…