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Judges involved in shooting at Indiana White Castle suspended without pay


Posted: Mon-Jul-2020



Three local judges were suspended without pay for their roles in a drunken brawl at a White Castle in Indianapolis, where two of the judges were shot.

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COVID-19 cases rising in 41 U.S. states; surge feared after July 4 celebrations
Virus Outbreak Florida

Hospitals rapidly approached capacity across the U.S. Sunbelt, and the Miami area closed restaurants and gyms again, as the country emerged from a holiday weekend that health officials fear could fuel the worsening coronavirus outbreak. Here is what's going on around the world.

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Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing
Japan Floods

Japan's disaster management agency said the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50.

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COVID-19 pandemic threatens to set back battle against AIDS by 10 years, UN warns
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AIDS-DRUGS

The global fight against AIDS was faltering even before the new coronavirus pandemic, and it now threatens to put progress against HIV back by 10 years or more, the United Nations AIDS agency said Monday.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus after reportedly exhibiting symptoms
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus, after local media reported he had symptoms associated with COVID-19, including a fever.

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White woman who called police on Black birder in NYC's Central Park charged with filing false report
Amy Cooper

Amy Cooper, the white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black birdwatcher in Central Park after he asked her to put her dog on a leash, was charged Monday with filing a false report.

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U.K. sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky Act powers
Saudi Arabia-G20 Boycott

Britain has announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new powers to punish human rights offenders. They include Saudi officials allegedly involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Climate change will help more diseases like COVID-19 jump from animals to humans, UN experts say
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Land degradation, wildlife exploitation, intensive farming and climate change are driving the rise in diseases that, like the novel coronavirus, are passed from animals to humans, United Nations experts said on Monday.

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Trump demands Bubba Wallace apology, alleges noose incident was 'a hoax'
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NASCAR's layered relationship with Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when the U.S. president blasted the series for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a crew member found a noose in the team garage stall.

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Hong Kong court denies bail to 1st person charged under new national security law
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A Hong Kong court denied bail on Monday to the first person charged with inciting separatism and terrorism under the city's new national security law after he carried a sign saying "Liberate Hong Kong" and drove his motorbike into police.

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Harvard announces all classes in 2020-21 academic year to be held online
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Harvard University's freshman class will be invited to live on campus this fall, while most other undergraduates will be required to learn remotely from home, the Ivy League school announced Monday.

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Trump-connected lobbyists reap more than $10B in U.S. federal pandemic aid, report finds
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Forty lobbyists with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion US in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump's own ethics policy, according to a report.

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Oscar-winning film score composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91
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Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic spaghetti western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as The Untouchables and the epic Once Upon A Time In America, died on Monday. He was 91.

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German prosecutors ask for 3-year sentence for former concentration camp guard, now 93
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German prosecutors say the trial of a 93-year-old former guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp proved he was an accessory to murder, and they called Monday for him to be given a three-year sentence.

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Japan floods, mudslides kill at least 44 as streets turn to rivers
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Torrential rain hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu on Monday, with at least one more river bursting its banks, as the death toll from three days of floods and mudslides rose to 44, including 14 at a seniors' home.

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Electoral college voters can be punished for going rogue, U.S. Supreme Court rules
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states' popular vote winner in the Electoral College.

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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over virus outbreak
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Egyptian security agencies have tried to stifle criticism about the handling of the coronavirus health crisis by the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.

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Statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass toppled from base in Rochester, N.Y., park
Douglass Statue Vandalism

A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was wrenched from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852.

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1 of 2 protesters hit by vehicle on Seattle freeway dies; man, 27, charged with vehicular assault
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One of two people hit by a a vehicle that drove onto a closed Seattle highway and into a crowd protesting police brutality has died.

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China issues bubonic plague warning for Inner Mongolia city
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Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning on Sunday, one day after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague.

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At least 2 killed in plane collision at Idaho lake
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The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says two people died and as many as six other people may be missing in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d'Alene.

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Tested Again For Coronavirus
The Brazilian president said he was tested for COVID-19 after local media reported he had symptoms of the virus. ... read more


Meghan Markle On George Floyd's Killing: People Have Said 'Enough'
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also discussed Britain owning up to its colonial past. ... read more


Coronavirus Live Updates: Scientists Will Urge WHO To Take Airborne Spread More Seriously
Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects across the world. ... read more


Britain’s First Pint In 15 Weeks Ends 'Long National Hibernation'
The reopening of pubs, restaurants, and other establishments marks the U.K’s biggest step toward normality since the coronavirus lockdown began in March. ... read more


Egypt Arrests Doctors, Silences Critics Over Virus Outbreak
At least 10 doctors and six journalists have been arrested since the virus first hit Egypt in February, according to rights groups. ... read more


Iran Confirms Damaged Nuclear Site Was Centrifuge Facility
Iranian officials had downplayed the fire, which could set back the country's development of advanced centrifuge models. ... read more


More Than 11 Million Coronavirus Cases Confirmed Worldwide
The latest grim milestone follows several record-setting days in the U.S. ... read more


Coronavirus Live Updates: Read The Latest Updates On The Pandemic
Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects across the world. ... read more


Prince Andrew 'Bewildered' Over Claims He Hasn't Cooperated With Epstein Investigation
A U.S. attorney said she would "welcome" talks with the queen's son, the Duke of York, following the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell. ... read more


'Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution Of Our Times' Slogan Is Illegal, Government Says
The popular protest slogan connotes "separatism or subversion," the government said, amid fears that the new security law crushes free speech in Hong Kong. ... read more


Explosion And Fire Break Out At Iran Nuclear Enrichment Site
The Natanz nuclear site is one of the most-tightly guarded sites in all of Iran. ... read more


Unilever Rebrands Skin Whitening Cream, But Critics Cry Foul: 'Still A Whitening Cream'
Fair & Lovely — soon to be called Glow & Lovely — has long been criticized as racist for promoting light-colored skin as the standard of beauty in South Asia. ... read more


How Face Masks Became A Political Battleground In The U.S.
Donald Trump and other Republicans have long shunned the use of face masks to fight coronavirus. Now, with cases spiking, they’re slowly changing their tune. ... read more


Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine Kills At Least 113 People
Activists have complained that the profitability of jade mining led businesses and the government to neglect enforcing already weak regulations in the industry. ... read more


Pregnant Meghan Markle Was ‘Unprotected’ By Royal Family Against Tabloids: Lawsuit
In court docs, the Duchess of Sussex's legal team continued to deny Meghan's participation or advance knowledge of an anonymous interview with her friends. ... read more


Will The Show Go On? The Coronavirus-Ravaged Theatre Industry Is In Collapse, But Can It Be Saved?
Fundamentally unworkable in a pandemic, the theatre industry has been badly hit by the virus - and as redundancies have begun, experts fear mass closures aren't far away. ... read more


'An Abrupt End': How Shielders Feel About Restrictions Ending
Shielders share with HuffPost UK why the government's latest announcement won't change their daily routines. ... read more


The Pandemic Presents The Chance To End Homelessness In Canada For Good
It’s hard to social-distance at home if you don’t have a home. ... read more


Amsterdam's Sex Workers Ready For Red-Light District To Emerge From Lockdown
The number of tourists and visitors to the Dutch capital has slumped since the pandemic all but halted global tourism. ... read more


Prince Harry Speaks Out Against Institutional Racism: It Has 'No Place' In Society
“My wife said recently that our generation and the ones before us haven’t done enough to right the wrongs of the past. I too am sorry,” the Duke of Sussex said during the 2020 Diana Awards. ... read more


Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility
A Lancet study estimates that around just 5% of the Spanish population has developed antibodies. ... read more


Bayonne: Bus driver left brain dead after being 'attacked over face masks'
The driver in France was set upon by people who had no tickets and refused to wear face masks. ... read more


Coronavirus: Ireland's travel advice extended to 20 July
Official government advice against all-non essential travel from Ireland is to remain in place. ... read more


Coronavirus: Greece bars Serbian visitors as Balkans cases rise
Athens bars all but essential travel from Serbia for a week as infections steadily rise. ... read more


Vogue Portugal pulls controversial mental health cover
The magazine drops the cover, which has been criticised as "outdated" and in "bad taste". ... read more


Coronavirus: Louvre reopens with masks and one-way system
Masks are compulsory and visitor numbers are restricted at the world's most-visited museum. ... read more


Brussels square named after Bronte sisters
The tribute is part of the "feminisation" of street names in the neighbourhood of Koekelberg. ... read more


1. FC Heidenheim 1846 2-2 Werder Bremen: Bremen avoid Bundesliga relegation
Former Bundesliga champions Werder Bremen avoid relegation from the German top flight on away goals after a 2-2 draw at second division Heidenheim. ... read more


Ennio Morricone: Oscar-winning Italian film composer dies aged 91
The prolific composer's credits included the "spaghetti" Westerns that made Clint Eastwood a star. ... read more


Ferrari bring forward car upgrades for Styrian Grand Prix
Ferrari will introduce car upgrades at this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix, having originally scheduled them for the subsequent race in Hungary. ... read more


Italy migrant crisis: 180 migrants allowed off rescue ship
After days of stand-off the passengers, who include children, will be taken into quarantine in Sicily. ... read more


Zanardi hand cycle crash: Italian in 'severe' condition after third operation
Alex Zanardi remains in a "severe" neurological condition following a third operation after his hand cycle accident last month. ... read more


Coronavirus: How 'three musketeers' helped Georgia fight virus
Georgia has recorded fewer than 1,000 infections and only 15 deaths among its 3.7 million people. ... read more


Obituary: Ennio Morricone, the composer who changed the sound of cinema
The versatile Italian composer's film scores that were an integral part of the cinema experience. ... read more


Coronavirus: Waiting for tourists on Spain's Costa del Sol
Resorts on Spain's southern coast are hoping for tourists to save their summer. ... read more


Lionel Messi: Why Barcelona captain is becoming increasingly fed up at the Nou Camp
Lionel Messi is disillusioned with many aspects of life at Barcelona at the moment - and it throws his future at the Nou Camp into doubt. ... read more


Coronavirus: Where can I go on holiday? A guide to destinations
As people in England get the green light to go abroad again, here's a look at what's in store for travellers. ... read more


Ukraine floods: Why climate change and logging are blamed
Three hundred towns and villages were hit by flooding, and climate change and logging are blamed. ... read more


Vladimir Putin: How he has changed Russia forever
Russians are voting on constitutional changes that would mean he could stay in office until 2036. ... read more


Cash, drugs and guns seized in huge international police operation
Hundreds of arrests have taken place after a secret chat application used by criminals was busted. ... read more


What unites Planned Parenthood, Kushner and Kanye? PPP loans
Many revelations caught the attention of those across the political spectrum as they pored over the names of more than 600,000 loan recipients released by the government. ... read more


Surprise cancellation of $8 billion gas pipeline stuns racial justice advocates
"I feel good — I can sleep better at night," said one resident of a historically Black community in Virginia. "And now I know I'll be breathing clean air." ... read more


The ignorance at the heart of Trump's Washington NFL name tweet
Playing Native American, war-whooping and donning a headdress unites fans of all races in a ritual of mockery that remains acceptable for millions. ... read more


Fauci on COVID-19 vaccine: "We will at least have an answer" in the winter
"We are still knee deep in the first wave," the nation's leading infectious disease doctor said Monday about the outbreak in the U.S. ... read more


Trump's misreading the map, looking for Electoral College votes in some of the wrong places
Analysis: The president is putting out fires in red states, while Biden is focused on a half-dozen key battlegrounds. ... read more


How anti-Trump Republicans got into his head. Spoiler alert: It was easy.
With clever ads and searing social media attacks, the group has drawn notice. But what that means for the election is up in the air. ... read more


Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she tested positive for COVID-19
Fulton County, where Atlanta is located, has seen nearly 9,000 coronavirus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Health. ... read more


Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes agrees to historic $500 million deal
Steinberg Sports, the agency that represents the Super Bowl MVP, said Mahomes is now "the first half billion dollar player in sports history." ... read more


U.S. says foreign students may have to leave if their school goes online-only
The news comes as some colleges and universities, including Harvard, have announced they will hold online-only courses this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more


Guardrails line the journey of a mail-in ballot
With the integrity of vote-by-mail becoming a political issue and the coronavirus driving demand for it, there are steps to ensure validity. ... read more


Roger Stone lawyers ask appeals court to delay start of his prison sentence
A federal judge last week granted a Stone a delay to mid-July, but the longtime Trump confidant wants to put it off until September. ... read more


Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrives in N.Y. to face sex abuse charges
Maxwell was charged with enticing minors to engage in illegal sex acts with Epstein in the mid-1990s and lying about it later. ... read more


White woman who called police on Black bird watcher in Central Park faces false report charge
Video of Amy Cooper calling 911 to allege that a Black man was threatening her after he asked her to leash her dog drew widespread outrage. ... read more


Remains found in Texas confirmed to be those of slain soldier Vanessa Guillen
The remains were found near a river June 30. A suspect in her death died by suicide, and a woman has been charged in the case. ... read more


Pro-democracy activists' books removed from Hong Kong libraries
The removal is raising fears Beijing could use the controversial law to crack down on free speech in Hong Kong. ... read more


Mystery surrounds fire at Iranian nuclear site
The Natanz nuclear site in central Isfahan Province is the country’s principal uranium enrichment facility. ... read more


Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels dies at 83
Known best for the Charlie Daniels Band hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," Daniels spanned gospel, Southern rock, bluegrass and country. ... read more


Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, dies at 65
Sackler died June 30, according to a court filing. The cause of death was cancer. ... read more


What to buy in July, according to an expert
This month, find substantial savings on patio furniture, tables, couches, dining sets and more. ... read more


Halle Berry pulls out of playing transgender man after backlash
The actress apologized on Monday, saying, "the transgender community should undeniably have the opportunity to tell their own stories." ... read more


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Many revelations caught the attention of those across the political spectrum as they pored over the names of more than 600,000 loan recipients released by the government. ... read more


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Surprise cancellation of $8 billion gas pipeline stuns racial justice advocates
"I feel good — I can sleep better at night," said one resident of a historically Black community in Virginia. "And now I know I'll be breathing clean air." ... read more


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The ignorance at the heart of Trump's Washington NFL name tweet
Playing Native American, war-whooping and donning a headdress unites fans of all races in a ritual of mockery that remains acceptable for millions. ... read more


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Fauci on COVID-19 vaccine: "We will at least have an answer" in the winter
"We are still knee deep in the first wave," the nation's leading infectious disease doctor said Monday about the outbreak in the U.S. ... read more


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Trump's misreading the map, looking for Electoral College votes in some of the wrong places
Analysis: The president is putting out fires in red states, while Biden is focused on a half-dozen key battlegrounds. ... read more


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How anti-Trump Republicans got into his head. Spoiler alert: It was easy.
With clever ads and searing social media attacks, the group has drawn notice. But what that means for the election is up in the air. ... read more


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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she tested positive for COVID-19
Fulton County, where Atlanta is located, has seen nearly 9,000 coronavirus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Health. ... read more


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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes agrees to historic $500 million deal
Steinberg Sports, the agency that represents the Super Bowl MVP, said Mahomes is now "the first half billion dollar player in sports history." ... read more


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U.S. says foreign students may have to leave if their school goes online-only
The news comes as some colleges and universities, including Harvard, have announced they will hold online-only courses this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more


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Guardrails line the journey of a mail-in ballot
With the integrity of vote-by-mail becoming a political issue and the coronavirus driving demand for it, there are steps to ensure validity. ... read more


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Roger Stone lawyers ask appeals court to delay start of his prison sentence
A federal judge last week granted a Stone a delay to mid-July, but the longtime Trump confidant wants to put it off until September. ... read more


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Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrives in N.Y. to face sex abuse charges
Maxwell was charged with enticing minors to engage in illegal sex acts with Epstein in the mid-1990s and lying about it later. ... read more


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White woman who called police on Black bird watcher in Central Park faces false report charge
Video of Amy Cooper calling 911 to allege that a Black man was threatening her after he asked her to leash her dog drew widespread outrage. ... read more


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Remains found in Texas confirmed to be those of slain soldier Vanessa Guillen
The remains were found near a river June 30. A suspect in her death died by suicide, and a woman has been charged in the case. ... read more


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Pro-democracy activists' books removed from Hong Kong libraries
The removal is raising fears Beijing could use the controversial law to crack down on free speech in Hong Kong. ... read more


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Mystery surrounds fire at Iranian nuclear site
The Natanz nuclear site in central Isfahan Province is the country’s principal uranium enrichment facility. ... read more


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Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels dies at 83
Known best for the Charlie Daniels Band hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," Daniels spanned gospel, Southern rock, bluegrass and country. ... read more


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Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, dies at 65
Sackler died June 30, according to a court filing. The cause of death was cancer. ... read more


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What to buy in July, according to an expert
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Halle Berry pulls out of playing transgender man after backlash
The actress apologized on Monday, saying, "the transgender community should undeniably have the opportunity to tell their own stories." ... read more


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