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Carol Burnett seeks to be guardian of teen grandson

Carol Burnett seeks to be guardian of teen grandson

LOS ANGELES — Carol Burnett is seeking to become the legal guardian of her teenage grandson as his mother struggles with substance abuse.
Turkey discovers large natural gas reserve off Black Sea

Turkey discovers large natural gas reserve off Black Sea

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the discovery of a large natural gas reserves off the Black Sea coast, days after he promised “good news” that would usher in a “new era” for the energy dependent country.
Navalny's medevac from Russia to Germany in limbo

Navalny's medevac from Russia to Germany in limbo

MOSCOW — Family and allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who remains in a coma in a Siberian hospital, were fighting for his transfer to a German clinic on Friday as local doctors insisted the politician is too unstable to be medevaced
Barr: Feds to appeal ruling, seek death for Boston bomber

Barr: Feds to appeal ruling, seek death for Boston bomber

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will seek to reinstate a death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man who was convicted of carrying out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Attorney General William Barr said Thursday.
Minnesota wins NBA draft lottery, rights to No. 1 pick

Minnesota wins NBA draft lottery, rights to No. 1 pick

The NBA draft lottery was delayed three months. The Minnesota Timberwolves are certainly feeling like the wait was worthwhile. The Timberwolves won the lottery Thursday night, giving them the No. 1 pick.
Ex-Trump aide Bannon pleads not guilty in border wall scheme

Ex-Trump aide Bannon pleads not guilty in border wall scheme

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, was pulled from a luxury yacht and arrested Thursday on allegations that he and three associates ripped off donors trying to fund a southern border wall, making him the latest
Whitmer: $600M Flint water deal a step toward making amends

Whitmer: $600M Flint water deal a step toward making amends

LANSING, Mich. — A $600 million deal between the state of Michigan and Flint residents who were harmed by lead-tainted water is a step toward making amends for a disaster that upended life in the poor, majority-Black city, Gov.
Russia's Navalny in coma, allegedly poisoned by toxic tea

Russia's Navalny in coma, allegedly poisoned by toxic tea

MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, one of Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, lay in a coma Friday at a Siberian hospital, the victim of what his allies said appeared to be a poisoning engineered by the Kremlin.
NY lets voters get absentee ballots due to virus concerns

NY lets voters get absentee ballots due to virus concerns

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York will allow voters to request absentee ballots for the general election because of an outbreak — like coronavirus — under a new state law signed Thursday. New Yorkers can now vote by absentee in any election through Jan.
Source: Michigan reaches $600M deal in Flint water crisis

Source: Michigan reaches $600M deal in Flint water crisis

Michigan will pay $600 million to compensate Flint residents whose health was damaged by lead-tainted drinking water after the city heeded state regulators’ advice not to treat it properly, an attorney involved in the negotiations told The Associated