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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

NFL Meetings Football-1

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem...

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Defendant in statutory rape of child gets 90 days detention

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A 79-year-old man who pleaded no contest to felony statutory rape of a child was sentenced to 90 days detention and will not have to register as a sex offender. The sentence upset the parents after they gave emotional testimony at the hearing. “I want other kids to be...


National

Online political ad bill to be law without gov's signature

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A bill to regulate social media platforms such as Facebook and address foreign interference in local elections on social media will become law in Maryland without Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature, the governor said Friday, citing “serious constitutional concerns” relating to the...


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Florida ban on smokable medical pot ruled unconstitutional

Florida Medical Marijuana Trial

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has ruled that the state’s ban on smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional. Leon County Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers ruled in favor of People United for Medical Marijuana and two patients challenging the ban. Voters approved a constitutional...


Business

Tiny California cottage on market for just under $1 million

Costly Cottage

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 595-square-foot (55-square meter) Southern California cottage with one bedroom and one bathroom is on the market for just under $1 million. The Orange County Register reports the price of the tiny abode in tony Laguna Beach dropped to $998,900 this month after being...


National

Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

Bucks Sterling Brown Arrest

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown said Friday he “gave in” when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn’t want officers to “pull out their guns.” “I was just being smart. I just wanted to get out of the situation and get home,” Brown...


National

The Latest: Milwaukee chief confirms discipline for officers

Bucks Sterling Brown Arrest

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Milwaukee’s police chief has confirmed the discipline for three officers in the arrest of Bucks player Sterling Brown. Chief Alfonso Morales said...


Business

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

CEO Pay

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that...


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Hundreds of cars join procession for slain Maryland officer

Officer Killed

JOPPA, Md. (AP) — Hundreds of vehicles joined the funeral procession Friday for a Maryland police officer killed when authorities say a teenager ran over her in a stolen Jeep. A stream of police vehicles with flashing lights accompanied Amy Caprio’s remains from Mountain Christian Church in Joppa...


Government

Trump tells grads 'you don't give up, you don't give in'

Trump

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump stressed the United States’ military might as he addressed graduates at the United States Naval Academy Friday, saying the “best way to prevent war is to be fully prepared for war.” Trump spoke to the 2018 graduating class in Annapolis, stressing...


Business

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

APTOPIX Sexual Miscconduct Weinstein-1

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein was in and out of custody so quickly in his rape case, he probably didn’t have time to read the books he brought with him. The film mogul carried three books...


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