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North Korea casts menacing shadow over Biden
North Korea casts menacing shadow over Biden's talks with new South Korean president

Strengthening the U.S. commitment to "extended deterrence" is the first issue South Korea's new president wanted to discuss with President Joe Biden.

SECOND Watson man charged after 15-hour standoff
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  • 2022-05-21 05:05:00Z

May 21-A man who barricaded himself in his house in a 15-hour standoff near Watson Thursday surrendered early Friday with an injury to his hand, authorities ...

Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine
Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine
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  • 2022-05-21 05:03:43Z

The ripple effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds - including those who have seen their prospective...

New maps create challenge for women seeking reelection
New maps create challenge for women seeking reelection
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  • 2022-05-21 04:55:17Z

Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 thanks to a record showing by Democratic female candidates. It's too early to know how...

Russia stops Finland gas flows over payments dispute
Russia stops Finland gas flows over payments dispute

OSLO (Reuters) -Russia's Gazprom on Saturday halted gas exports to neighbouring Finland, the Finnish gas system operator said, the latest escalation of an...

Russia moves to recruit more soldiers by eliminating its age limit for military service after a series of setbacks in Ukraine
Russia moves to recruit more soldiers by eliminating its age limit for military service after a series of setbacks in Ukraine

Russian lawmakers introduced a measure to drop the 18-40 age requirement for first-time recruits and open up military service to older citizens.

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress
North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress
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  • 2022-05-21 04:33:15Z

North Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely...

Uncrewed Boeing Starliner capsule links up with space station after
Uncrewed Boeing Starliner capsule links up with space station after 'excruciating' wait

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner space taxi docked with the International Space Station for the first time today during an uncrewed flight test, marking one more...

Jan. 6 Committee Reportedly Grills Rudy Giuliani For 9 Hours
Jan. 6 Committee Reportedly Grills Rudy Giuliani For 9 Hours

The questioning follows the initial refusal by Donald Trump's one-time personal attorney to cooperate because he was denied permission to record the session.

In biggest victory yet, Russia claims to capture Mariupol
In biggest victory yet, Russia claims to capture Mariupol
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:49Z

In what would be its biggest victory yet in the war with Ukraine, Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much...

Puzzle solutions for Saturday, May 21, 2022
Puzzle solutions for Saturday, May 21, 2022

Answers and solutions for puzzles ranging from crosswords to Sudoku that were published in USA TODAY Network's local newspapers

AREA ARRESTS
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-MORGANTOWN POLICE Moats, Edwin Fitzgerald, 58, possession, May 12, Officer Dalton. Zanetti-Miura, Bruno, 24, domestic battery, May 15, Officer Nuzum. ...

Trial begins for Santa Maria man accused of gang shooting death on West Donovan Road
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-Opening statements were presented to a jury last week in the trial of Santa Maria man who is accused of a gang shooting death on West Donovan Road in ...

Man sentenced to life plus 25 years for raping 6-year-old
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-After a Cobb County jury found Jamal Ive Adams guilty of rape and child molestation on May 6, he was sentenced to life plus 25 years to serve in...

Police seek man in carjacking
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-HIGH POINT - Police are seeking a man who dragged a woman from her SUV and stole it Thursday night. A 20-year-old woman from Thomasville was sitting...

Peeping Tom suspect facing additional charges after police discover videos on his phone
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-The suspect in an April 22 peeping Tom incident is facing additional charges after police discovered numerous videos of women on his cellphone. Aron...

Higgins indicted for murder, abuse of corpse in Troy roommate case
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-TROY - A Miami County grand jury has indicted a Troy man on six felony charges including aggravated murder and gross abuse of a corpse in the April...

Mason man wanted for alleged rape, sexual abuse charges
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-The Warren County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of sexual abuse charges. John B. Reynolds, 53, of Mason, has been charged with one...

APD: Day-drinking preceded man firing at police
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-Authorities say a man was drinking with some friends before he decided to fire a rifle at multiple police officers from an apartment balcony Thursday ...

Feds get conviction of northwest Georgia gang leader connected to 2017 shooting
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-Maurice Antonio Kent has been convicted on multiple counts, including RICO charges, for his role as a gang leader of a northwest Georgia affiliate of ...

Trial of Richard Merritt, fugitive lawyer accused of murdering mother, postponed
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-Richard Merritt, the Smyrna lawyer who spent eight months on the run after allegedly beating and stabbing his mother to death, was set to be tried on ...

Second suspect arrested in Joppatowne fatal shooting
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-Mahealani Linne Donawa, 22, of Edgewood was arrested Thursday in connection with a December 2021 shooting that left a Joppatowne man dead. Donawa is...

Brookhaven students have their day in court
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  • 2022-05-21 04:01:00Z

May 21-If you were even thinking of acting up in Bentley Booth's courtroom Friday morning, you would have been strongly advised to, well, think again...

Lagarde Says Crypto Is
Lagarde Says Crypto Is 'Worth Nothing' and Should Be Regulated

(Bloomberg) -- European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said crypto-currencies are "based on nothing" and should be regulated to steer people away...

Buffalo Lawmaker
Buffalo Lawmaker's Ex-Staff: We Were Fired After Criticizing Shooting Response

New York State Assemblyman Patrick B. Burke told The Buffalo News he fired three staffers for "gross subordination" after an argument.

Burglary results in one arrest, one still at large
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  • 2022-05-21 03:59:00Z

May 20-Tyler Houston Haggermaker, 26, of Athens is being held at the Limestone County Detention Center and investigators continue to search for Isaiah...

Standoff near Watson ends early Friday
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  • 2022-05-21 03:59:00Z

May 20-A man who barricaded himself in his house in a standoff near Watson Thursday afternoon surrendered with a minor injury Friday morning, authorities...

Biden, South Korean leader to consult on how to check NKorea
Biden, South Korean leader to consult on how to check NKorea
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  • 2022-05-21 03:54:48Z

President Joe Biden is devoting his Saturday to cementing ties with South Korea and its new leader Yoon Suk Yeol as the two sides consult on how best to...

Road rage victim follows shooter home and gets shot at again
Road rage victim follows shooter home and gets shot at again
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  • 2022-05-21 03:45:05Z

Driver dodging bullets after a road rage shooting

Man taken to hospital after being shot in Springfield
Man taken to hospital after being shot in Springfield
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  • 2022-05-21 03:40:55Z

A man was taken to the hospital after being shot in Springfield Friday night.

FBI warns of sextortion scams targeting teenage boys
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  • 2022-05-21 03:38:08Z

FBI warns of sextortion scams targeting teenage boys

Saturday marks 1 year since body of 4-year-old Miegellic Young found buried in backyard
Saturday marks 1 year since body of 4-year-old Miegellic Young found buried in backyard
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  • 2022-05-21 03:30:16Z

CMPD investigators believe Miegellic's mother, Malikah Bennett, killed her in 2020 and tried to cover it up.

Police: Off-duty sheriff injures man who shot at him at Millennium Park
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  • 2022-05-21 03:27:00Z

An off-duty Cook County Sheriff working security at Millennium Park shot a man after the man fired a gun Friday evening, Chicago police said. Around 7:20 p.m...

Longmont man sentenced to work release, probation in sex assault case
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  • 2022-05-21 03:26:00Z

May 20-A Longmont man accused of sexually assaulting and choking a woman was sentenced to probation and work release Friday. Aiden Cummings, 26, pleaded...

Sentencing hearing in Nederland explosion case delayed
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  • 2022-05-21 03:25:00Z

May 20-The man who is expected to go to prison for causing a house explosion in Nederland had his sentencing hearing delayed. Jason Korte, 44, pleaded guilty...

Superior man sentenced to probation and work release in child pornography case
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  • 2022-05-21 03:25:00Z

May 20-A Superior man was sentenced to probation and work release in his child pornography case. Ronald Eugene Williams, 50, pleaded guilty in March to one...

Family, friends remember man murdered while being driven home from work in McKeesport
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  • 2022-05-21 03:16:52Z

Mackenzie Bucciarelli worked with Ibrahim Diallo at the Wendy's in White Oak and described her friend as goofy, kind and outgoing. She tells Channel 11 she...

Family of Buffalo shooting victim may sue major gun manufacturer
Family of Buffalo shooting victim may sue major gun manufacturer
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  • 2022-05-21 03:15:37Z

The shooter allegedly used a Remington Bushmaster: "It is designed for the military, it is designed for war," said a lawyer looking into potential claims...

Man fatally shot in SE ABQ
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  • 2022-05-21 03:15:00Z

May 20-A man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in Southeast Albuquerque. Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said officers responded around 2 ...

APD aviation officer charged with rape
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  • 2022-05-21 03:15:00Z

May 20-An Albuquerque Police officer in the aviation division has been charged with rape and put on unpaid leave after an airport security guard reported...

Members respond after Davis asks for Redevelopment Authority board resignations
Members respond after Davis asks for Redevelopment Authority board resignations

The request signals a growing rift between Davis and the Redevelopment Authority and puts into question the direction of economic development in the county.

The U.S., Struggling To Curb Emissions, Just Lost Another Nuclear Power Plant
The U.S., Struggling To Curb Emissions, Just Lost Another Nuclear Power Plant

Despite efforts by the Biden administration and Michigan's governor, the Palisades nuclear plant shut down 11 days early.

Police arrest teen with fireworks following reports of explosions near Downtown Crossing
Police arrest teen with fireworks following reports of explosions near Downtown Crossing
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  • 2022-05-21 03:00:52Z

A 16-year-old was arrested, and three other juveniles will be summonsed on fireworks related charges.

NAACP calls for investigation into police response to Lexington mom accused of killing kids
NAACP calls for investigation into police response to Lexington mom accused of killing kids
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  • 2022-05-21 02:56:01Z

Police went to the home of Nikki James the day before she allegedly stabbed her children to death.

Japan PM Kishida calls China
Japan PM Kishida calls China's development in E. China Sea "unacceptable"

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday that he was disappointed in China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea, saying that it was...

Police: Most wanted fugitive from downtown Pittsburgh McDonald
Police: Most wanted fugitive from downtown Pittsburgh McDonald's altercation arrested
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  • 2022-05-21 02:38:29Z

The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office announced that they have arrested a wanted fugitive from an altercation at a McDonald's in downtown Pittsburgh that...

First formula flights from Europe to arrive this weekend
First formula flights from Europe to arrive this weekend

The first flights of infant formula from Europe, authorized by President Joe Biden to relieve a deepening U.S. shortage, will arrive in Indiana aboard...

North Korean nuclear sabre rattling overshadows Biden
North Korean nuclear sabre rattling overshadows Biden's South Korea trip
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  • 2022-05-21 02:28:50Z

President Joe Biden and South Korea's newly sworn-in President Yoon Suk-yeol meet Saturday in Seoul to discuss fears of a nuclear weapon test by North Korea,...

Clarksville police, Southern Indiana Drug Task Force involved in $40 million federal drug bust
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  • 2022-05-21 02:21:00Z

May 20-CLARKSVILLE - Local law enforcement was part of a $40-million, multi-state drug bust that resulted in 15 people charged with federal drug trafficking ...

Troy man accused of killing roommate, cutting off his thumb indicted
Troy man accused of killing roommate, cutting off his thumb indicted
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  • 2022-05-21 02:13:52Z

A Troy man accused of killing his roommate, stealing his car and cutting off the victim's thumb has been indicted.

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