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Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses genocide appeal

Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses genocide appeal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ratko Mladic, the military chief known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” for orchestrating genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Balkan nation’s 1992-95 war, lost his final legal battle Tuesday when U.N.
Man charged with murder of boy in road-rage shooting

Man charged with murder of boy in road-rage shooting

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was charged Tuesday with murder in a road rage shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy on a local freeway last month.
Kemper apologizes for role with group that had racist past

Kemper apologizes for role with group that had racist past

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Actress Ellie Kemper has apologized for participating in a debutante ball hosted by a St. Louis organization that she now says had “an unquestionably racist, sexist and elitist past.” The 41-year-old St.
Duchess of Sussex's 'The Bench' celebrates fathers and sons

Duchess of Sussex's 'The Bench' celebrates fathers and sons

NEW YORK (AP) — The first children's book by Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is a multicultural tribute to fatherhood.
Global sting: Secure FBI-run messaging network tricks crooks

Global sting: Secure FBI-run messaging network tricks crooks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Criminal gangs divulged plans for moving drug shipments and carrying out killings on a secure messaging system secretly run by the FBI, law enforcement agencies said Tuesday, as they unveiled a global sting operation the
French leader Macron slapped in face on visit to small town

French leader Macron slapped in face on visit to small town

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face Tuesday by a man during a visit to a small town in southeastern France, an incident that prompted a wide show of support for the head of state from politicians across the ideologic
Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Vinyl record sales surged during the pandemic as music lovers fattened their collections, and audio cassettes began a comeback as well, keeping business spinning at record stores.

Embattled New Jersey corrections commissioner to resign

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's embattled corrections commissioner announced his resignation Tuesday, a day after Gov. Phil Murphy said the state would shutter its long-troubled and only women’s prison.
US job openings surge to record 9.3 million in April

US job openings surge to record 9.3 million in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a record 9.3 million job openings in April with the U.S. economy reopening at break-neck speed. The number of job openings soared 12% from the 8.3 million counted in March. But employers hired just 6.

US trade deficit dips to $68.9 billion with exports up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in April to $68.9 billion as an improving global economy boosted sales of American exports.