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  • Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights
    In Ghana, home to a diverse array of religions, leaders of major churches have united in denouncing homosexuality as a “perversion” and endorsing legislation that would, if enacted, impose some of the harshest anti-LGBTQ policies in Africa.In Nigeria, the umbrella body for Christian churches depicts same-sex relationships as an evil... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-20
  • Husband charged with killing wife who vanished in January
    A Southern California man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife nine months ago, and her family is pleading for help in finding her bodyByThe Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 2:03 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCHULA VISTA, Calif. -- A Southern California man was... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By The Associated Press
  • Navy probe finds major failures in fire that destroyed ship
    WASHINGTON -- A Navy report has concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, calling the massive five-day blaze in San Diego preventable and unacceptable.While one sailor has been charged with setting the fire,... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press
  • Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre
    Nikolas Cruz is set to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder in the 2018 massacre at a Florida high schoolBy TERRY SPENCER Associated PressOctober 20, 2021, 5:05 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press
  • Drug suspect police linked to Breonna Taylor enters plea
    A convicted drug dealer who was a target of the police raids that brought officers to Breonna Taylor’s home has been offered probationByThe Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 10:59 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A convicted drug dealer who was a target of the... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By The Associated Press
  • Prosecutors rest; Giuliani associate considers testifying
    An associate of Rudy Giuliani has just a few hours to decide whether to testify at his own trialBy LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 10:35 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW YORK -- An associate of Rudy Giuliani must decide by Wednesday morning whether to... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press
  • New York City activists, residents awarded $1M prize
    Fela Barclift recalls the day in 1981 when she left her Brooklyn brownstone to search for childcare for her daughter. Racial representation is important for Barclift, who is Black, so she went to nearly 10 different childcare centers to look for the perfect fit. But she couldn’t find any that... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By HALELUYA HADERO AP Business Writer
  • Slain woman's family sues apartment, claiming negligence
    The family of a Florida college student who detectives say was killed by a handyman at an apartment complex where she lived has sued the owners, saying they didn’t properly vet the employee and failed to provide adequate securityBy Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 10:07 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By Associated Press
  • Washington sheriff charged over confrontation with Black man
    The Washington state attorney general has filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against a county sheriff stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier in JanuaryByThe Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 8:30 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTACOMA, Wash. -- The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By The Associated Press
  • Manatee deaths rise in Florida as pollutants kill seagrass
    Manatees are starving to death because algae blooms and contaminants are killing the seagrass the beloved sea mammals eatBy BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated PressOctober 19, 2021, 7:18 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Manatees have starved to death by the hundreds along Florida’s east coast... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2021-10-19 By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press