December 6th, 2021

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Michigan shooting suspect’s parents enter not guilty pleas

By Corey Williams And Ed White, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2021

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – The parents of the Michigan teen charged with killing four students at Oxford High School pleaded not guilty Saturday to involuntary manslaughter charges, hours after police said they were caught hiding in a commercial building. James and Jennifer Crumbley entered pleas to each of the four counts over a hearing held ... Read More »

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Chief: Michigan suspect’s parents found hiding in building

By Corey Williams And Ed White, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2021

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at Oxford High School were found hiding in a Detroit building early Saturday, several hours after a prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges against them, officials said. James and Jennifer Crumbley were captured in a commercial building that housed ... Read More »

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New Orleans: Push to rename Lee boulevard after Toussaint

By Associated Press, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2021

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A member of the New Orleans city council is pushing to change a street currently named after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and replace it with one the city’s most famous musicians, Allen Toussaint, who died in 2015. Councilmember Jared C. Brossett introduced an ordinance to rename the street that goes ... Read More »

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Scenes from Week 1 of Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-abuse trial

By Tom Hays, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) – The first week of the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell saw the first of her four main accusers taking the witness stand to give emotional testimony accusing the British socialite of coaxing her – at just 14 – into sexual encounters with financier Jeffrey Epstein. The jury at the federal trial ... Read More »

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France’s Macron meets Saudi crown prince in final Gulf stop

By Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday for the final leg of a two-day Gulf tour. Concerns over Iran’s nuclear program, the multiple crises in Lebanon and the ongoing war in Yemen were expected to be aired in private by both sides. Earlier ... Read More »

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Parents captured after son charged in Oxford school shooting

By Corey Williams And Ed White, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2021

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were caught early Saturday, several hours after a prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges against them, according to a sheriff’s office. James and Jennifer Crumbley were captured in Detroit, Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe ... Read More »

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U.S. intelligence finds Russia planning Ukraine offensive

By Aamer Madhani, Nomaan Merchant And Vladimir Isachenkov, The Associated Press on December 3rd, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. intelligence officials have determined that Russian planning is underway for a possible military offensive against Ukraine that could begin as soon as early 2022 and would include an estimated 175,000 personnel, according to an administration official. The new intelligence finding estimates that half of the Russian personel are already deployed along ... Read More »

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Evidence at Maxwell trial: massage table, unfolded in court

By Tom Hays, The Associated Press on December 3rd, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) – A green, folding massage table used by financier Jeffrey Epstein was brought into a Manhattan courtroom and set up in front of a jury on Friday to bolster allegations he teamed up with British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell to sexually exploit underage victims. The theatrical flourish in federal court in Manhattan, courtesy ... Read More »

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Lawyer: Parents in Michigan school shooting didn’t flee

By Corey Williams And Ed White, The Associated Press on December 3rd, 2021

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – A lawyer says two parents charged with involuntary manslaughter in a Michigan high school shooting left town for their own safety but are returning to face arraignment. Shannon Smith spoke after authorities said they were searching for Jennifer and James Crumbley. They are the parents of Ethan Crumbley, who is charged ... Read More »

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Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press on December 3rd, 2021

DENVER (AP) – Experts have found a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial for now, attorneys said during a court hearing Friday. Ahwad Al Aliwi Alissa, 22, is accused of opening fire at a busy King Soopers in the college town of ... Read More »

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Search on for 2 parents charged in Michigan school shooting

By Corey Williams And Ed White, The Associated Press on December 3rd, 2021

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – Michigan authorities say they’re searching for two parents charged with involuntary manslaughter in a high school shooting. Jennifer and James Crumbley are the parents of Ethan Crumbley, who is charged with murder and terrorism in the deaths of four students at Oxford High School on Tuesday. Crumbley’s parents were charged Friday. ... Read More »

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