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With new name and album, The Chicks' voices ring loud again

With new name and album, The Chicks' voices ring loud again

NASHVILLE — The Dixie Chicks are no more. Breaking their ties to the South, The Chicks are stepping into a new chapter in their storied career with their first new music in 14 years.

Funeral next week for girl shot near Atlanta protest site

ATLANTA — A funeral is scheduled next week for an 8-year-old girl who was shot on the Fourth of July near one of Atlanta's flash points for protests against police brutality.

Ethiopia says 2 arrested in killing that sparked mass unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s attorney general says two people have been arrested and a third is on the run after the shooting death of a popular singer that set off days of deadly unrest.
Wisconsin high court gives mixed ruling on partial vetoes

Wisconsin high court gives mixed ruling on partial vetoes

MADISON, Wis. — The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday overturned three of four partial budget vetoes issued by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, bucking 85 years of court precedent that upheld the governor’s broad veto powers.
Dutch government to take Russia to European court over MH17

Dutch government to take Russia to European court over MH17

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch government is taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights for its alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine six years ago, the foreign minister announced Friday.
Depp says feces in bed was last straw in marriage to Heard

Depp says feces in bed was last straw in marriage to Heard

LONDON — Johnny Depp said in a London court on Friday that he was left embittered by ex-wife Amber Heard's claims he abused her, which turned him from “Cinderella to Quasimodo” in the public eye.
Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines' largest TV network

Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines' largest TV network

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting down a major news provider that had been repeatedly threatened by the president over its critical coverage.
US wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs plunged

US wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs plunged

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs dropped sharply, offsetting a big increase in energy prices. The drop in the Producer Price Index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, followed a 0.
Police: Pop Smoke's social media led killers to LA home

Police: Pop Smoke's social media led killers to LA home

LOS ANGELES — Authorities believe rising rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February after his social media posts led five suspects to the house he was renting, police said after detectives arrested the
Authorities search for 'Glee' star believed to have drowned

Authorities search for 'Glee' star believed to have drowned

Authorities planned Friday to renew the search for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, who is believed to have drowned in a Southern California lake while boating with her 4-year-old son.
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