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NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin’s lawyer: Video will clear him in parking clash

NEW YORK — Video will vindicate Alec Baldwin after he was accused of slugging a man in the face in over a parking space, the actor’s lawyer said Monday. Baldwin himself said nothing as he was arraigned on a misdemeanor attempted assault charge and a charge of harassment, a violation, in the latest of his … Continue reading NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin’s lawyer: Video will clear him in parking clash

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: ‘Atrocious’ recording suggests killer used drugs

ANKARA, Turkey— The audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is so “atrocious” that a Saudi intelligence official who heard it speculated that “only someone who took heroin” could carry it out, Turkey’s president was quoted as saying Tuesday. Speaking to journalists on board his plane while returning from World War I commemorations … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: ‘Atrocious’ recording suggests killer used drugs

CLEVELAND | Cleveland Orchestra fires 2 musicians over sexual misconduct

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Orchestra says an independent investigation into sexual misconduct allegations has led to the firing of two prominent musicians. The orchestra on Wednesday announced the dismissals of concertmaster William Preucil and principal trombonist Massimo La Rosa. The orchestra says in a statement that the investigation was conducted after the publication of media … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Cleveland Orchestra fires 2 musicians over sexual misconduct

BOSTON | Boston woman says celebrity chef Batali groped her

BOSTON — A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017. According to media reports, the suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston seeks unspecified damages for “severe emotional distress” including anxiety and self-doubt. The suit … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston woman says celebrity chef Batali groped her

GREENSBORO, N.C.| The Latest: State of emergency issued in North Carolina city

GREENSBORO, N.C.| April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Authorities say they’ve declared a local state of emergency in Greensboro, North Carolina, after an apparent tornado caused damage in several locations around that city. Greensboro police said in … Continue reading GREENSBORO, N.C.| The Latest: State of emergency issued in North Carolina city

Leopards kill at least 3 children in rural India

NEW DELHI/January 10, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Media reports and wildlife experts say at least three children have been killed by leopards in a series of recent attacks in rural India. Two of the children were killed in a village in central India, possibly by the same leopard, while a 14-year-old boy was killed in the country’s north, … Continue reading Leopards kill at least 3 children in rural India