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Man who killed 6 in Christmas parade gets life, no release

Man who killed 6 in Christmas parade gets life, no release

A judge sentenced a man who killed six people and injured many others when he drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee to life in prison with no chance of release Wednesday, rejecting arguments from him and his family that menta
Idaho police: No suspect in slaying of 4 college students

Idaho police: No suspect in slaying of 4 college students

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police in the college town of Moscow said Wednesday they have not identified a suspect or found a weapon in the weekend slayings of four University of Idaho students in a rental house near campus.
Democrats hold on to US House seat in Maine via ranked vote

Democrats hold on to US House seat in Maine via ranked vote

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democrats held on to a swing district in Maine, as two-term U.S. Rep. Jared Golden beat back a challenge from a former congressman via ranked choice voting for the second time in four years.
Australia says Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open

Australia says Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government confirmed on Thursday that Novak Djokovic had been granted a visa to compete in the Australian Open in January a year after he was deported over his stance against COVID-19 vaccination.
State media: Gunmen attack bazaar in Iran, killing 5

State media: Gunmen attack bazaar in Iran, killing 5

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunmen opened fire in a bazaar in the southwestern Iranian city of Izeh on Wednesday, killing at least five people, including a young girl, and wounding civilians and security forces, state TV reported.
Vehicle hits 25 LA County sheriff's academy recruits on run

Vehicle hits 25 LA County sheriff's academy recruits on run

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — An SUV traveling on the wrong side of the road struck 25 Los Angeles County sheriff's academy recruits on a training run around dawn Wednesday, critically injuring five of them, authorities said.
Arizona executes man for 1980 killings of 2 people

Arizona executes man for 1980 killings of 2 people

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of murdering two people in 1980 was put to death Wednesday in the state’s third execution since officials started carrying out the death penalty in May after a nearly eight-year hiatus.
McConnell reelected Senate GOP leader; Scott's bid rejected

McConnell reelected Senate GOP leader; Scott's bid rejected

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell was reelected as Republican leader Wednesday, quashing a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida, the Senate GOP campaign chief criticized over his party's midterm election failures.

Sudanese official says 48 killed in tribal clashes in Darfur

Tribal clashes in Sudan's restive Darfur region killed at least 48 people last week, a refugee official said Wednesday, the latest round of inter-communal violence to hit Sudan's neglected peripheries.
Council race in Michigan town settled by two pieces of paper

Council race in Michigan town settled by two pieces of paper

ROGERS CITY, Mich. (AP) — The election to fill a city council seat in a Michigan town was settled by drawing two pieces of paper from a bowl, days after a 616-616 tie. The new council member in Rogers City: Timeen Adair, whose paper said “elected.