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World champion says Rubik's Cube and violin go hand in hand

  • January 26, 2023 10:11 PM PST | APNEWS
 World champion says Rubik's Cube and violin go hand in hand

287 A University of Michigan student is one of the world’s foremost “speedcubers,” a person capable of quickly solving a Rubik’s Cube

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1 year, 1 day in prison for lawyer in police car firebombing

1 year, 1 day in prison for lawyer in police car firebombing

  • January 26, 2023 06:24 PM PST | APNEWS

A lawyer who purchased gasoline that another lawyer used in firebombing an unoccupied New York City police car during protests over George Floyd’s death in 2020 has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison

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Prosecutor: Don't dismiss murder charge against ex-cop

Prosecutor: Don't dismiss murder charge against ex-cop

  • January 26, 2023 06:12 PM PST | APNEWS

A prosecutor has asked a judge not to dismiss a second-degree murder charge against a former Grand Rapids police officer accused of shooting a Black motorist in the back of the head during a struggle over a Taser

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California winter storms boost water allocations for cities

California winter storms boost water allocations for cities

  • January 26, 2023 05:48 PM PST | APNEWS

Public water agencies in California will be getting more water from the state because of recent heavy rain

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Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

  • January 26, 2023 05:45 PM PST | APNEWS

A proposed settlement between New Jersey and the current owner of a notoriously polluted industrial site is drawing fire from residents of Toms River, where memories of children getting cancer at elevated rates are still a fresh source of pain

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Jamaican cleric convicted in NY state terrorism trial

Jamaican cleric convicted in NY state terrorism trial

  • January 26, 2023 05:25 PM PST | APNEWS

A Jamaican cleric accused of recruiting support for the Islamic State group has been convicted in New York

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A look at California's deadly back-to-back mass shootings

A look at California's deadly back-to-back mass shootings

  • January 26, 2023 05:09 PM PST | APNEWS

In less than 48 hours, two gunmen went on shooting rampages at both ends of California that left 18 dead and 10 wounded

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Lawsuit: Vegas Strip resorts used vendor to fix hotel rates

Lawsuit: Vegas Strip resorts used vendor to fix hotel rates

  • January 26, 2023 04:44 PM PST | APNEWS

A federal lawsuit is seeking class-action damages for countless hotel patrons who booked rooms in Las Vegas since 2019

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Police: Oregon fugitive kidnapped woman like 2019 Vegas case

Police: Oregon fugitive kidnapped woman like 2019 Vegas case

  • January 26, 2023 04:43 PM PST | APNEWS

Police in southern Oregon are searching for a man accused of torturing a woman he held captive less than two years after he was convicted in Nevada of critically injuring another woman he held captive for two weeks

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Maternal deaths and disparities increase in Mississippi

Maternal deaths and disparities increase in Mississippi

  • January 26, 2023 04:20 PM PST | APNEWS

A newly released report from the Mississippi State Department of Health finds that an increasing number of mothers in the state have died in recent years due to pregnancy complications

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A look at California's back-to-back mass shootings

A look at California's back-to-back mass shootings

  • January 26, 2023 04:15 PM PST | APNEWS

In less than 48 hours, two gunmen went on shooting rampages at both ends of California that left 18 dead and 10 wounded

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