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Police: Mother took daughter from care facility, killed her

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An elderly woman who feared she was developing dementia removed her mentally disabled adult daughter from a care facility, then fatally stabbed her in a suburban St. Louis hotel before attempting to kill herself, police and relatives say.

  • icon Posted: November 20

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Wednesday 11/20/2019
Police: Mother took daughter from care facility, killed her

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An elderly woman who feared she was developing dementia removed her mentally disabled adult daughter from a care facility, then fatally stabbed her in a suburban St. Louis hotel before attempting to kill herself, police and relatives say.

Posted: November 20, 2019
Impeachment hearings takeaways: `Everyone was in the loop'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump's ambassador to the European Union, bolstered Democrats' impeachment narrative Wednesday as he repeatedly talked of a "quid pro quo" involving Ukraine.

Posted: November 20, 2019
UAW president steps down as GM sues rival over union bribery

DETROIT (AP) — United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Wednesday, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him, and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler in a lawsuit of bribing union officials to get more favorable contract terms from the UAW.

Posted: November 20, 2019
Witness: Worked with Giuliani at Trump's 'express direction'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the "express direction" of President Donald Trump and pushed for a political "quid pro quo" with Kyiv because it was what Trump wanted.

Posted: November 20, 2019
In rare move, N. Carolina county removes Confederate statue

PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county removed a Confederate statue from a historic courthouse early Wednesday, joining the handful of places around the state where such monuments have come down in recent years despite a law protecting them.

Posted: November 20, 2019
Tuesday 11/19/2019
Trump call 'improper,' aide testifies; GOP hits his loyalty

WASHINGTON (AP) — A career Army officer testified Tuesday that President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine was "improper," as Republicans in the impeachment inquiry tried to undercut the national security official with remarkable exchanges questioning his loyalty to the U.S.

Posted: November 19, 2019
Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records

NEW YORK (AP) — Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records to conceal they were sleeping and browsing the internet during the hours they were supposed to be keeping a close watch on prisoners.

Posted: November 19, 2019
Nerf gun, Power Rangers claw cited by toy safety watchdog

BOSTON (AP) — A Nerf dart gun, ice cream-scented Nickelodeon slime and a plastic Power Rangers claw are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's list of worst toys for the holidays.

Posted: November 19, 2019
Warren's 'Medicare for All' plan reignites health care clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren's proposal to gradually move the country to a government-funded health care system has further inflamed the debate over "Medicare for All," likely ensuring the issue will play a significant role in this week's Democratic presidential debate.

Posted: November 19, 2019
Deadly attack leaves California Hmong community in shock

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men, killing four.

Posted: November 19, 2019
Warm water diminishes sea ice off Alaska's north coast

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with floes, its limits likely won't be tested.

Posted: November 19, 2019
Monday 11/18/2019
New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to fight heart disease

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

Posted: November 18, 2019
Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

Posted: November 18, 2019
Police chief: 3 people killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

DUNCAN, Oklahoma (AP) — Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday morning outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, and the shooter is among the dead, authorities said.

Posted: November 18, 2019
Police: Home in California backyard shooting was targeted

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two men with semiautomatic handguns targeted a backyard gathering of family and friends in Fresno, spraying bullets that killed four men and wounded six other people before the assailants disappeared into the darkness, police said Monday.

Posted: November 18, 2019

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