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John Lennon's killer denied parole for an 11th time

John Lennon's killer denied parole for an 11th time

ALBANY, N.Y. — The man who gunned down John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980 was denied parole for an 11th time, state corrections officials said Wednesday. Mark David Chapman was denied after being interviewed by a parole board Aug.
Orders for big-ticket US manufactured goods jumped 11.2%

Orders for big-ticket US manufactured goods jumped 11.2%

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods jumped 11.2% in July, the third consecutive monthly gain. And the jump last month was even larger than the 7.7% increase in June, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
Pompeo has closed-door meetings with Bahrain, UAE leaders

Pompeo has closed-door meetings with Bahrain, UAE leaders

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held closed-door meetings Wednesday with Bahrain's royal family and top officials in the United Arab Emirates amid the Trump administration's push for Arab nations to recognize Israel.

German police alerted to shots, find sleeping man and TV

BERLIN — German police called to the scene of a suspected shooting found a man who had fallen asleep with an action film running at top volume on TV.
Kanye West qualifies for Tennessee presidential ballot

Kanye West qualifies for Tennessee presidential ballot

NASHVILLE — Rapper and producer Kanye West will be on Tennessee's presidential ballot in November, the state election’s office confirmed.

Radio station fires worker over role in Yusuf Hawkins death

NEW YORK — A man who was among those charged in the notorious 1989 killing of Yusuf Hawkins, a Black teen set upon by a white mob and shot, was fired from a New York hip-hop radio station after a new documentary brought the murder case renewed attent
Biden campaign 'flooding the zone' with celebrity backers

Biden campaign 'flooding the zone' with celebrity backers

WILMINGTON, Del. — Poised over the piano, Carole King was set to play “I Feel the Earth Move” during a recent virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden when the Democratic presidential nominee himself beat her to it.
The Loyalist: VP Pence preserves own presidential prospects

The Loyalist: VP Pence preserves own presidential prospects

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence shuttled through the Capitol's empty, drafty hallways one blustery winter day in search of a breakthrough.
Lawyer says Blake paralyzed, protests erupt for 3rd night

Lawyer says Blake paralyzed, protests erupt for 3rd night

KENOSHA, Wis.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum plans reopening

NASHVILLE — The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum plans to reopen to the public on Sept. 10, according to a news release.