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Fri. 11:40 a.m.: Beijing says US ‘too negative’ toward China

BEIJING (AP) — A top Chinese diplomat said today that U.S. policy toward China is “too negative" and that cooperation could be critically important as the Biden administration focuses on combating COVID-19 and promoting economic recovery. The U.S. appears to be highlighting confrontation ...

Fri. 10:20 a.m.: Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before apparently taking his own life in a late-night attack at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said, in the latest in a spate of mass shootings in the United States after a relative lull during ...

US opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

(AP) - The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world on Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a months-long race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, rich and poor, struggle with stubbornly high ...

Defense rests without Chauvin testimony at murder trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution's two weeks. Closing arguments are set to begin Monday ...

Thu. 11 a.m.: Google Earth adds time lapse video to depict climate change

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) - The Google Earth app is adding a new video feature that draws upon nearly four decades of satellite imagery to vividly illustrate how climate change has affected glaciers, beaches, forests and other places around the world. The tool unveiled Thursday is rolling out in ...

Thu. 10:03 a.m.: Toyota recalls Venza SUVs to fix air bag wiring problem

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling nearly 280,000 Venza SUVs in the U.S. because a wiring problem can stop the side air bags from inflating in a crash. The recall covers Venzas from the 2009 through 2015 model years. Documents posted Thursday by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety ...

EGCC to reopen Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN -- Eastern Gateway Community College will resume normal business operations Thursday after being closed for one-and-a-half days due to an unspecified threat it received Tuesday afternoon. Officials announced shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, the decision to reopen was made after ...

YSU game canceled Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN — An odd, somewhat frustrating season came to abrupt end for the Youngstown State football team Wednesday. The Missouri Valley Football Conference announced the cancellation of the Penguins’ final game, which was set for Saturday against league rival North Dakota. According to a ...

Car shot at during funeral

CAMPBELL -- A shooting Wednesday at a funeral in Campbell is under investigation. According to the Campbell Police Department, a call was received at about 12:15 p.m. for shots fired toward a car during a funeral at Jerusalem Baptist Church on Wilson Avenue. A witness told police a vehicle ...

Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of black motorist

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A prosecutor said today that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and ...