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US wholesale prices rise 0.4% in May led by food and energy

US wholesale prices rise 0.4% in May led by food and energy

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.4% in May, led by a gains in the cost of food and energy.

Trump OKs sanctions against international tribunal employees

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lobbed a broadside attack Thursday against the International Criminal Court by authorizing economic sanctions and travel restrictions against court workers directly involved in investigating American troops and int

1 dead in knife attack at Slovak school; attacker also dead

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — A man with a knife attacked a school in Slovakia on Thursday, killing one person and wounding at least five before he was killed by police, authorities said.
Tigers draft Arizona State slugger Torkelson with No. 1 pick

Tigers draft Arizona State slugger Torkelson with No. 1 pick

NEW YORK — Spencer Torkelson slugged his way through college, bashing baseballs all around the country with eye-popping power. All those impressive drives made the decision easy for the Detroit Tigers, who selected the Arizona State star with the No.
California Assembly backs repealing affirmative action ban

California Assembly backs repealing affirmative action ban

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Coachella, Stagecoach cancelled this year over virus concerns

Coachella, Stagecoach cancelled this year over virus concerns

LOS ANGELES — The Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have been cancelled this year due to coronavirus concerns. Dr.
NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races, venues

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races, venues

For more than 70 years, the Confederate flag was a familiar sight at NASCAR races.
'Stop the pain,' George Floyd's brother pleads with Congress

'Stop the pain,' George Floyd's brother pleads with Congress

WASHINGTON — George Floyd's brother challenged Congress on Wednesday to “stop the pain" as lawmakers consider a sweeping law enforcement overhaul, so the man he looked up to won't become just "another name” on a growing list of black Americans killed
Minneapolis police chief takes on union, promises change

Minneapolis police chief takes on union, promises change

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Police Department will withdraw from police union contract negotiations, Chief Medaria Arradondo said Wednesday, as he announced initial steps in what he said would be transformational reforms to the agency in the wake o
Ex-ambassador and Utah hopeful Huntsman says he has COVID-19

Ex-ambassador and Utah hopeful Huntsman says he has COVID-19

SALT LAKE CITY — Former ambassador and current Republican candidate for Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. said Wednesday he has tested positive for COVID-19.
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