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Goats return to Reagan Library to eat and create a firebreak

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — More than 350 goats are using their mouths to help protect The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum from wildfire danger.
Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures

Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures

TOKYO — An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago.
Int'l Court sentences Ugandan to 25 years for war crimes

Int'l Court sentences Ugandan to 25 years for war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court sentenced a Ugandan former child soldier who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years' imprisonment Thursday, with judges saying that his own abduction as a schoolboy and history as a
US unemployment claims fall to a pandemic low of 498,000

US unemployment claims fall to a pandemic low of 498,000

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000, the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck 14 months ago and a sign of the job market's growing strength as businesses reopen and consumers step up spendin
Ex-49ers player Hayne to spend nearly 4 years in jail

Ex-49ers player Hayne to spend nearly 4 years in jail

SYDNEY, Australia — Jarryd Hayne, a rugby league star who also played briefly in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers, has been sentenced to at least three years and eight months in jail for the sexual assault of a woman in 2018.
Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it comes to her critics.
US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic, a shift that puts the U.S.
South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods

South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Josh Duggar granted release as he awaits child porn trial

Josh Duggar granted release as he awaits child porn trial

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography.

Mom who gave birth on flight didn't know she was pregnant

HONOLULU — Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga had no idea a baby was coming when she went into labour on a flight from her home in Utah to Honolulu last week.