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SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco’s 1st black female mayor takes oath of office

SAN FRANCISCO  — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office, vowing to help drug users and the homeless in a city that has come to embody extreme wealth and poverty. In her inauguration speech, London Breed promised to build more housing in a city … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco’s 1st black female mayor takes oath of office

German prosecutors’ office to research bureau’s Nazi past

BERLIN/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— German federal prosecutors say they’re launching a study into the influence of former Nazis on the office after the war. The office said Friday the study will be headed by two German professors, one of law and the other of history, who will investigate how many former Nazis worked for the office … Continue reading German prosecutors’ office to research bureau’s Nazi past

The Latest: Junior aides blame Dems in out-of-office replies

WASHINGTON/January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 11 a.m. Junior White House aides are using their out-of-office messages to assign blame to Democrats for the government shutdown. The automatic replies from White House assistant press secretaries Ninio Fetalvo and Natalie Strom say, “Unfortunately, I am out of the office today … Continue reading The Latest: Junior aides blame Dems in out-of-office replies

Office of rights group in Russia’s North Caucasus torched

MOSCOW/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Masked attackers on Wednesday torched the office of the prominent Russian rights group Memorial in the region of Ingushetia, the latest escalation of tensions between the activists and officials in the North Caucasus. The arson attack that Memorial said happened in the early hours came a week after the chief of the … Continue reading Office of rights group in Russia’s North Caucasus torched