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Attorney defending Idaho’s abortion laws quits AG’s office

Attorney defending Idaho’s abortion laws quits AG’s office BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A high-profile Idaho attorney who has defended in state and federal courts some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation is among the latest attorneys to quit state employment. Former Deputy Attorney General Megan Larrondo is one of eight attorneys...

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Opportunity knocks, Harkins answers

Opportunity knocks, Harkins answers Jansen Harkins hoped his days of grinding it out in the minors were over. And it sure looked that way, with 132 NHL games on his resume over the past three seasons. The 25-year-old was dealt a blow last month, however, when new Winnipeg Jets coach Rick Bowness delivered some...

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Record fundraising in Georgia governor’s race nears $170M

Record fundraising in Georgia governor’s race nears $170M ATLANTA (AP) — Big money continues to roll into Georgia’s governor’s race even as Republican incumbent Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams have already blown through the records they set in 2018. Abrams has raised nearly $98 million, according to reports filed with the state...

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Former WPS chief Clunis to head Manitoba public safety training development

Former WPS chief Clunis to head Manitoba public safety training development The province has hired a former Winnipeg police chief to lead efforts to develop consistent public safety training programs for law enforcement officers and community wellness teams across Manitoba. Devon Clunis, who was chief from 2012-16, is tasked with framing and implementing the...

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South Korea star Son needs facial surgery ahead of World Cup

South Korea star Son needs facial surgery ahead of World Cup LONDON (AP) — South Korea captain Son Heung-min will undergo surgery on a facial injury, jeopardizing his availability for the World Cup. Son was helped off the field during the first half of Tottenham’s Champions League match at Marseille on Tuesday after taking...

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Louisiana congressional candidate touts Trump endorsement

Louisiana congressional candidate touts Trump endorsement BATON ROUGE (AP) — With less than a week to go until midterm elections, U.S. Rep Clay Higgins touted a recorded message from Donald Trump Tuesday in which the former President endorsed the Louisiana Republican. Throughout his campaign, Higgins has said that Trump supports his bid for a...

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Houston mayor discloses that he had cancer surgery, therapy

Houston mayor discloses that he had cancer surgery, therapy HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner revealed Wednesday that he underwent surgery and six weeks of radiation therapy during the summer for bone cancer in his jaw. Turner made the disclosure during a question-and-answer session after he delivered his annual State of the City...

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Saka eases World Cup fears by returning to training

Saka eases World Cup fears by returning to training LONDON (AP) — Bukayo Saka allayed fears he could be a fitness doubt for England ahead of the World Cup by returning to training with Arsenal on Wednesday, three days after going off injured early in a Premier League match. The 21-year-old winger was forced...