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June 3, 2020 7:27 p.m.

The Latest: Floyd tested positive for COVID-19 in April

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 7:27 p.m.

Tiananmen anniversary marked by crackdown, HK vigil ban

BEIJING (AP) — China tightened controls over dissidents while pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and elsewhere sought ways to mark the 31st anniversary Thursday of the crushing of the pro-democracy movement centered on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.

June 3, 2020 7:27 p.m.

The Latest: New Zealand on verge of eradicating virus

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June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

Magnitude 5.5 quake hits shaky California desert region

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has jolted the region of California desert where a powerful quake last summer was followed by thousands of aftershocks.

June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

Death of man in Tacoma police custody caused by restraint

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that he and Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards will push to make sure there is a “full and complete investigation into the death” of Manuel Ellis, who died on March 3 in handcuffs while being restrained on the ground by Tacoma police.

June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

Autopsy report shows Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19.

June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

Migrants stuck in Panama demand to continue journey to U.S.

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A group of migrants stranded for weeks near Panama's border with Colombia threatened to burn the shelter where they are stuck, demanding that authorities let them cross the country on their own to the Costa Rica border and on to the United States.

June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

The Latest: South Korea confirms 39 more coronavirus cases

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June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

The Latest: Show of force from law enforcement in Washington

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

CMT special focuses on good news work of everyday heroes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country stars highlighted the heroic work of citizens and communities around the country who were coming together to help each other in the middle of the coronavirus epidemic during the "CMT Celebrates Our Heroes" TV special.

June 3, 2020 7:03 p.m.

Denver mayor marches with protesters after Floyd's death

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in downtown Denver on Wednesday for another round of demonstrations following the death of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 6:27 p.m.

Lin Miranda doc postponed out of solidarity with protesters

NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days before it was to begin streaming, “We Are Freestyle Love Supreme," a documentary about the hip-hop improv group with Lin-Manuel Miranda and friends, has postponed its release out of solidarity with protesters.

June 3, 2020 6:27 p.m.

The Latest: Mexico's daily virus death toll hits new high

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June 3, 2020 6:27 p.m.

AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

June 3, 2020 6:27 p.m.

LA Galaxy to meet with Katai after wife's social media posts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The LA Galaxy will meet with new Serbian winger Aleksandar Katai on Thursday to discuss a series of alarming social media posts by his wife.

June 3, 2020 6:27 p.m.

Mexico reports new one-day high of 1,092 coronavirus deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The coronavirus toll in Mexico soared to a new daily high Wednesday, with the health department reporting 1,092 test-confirmed deaths — more than double the previous one-day record and in line with numbers in the United States and Brazil.

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

California lawmakers agree to close $54.3 billion budget gap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Legislative leaders on Wednesday rejected billions of dollars in budget cuts to public schools and health care services that Gov. Gavin Newsom had proposed, setting up a fight with the governor over how to close the state's estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit.

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

US Park Police investigate attack on Australian journalists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Park Police said Wednesday that it has placed two officers on administrative leave after video showed two Australian journalists being attacked during Monday night’s protest in Washington, D.C.

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

Deputy fired in Tennessee after 'open fire' comment

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee county sheriff's deputy was fired from his job after he said authorities should have “opened fire” on anyone who acted violently during protests against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, officials said.

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

Police: California man had hammer, not gun, when killed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected of stealing from a pharmacy in the San Francisco Bay Area amid national protests was fatally shot by officers who thought he was carrying a firearm in his waistband but actually had a hammer, police said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

The Latest: Police department in Charlotte under criticism

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

'Enough is enough' Atlanta suburb protest brings large crowd

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Around 1,500 protesters gathered outside a Confederate monument in Decatur, Georgia, Wednesday as demonstrations continued throughout the state against racism, police brutality and the killing of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 6:03 p.m.

The Latest: China reports 1 confirmed virus case, no deaths

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June 3, 2020 6:01 p.m.

Students, young adults peacefully protest racism

Scores of students and young adults took to the deck of the U.S. Highway 95 Long Bridge Tuesday to peacefully protest institutionalized racism, police brutality and President Donald Trump.

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

Cop in Floyd case got medals for valor and drew complaints

The Minneapolis police officer who used his knee to pin down George Floyd’s neck before his death was the most experienced of the four officers involved in the arrest, with a record that included medals for bravery and 17 complaints against him, including one for pulling a woman out of her car during a speeding stop.

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies tear gas use despite evidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and some of his supporters are claiming authorities did not use tear gas against people in a crackdown outside the White House this week. There's evidence they did.

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

Senate passes fix for small-business coronavirus relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that's been a central part of Washington's response to the corresponding economic crisis.

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

Dozens charged with looting, others crimes in LA protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 60 people have been charged with looting or other felonies committed during recent protests in Los Angeles County, prosecutors said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

The Latest: National team investigating fires in Minneapolis

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

California governor highlights previous moves on inequality

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When California Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the protests over police brutality and accompanying violence that had dominated his state over the weekend, he declared that for too long state leaders had not addressed systemic racism and called for an end to lip service without action.

June 3, 2020 5:27 p.m.

The Latest: Australia offers building sector pandemic help

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June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Police: Man had hammer, not a gun, when he was fatally shot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected of looting a pharmacy in the San Francisco Bay area was fatally shot by officers who thought he was carrying a firearm in his waistband, but it turned out to be a hammer, police said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

N. Korea threatens to halt military agreement over leaflets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea threatened on Thursday to end an inter-Korean military agreement reached in 2018 to reduce tensions if the South fails to prevent activists from flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border.

June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Seahawks' Wilson: 'I don't even want to talk about football'

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous.

June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Journalists wage legal fights after facing protest attacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Journalists alarmed by dozens of incidents where reporters were shot at, manhandled, gassed or arrested while covering demonstrations touched off by the death of Minnesota man George Floyd are fighting back legally.

June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military and protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests Wednesday but then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief.

June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Huge crowd protests in Seattle as criticism of police mounts

SEATTLE (AP) — A sea of protesters packed streets in Seattle on Wednesday in a sixth straight day of demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd, amid increasing criticism of the police department's repeated use of tear gas and flash-bangs to disperse mostly peaceful crowds.

June 3, 2020 5:03 p.m.

The Latest: Detroit Pistons set to reopen practice facility

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

'Splash,' 'Stern' writer Bruce Jay Friedman dead at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Jay Friedman, an Oscar-nominated screenplay writer and popular playwright and author known for the wry comedy and subtle pathos of such novels as “Stern” and “About Harry Towns” and for his scripts for “Splash” and “Stir Crazy," has died at age 90.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Trump photo op, talk of military force amp up GOP challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mumbling and dodging this week by Republicans came straight from the GOP playbook that helped the party endure President Donald Trump’s cringe-inducing choices.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

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June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Texas relaxes more rules to further open the state economy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas bars, restaurants and retailers will be allowed to serve more customers — in some cases immediately — under new orders from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday to further open the state economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Universities, archdiocese named in lawsuit over Katrina aid

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two New Orleans universities, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and a government contractor are defendants in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging fraud involving more than $100 million in Hurricane Katrina aid.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Iowa Rep. King's defeat marks moment of unity for GOP, Dems

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The longer Steve King served in Congress, building up a repertoire of racist rhetoric and nativist sentiments, the more he unwittingly became a unifying force in American politics.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Police: Man faked wife's disappearance so she'd avoid prison

GRANDVIEW, W. Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman and her husband faked her disappearance by pretending she plummeted from an overlook as part of a scheme to keep her out of having to go to prison, authorities said.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

The Latest: Thousands march peacefully in Washington

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Ex-defense chief Mattis rips Trump for dividing Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary rebuke, former defense secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump's heavy-handed use of military force to quell protests near the White House and said his former boss was setting up a “false conflict" between the military and civilian society.

June 3, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Prosecutors: 3 men plotted to terrorize Vegas protests

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Review: Elisabeth Moss as Shirley Jackson in 'Shirley'

Josephine Decker's prickly, unnerving “Shirley,” is set mostly in the Bennington, Vermont, home of the reclusive writer Shirley Jackson (Elisabeth Moss) and her husband, the literary critic Stanley Hyman (Michael Stuhlbarg). But it also takes place in the gothic, heightened realm of one of Jackson's own stories.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

The Latest: Explosions hit 50 ATMs in Philadelphia

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Prosecutor to review police shooting of South Carolina teen

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor in South Carolina said the investigation into the shooting death of a black teenager by a white Columbia police officer this spring is complete and he is reviewing to see if any charges will be filed.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Tennessee judge: Virus by-mail voting guidelines ambiguous

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge on Wednesday said the state's guidance about who can vote by mail due to the coronavirus is “very ambiguous,” and she cited “weighty proof” that other states have expanded to let all voters cast absentee ballots this year — something Tennessee officials say is not feasible.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Fans find a way to be part of Portuguese league's return

VILA NOVA DE FAMALICAO, Portugal (AP) — Fans found a way not to be left out as the Portuguese league resumed in empty stadiums on Wednesday, with leader Porto losing 2-1 at Famalicao.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Teen pleads guilty to robbery in NYC college student death

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the three teenagers charged in the stabbing death of a college student in New York pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbery.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Edwards names new chairman of Louisiana gambling board

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards quickly tapped a new leader for Louisiana's gambling regulatory board Wednesday, only two days after the Senate surprised the governor by blocking confirmation of his previous pick who had held the job for seven years.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Mississippi license offices to reopen with virus precautions

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi driver’s license offices will reopen Monday after being closed for about two months because of the

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Massive Portland protest peaceful again with late chaos

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 10,000 people demonstrated peacefully in Portland in one of the largest U.S. protests Tuesday before police say late in the evening a group of several hundred broke away and engaged with police, who used flash-bang grenades and tear gas on them.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

San Francisco Bay area police fatally shoot break-in suspect

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer in the San Francisco Bay Area shot and killed a 22-year-old man during a night of violence because he thought the man had a gun in his waistband, a police chief said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

States jockey to host Trump as he accepts GOP nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several states are vying to host President Donald Trump when he accepts his party’s nomination later this year, after Trump officially

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Amid protests, US faith leaders engage racism and politics

NEW YORK (AP) — As days of anti-racism protests sparked by police killings push Americans toward a national reckoning, religious leaders are stepping more directly into the politics surrounding discrimination, entering into a dialogue that cuts across lines of faith and color.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

AP Source: Germany, Portugal contenders to host CL final

Germany and Portugal are contenders to host the delayed Champions League final which is due to be moved from Istanbul, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Democratic governors to GOP counterparts: oppose deployment

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic governors on Wednesday called on their Republican counterparts to join them in opposing President Donald Trump's threatened deployment of the U.S. military to quell bouts of violence that have arisen from protests over the death of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 4:03 p.m.

AP News Digest 6:30 p.m.

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June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

New Mexico voting surges, shifts to absentee balloting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Local election official struggled Wednesday to fully tally an avalanche of absentee ballots in a primary election that locked in several female nominees for Congress and marked a progressive uprising in the state Senate.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Portland, Oregon, city of protest, reels from nightly chaos

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — This liberal city is known — and prepared — for protests that can descend into chaos, but even it is reeling from the nightly unrest splintering off peaceful demonstrations over police killings of African Americans. Portland's visibly frustrated police chief on Wednesday pleaded for people to help stop those “holding our city with violence.”

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Ducks GM Murray 'hell-bent' on improvement; critiques Eakins

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — General manager Bob Murray saw signs of progress this season from his young Anaheim Ducks and their first-year coach, Dallas Eakins.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Louisiana readying as Tropical Storm Cristobal takes aim

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana residents are being warned to ready for Tropical Storm Cristobal, which is on track for a direct hit to the state by the weekend.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Editorial Roundup: New York

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York’s newspapers:

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed into law by President Donald Trump despite hitting a speed bump in the Senate on Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Prosecutors: 3 held in Las Vegas on terror charges in right-wing conspiracy to spark violence during protests.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors: 3 held in Las Vegas on terror charges in right-wing conspiracy to spark violence during protests.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Japan's soccer federation announces new women's pro league

Japan’s soccer federation has announced a new professional women’s league that will begin play next year.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Prosecutors: 3 arrested on terrorism charges in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

2 more Oklahoma St football players positive for COVID-19

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Two more Oklahoma State football players have tested positive for COVID-19 since returning to campus for voluntary workouts, bringing the total to three.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Seattle police chief vows changes in crowd-control tactics

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best on Wednesday vowed to make sure her officers' badges are visible when they cover protests and agreed to look into crowd-control tactics, but she defended their need to wear protective equipment.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Cop in Floyd death got medals for valor and drew complaints

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minneapolis police officer who used his knee to pin down George Floyd’s neck before his death was the most experienced of the four officers involved in the arrest, with a record that included medals for bravery and 17 complaints against him, including one for pulling a woman out of her car during a speeding stop.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

University to require virus testing before fall classes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University will require testing of all students, faculty and staff for the coronavirus before they can return to campus for the start of fall classes, the university announced Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Baltimore voters lean to former mayor when times were better

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore mayor who argued crime was lower during her administration maintained her lead in the Democratic primary on Wednesday, even though her own tenure was cut short by scandal.

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

June 3, 2020 3:27 p.m.

The Latest: UN warns Asia-Pacific governments of censorship

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June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

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June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

The Latest: South Carolina: reopening may have caused spike

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June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Butler adds all-conference guard to roster as transfer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Star guard Bo Hodges has decided to transfer from East Tennessee State to Butler next season.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Sununu defends support of protests during pandemic

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu defended his support Wednesday of the peaceful protests being held around New Hampshire, which remains under a stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50

NEW YORK (AP) — If Major League Baseball and its players take the field for a coronanvirus-delayed 2020 season, it will be after acrimonious negotiations that resemble their labor war of a generation ago.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

North Dakota tribe to fight ruling giving minerals to state

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota and others are challenging a Department of Interior opinion rolling back an Obama-era memo stating that mineral rights under the original Missouri River bed should belong to the Three Affiliated Tribes.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

N.C. legislature seeks to defer road tests for young drivers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly wants to let more young people begin driving on their own even though the North Carolina DMV isn’t currently offering required behind-the-wheel tests due to COVID-19 health worries.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

The Latest: Tennessee's Dollywood parks to open in mid-June

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June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

The Latest: Thousands again protesting near White House

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

UN envoy holds cease-fire talks with Libya's eastern forces

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations said its top envoy in Libya held talks Wednesday with a delegation from Khalifa Hifter’s eastern-based forces to follow up on the agreement by the country’s warring parties to resume cease-fire negotiations, calling it “a positive step.”

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Chelan judge declines to move suit against stay-home order

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A judge in Chelan County on Wednesday declined to move a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jay Inslee's emergency stay-home orders arising from the coronavirus pandemic to Olympia.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Doctors kept close eye on Trump's use of malaria drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House medical team kept a close eye on President Donald Trump's heart rhythms, including at least one electrocardiogram, to watch for potential side effects when he took a two-week course of a

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Louisiana governor praises state's peaceful Floyd protests

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday thanked the people of Louisiana for holding peaceful demonstrations in the aftermath of George Floyd's death. The state has avoided the violence and property damage seen in other parts of the country.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Florida officer who shoved protester was reviewed over force

MIAMI (AP) — A police officer who was

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

White House: Trump church visit akin to Churchill WWII role

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Lawyer: Video raises questions over man's death in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Video released by Louisville police showing a black man's fatal encounter with law enforcement raises “more questions than it answers," an attorney for the family said Wednesday as people close to the popular barbecue chef wondered how he ended up a casualty of the unrest.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

Maryland to begin second stage of coronavirus reopening plan

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will begin its second stage of reopening later this week by lifting the order that closed non-essential businesses in response to the coronavirus, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 3:06 p.m.

The Latest: Oklahoma State announces 3 COVID-19 cases

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

The Latest: Utah sees spike in new COVID-19 cases

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June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Virginia governor to announce removal of iconic Richmond statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia governor to announce removal of iconic Richmond statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Fans ignore social distancing at Hungarian Cup final

BUDAPEST (AP) — Budapest Honved players celebrated winning the Hungarian Cup final in front of a mass of fans who were not following social distancing on Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

OBJ a "model guy" during Browns' virtual offseason program

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. practiced his own version of social distancing during his first offseason with the Browns. This year, the flashy receiver's been as close as possible.

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Handling of street protests creates crisis for Pentagon boss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper is facing the most politically charged crisis of his tenure, criticized for calling protester-filled streets a military “battle space” and accused of failing to keep the military out of politics.

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Germany agrees $146B stimulus package as Europe jobless rise

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s governing parties agreed on a 130 billion euro ($146 billion) stimulus package Wednesday to help kick-start the economy, which like others around the world has taken a heavy hit from the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

The Latest: New York mayor says city has taken positive step

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country’s most iconic monuments to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee along Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associated Press.

June 3, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Mayor: NYC takes 'step forward' in restoring order

NEW YORK (AP) — As protests continued in New York City on Wednesday, officials were hopeful that an earlier curfew and refined police tactics were bringing the city closer to restoring order after days of unrest over the death of George Floyd.

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June 3, 2020 2:22 p.m.

Central Water District announces water shutoff Monday

The Central Shoshone County Water District has announced that crews we will be repairing a water line in Moon Gulch on June, 8 at 8 a.m. All customers in that area will be without water for the majority of the day.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

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June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Jimmy Carter: Privileged, powerful must fight racial biases

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter called Wednesday for Americans in positions of power and influence to fight racial injustice, saying “silence can be as deadly as violence.”

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Heart patients avoided ERs as coronavirus hit, US study says

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency room visits in the U.S. for chest pain and heart attacks fell early this spring, according to a study that supports fears that the coronavirus outbreak scared away people from going to the hospital.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

California sets in-person voting rules under virus threat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that California will establish hundreds of locations around the state where voters can cast ballots in-person, a month after he decided to send every registered voter a mail-in ballot for the November election.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Broncos coach apologizes after suggesting NFL free of racism

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio is apologizing for suggesting discrimination and racism aren’t problems in the NFL.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Frankfurt beats struggling Werder 3-0 in Bundesliga

BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Stefan Ilsanker scored twice off the bench as Eintracht Frankfurt beat Werder Bremen 3-0 on Wednesday to damage the host's hopes of escaping relegation from the Bundesliga.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Floyd memorial will retrace life, push for justice in death

HOUSTON (AP) — The memorial services to honor George Floyd are extraordinary: three cities over six days, with a chance for mourners to pay their respects in the communities where he was born, grew up, and died.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Germany's governing parties agree on $146 billion stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus pandemic

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's governing parties agree on $146 billion stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Army: Esper reverses plan to send active-duty troops home

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an abrupt reversal, Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday overturned an earlier Pentagon decision to send a couple hundred active-duty soldiers home from the Washington, D.C., region, amid growing tensions with the White House over the military response to the protests.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

German governing parties agree $146 billion stimulus package

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s governing parties agreed on a 130 billion euro ($146 billion) stimulus package Wednesday meant to help kick-start Europe’s biggest economy, which has taken a heavy hit from the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

West Point preps for graduation, some in class test positive

More than 15 members of West Point's graduating class tested positive for the coronavirus upon their return to the the U.S. Military Academy, which is preparing to host President Donald Trump for an unusual graduation ceremony that has been criticized as too risky during a pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks rallied again on Wall Street Wednesday, and the S&P 500 climbed back to where it was just one week after it set its all-time high earlier this year.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

The Latest: Wright State drops softball and tennis programs

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Esper has reversed decision to return active-duty troops deployed near DC to home bases, Army secretary tells AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Esper has reversed decision to return active-duty troops deployed near DC to home bases, Army secretary tells AP.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Texas announces some plans to return to campus in the fall

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas bars, restaurants and retailers will be allowed to serve more customers — in some cases immediately — under new orders from Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday to further open the state economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

The Latest: West Virginia U. to require tests before return

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Horse named for Dr. Anthony Fauci finishes second in debut

A racehorse named for Dr. Anthony Fauci reached the finish line at a safe enough distance from others that would have made his namesake proud.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

First black Ferguson mayor faces old problem: Protest damage

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ella Jones winced as she gazed at a boarded-up restaurant, one of several businesses in Ferguson damaged in protests over the death of George Floyd. As Jones prepares to take over as the Missouri town’s first black mayor, she understands that Ferguson will always symbolize the uneasy relationship between black people and police.

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Zoom, Cheesecake Factory rise; HealthEquity, Ambarella fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday:

June 3, 2020 2:03 p.m.

COVID-19 cases spike in Utah a month after reopenings

Utah is experiencing a spike in new COVID-19 cases about a month after many businesses were allowed to reopen, leading the state’s epidemiologist to issue a renewed plea Wednesday for people to maintain social distancing and exercise caution.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Oklahoma schools reopening plan recommends wearing masks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Education released guidance Wednesday for how public schools could reopen in the fall that includes recommending the use of masks for staff and students to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

The Latest: Los Angeles County shortens curfew

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Nevada betting on health safety as Las Vegas casinos reopen

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After 78 days of historic quiet, cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots can jingle again 12:01 a.m. Thursday at casinos in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says ‘George Floyd mattered ... his life had value, and we will seek justice’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota AG Keith Ellison says ‘George Floyd mattered ... his life had value, and we will seek justice’.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors charged three more police officers Wednesday in the death of George Floyd and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the center of the case, delivering a victory to protesters who have filled the streets from coast to coast to fight police brutality and racial injustice.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Wall Street's rally rolls on; S&P 500 back within 8% of high

Stocks bubbled even higher on Wednesday, vaulting Wall Street back to where it was just one week after it set its all-time high earlier this year, as optimism builds that the economy can climb out of its current hole relatively quickly.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

The Latest: North Macedonia reapplies movement restrictions

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Ex-Ecuador president detained in COVID-19 corruption raid

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A former Ecuadorian president has been detained after authorities raided his home Wednesday and found a gun and medical supplies including masks as part of a wider investigation into corruption during the pandemic.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

AP report raises concerns about China and WHO; China denies

At least two U.S. senators said Wednesday that China hid data from the World Health Organization that could have altered the course of the coronavirus outbreak, even as a Chinese official denied delays in sharing information and said the government acted openly and transparently.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Belarus president dismisses government

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusia’s authoritarian president has dismissed his Cabinet two months before a scheduled presidential election.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Minnesota Attorney General Ellison says arrest warrants issued for 3 officers newly charged in George Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Ellison says arrest warrants issued for 3 officers newly charged in George Floyd’s death.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Arrest warrants issued for 3 more cops in George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with a new more serious charge of second-degree murder on Wednesday, and for the first time leveled charges against three other officers at the scene, according to criminal complaints.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

PA-House-8-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Jim Bognet, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District 8,

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Six counties have applied to move to Phase 3 of reopening

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Six counties have applied to move to the third phase of Washington state's four-stage reopening plan that eases COVID-19 restrictions and allows businesses to start to reopen, the governor's office said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 1:27 p.m.

New Mexico Senate leaders lose primary bid amid liberal push

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two key leaders in the New Mexico Senate have lost their primary bids amid a push by liberal advocacy groups to unseat Democratic lawmakers who have resisted their progressive agenda.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Mother fights order allowing death of ill son in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mother who lost custody of her terminally ill son to the state is fighting an effort to withhold life support measures and let the child die naturally.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close contact with someone with the disease.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

The Latest: UN chief notes heroism, crises of refugees

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Stadium virus prevention steers spotlight toward fan privacy

The metal detectors every sports fan has become accustomed to at the gate might soon be accompanied by thermal body scanners as part of the

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Thousands attend vigil at Idaho Statehouse in Boise

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of people attended a vigil in front of the Idaho Statehouse to protest the killing of George Floyd in a largely peaceful demonstration.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

EU, China agree to postpone summit planned for September due to coronavirus pandemic

BERLIN (AP) — EU, China agree to postpone summit planned for September due to coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

West Virginia governor says he welcomes all, except Obama

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday said he would welcome any president to the state besides former President Barack Obama.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Minnesota AG charges 3 more cops in Floyd's death, upgrades charge against 1st officer charged to 2nd-degree murder

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota AG charges 3 more cops in Floyd's death, upgrades charge against 1st officer charged to 2nd-degree murder.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

People are blowing up, or just taking, ATMs in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Explosions have hit 50 cash machines in and near Philadelphia since the weekend, and one man has died, in a coordinated effort to steal them or take the money inside, authorities said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

EU, China postpone September summit due to pandemic

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, German officials said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Trump won't be in Charlotte, but RNC may still hold events

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican National Committee unveiled plans on Wednesday to proceed with certain convention activities in Charlotte, even though President Donald Trump will deliver his nomination acceptance speech somewhere else.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

4 Minneapolis cops now charged in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with a more serious charge of second-degree murder on Wednesday, and for the first time leveled charges against three other officers, issuing warrants for their arrests.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Snapchat to stop 'promoting' Trump amid uproar over tweets

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat will stop “promoting” President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a social media platform adjusting how it treats this U.S. president.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Report: 3 more officers to be charged in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The three other police officers on the scene when a Minneapolis officer pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck are being charged with aiding and abetting a murder, and the case against the main officer is being upgraded to second-degree murder, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Restaurants in much of NY get green light for outdoor dining

NEW YORK (AP) — New York will start to allow outdoor dining at restaurants as soon as Thursday in much of the state outside of New York City and its suburbs as coronavirus restrictions ease, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Walmart moves guns, ammunition in some stores to secure area

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at some of its stores in the wake of the killing of George Floyd that has set off sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against African Americans.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

People harmed by OxyContin have more time to file claims

People injured by the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin have another 30 days to file legal claims against the manufacturer.

June 3, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Activists use informal tools to keep the peace at protests

When Berto Aguayo heard that Chicago protests started turning violent over the weekend, he called a few dozen people to meet in front of a colorful mural in a South Side neighborhood.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

AP SYNC-1 Wednesday Coverage Update

AP Sync-1 will carry a news conference by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison that has been advised for 4:00 pm EDT.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Military IDs woman, man killed in North Dakota base shooting

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The military on Wednesday identified the woman and man killed in a shooting at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Mike Miller leaves Memphis coaching staff to focus on family

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Miller is leaving Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff after two seasons, saying he needs to spend more time with his family.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Virus case count surges as 40 new Arizona deaths reported

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials reported nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases Wednesday amid a recent surge in hospitalizations, a little over two weeks after Gov. Doug Ducey ended his stay-at-home order.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Walmart drops ammunition, firearms on display in some stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at some of its stores in the wake of the killing of George Floyd that has set off sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against African Americans.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Thousands in Europe decry racial injustice, police violence

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States.

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

The Latest: Charge upgraded against Minneapolis policeman

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Review: Nick Lowe's sardonic duality on display on new EP

Nick Lowe, “Lay It On Me” (Yep Roc Records)

June 3, 2020 12:27 p.m.

Study: College sports trail pro leagues in diversity hiring

A diversity report for racial and gender hiring across college sports found overall improvement yet still reported grades lagging behind the professional ranks.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Pilgrim’s Pride CEO among indicted for chicken price fixing

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) — The CEO of Pilgrim's Pride is one of four current and former chicken company executives indicted Wednesday on charges of price-fixing.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Arizona's Sean Miller adds international flavor to roster

Sean Miller has reeled in some of nation's best recruiting classes during his 11-year stint at Arizona, players who starred in college, won multiple NCAA Tournament games, went on to the NBA,

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is taking on an increasingly public role as the nation confronts a confluence of historic crises that has exposed deep racial and socioeconomic inequalities in America and reshaped the November election.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Legal fight over Wisconsin redistricting begins

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans want to keep any legal battle over redistricting Wisconsin in the state Supreme Court, starting the fight over the redrawing of political boundary lines on Wednesday a full year before any new maps are created.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Governor joins protesters; Philadelphia under curfew again

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia will be under curfew again for a fifth straight night Wednesday, as Gov. Tom Wolf marched in Harrisburg with demonstrators protesting police violence against black people and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

German man identified as suspect in case of missing UK girl

LONDON (AP) — British police said Wednesday that a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on holiday in Portugal.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

MLS, players reach new labor deal, to resume with tournament

Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed to a six-year labor contract through 2025 that paves the way for a tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

The Latest: Tennessee county has highest virus caseload

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

US job losses in May could raise 3-month total to 30 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — The epic damage to America’s job market from the viral outbreak will come into sharper focus Friday when the government releases the May employment report: Eight million more jobs are estimated to have been lost. Unemployment could near 20%. And potentially fewer than half of all adults may be working.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Today in History

Today in History

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Report: 3 more cops to be charged in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors plan to charge a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time will level charges against three other officers at the scene, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Rhule's transition from Baylor to NFL anything but normal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Transitioning from head coach at the college level to the NFL is never easy.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Panel OKs $1.2B coronavirus bill; visitation rules relaxed

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers advanced a bill Wednesday that would allocate more than $1.2 billion in federal coronavirus relief funding, including $200 million to help small businesses restart as stay-at-home restrictions are loosened.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Whitmer backs police changes after deaths of Floyd, others

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called Wednesday for policy changes to prevent police abuses following the killings of George Floyd and other black people, backing continuing education for officers in Michigan and legislation that would require training on implicit bias and de-escalation techniques.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

DC-Winners

By The Associated Press

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Newspaper: Charges for 3 officers involved in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The three other officers on the scene when a member of the Minneapolis police force pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck are being charged with aiding and abetting a murder, and the murder case against the main officer is being upgraded to second-degree, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Turkey, Russia cooperate on virus vaccine

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Russia have agreed to cooperate in the development of a coronavirus vaccine and plan to carry out joint clinical trials, the Turkish health minister said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Ohio Democrats push to declare racism a public health crisis

Democratic lawmakers in Ohio have proposed legislation to declare racism a public health issue amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Germany won't punish players for George Floyd protests

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — As more players spoke out against racial discrimination and injustice, the German soccer federation said it will not punish those who protest against the killing of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 p.m.

AP source: MLB rejects 114-game plan, tells union no counter

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball rejected the players' offer for a 114-game regular season in the pandemic-delayed season with no additional salary cuts and told the union it did not plan to make a counterproposal, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Barron wins 3rd term on commission
June 3, 2020 11:32 a.m.

Barron wins 3rd term on commission

Lake County voters on June 2 gave incumbent County Commissioner Bill Barron a third term in office.

June 3, 2020 11:30 a.m.

Newspaper: Minnesota AG to upgrade murder charge against officer in Floyd case, charge 3 other officers with abetting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Newspaper: Minnesota AG to upgrade murder charge against officer in Floyd case, charge 3 other officers with abetting.

June 3, 2020 11:30 a.m.

Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic

Movie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.

June 3, 2020 11:30 a.m.

75 new virus deaths reported in Pennsylvania, cases pass 73K

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The coronavirus has infected another 511 people to surpass 73,000 total cases in Pennsylvania, and another 75 people have died from it, the state Health Department said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 11:30 a.m.

Fed approves expansion of state and local support program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved an expansion of its $500 billion emergency program to support state and local governments.

June 3, 2020 11:30 a.m.

The Latest: Washington mayor mulls legal challenge to Trump

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 11:30 a.m.

MT-Winners

By The Associated Press

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Italy opens borders ahead of neighbors, still eyed warily

VENTIMIGLIA, Italy (AP) — Italy officially ended its long coronavirus lockdown Wednesday, opening regional and international borders in a bid to boost summer tourism, but found itself alone as European neighbors viewed the move as premature and remained wary of visitors from Italy.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Defense officials tell AP that active-duty troops brought to DC area in response to protests are returning to home bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense officials tell AP that active-duty troops brought to DC area in response to protests are returning to home bases.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Atlanta police chief walks tightrope as she handles protests

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's police chief quickly condemned the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and acted swiftly when she determined some of her own officers used excessive force, but now she's questioning a further

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

The Latest: Cowboys star Prescott pledges $1M in Floyd wake

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Rosenstein says he wouldn't approve Russia warrant now

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers Wednesday that he would not have approved an FBI surveillance application for a former Trump campaign aide during the Russia investigation had he known at the time about the problems that have since been revealed.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Current and former executives at chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride have been indicted on federal price-fixing charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Current and former executives at chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride have been indicted on federal price-fixing charges.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Chicken industry executives indicted for price fixing

A federal grand jury has indicted four current and former chicken company executives for price fixing.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Oregon loosening virus restrictions for restaurants, pools

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s phase 2 coronavirus reopening plan will begin Friday and includes opening pools, zoos, museums and movie theaters, allowing recreational sports, loosening current restaurant restrictions and expanding outdoor gatherings to 100 people.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Chargers re-sign defensive lineman Damion Square

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive lineman Damion Square has re-signed with the Los Angeles Chargers, the franchise said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

The Latest: Oregon police chief pleas for peaceful protests

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

The Latest: Spain extends emergency for 2 final weeks

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Cannes announces lineup for a festival canceled by COVID

From an empty movie theater in Paris, organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday announced the films that would have played at there in May had it not been canceled by the pandemic.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Amy Grant has open heart surgery to fix heart condition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for Amy Grant says the contemporary Christian singer had open heart surgery on Wednesday to fix a heart condition she has had since birth.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Governor makes appointment to fill N. Idaho House seat

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Wednesday appointed Aaron von Ehlinger to immediately fill a northern Idaho House seat until November’s general election.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

New Mexico Senate leadership in doubt amid liberal push

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Another Senate Democrat has lost his bid for the party’s nomination after a coalition of liberal advocacy groups worked hard during the primary campaign to unseat lawmakers who have been resistant to their progressive agenda.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

AP News Digest 2 p.m.

EDS: Re-sending to delete GEORGE FLOYD-MINNEAPOLIS-CHIEF. Story will not move this cycle.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Mayor orders review of Kentucky city's police after violence

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Louisville, Kentucky, plans to reach out for an independent review of its police department amid protests that erupted over the deaths of black people during encounters with police, the mayor said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

ID-Winners

By The Associated Press

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Active-duty troops deployed to DC region start to leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — Active-duty troops brought in to help if needed with the civil unrest in the nation's capitol are beginning to return to their home base, after two days of more peaceful demonstrations in Washington, D.C., senior defense officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Review: Lin-Manuel Miranda before ‘Hamilton’ in Hulu doc

There’s a great moment in the documentary “

June 3, 2020 11:03 a.m.

IA-Winners

By The Associated Press

Owens, Fern will face off in general election
June 3, 2020 10:51 a.m.

Owens, Fern will face off in general election

Republican Catherine Owens will face incumbent Democrat Dave Fern in the November general election in the House District 5 race.

June 3, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Republican lawmakers add mistake in signature business bill

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After a last-minute scramble to pass the business lobby's top priority for the regular session, Republican legislators quickly realized they mangled the language of the bill aimed at limiting damage claims against insurance companies in car wreck lawsuits.

June 3, 2020 10:27 a.m.

The Latest: St Petersburg deaths up by a third in May

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Family demands charges against all 4 officers in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd's family on Wednesday demanded the arrest of all four police officers involved in his death, as they visited a makeshift shrine at the Minneapolis street corner where the black man died after a white officer pressed a knee on his neck as he pleaded for air.

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

Emergency declared in Siberia after diesel fuel leak

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region of Siberia after an estimated 20,000 tons of diesel fuel spilled from a power plant storage facility and fouled waterways.

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

Hints of economic reawakening amid mass, civic unrest

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

The Latest: MLS players approve new labor deal through 2025

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

The Latest: UN human rights chief: US must face race issues

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

Theater master classes for youth attract Broadway talent

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine being a young songwriter and getting tips from a creative team who really know how to construct a tune. After all, they wrote “Let It Go.”

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

PA-House-7-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Lisa Scheller, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District

June 3, 2020 10:04 a.m.

In COVID-19 darkness, gift of a `Moment of Light' to museum

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — If not for the pandemic, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum would have missed out on a classic Dutch 16th century painting it so badly craved.

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

The Latest: UN health agency OKs trial of hydroxychloroquine

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Virus forges rare accord among bitter Venezuelan rivals

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolás Maduro and Venezuela's opposition, led by Juan Guaidó, have agreed to a measures for battling the new coronavirus to be overseen by international health workers, a first step in years toward cooperation between bitter political rivals for the benefit of the country.

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has moved closer to possibly sending a historic delegation of all women of color to the U.S. House.

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Family demands charges against 4 officers in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd's family on Wednesday demanded the arrest of all four police officers involved in his death, as they visited a makeshift shrine at the Minneapolis street corner where the black man died after a white officer pressed a knee on his neck as he pleaded for air.

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Parents, educators, experts talk to kids on race amid unrest

NEW YORK (AP) — As an African American parent, Cassandre Dunbar in Charlotte, North Carolina, always knew she and her husband would have “the talk” with their son, the one preparing him for interactions with law enforcement.

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Candidates pack the ballot for West Virginia's primary

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — While the presidential primaries may grab national headlines on June 9, there are many other races to be decided, including those where candidates have more of a challenge trying to earn their party’s nominations. Here is a summary of those offices:

June 3, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Philadelphia to be under curfew for 5th straight night

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia will be under curfew again for a fifth straight night Wednesday.

Abell leads county commissioner race
June 3, 2020 9:50 a.m.

Abell leads county commissioner race

Brad Abell was leading a nail-biting contest for the Republican nomination for Flathead County Commissioner as of 11 p.m. on Tuesday night.

Final election results from Flathead County
June 3, 2020 9:42 a.m.

Final election results from Flathead County

Results from the June 2 primary election in Flathead County, as of 2:24 a.m.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

'Comeback kid'? Governor gets unlikely boost from virus

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Before the coronavirus upended the world, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was in trouble.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

French court approves transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect

PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday approved the extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to a United Nations tribunal.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

Mayor: Subway social distance markers a must for reopening

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City buses and subways should look different when the city begins to ease coronavirus restrictions next week, with hand sanitizer in the stations and social distancing markers in place, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

Theater master classes for youth attracts Broadway talent

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine being a young songwriter and getting tips from a creative team who really know how to construct a tune. After all, they wrote “Let It Go.”

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

MLS, players reach new labor deal, resume with tournament.

Major League Soccer and its players' union reached an agreement that allows play to resume with a summer tournament in Florida following the break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

One of Sweden's top health officials is defending his country's response to the coronavirus outbreak after first showing some contrition about its actions.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

Review: Dion gets distinguished help on rocking blues album

Dion, “Blues with Friends” (Keeping the Blues Alive Records)

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

Media ask court to make public Dayton gunman school records

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State and federal laws governing the privacy of educational records should not prevent an Ohio school district from releasing records about the man who gunned down nine people in Dayton last August, at attorney representing several media groups told the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

New Hampshire candidates urged to file paperwork by mail

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Candidates can start signing up Wednesday for New Hampshire's Sept. 8 state primary, but they're being encouraged to do so by mail because of concerns about the coronavirus.

June 3, 2020 9:27 a.m.

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June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Thousands in London decry racial injustice, police violence

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

AP source: NBA presents players with plan for season restart

The NBA has told the National Basketball Players Association that it will present a 22-team plan for restarting the season to the league’s board of governors on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

AP Lifestyles Digest

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Some violence, but California protests mostly peaceful

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some California counties and cities have begun reducing or planning to end curfews as demonstrations over the death of George Floyd have largely remained peaceful. Other jurisdictions, however, expect to extend them out of caution.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

DC Guard to investigate helicopter maneuvers to show force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Guard of the District of Columbia is investigating the use of one of its helicopters to make a “show of force” against protesters near the White House, while President Donald Trump is encouraging authorities to get tougher to quell the unrest over George Floyd's death.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Dead zone prediction: Larger than average; not near record

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High rivers and high levels of nitrogen and phosphorus from farm and urban runoff mean a larger than average oxygen-starved

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

No crowds delight art lovers in Italy at re-opened museums

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — The Uffizi Galleries, the most-visited museum in Italy, is open after three months of COVID-19 lockdown, delighting art lovers who don’t have to jostle with throngs of tourists thanks to new social distancing rules.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Missing Mexican lawmaker's body found following abduction

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The body of a missing Mexican congresswoman from the western state of Colima has been found in a hidden grave more than a month after armed men abducted her, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

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BULLETIN (AP) — Christi Jacobsen, GOP, nominated Secretary of

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

The Latest: Belgium to reopen bars, restaurants next week

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Mayor: NYC has taken 'step forward' in restoring order

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters have continued to march in New York City, but officials were hopeful that an earlier curfew and refinements to police tactics are helping restore order after days of unrest over the death of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

UEFA bans Turkish leader Trabzonspor in financial case

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Turkish league leader Trabzonspor was banned from one season of European soccer competitions on Wednesday for breaking financial monitoring rules.

June 3, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Poland's postponed presidential election to be held June 28

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The speaker of Poland's parliament announced Wednesday that the postponed presidential election will take place June 28. People will be able to vote in person, but postal votes will also be available on request.

Wind storm pummels Ferndale region
June 3, 2020 9 a.m.

Wind storm pummels Ferndale region

A strong thunderstorm with damaging winds gusting up to 69 mph swept through the Flathead Valley Sunday morning, causing widespread power outages to more than half of Flathead Electric Cooperative customers at one point.

Bertling wins GOP commission seat race
June 3, 2020 8:46 a.m.

Bertling wins GOP commission seat race

BONNERS FERRY — The winner between the five Republican candidates for the County Commissioner District 2 seat is Tim Bertling with 842 votes. Phillip Sweet had 559 votes, Will Hedrick 464, Tim Tucker with 319, and Aaron Surprenant with 181 votes.

Glacier Park set to partially reopen on June 8
June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Glacier Park set to partially reopen on June 8

After being closed to visitors for more than two months, Glacier National Park will partially reopen June 8.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

VIRUS DIARY: Time and longing during a locked-down babyhood

SEATTLE (AP) — My 8-month-old baby has now spent 32% of his life under quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Seattle mayor to meet with George Floyd protesters

SEATTLE (AP) — Large crowds of people again marched through Seattle to protest the killing of George Floyd and demonstrations were largely peaceful until late in the night and early Wednesday, when authorities used tear gas and flash-bang grenades to disperse a crowd near a police precinct.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Temple's Patrick Kraft hired as Boston College AD

Boston College hired Patrick Kraft as its new athletic director on Wednesday, bringing in the former Temple AD to replace Martin Jarmond a month after he left for UCLA.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Scientist defends Sweden's hotly debated virus strategy

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's chief epidemiologist on Wednesday defended his country's controversial coronavirus strategy, which avoided a lockdown but resulted in one of the highest per capita COVID-19 death rates in the world.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Scientists learn how tiny critters make ocean 'snot palaces'

KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) — Master builders of the sea construct the equivalent of a complex five-story house that protects them from predators and funnels and filters food for them — all from snot coming out of their heads.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

The Latest: Largely peaceful protests in Atlanta, 52 arrests

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Family says College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pittsburgh coach, dies at age 85

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Family says College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pittsburgh coach, dies at age 85.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Statue of divisive Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo is removed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A crane lifted a long-polarizing statue of former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo from its home outside a public building in the wee hours of Wednesday, whisking it away after recent protests against police brutality hastened its removal.

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

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BULLETIN (AP) — Mike Black, NP, nominated Supreme Court, Justice*5,

June 3, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, died Wednesday. He was 85.

June 3, 2020 8:05 a.m.

Columbia Falls approves 3% resort tax

Columbia Falls voters said yes to a 3% resort tax for their city.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Trump tries religious gestures to hike support amid protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cloaking himself in religion for the second day in a row, President Donald Trump sought to seize the moral authority to justify his hard line against demonstrators protesting

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Esper says he opposes use of Insurrection Act, which would allow regular military to perform law enforcement duties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Esper says he opposes use of Insurrection Act, which would allow regular military to perform law enforcement duties.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Esper opposes using Insurrection Act for law enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes use of Insurrection Act, which would allow President Donald Trump to use active-duty forces for law enforcement duties.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Rescued migrants stranded on chartered Maltese tourist boats

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — More than 400 migrants are living aboard pleasure cruise vessels bobbing in the sea off Malta, many of them for weeks now. But for them, it's no pleasure, only uncertainty over their fate and they aren’t cruising anywhere.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Hints of an economic reawakening amid mass, civic unrest

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Trump looks elsewhere after GOP convention spat with NC gov

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is seeking a new state to host this summer’s Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without public health restrictions to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from US

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and diplomatic tensions between the two countries.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

AP Source: Temple's Patrick Kraft next Boston College AD

Temple athletic director Patrick Kraft is being hired by Boston College to fill the same role, a person involved in the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Trump administration to block Chinese passenger airlines from traveling to US starting in mid-June

DALLAS (AP) — Trump administration to block Chinese passenger airlines from traveling to US starting in mid-June.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Pirates' Archer out for the season following surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer won't pitch for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, and his time with the club may be over.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Italy opens borders ahead of neighbors, beckoning tourists

ROME (AP) — Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci airport sprang back to life Wednesday as Italy opened regional and international borders in the final phase of easing its long coronavirus lockdown, but it was still an open question how other nations would accept Italian visitors.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall on Mexico Gulf coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Campeche on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on the already soaked region ahead of an expected eventual turn toward the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — As the coronavirus raced across America, this quaint seaside town did what would normally be unthinkable for a tourist destination.

June 3, 2020 8:03 a.m.

US service sector contracts for second month in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. services sector shrank for a second month in May as the coronavirus pandemic triggered shutdowns and layoffs around the country.

Flathead County primary election results
June 3, 2020 8 a.m.

Flathead County primary election results

Results from the June 2 primary election in Flathead County, as of 2:24 a.m.

June 3, 2020 7:33 a.m.

Oatie, high water and a search

Beautiful sunny weather for most of this week. I really enjoyed getting out on my ATV with temperatures in the mid-70s on the North Fork. That ended Saturday night with a massive thunderstorm about midnight. Now, on Sunday morning, we are seeing periods of heavy rain and there are now BIG puddles in my lane with prospects of more to come.

June 3, 2020 7:32 a.m.

Public hearing on four-plex is next week

The Columbia Falls City-County planning board will have a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. June 9 to consider a planned unit development in the city for a four-plex housing unit.

June 3, 2020 7:32 a.m.

City council gives kennel a green light

The Columbia Falls City Council Monday night approved a conditional use permit for a new dog kennel business on Rogers Road.

MudMan founders could owe more than $150,000 in wage claims
June 3, 2020 7:31 a.m.

MudMan founders could owe more than $150,000 in wage claims

The founders of MudMan Burgers and two nonprofit organizations associated with the local restaurant chain have filed a redetermination request with the state for multiple wage claims brought against them last year.

June 3, 2020 7:30 a.m.

The Blotter: Neighbor throwing eggs into yard

Wednesday, May 27

Russell Sindt
June 3, 2020 7:29 a.m.

Russell Sindt

Russ was born in Hot Springs and moved to Columbia Falls in 1960, where he continued to live until his death.

Wilderness travel: High water, downed trees, in other words typical for early season
June 3, 2020 7:29 a.m.

Wilderness travel: High water, downed trees, in other words typical for early season

Rough roads, high water, down trees and plenty of snow in the mountains.

June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

U.S. news organizations focus on lives lost in the pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Many are familiar with some of the bold-faced names of people who died of COVID-19 —

June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

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BULLETIN (AP) — Janeese George, Dem, nominated DC Council, Ward 4,

June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

The Latest: DC National Guard probes low-flying helicopters

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Bill earmarks $300M more COVID-19 funds for N.C. government

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators want to make available another $300 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to Gov. Roy Cooper's administration to cover additional government expenses incurred due to the virus.

June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Mexico's president goes full-steam ahead with Mayan train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula remember riding trains to visit relatives or sell their produce decades ago, so when President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a nostalgic pitch to build a “Mayan train” through the region's jungles the mainly indigenous residents were initially receptive to the idea.

June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

The Latest: Portugal says case increase due to more testing

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June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

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June 3, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Rosenstein defends naming special counsel for Russia inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is defending his decision to appoint a special counsel to scrutinize ties between Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, telling senators Wednesday that he thought it was the best way to complete the investigation appropriately and ensure public confidence in its conclusions.

June 3, 2020 7:25 a.m.

Gaiser says thanks

As this disrupted and unprecedented 2019-20 school year comes to an end, I want to express my sincere gratitude to the staff, students and parents of Columbia Falls High School District 6.

Jeffery Paul Groschupf
June 3, 2020 7:25 a.m.

Jeffery Paul Groschupf

Jeffery Paul Groschupf, 63, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Jeff is survived by his parents, Jim and Perk, his sons Andre and Micah; Andre’s wife Heather and their daughter Rosella.

Yesterdays: Sewage spilled into Lake McDonald
June 3, 2020 7:24 a.m.

Yesterdays: Sewage spilled into Lake McDonald

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Class of 2020: Schmidt looks to career in surgery, will study at Dartmouth
June 3, 2020 7:22 a.m.

Class of 2020: Schmidt looks to career in surgery, will study at Dartmouth

Claire Schmidt has been a dancer since she was young. But a recent knee injury just may have helped get her into an Ivy League School.

Class of 2020: When she was down, nurses lifted her up, now she will be one
June 3, 2020 7:22 a.m.

Class of 2020: When she was down, nurses lifted her up, now she will be one

Columbia Falls senior Kimberly Peacock spent a solid year of her high school career battling cancer.

Class of 2020: Conger will study at Stanford, with focus on environment
June 3, 2020 7:22 a.m.

Class of 2020: Conger will study at Stanford, with focus on environment

Columbia Falls senior Laney Conger said the landscape that surrounds her was definitely an influence in her future career choice. She’ll graduate tops in the Class of 2020 with a weighted grade point average of 4.26.

Class of 2020: Pickard has been great at drumming up success in life
June 3, 2020 7:21 a.m.

Class of 2020: Pickard has been great at drumming up success in life

Columbia Falls senior Anna Pickard enjoys playing drums. The skill turned out to be a good way to vent a little energy during the coronavirus crisis that clipped off her high school career.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Nation's streets calmest in days; police credit curfews

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters marched on Wednesday in peaceful pleas to end police brutality, after a calmer night in cities across America void of the violence of recent days, as demonstrators heightened calls for justice in the killing of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Cyprus hastens lifting of most remaining virus restrictions

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The government of Cyprus accelerated the lifting of most of the country’s remaining coronavirus restrictions by three weeks, citing on Wednesday the country's consistently low infection rate since the lifting of a stay-at-home order a month ago.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

AFC urged to mandate human rights into 2027 Asian Cup bids

A global activist group urged Asia’s soccer body on Wednesday to mandate respecting human rights into bidding for and organizing the 2027 Asian Cup.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Cyclone spares India's business capital from major damage

MUMBAI, India (AP) — The first cyclone in more than a century to hit India's financial capital of Mumbai appeared to have largely spared the metropolis on Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

One face in the crowd: A protester haunted by the dead

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — She couldn’t eat and she couldn’t sleep, jolting awake an hour after going to bed. Kelly Bundy felt haunted by the people who died by police bullets, or had an officer’s knee on their neck.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Review: New novel explores race, identity, belonging

“The Vanishing Half,” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Wall Street's rally rolls into Day 4 on reopening hopes

Stocks are rising again Wednesday on optimism that the economy can climb out of its current hole relatively quickly.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Pennsylvania counts ballots after a light-on-drama primary

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Election officials worked through a mountain of still-uncounted ballots Wednesday after a Pennsylvania primary that was held amid civil unrest, a pandemic, the introduction of some new voting machines and the debut of mail-in balloting that pushed county bureaus to their limits.

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Lea Michele apologizes for being 'difficult' on 'Glee' set

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Glee” star Lea Michele has apologized for being “unnecessarily difficult” on the set of the musical TV show after a co-star accused Michele of making her time there “a living hell.”

June 3, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Protests continue during NYC's 2nd night under curfew

NEW YORK (AP) —

June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Sheriff calls for peaceful demonstrations during Trump visit

GUILFORD, Maine (AP) — A sheriff urged demonstrators to protest peacefully during President Donald Trump's visit Friday to a medical products company.

June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Rescue migrants stranded on chartered Maltese pleasure boats

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — More than 400 migrants are living aboard pleasure cruise vessels bobbing in the sea off Malta, many of them for weeks now. But for them, it's no pleasure, only uncertainty over their fate and they aren’t cruising anywhere.

June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

AP PHOTOS: Protesters show outrage around the globe

Protesters in Paris took a knee and raised their fists while firefighters worked to extinguish blazes in the street. Thousands chanting “I can’t breathe” marched peacefully through Australia’s largest city. Demonstrators in the Netherlands practiced social distancing as they gathered in The Hague.

June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

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June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Virus Outbreak, ADVISORY

The quaint seaside town of Cannon Beach, Oregon, shooed away the tourists it depends on as the coronavirus raced across America. The tiny vacation destination known for its iconic coastal rock formation made the decision in March to try to keep the pandemic at bay. The choices facing Cannon Beach are emblematic of those confronting thousands of other small, tourist-dependent towns nationwide with summer looming and coronavirus restrictions lifting. They’re struggling to balance their residents’ fears of contagion with economic survival. It’s a make-or-break summer in these vacation spots — and the future is still terrifyingly unclear.

June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Thousands gather in London to protest racial injustice

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of protesters gathered in London’s Hyde Park on Wednesday to demonstrate against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States.

June 3, 2020 6:27 a.m.

The Latest: Britain's Johnson: Floyd's death 'inexcusable'

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Survey: 2.76 million layoffs in May, far fewer than expected

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. businesses shed 2.8 million jobs in May, significantly less than the 9.3 million job losses that were expected.

June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Bank of England reminds banks of 'no deal' Brexit risk

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is reminding British banks to prepare for the possibility that the U.K. and the European Union will fail to agree on a trade deal by the end of the year, amid few signs of progress in discussions between the two sides.

June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

AP Entertainment Digest for Wednesday, June 3

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June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Statue of divisive former Philadelphia Mayor Rizzo removed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Workers removed the statue early Wednesday of controversial former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo, which was recently defaced during a protest following George Floyd's death.

June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Strong earthquake, little damage in northern Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A strong earthquake shook northern Chile early Wednesday, but its epicenter was relatively deep beneath a sparsely populated desert region and there were no reports of serious damage or injury.

June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Kosovo lawmakers vote in new center-right prime minister

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s parliament voted in a new prime minister Wednesday to lead a fragile coalition government that will inherit the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and stalled normalization talks with neighboring Serbia.

June 3, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Syria says new wave of US sanctions is 'economic terrorism'

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government condemned Wednesday a new wave of U.S. sanctions against the country, calling the measures “economic terrorism” that will increase the suffering of the Syrian people.

Fourth of July parade called off
June 3, 2020 5:34 a.m.

Fourth of July parade called off

Chamber cites community safety, social distancing concerns as reasons for canceling event

June 3, 2020 5:27 a.m.

AP sources: White House softens on sending troops to states

WASHINGTON (AP) — After threatening states that he would dispatch the military to quell protests, President Donald Trump appeared to be privately backing off, with White House officials saying the response to demonstrations across the country indicated that local governments should be able to restore order themselves.

June 3, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Scientist admits Sweden could have battled virus better

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's chief epidemiologist showed contrition Wednesday as criticism mounted over the Scandinavian country's hotly debated method of fighting the coronavirus, which has resulted in one of the highest death rates per capita in the world.

June 3, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Survey: Businesses cut 2.76 million jobs in May

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. businesses shed 2.76 million jobs in May as the economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak stretched into a third month.

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Court to hear arguments on Dayton gunman's school records

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Wednesday in a case filed by news media groups seeking school records about the man who gunned down nine people in Dayton last August.

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Asia Today: S. Korea opening schools despite spike in cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools despite health risks.

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

US Legislatures slow to pass laws limiting use of force

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Wednesday, June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

The Latest: Thousands gathered peacefully in St. Paul, Minn

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Wednesday, June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Global stock markets continue to rise as economies reopen

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets rose Wednesday, extending three days of gains, as more economies reopened from shutdowns they had imposed to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Germany seeks 5-fold increase in offshore wind power by 2040

BERLIN (AP) — The German government wants to increase offshore wind power capacity five-fold by 2040 as part of its plan to wean the country off fossil fuels.

June 3, 2020 4:27 a.m.

AP News Digest 7:15 a.m.

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June 3, 2020 4:27 a.m.

Hong Kong leader accuses foreign critics of double standards

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign critics on Wednesday of displaying “blatant double standards” over moves by Beijing to strengthen control over the semi-autonomous territory.

June 3, 2020 4:27 a.m.

Syria activists: After 3 months, Russian strikes hit Idlib

BEIRUT (AP) — Russian warplanes carried out early Wednesday the first airstrikes in three months on the last remaining rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria, opposition activists said. There was no immediate word on any casualties.

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

New report finds anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) — The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the Czech Republic doubled last year, the Jewish community said Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

Widow: Retired police captain died protecting friend's store

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A retired police captain who died during a night of violent protests was trying to protect his friend's pawn shop, his widow said.

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

Acquitted Iranian scientist, deported from US, returns home

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian scientist imprisoned in the U.S. and acquitted in a federal trade secrets case returned to his homeland on Wednesday morning, a semiofficial Iranian news agency reported.

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

DC-DCCncl-Ward8-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Trayon White, Dem, nominated DC Council, Ward 8,

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

UN: Yemen programs fighting virus might stop by end of June

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations warned Wednesday its programs to fight the coronavirus and stave off starvation for hundreds of thousands of children in war-torn Yemen will be severely cut or stopped altogether by the end of the month unless donor countries provide an immediate injection of cash.

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

DC-DCCncl-Ward7-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Vincent Gray, Dem, nominated DC Council, Ward 7,

June 3, 2020 4:03 a.m.

Germany wants to kick extremists out of military faster

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has agreed on a bill that would speed up the dismissal of soldiers involved in extremism or serious crimes.

June 3, 2020 3:28 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

Nation's streets calmest in days, protests largely peaceful

June 3, 2020 3:27 a.m.

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

June 3, 2020 3:27 a.m.

Trump, chafing at oversight, takes aim at inspectors general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Linick irritated powerful Democrats and Republicans alike in his seven years as the independent watchdog investigating waste and mismanagement at the State Department. Still, he was stunned by a Friday night phone call saying President Donald Trump had fired him.

June 3, 2020 3:03 a.m.

Edmunds: 0% loans are a smart way to get out of a bad loan

To spur car sales amid the coronavirus pandemic, nearly every automaker has introduced 0% financing. Getting a 0% car loan can be a smart way to finance a new car.

June 3, 2020 3:03 a.m.

Turkey: officers disperse anti-police brutality protest

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Istanbul have dispersed a small group of demonstrators who gathered in the Turkish city to denounce police violence and to stand in solidarity with protesters in the United States. At least 29 demonstrators were detained, Turkey's state-run agency reported.

June 3, 2020 3:03 a.m.

With wins in 7 states and DC, Biden closes in on nomination

Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after

June 3, 2020 3:03 a.m.

The Latest: UK set to impose quarantine for people arriving

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 3:03 a.m.

The Latest: S Africa: US police should use maximum restraint

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 3:03 a.m.

Bus strikes roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan; 9 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday killed nine passengers travelling on a bus through Kandahar province, a spokesman for the provincial governor said.

June 3, 2020 2:27 a.m.

Global shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for a third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:27 a.m.

Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few virus infections

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus was first detected late last year, has tested nearly 10 million people in an unprecedented 19-day campaign to check an entire city.

June 3, 2020 2:27 a.m.

European jobless rate up modestly, Germany mulls stimulus

BERLIN (AP) — Europe's unemployment rate ticked up modestly last month, contained by use of labor programs that have kept millions of workers on payrolls and as some people stopped looking for work, official data showed Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 2:27 a.m.

Pandemic brings 1st Australian recession in 29 years

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic pushed Australia’s economy into recession for the first time in 29 years in the first quarter of the year, and the situation is expected to get worse.

June 3, 2020 2:27 a.m.

Syrian activists report Russian airstrikes on Idlib province

BEIRUT (AP) — Russian warplanes carried out early Wednesday the first airstrikes in three months on the last remaining rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria, opposition activists said. There was no immediate word on any casualties.

June 3, 2020 2:03 a.m.

The Nation's Weather

The Nation's Weather for Thursday, June 4, 2020

June 3, 2020 2:03 a.m.

Cyclone lashes India's business capital; 100,000 evacuated

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A cyclone made landfall Wednesday south of India's financial capital of Mumbai, with a storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggled to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 2:03 a.m.

German jobless rate up modestly, government mulls stimulus

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate rose modestly to 6.1% last month, contained by extensive use of a short-time work program that kept millions of people on payrolls, official data showed Wednesday as the government mulled a stimulus package to reinvigorate Europe's biggest economy.

June 3, 2020 1:27 a.m.

AP News Digest 4:15 a.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

June 3, 2020 1:27 a.m.

The Latest: Pakistani lawmaker dies from coronavirus

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 1:27 a.m.

Virus has been 'very devastating' for many African airlines

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A “new baby” was born with the revival of Uganda Airlines, the country's president announced last year. But now its four new jets sit idle, business suspended indefinitely because of coronavirus-related travel restrictions.

June 3, 2020 1:27 a.m.

Iranian scientist acquitted, deported from US returns home

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian scientist imprisoned in the U.S. and acquitted in a federal trade secrets case returned to his homeland on Wednesday morning, a semiofficial Iranian news agency reported.

HOW THEY WERE BUILT: Ruchti: From fill-in to filling the T-Wolf trophy case
June 3, 2020 1:15 a.m.

HOW THEY WERE BUILT: Ruchti: From fill-in to filling the T-Wolf trophy case

Matt Ruchti has done a lot of building and designing the game of soccer in the northwest.

Norris tops sheriff’s race
June 3, 2020 1:15 a.m.

Norris tops sheriff’s race

Fillios holds off Delavan

Second night of protests peaceful
June 3, 2020 1:14 a.m.

Second night of protests peaceful

Coeur d’Alene resident Bob Dorn didn’t distinguish between protesters chanting Black Lives Matter slogans Tuesday evening in downtown Coeur d’Alene, or the armed men and women standing nearby on the sidewalk.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: For Kispert, should he stay or go?
June 3, 2020 1:13 a.m.

THE CHEAP SEATS with STEVE CAMERON: For Kispert, should he stay or go?

Corey Kispert is stuck in limbo.

Council steers clear of closing Sherman
June 3, 2020 1:13 a.m.

Council steers clear of closing Sherman

Citing logistical concerns and mixed business support, the Coeur d’Alene City Council on Tuesday unanimously rejected a move to allow the closing of Sherman Avenue through Labor Day.

CDA photographer documents aftermath of protest epicenter
June 3, 2020 1:12 a.m.

CDA photographer documents aftermath of protest epicenter

When Coeur d’Alene photographer Adam Schluter woke up in Minneapolis Friday morning on his way to an assignment shooting a Midwest wedding, he was immediately struck by the smoke and eeriness of the city.

Concert brings in food, cash for local causes
June 3, 2020 1:11 a.m.

Concert brings in food, cash for local causes

COEUR d’ALENE — Anyone in the Hayden Estates neighborhoods on Sunday evening probably heard sounds of a rock and roll-infused celebration crescendoing and cascading off the mountains.

June 3, 2020 1:08 a.m.

Northwest Notes June 3, 2020

Athlon Sports ranks five Big Sky football teams

Youth Sports June 3, 2020
June 3, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Youth Sports June 3, 2020

COEUR d’ALENE RECREATION

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Nation's streets calmest in days, protests largely peaceful

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protests were largely peaceful and the nation's streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd set off sometimes violent demonstrations over police brutality and injustice against African Americans.

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Tuesday's Sports in Brief

BASKETBALL

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Democratic nomination eludes ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former CIA operative and political gadfly Valerie Plame's bid for Congress was cut short in Tuesday's primary election by attorney Teresa Leger Fernandez, as New Mexico voters opted for familiar faces in House and Senate primaries.

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State-All

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Tuesday:

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

State senators face stiff competition in New Mexico primary

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An embattled state senator who was convicted of drunken driving lost his bid for the Democratic nomination in a northern New Mexico district Tuesday, as several longtime legislators who have resisted initiatives ranging from spending increases to the legalization of recreational marijuana faced stiff opposition from challengers.

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

The Latest: Tanzania's frozen caseload concerns Africa, US

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Tuesday:

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

RECORDS

JUDGMENTS

Muldown students get chance to say goodbye to school
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Muldown students get chance to say goodbye to school

The Whitefish Schools Family Involvement Team is giving students a chance to say goodbye to the Muldown Elementary School building next week.

Dahlman takes reins as city’s Finance Director
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Dahlman takes reins as city’s Finance Director

Ben Dahlman recalls a picture of himself as a young child lining up his toy cars by size.

Marlene Havens
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Marlene Havens

Marlene Havens

Marlene passed away on May 21, 2020. She was born April 30, 1936 in Creston, B.C., Canada. She migrated to the United States where she eloped to San Francisco with Art. She was preceded in death by her mother, father and sister, Monica. Marlene is survived by Art, Shawn and a host of family and friends, too numerous to name.

Jeffery Paul Groschupf
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Jeffery Paul Groschupf

Jeffery Paul Groschupf

Jeffery Paul Groschupf, 63, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Twins go 3-1 in second week
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Twins go 3-1 in second week

The Twins worked past their 1-2 opening weekend with three big wins last week.

Ann Bickle
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Ann Bickle

Ann Bickle

Annie (Ann) Caroline Miller born Oct. 3, 1937 to Otis and Minnie Miller of Miles City Montana passed away peacefully on May 22, 2020 at St. Vincent hospital in Billings, Montana.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Looking Back for June 3

A weekly look at past Whitefish Pilot articles, compiled by Daniel McKay.

Suicide prevention effort brings hospital, nonprofit together
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Suicide prevention effort brings hospital, nonprofit together

Montana consistently ranks among the highest states nationwide for suicide rates, but North Valley Hospital and the Nate Chute Foundation are in the second year of a collaborative effort aimed at reducing that rate.

Whitefish Schools begin planning for modified learning in fall
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Whitefish Schools begin planning for modified learning in fall

With an unusual spring semester coming to a close for Whitefish Schools, all eyes are turning to the fall.

Rural fire board says it will sit down with city
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Rural fire board says it will sit down with city

The Whitefish Fire Service Area board appears to be willing to sit down at the negotiation table with the City of Whitefish regarding the contract under which the city provides fire service to the rural area.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

ADLER: Something to remember

Respectfully, Mr. Adler seemingly leaves out the fact that our civil liberties defined in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution clearly state that they are “inalienable” natural rights. Meaning, these are rights we are born with and not provisioned or otherwise modified in any way by government.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

CHINA: Expert shares insights

The excellent letter from Bob Larue provides a good historical context to China and biological weapons.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

MASKS: Consideration appreciated

In response to K. Johnson of Rathdrum, according to the CDC and Panhandle Health, MY wearing a mask protects YOU. YOU wearing a mask protects ME. My wearing a mask doesn’t protect me from you, unless it is one with filters.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

TRIBUTE: Don’t forget Cd’A

The Press has devoted pages and pictures of Evergreen Cemetery in Post Falls and not one mention of Coeur d’Alene owned cemeteries — Forest and Riverview.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

VIRUS: Remaining vigilant

Social distancing, sanitation and masks are more crucial as we open up than during restrictive Stage 1. People in stores during Stage 1 had likely been in close contact only with their family. But in later phases, the individual cutting your hair or at the table next to you has likely been to restaurants, shops, church and other gatherings. Odds of direct and indirect contact with an infected person have amplified.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

REBUTTAL: Consider big picture

Regarding Stephen Towles’ letter last Friday, I would encourage you to not place views that the editor otherwise does not hold based off a one line statement.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

RICARDO’S: Facing permit woes

Can man rule himself or does he need government to rule him? My understanding was we the taxpayers are to be served by local government. Instead we are treated like criminals. I immigrated here from Panama for the freedom and opportunity that the USA offered.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

CRIME: Bad stats, no justification

In a letter to the editor published Sunday, there are incorrect statistics attempting to justify the fear and arrests of African Americans.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

CCP: Targeting Hong Kong

Secretary of State Mike Pompeio has declared that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has done this, utilizing the very Wuhan Virus that its own cover-up of critical information made pandemic. “Virus Prevention” is the excuse for the new “National Security Law” that suppresses all pro-Democracy protests in the former British Colony.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

STEREOTYPES: We can do better

I was shocked and saddened to see the letter to the editor printed in the Coeur d’Alene Press entitled, “CRIME: Look at the stats,” which spreads racist stereotypes. It would take about five minutes to look up FBI and Census statistics to see that the stats the writer cited were false.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

FIREWORKS: Death of independence

Friday’s (May 29) front page of The Press “Parade yes; Fireworks, no.”

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

CRIME: Unity over statistics

I find it appalling that a person can take a few numbers and marginalize an issue simply because they don’t understand the “big picture.” We are facing hard times in this country and Black Americans have a right to be angry because they don’t feel safe. In fact, I would argue that in my lifetime tensions have worsened.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

LETTER: Wrong question — and answers

A letter to the editor asked the insane question of “how did black men earn the reputation they have?” in a way that insinuates the racism black people face is somehow their own fault. It ignores the fact that American society has been an unlevel playing field since the beginning for people of color.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — GEORGE BALLING: Getting creative

The state by state restrictions from the coronavirus have been disruptive to most any business. The most significant dislocation though, is in the travel and tourism industry, and wine country-based businesses and winery tasting rooms are certainly taking some of the biggest hits. As restrictions start to lift and businesses reopen, wineries are still experiencing some of the most significant regulatory increases.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — HOLLY CARLING: Diarrhea and constipation

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which include irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, colitis, diverticulitis, gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), celiac, etc. are on the increase. These sometimes debilitating diseases become a significant mental, physical and financial drain. They become mentally consumptive — awareness of where the next bathroom is, sensitivity to what they put in their mouths, never knowing where the next “attack” may hit — it can be exhaustive.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

ADVERTISING: Advertorial — DR. WAYNE M. FICHTER: New approach to back and neck pain

Spinal decompression therapy is a non-surgical, non-narcotic therapy to relieve back pain and neck pain that are commonly seen with disc injuries.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Garbage-eating grizzly euthanized at Fortine

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recently euthanized a grizzly bear near Fortine after it became habituated to people and food-conditioned.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Man sees no evil in two skulls

An Evergreen man called Flathead County Sheriff’s Office after his girlfriend was surprised by a man knocking on a window with a flashlight and then she found two “hear no evil skulls,” outside. The man later called back to advise officers the skulls were placed there by a friend.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Auditor advises steps to take after storm damage

HELENA – State Auditor Matt Rosendale is advising Montanans to be vigilant after last weekend’s storm brought strong winds and damaged properties in Northwest Montana.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

T-shirt design contest to promote Great Fish Challenge

Whitefish Community Foundation is hosting a T-shirt design contest for the 2020 Great Fish Community Challenge.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Tourism group offers customer service training

Glacier Country Tourism is offering free customer service online training.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

City commission has an opening

SANDPOINT — The city of Sandpoint has an opening on its Historic Preservation Commission.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Judge not — or do

Applications being sought for First Judicial District

Students, young adults peacefully protest racism
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Students, young adults peacefully protest racism

SANDPOINT — Scores of students and young adults took to the deck of the U.S. Highway 95 Long Bridge Tuesday to peacefully protest institutionalized racism, police brutality and President Donald Trump.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Don’t let stress derail your fitness goals, efforts

Most of our lives are full of stress, and that can take a toll on our body and health. Long-term uncontrolled stress can cause chronic conditions like high blood pressure, headaches, ulcers and unwanted wrinkles. Stress can also weaken our body’s natural defenses leaving us more susceptible to catch colds and feel fatigue set in. Want to cut stress?

Second night of Cd’A protests peaceful
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Second night of Cd’A protests peaceful

Coeur d’Alene resident Bob Dorn didn’t distinguish between protesters chanting Black Lives Matter slogans Tuesday evening in downtown Coeur d’Alene, or the armed men and women standing nearby on the sidewalk.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Let’s celebrate cancer survivors

You may not know (I didn’t) that the first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivors Day. It’s a day to “honor cancer survivors and to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be fruitful, rewarding, and even inspiring,” according to the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation who started the event over thirty years ago.

Priest River athletes announce college commitments
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Priest River athletes announce college commitments

PRIEST RIVER — It certainly wasn’t your normal signing day, but the Spartans did what they could to make sure they honored their four senior athletes that will compete at the next level.

WBCSD begins teacher negotiations for 2020-’21
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

WBCSD begins teacher negotiations for 2020-’21

PRIEST RIVER — West Bonner County School District held a negotiations meeting on May 28 where Board Chairman Sandy Bower, Trustee Nicole Butler and Superintendent Paul Anselmo sat with teacher representatives and considered changes for the 2020-2021 school year.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Idaho Hill to celebrate sixth graders

Idaho Hill Elementary will be celebrating the school’s sixth graders heading off the Priest River Junior High on Thursday, June 4 at 6 p.m. This will be an outdoor event with social distancing protocol in place.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

VFW Post, Auxiliary dedicate Evergreen Cemetery

100 Years Ago — 1920

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Mobile Market plans Newport visit

NEWPORT — Second Harvest Mobile Market will be in town on Friday, June 5.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

PRLHS students net honors, awards

Priest River Lamanna High School students were recently honored for their academic and scholarship accomplishments by school and West Bonner County School District officials.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Pend Oreille River no-wake speed limit goes into effect

Effective immediately there is a “no wake speed limit” placed on the Pend Oreille River in Pend Oreille County, Wash.

Charles Henry Scott, 89
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Charles Henry Scott, 89

Charles Henry Scott, 89, passed away in Sandpoint, Idaho, on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - May 11, 2020

Editor’s note: Some calls do not list numbered locations or other location details because that information was not listed on the log provided by Bonner Dispatch.

Steven ‘Steve’ Darwin Anselmo, 70
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Steven ‘Steve’ Darwin Anselmo, 70

Steven “Steve” Darwin Anselmo, 70, passed away Saturday May 30, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He was born May 2, 1950 in Spokane, Washington, the son of Harold and Barbara (Harp) Anselmo.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Parallel universes being lived out in wake of Floyd’s death

In Isabel Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns” she tracks the story of the Great Migration — the years between 1914-1970 when millions of African Americans fled in desperation from Jim Crow laws of the South and resettled in western and northern cities, reaching for something better. They went where the trains could carry them.

Willetta ‘Willie’ Chapman, 91
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Willetta ‘Willie’ Chapman, 91

Willetta “Willie” Chapman, 91, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, in Sandpoint, Idaho.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

A time to teach each other well

Many of you know how positive and forward-looking I try to be. Sometimes it’s easy to be that way. This is not one of those times. The mounting numbers of pandemic deaths and positive cases and resulting horrible economic impacts keep dealing us body blows.

Lavelle Elizabeth Utt, 64
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Lavelle Elizabeth Utt, 64

Lavelle Elizabeth Utt, 64, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Sandpoint, Idaho.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Judge not — or do

Applications being sought for First Judicial District

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Police say man threatened woman with machete

He’s arrested on aggravated assault, drug charges

Sheriff’s Blotter
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Sheriff’s Blotter

Notable calls

Rules of the (hic!) air road
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Rules of the (hic!) air road

Reporter’s note: Quotation marks show direct quotes from the media, such as a newspaper. All other commentary is from Your On The Street Reporter.

June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Lakeland announces summer Grab and Go meals

The Lakeland Joint School District has announced that free Idaho Summer Food Service Program Grab and Go meals will be available for children and teens 18 and younger at four northern sites this summer starting Monday.

Nancy Gail Palmer, 55
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Nancy Gail Palmer, 55

Nancy Gail Palmer was born May 22, 1965, in Spokane, Wash., and passed away May 29, 2020, in Hayden, Idaho.

Duane Curtis Stensrud, 85
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Duane Curtis Stensrud, 85

Duane Curtis Stensrud, age 85, passed away on May 27, 2020, from COPD at Schneidmiller Hospice House.

WHS graduation ceremony moves to Majestic Valley Arena
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

WHS graduation ceremony moves to Majestic Valley Arena

Whitefish High School is hosting an outdoor graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Saturday, June 6.

Incumbents claim primary wins
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Incumbents claim primary wins

SANDPOINT — Incumbents kept their seats as Bonner County’s first all-absentee ballot went off without a hitch on a delayed Election Day.

New organization looks out for teen mental health
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

New organization looks out for teen mental health

Leanne Troesh is setting out to address that need throughout Northwest Montana.

Bigfork student creates new patrol car design
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Bigfork student creates new patrol car design

With the help of Bigfork High School senior Hattie Emslie, the Flathead County Sheriff’s Department is unveiling a new look for its patrol vehicles.

Dinner and a show
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Dinner and a show

Community members provide meals for quarantined playhouse members

Shannon Barrett organized a meal drive to provide dinners for the company members every other night during their quarantine.

Sights set on pro sports
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Sights set on pro sports

Bigfork’s Brandon Hopkins would like nothing more than to become a professional athlete someday.

Eyewitness report from nation's capital
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Eyewitness report from nation's capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For three nights, cities across the United States were ravaged by vandalism, Molotov cocktails, looting, and mass destruction of property, often in the wake of peaceful protests.

Four new COVID-19 cases, PHD reports
June 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Four new COVID-19 cases, PHD reports

SANDPOINT — Four new confirmed cases novel coronavirus turned up in the region, the Panhandle Health District said on Tuesday.

June 3, 2020 12:52 a.m.

Timely message can open eyes, hearts

“Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing things historians usually record; while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues. The story of civilization is the story of what happened on the banks.” — The Story of Civilization, Will Durant

June 3, 2020 12:30 a.m.

COVID-19 metrics to move forward, or move backward, aren’t hard and fast

GRANT COUNTY — While counties work to meet state-issued guidelines to reopen their economies, and try to not have that progress reversed, those guidelines continue to be broadened. And they aren’t hard and fast to begin with.

Seventh person at Moses Lake Alzheimer’s center has COVID-19; few details publicly available
June 3, 2020 12:30 a.m.

Seventh person at Moses Lake Alzheimer’s center has COVID-19; few details publicly available

MOSES LAKE — A day after it was announced that an outbreak of COVID-19 had been found at a Moses Lake Alzheimer’s care facility, little has been made public about how the virus was introduced to elderly residents at the center.

June 3, 2020 12:29 a.m.

Spike in new COVID-19 cases in Grant, Adams counties

MOSES LAKE/OTHELLO — There were a lot of new cases of COVID-19 reported in Grant and Adams counties this past week. From Friday, May 22, to Monday, June 1, 38 new cases were reported in Grant County, bringing the new number of confirmed cases to 236. The only cities not to see new cases were Royal City, Soap Lake and the Grand Coulee/Electric City area.

June 3, 2020 12:27 a.m.

Tennessee launches poll worker recruitment campaign

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is launching a

June 3, 2020 12:27 a.m.

The American story, splintered, and those vying to tell it

What does the United States of America mean?

June 3, 2020 12:27 a.m.

The Latest: Police confront several hundred in Portland

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 12:27 a.m.

DC-Pres-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Joe Biden, Dem, nominated President, District of

June 3, 2020 12:27 a.m.

Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in the District of Columbia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in the District of Columbia.

June 3, 2020 12:27 a.m.

UK's Johnson pledges to let in Hong Kong citizens if needed

HONG KONG (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens, as the city's leader arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for meetings on a planned national security law that has many worried about their future.

June 3, 2020 12:20 a.m.

MLPD steps up arrests of people with suspected gang ties

MOSES LAKE — In response to a number of gang-related drive-by shootings in recent months, in which no known victims were injured but property damage occurred, the Moses Lake Police Department has stepped up arrests of suspected gang members.

Impromptu protests appear in Moses Lake
June 3, 2020 12:19 a.m.

Impromptu protests appear in Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Upward of 30 people gathered at the intersection of Broadway Avenue and Stratford Road on Tuesday evening to protest police brutality and show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Rev. Klockers: Repent for the day of the Lord is upon us
June 3, 2020 12:19 a.m.

Rev. Klockers: Repent for the day of the Lord is upon us

There is a plethora of expressions within the greater Christian family. Some folks emphasize speaking in tongues; others highlight social justice and activism. Some are more into preaching for folks to shape up so that they can be saved. Some others believe that one has been saved through Jesus Christ, and that this gives opportunity to do good works for others.

June 3, 2020 12:18 a.m.

Commissioners discuss reimbursement for GCHD

EPHRATA — Grant County is eligible for about $5.4 million in federal aid to reimburse the county for expenses directly related to the COVID-19 outbreak. County commissioners and other elected officials conducted a discussion Monday on possible qualifying uses of the aid, with one focus being Grant County Health District.

Ephrata resident served on Hanford board
June 3, 2020 12:18 a.m.

Ephrata resident served on Hanford board

EPHRATA — Gary Garnant wants the residents of Grant County to know a little bit more about the Hanford site.

Pandemic doesn’t keep Serve Moses Lake from doing its job
June 3, 2020 12:16 a.m.

Pandemic doesn’t keep Serve Moses Lake from doing its job

MOSES LAKE — The coronavirus outbreak required Serve Moses Lake, like most other organizations, to get creative.

June 3, 2020 12:16 a.m.

Moses Lake man in Sunday accident named

MOSES LAKE — The man killed in an early Sunday morning accident on Patton Boulevard was Christopher Boyd, 46, of Moses Lake, according to Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

June 3, 2020 12:15 a.m.

Grant PUD refinances some debt

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD will save an estimated $3.1 million in interest payments on its debt in 2020 and about $52 million in interest payments through 2044, according to Bonnie Overfield, PUD treasurer.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Washington eviction moratorium extended until Aug. 1

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday extended the state's eviction moratorium through Aug. 1, saying the intent of his order was to prevent an increase in homelessness during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

FBI investigating triple homicide in Parker

PARKER, Wash. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a triple homicide in the Yakima Valley town of Parker.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former exec pleads guilty to bribing son's way into college

BOSTON (AP) — A former technology executive pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $300,000 to bribe his son's way into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit — even though the son didn't play tennis.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 8th Add,400

Steyer +- Thistle +- Torgesen +- Uncommitted +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Jordan to face Risch in Idaho's U.S. Senate race in November

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Paulette Jordan, who garnered national attention in 2018 amid hopes from supporters she could become the county’s first Native American governor, on Tuesday won Idaho’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MD-Dem-Delg-SumD

1,114 of 1,991 precincts - 56 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Astronauts ring opening bell for Nasdaq from space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts launched into orbit by SpaceX joined in the ringing of the opening bell for the Nasdaq on Tuesday to mark “a pivotal moment" for the space economy.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Curfews give sweeping powers to cops, but are often flouted

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds of cities have imposed curfews to keep the peace during a week of violent unrest across the U.S., employing a tactic that gives law enforcement sweeping arrest powers but is frequently flouted and criticized as being unconstitutional.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

UK study finds minorities at higher risk of COVID-19 death

LONDON (AP) — People from ethnic minorities have died from COVID-19 in larger relative numbers in England than their white compatriots, according to a study published by health authorities Tuesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

College Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protests

ATLANTA (AP) — The College Football Hall of Fame is boarded up and assessing damage from a destructive night of protests in downtown Atlanta.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

3 UN elections on June 17 including new council members

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the U.N. General Assembly announced Tuesday that elections for new members of the U.N. Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, and his successor as head of the 193-member world body will be held simultaneously on June 17.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

RI-Dem-Delg-SumD

47 of 49 precincts - 96 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is seeking a new state to host this summer’s Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Fort Lauderdale police officer suspended

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Safety board asks helicopter makers to install 'black boxes'

Federal safety investigators bypassed aviation regulators on Tuesday and urged leading helicopter manufacturers to install so-called black boxes that would help determine the cause of crashes such as the one that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Collins Rudolph thought she'd never see what happened in her hometown: Prompted by protests, the city removed a 115-year-old Confederate monument near where her sister and three other black girls died in a racist church bombing in 1963.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Wes Unseld, Hall of Famer and NBA champion in DC, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Peaceful protesters get lost in action-packed coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's unrest has made for an unprecedented nightly action show on television, with control rooms that switch quickly between cars ablaze, police officers advancing on demonstrators and ransacked stores in cities across the country.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

2 Missouri students who appear to mock Floyd death withdraw

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two incoming Missouri college students who participated in a video that appeared to mock the killing of George Floyd have withdrawn.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-GOP States, 1st Add,400

Comley +- De La Fuent +- Ely +- Horn +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MLB owners, players revert to salary squabbles of old

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball owners and players have reverted to form -- the type displayed over the past half-century during eight work stoppages filled with salary squabbles.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Calm, but no plans yet from California governor amid unrest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When California Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the protests over police brutality and accompanying violence that had dominated his state over the weekend, he declared that for too long state leaders had not addressed systemic racism and called for an end to lip service without action.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Broncos stop football to talk about race relations, Floyd

Instead of X's and O's, the Denver Broncos spent Tuesday talking about racial injustice, police brutality and healing a nation rocked by

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

FIFA signals support for in-game Floyd solidarity messages

FIFA urged soccer competition organizers on Monday to apply “common sense” and consider not sanctioning players demanding justice for

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Holcomb: National Guard remains on duty amid violence threat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis' mayor extended an overnight curfew into a second night Monday following violent weekend protests over

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Sudanese raped in crackdown wrestle with trauma a year later

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A year later, Samah still wakes up terrified during the night. She sees her rapists’ faces in her sleep. She can’t bear to look at her own body. She never goes to the streets of downtown Khartoum.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Spending starting to improve, some retail sales rising

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Tuesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

South Korea to reopen WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Reigniting a bitter row between key U.S. allies, South Korea on Tuesday said it will reopen a complaint filed with the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened controls on technology exports to its companies, blaming Tokyo for an alleged lack of commitment in resolving mutual grievances.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Players skip training after union impasse with MLS

Players from several Major League Soccer teams skipped voluntary workouts Monday after the league and the players' association hit an impasse on an agreement that would clear the way for a tournament this summer in Florida.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-GOP States, 3rd Add,400

Maxwell +- Merrill +- Murphy +- Payne +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kalamazoo cleans up; not our 'finest hour,' chief says

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Police officers in Kalamazoo were outnumbered 50-to-1 before using tear gas and chemical spray in the wee hours Tuesday to get rid of protesters and stop damage at downtown businesses, authorities said.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Review: Documentary about electric racing holds little spark

For proof that Leonardo DiCaprio can't save every film he touches, look no further than “And We Go Green,” a languid documentary about the electric car racing circuit.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Australia police reject comparison to US over teen's arrest

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police on Wednesday rejected comparisons to the U.S. after an indigenous teenager was injured while being arrested in Sydney, though a government leader said it raised questions about race relations and the teen's family called for the officer involved to be charged.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: S Korea reopening schools despite spike in cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools despite health risks.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ex-Kansas City officer pleads in fatal wreck near Arrowhead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Kansas City police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter after a 2018 wreck near Arrowhead Stadium that killed a Kansas teenager and injured two others.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

College Football Hall of Famer Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden Auburn football program in 1981 and turned it into a Southeastern Conference power, died Monday. He was 80.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

IN-GOP-Delg-SumD

4,546 of 5,107 precincts - 89 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PP-GOP-Delg-All,100

2,280 of 2,281 precincts - 99 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NM-Lib-Pres-Sum

1,864 of 1,924 precincts - 97 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Honda recalls 1.4M vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 1.4 million vehicles worldwide because their fuel pumps could fail and cause engines to stall or lose power.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nagoya Grampus' Kanazaki tests positive for coronavirus

TOKYO (AP) — Nagoya Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MD-GOP-Delg-SumD

1,113 of 1,991 precincts - 56 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Celebs take to streets for historic demonstrations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx stood shoulder-to-shoulder with activists in Minneapolis, proclaiming that “we’re not afraid of the moment.” In Los Angeles, pop star Halsey and “Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson were hit with rubber bullets during a tense stand-off. And in Chicago, John Cusack was filming a burning car when officers rushed up to him and began screaming at him to leave, and he says, hitting his bike.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-GOP States, 5th Add,400

Others +- Total Write +- Uninstructe +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Burkina Faso's food woes deepen as extremists expand reach

TOUGAN, Burkina Faso (AP) — Islamic extremists chased Adama Drabo and his family from their land in western Burkina Faso, forcing them to abandon a year's worth of crops.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

EU, UK leaders to meet this month as post-Brexit talks stall

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top executive and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet this month for talks that could give new momentum to the stalled post-Brexit negotiations.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Retired officer, ex-college athlete among victims of unrest

One man was a retired St. Louis police captain checking on his friend's shop. Another was the beloved owner of a Louisville barbecue restaurant who provided free meals to officers. Yet another was a man known as “Mr. Indianapolis," a former star football player.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kings broadcaster resigns after tweet to Cousins

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Longtime Sacramento Kings TV broadcaster Grant Napear resigned Tuesday after he tweeted “ALL LIVES MATTER” when asked by DeMarcus Cousins for his opinion on the Black Lives Matter movement.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

SD-Dem-Delg-SumD

667 of 667 precincts - 100 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hit 5' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Hit 5" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Review: 'The Book of Rosy' is one woman's tale at the border

“The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border,” by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo (HarperOne)

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

With victories in 7 states, Biden closes in on nomination

Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation's ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

French virus tracing app goes live amid debate over privacy

PARIS (AP) — France is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease, becoming the first major European country to deploy the smartphone technology amid simmering debates over data privacy.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Layoffs, few seasonal workers at Oregon State Parks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s state parks have started to reopen, but the agency that manages them is is facing an estimated $22 million budget shortfall between now and next June amid the economic collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Weekend protest coverage boosts cable news viewership

NEW YORK (AP) — For many Americans, the unrest sweeping through several cities this past weekend was reason enough to stay home and watch it on television.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hawaii lineman faces charges of violating virus quarantine

HONOLULU (AP) — A University of Hawaii football player was among those arrested on suspicion of violating a 14-day quarantine imposed on travelers to control the spread of the coronavirus, officials said.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protesters return to the streets as Trump decries 'lowlifes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undeterred by curfews, protesters streamed back into the nation's streets Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump pressed governors to put down the violence set off by George Floyd's death and demanded that New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.”

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Infantino: Don't punish Bundesliga players for Floyd support

FIFA President Gianni Infantino stepped into the debate about Bundesliga players who protested during matches against the death of George Floyd, saying Tuesday that they should be applauded and not punished.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PA-Dem-Delg-SumD

8,007 of 9,162 precincts - 87 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

A superhero kid with autism shines in new PBS Kids' series

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new crop of superheroes coming to our TV this summer but they may need a little seasoning. After all, they're only in elementary school.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

FAA chief called before Senate to testify about Boeing plane

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s top aviation regulator is going back to Capitol Hill to explain the government’s oversight of the Boeing 737 Max, which remains grounded after two deadly crashes.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MT-GOP-Delg-SumD

657 of 669 precincts - 98 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NBA star Trae Young speaks at peaceful protest in Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — NBA All-Star Trae Young spoke at a peaceful protest of racial injustice and police brutality in his hometown on Monday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Delegate Count,100

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June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-GOP States, 2nd Add,400

Istvan +- Kraft +- Locke +- Matern +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday

Business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the world outraged by the killings of black people in the U.S.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-GOP States, 6 Takes,450

State Trump +- Weld +- Ardini +- Boddie +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Torino and Parma to kick off Italian soccer's return

Torino’s match at home to Parma on June 20 will be the first Serie A match when Italy’s top soccer league resumes with a match almost every day until Aug. 2.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

England allows Floyd justice messages by players in games

English Premier League players will be able to show solidarity with the George Floyd justice campaign during games without the prospect of facing sanctions.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home

All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

For many Americans, “space” means leaving the Earth’s atmosphere and exploring the galaxy. They think of this weekend’s SpaceX launch. Or going where no one has gone before on “Star Trek.”

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Looting devastates businesses already shaken by virus

NEW YORK (AP) —

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Millennial Money: Unexpected perks of scaling back spending

When I originally set out to write this column, I wanted to share the unexpected benefits of cutting back on my online shopping habit.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ferguson elects first black mayor as new protests roil US

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson voters have elected Ella Jones as the city's first black mayor as protests over the death of George Floyd and police treatment of black communities roil the nation.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: OSU linebacker tests positive following protest

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Syrian stock market halts trading for Assad cousin's company

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s stock market on Tuesday suspended trading for the largest cellular company in the country, owned by a cousin of the president and one of Syria’s richest businessmen.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 3rd Add,400

Burke +- Castro +- De La Fuent +- Delaney +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 6th Add,400

Kraus +- Krichevsky +- Moroz +- Patrick +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 11 Takes,450

State Biden +- Sanders +- Warren +- Bloomberg +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

UN urges help for countries near `debt distress' from virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the U.N. Economic and Social Council called for urgent action Tuesday to help the growing number of countries already facing or at risk of “debt distress” because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MD-House-3-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Charles Anthony, GOP, nominated U.S. House,

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US-Apple-Books-Top-10

Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US-Apple-Movies-Top-10

Apple TV app - Movies US charts:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former Fresno State baseball coach Bob Bennett dies at 86

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bennett, the winningest baseball coach in Fresno State history and a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe?

Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe?

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Wizards say Wes Unseld, 1 of 2 players in NBA history to win Rookie of Year and MVP awards in same season, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards say Wes Unseld, 1 of 2 players in NBA history to win Rookie of Year and MVP awards in same season, dies at 74.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: South Korea clamps down again as virus rebounds

BANGKOK (AP) — Areas around the South Korean capital curbed large gatherings Tuesday and officials urged churchgoers and some health care workers to avoid crowds as the number of new coronavirus once again increased.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Zoom booms as pandemic drives millions to its video service

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Zoom Video Communications is rapidly emerging as the latest internet gold mine as millions of people flock to its conferencing service to see colleagues, friends and family while tethered to their homes during the pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID-Uncontested

By The Associated Press

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Creator fires 'Law & Order' spin-off writer for online posts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A TV writer who has worked on “S.W.A.T.” and “Chicago P.D.” was fired from an upcoming “Law & Order” spin-off because of online posts about social unrest in Los Angeles.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

3 new coronavirus deaths in Oregon, cases increase to 4,335

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority has reported three new deaths from the coronavirus, increasing the toll to 157 people, while the number of cases statewide rose to 4,335.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Inslee slams Trump, Seattle George Floyd protests continue

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday that while the damage from weekend protests that turned violent must be condemned and those responsible prosecuted, “we will not allow that to obscure the justice of the underlying protest.”

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Democratic Baltimore mayoral race too close to call

BALTIMORE (AP) — The race for the Democratic nomination for Baltimore mayor was too close to call Tuesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Just Mercy,' drama of racial injustice, to be free in June

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2019 film “Just Mercy,” which chronicles courtroom struggles against racial injustice and mass incarceration, will be made free on digital platforms throughout June in the wake of George Floyd's death, Warner Bros. said Tuesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Australia rugby league tour of England canceled

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge dismisses case challenging Idaho's initiative process

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal lawsuit challenging Idaho’s ballot initiative process as unconstitutional because it requires signatures from multiple legislative districts has been dismissed, potentially clearing the way for lawmakers to make the initiative process much more difficult.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Fernandez defeats Valerie Plame in New Mexico House primary

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney Teresa Leger Fernandez defeated former CIA operative Valerie Plame to win the Democratic nomination in New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District in Tuesday’s primary.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cartoonists to thank frontline workers playfully this Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — The funny papers this Sunday will have more than laughs.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID Lottery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ These Idaho lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Met Opera cuts season by 3 1/2 months, to shorten some shows

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera season is getting shorter, along with some of its shows.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asian shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for the third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Seattle mayor, police chief vow to review protest tactics

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and police chief promised a large crowd of protesters Tuesday to review the department's use of pepper spray and flash-bang grenades to break up a crowd of peaceful protesters the night before, encouraging them to keep marching as long as they do not do damage.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

With Italy at risk, Europe Central Bank could boost stimulus

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank could soon expand its anti-pandemic stimulus program to more than a trillion euros, giving it more firepower to keep the virus crisis from sliding into a new financial crisis for the 19 countries that use the euro.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Biden moves closer to formally winning Democratic nomination

Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation's ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tech-rights group sues Trump to stop social-media order

NEW YORK (AP) — A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday sued to block President Donald Trump's

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MT-Dem-Delg-SumD

644 of 669 precincts - 96 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Marshall announces virus cases as athletes return

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have tested positive for the coronavirus at Marshall University as the college is allowing athletes to return to campus for training, officials said Monday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Thousands protest across from Lafayette Park

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

A year later, Sudanese raped in crackdown wait for justice

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Two or three times a week, Mayada goes to visit her baby daughter at the foster home. Sometimes, she breastfeeds her if she has milk, or she just sits and lulls the 3-month-old to sleep.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PP-Dem-Delg-All,100

2,281 of 2,281 precincts - 100 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 10th Add,400

Others +- Total Write +- Uninstructe +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California protesters march, shout but with little violence

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After days of jarring images of violence, thousands of protesters sang, danced and shouted in boisterous but peaceful California protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police officer fatally shot at Alabama motel; 2 in custody

MOODY, Ala. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Tuesday night when responding to a call at a motel in Alabama, and two people were arrested, authorities said.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mountain West to eliminate some postseason tournaments

The Mountain West is eliminating postseason tournaments in baseball, men’s and women’s tennis and women’s soccer and shortening other postseason events.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race

The global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions: How much must the shots rev up someone’s immune system to really work? And could revving it the wrong way cause harm?

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 5th Add,400

Haas +- Harris +- Hewes +- Koos +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tour creates pathway for NCAA players who go stay 4 years

The PGA Tour now has a dedicated path for student-athletes from the NCAA, with an emphasis on students.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Friends mourn ex-Indiana football player slain during unrest

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To those who knew former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty, it was no surprise that he would participate in a protest over the death of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Steelers RB Conner focusing on present, not uncertain future

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Conner didn't treat the quarantine caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as an obstacle, but an opportunity.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

John Prine's wife urges Tennessee to expand absentee voting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The wife of singer-songwriter John Prine, who died from complications of COVID-19, urged lawmakers Tuesday to expand absentee voting so Tennesseans would not have to put their health at risk to exercise their right to vote.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

History, right now: Echoes of 1968, and other American years

The streets were on fire as National Guard troops streamed into American cities. The shouts were soaked in anger and anguish: “We’re sick of it!”

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 4th Add,400

Dunlap +- Ellinger +- Gleiberman +- Greenstein +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Zuckerberg still under fire over inflammatory Trump posts

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Las Vegas coroner: Drugs killed 'Twilight' actor, girlfriend

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drug use killed an actor from the film “Twilight” and his girlfriend, the coroner in Las Vegas said Monday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Weekend Sports in Brief

BASEBALL

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Eyes are on you:' Minneapolis neighbors band to stand guard

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The two men stepped from the shadows as the car turned off an upscale shopping street into a residential area located on the far edge of the rioting that swept through Minneapolis. It was after midnight. A pair of metal dividers blocked the road, and the men stepped to either side of the car as it stopped. Both carried assault rifles.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a dance move that the ex-teammates popularized.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cardinals sign TE Cantrell, release CB Shelton

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end Dylan Cantrell to a one-year deal.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

False claims of antifa protesters plague small U.S. cities

CHICAGO (AP) — In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings of black people, social media has lit up with false rumors that the far-left-leaning group is transporting people to wreak havoc on small cities across America.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Primary challengers take down 2 New Mexico Senate incumbents

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An embattled state senator who was convicted of drunken driving lost his bid for the Democratic nomination in a northern New Mexico district Tuesday, as several longtime legislators who have resisted initiatives ranging from spending increases to the legalization of recreational marijuana were facing stiff opposition from challengers.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Paulette Jordan wins Democratic Senate primary in Idaho

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paulette Jordan wins Democratic Senate primary in Idaho.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bell, Telus give 5G contracts to Europeans, Huawei shut out

TORONTO (AP) — Two of Canada’s three major telecommunication companies announced Tuesday they’ve decided not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei for their next-generation 5G wireless network.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Celtics coach: Empathy means more than basketball right now

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics coach Brad Stevens believes the best way he can be helpful to his players right now is by listening to them.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Severe cyclone approaches India's financial capital Mumbai

MUMBAI, India (AP) — India’s western coast and financial capital of Mumbai braced for the first cyclone in a century on Wednesday as cases of the coronavirus continued to surge.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lyon signs striker Karl Toko Ekambi from Villarreal

LYON, France (AP) — Lyon has signed Cameroon striker Karl Toko Ekambi from Villarreal on a four-year deal.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 48 cents to settle at $37.29 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 22 cents to $39.79 a barrel.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

DC officials push back on aggressive response to protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the nation’s capital pushed back on an aggressive response by the federal government to demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, with the mayor flatly rejecting a Trump administration proposal for the federal government to take over its police force and one Virginia county pulling its officers from Washington.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Audible best-sellers for week ending May 29th

Fiction:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NWSL sets schedule for tournament in Utah

The National Women's Soccer League has set the schedule for the opening round of its tournament starting later this month in Utah, with the Portland Thorns playing the defending champion North Carolina Courage on the opening day.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a split screen for the ages on MSNBC Monday: on the left side, President Donald Trump talking about restoring law and order. On the right, a tear-gassed young woman vomiting in a Washington street.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Los Angeles mayor takes knee amid peaceful protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands thronged the streets of Los Angeles in peaceful protests Tuesday and smaller demonstrations dotted California while authorities renewed overnight curfews in LA and other areas that have seen clashes with police and groups of thieves wreck hundreds of businesses.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Clemson assistant Pearman apologizes for using racial slur

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman said he made a “grave mistake” when he repeated a racial slur to ex-Tigers tight end D.J. Greenlee at practice three years ago.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MoneyGram, SL Green rise; CME Group falls

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Tuesday:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP source: MLB players offer 114-game season, no more $ cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

3 killed when helicopter hits power line in California

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter contracted by Pacific Gas & Electric struck one of the utility's power lines and crashed into a Northern California hillside on Tuesday, igniting a grass fire and knocking out electricity to thousands of customers, officials said.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID-House-2-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Mike Simpson, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

VIRUS DIARY: Sweden stayed open. I stayed at home.

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Early April.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID-Senate-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Paulette Jordan, Dem, nominated U.S. Senate, Idaho.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Portland, Oregon, remains largely peaceful, curfew lifted

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protests in Portland, Oregon, were largely peaceful on Tuesday night as thousands of people held a massive rally downtown, but several hundred people broke away at the end of the event, prompting police to use flash-bang grenades and tear gas to break up the crowd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Iowa voters oust Rep. King, shunned for insensitive remarks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday’s primary, deciding they’ve had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments about immigrants and white supremacy throughout his nearly two decades in Congress.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Lucky Lines" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-GOP States, 4th Add,400

Sanford +- Uncommitted +- Walsh +- No Preferen +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest

NEW YORK (AP) — The music industry is planning to turn off the music and hold a day to reflect and implement change in response to the death of George Floyd and the killings of other black people.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closing higher on Wall Street Tuesday for the third day in a row, continuing a stretch of gains for the market.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hoops Hall mulls date for Bryant, Class of 2020 induction

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was gearing up for a great year: not just the all-but-certain election of NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, but also a chance to unveil a completely renovated museum.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Report: Rutgers softball needs change, but not discipline

A law firm released a report Tuesday on allegations of physical and emotional abuse in Rutgers University's softball program that described inappropriate behavior by coaches and a lack of communication on the part of administrators but stopped short of recommending discipline.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Fulcher wins 1st District GOP primary

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on Idaho's primary election (all times local):

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police shove, make AP journalists stop covering protest

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police officers surrounded, shoved and yelled expletives at two Associated Press journalists covering protests Tuesday in the latest aggression against members of the media during a week of unrest around the country.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NM-Dem-Delg-SumD

1,847 of 1,924 precincts - 96 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PP-Dem-Pres-All,100

143 of 143 precincts - 100 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

OR Lottery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ These Oregon lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Christo, artist known alongside late wife Jeanne-Claude for massive, fleeting displays, dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Christo, artist known alongside late wife Jeanne-Claude for massive, fleeting displays, dies at 84.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PA-GOP-Delg-SumD

8,595 of 9,162 precincts - 94 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nationals change course, pay minor leaguers full stipend

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals changed course and told their minor leaguers on Monday they will receive their full weekly stipends of $400 at least through June after

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus leaves the US travel industry struggling to recover

U.S. air travel down almost 90% from a year ago. A ghostly emptiness at Hawaii's tourist hotels. Deserted Las Vegas casinos counting the days to reopening.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

IN-Dem-Delg-SumD

4,648 of 5,107 precincts - 91 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PP-GOP-Pres-All,100

4,546 of 5,107 precincts - 89 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NHL post-quarantine: Recapturing team chemistry a challenge

Claude Giroux’s Philadelphia Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL back when hockey was still being played.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Eagles' Don Henley asks Congress to change copyright law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eagles songwriter Don Henley urged Congress on Tuesday to “Take It to the Limit” to protect artists against online pirating, wading into a copyright fight pitting Hollywood and the recording industry against big tech platforms like Google’s YouTube.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Safe: Bowling Green baseball saved by donors after being cut

CLEVELAND (AP) — Thrown out, Bowling Green baseball is now safe.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Paris cafes, restaurants partially reopen post-lockdown

PARIS (AP) — Parisians who have been cooped up for months with takeout food and coffee can savor their steak tartare in the fresh air and cobbled streets of the City of Light once more — albeit in smaller numbers.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

LSU schedules first football games vs Grambling, Southern

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Defending national champion LSU has for the first time scheduled football games with Southern and Grambling State, LSU athletic director Scott Woodward announced on Monday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 4PM" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Liz Weston: Take control now with advance medical directives

If you get COVID-19 and struggle to breathe, would you want to be put on a ventilator? Whatever your answer, ask yourself another question: Who would make your wishes clear if you couldn’t speak for yourself?

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MT-Oth-SuprCt-Just#5-Sum

659 of 669 precincts - 99 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Non-revenue sports fret over college athlete compensation

College coaches in non-revenue sports are worried about the impact legislation allowing compensation for athletes could have on their programs.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WA Lottery

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ These Washington lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge denies Williamson bid to nix improper-benefits inquiry

A Florida judge has denied NBA rookie Zion Williamson’s attempt to block his former marketing agent’s effort to have the ex-Duke star answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing for the Blue Devils.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 2nd Add,400

Bloxham +- Booker +- Boyd +- Bullock +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Clemson WR Ross out for the year due to spinal condition

Clemson receiver Justyn Ross, considered a first-round NFL draft pick next spring, will miss the upcoming college season due to a spinal condition uncovered after he was hurt at practice in March.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Analysis: NFL will play games after support/pressure applied

Call it support. Call it pressure. However you describe it, the NFL is going to get it regarding playing games on schedule.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Brewers: Miller Park sustains 'minor damage' after break-in

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers say a man illegally entered Miller Park and caused minor damage to the playing field Tuesday morning.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Future of stadiums, arenas promises high tech, low capacity

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The smell of barbecue wafts through the parking lots hours before kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium, and when the first salvo of fireworks explode overhead, thousands of Chiefs fans begin to march en masse toward the entrance gates.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 9th Add,400

Wells +- Williamson +- Yang +- No Preferen +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 7PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 7PM" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 10PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 10PM" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NM-Winners

By The Associated Press

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

South America's reopening and US protests could spread virus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — South American countries at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic are choosing to reopen even as case numbers rise, ignoring the example set by Europe in which nations waited for the worst to pass.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Publishers sue Internet Archive over scanning of books

NEW YORK (AP) — Four of the country's biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement, alleging that the Internet Archive has illegally offered more than a million scanned works to the public, including such favorites as Toni Morrison's “Song of Solomon,” Malcolm Gladwell's “Blink” and Cormac McCarthy's “The Road."

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP sources: IMG Academy, MGM top WNBA list of sites to play

NEW YORK (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say the WNBA plans to hold games at just one location if there is a season this year and that the MGM Resorts in Las Vegas and the IMG Academy in Florida are the top candidates.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 1PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 1PM" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 7th Add,400

Sestak +- Sloan +- Steinman +- Steinman +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

RI-Winners

By The Associated Press

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame loses N.M. race

The Latest on Tuesday's primary elections (all times EDT):

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PA-House-1-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Brian Fitzpatrick, GOP, nominated U.S. House,

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole Baskin

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's “Tiger King” docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Will open seats be familiar sight in sports as virus fades?

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Empty seats have been the norm the past few years at the University of Kansas, where a succession of football coaches has failed to turn around the flailing fortunes of the Jayhawks.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

More journalists injured covering George Floyd protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first time officers shot rubber bullets at MSNBC host Ali Velshi and his crew Saturday night in Minneapolis, he was willing to believe that the officials didn’t know they were press. The second time, Velshi said, they knew and shot anyway.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Monday Sports in Brief

BASEBALL

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cologne forward Modeste joins Bundesliga protests over Floyd

BERLIN (AP) — Cologne forward Anthony Modeste became the latest Bundesliga player to make a statement in solidarity with George Floyd after scoring against Leipzig on Monday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge dismisses Dykstra's suit against ex-teammate Darling

NEW YORK (AP) —

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Teresa Leger Fernandez defeats Valerie Plame for Democratic nomination for open congressional seat in New Mexico.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Teresa Leger Fernandez defeats Valerie Plame for Democratic nomination for open congressional seat in New Mexico.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Liverpool stars take a knee in gesture of support for Floyd

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool players took a knee around the center circle at Anfield Stadium on Monday in a gesture of support following the death of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Vanderbilt defensive analyst Osia Lewis, 57, dies of cancer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt senior defensive analyst Osia Lewis died Sunday following a lengthy battle with cancer, the school announced. He was 57.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NM-GOP-Delg-SumD

1,906 of 1,924 precincts - 99 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Thousands on New York City streets after curfew

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Books on race and criminal justice top bestseller lists

NEW YORK (AP) — As nationwide protests against racism and police violence continue, readers are seeking out books old and new on race and criminal justice.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 1st Add,400

Buttigieg +- Klobuchar +- Gabbard +- Bennet +-

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Oregon governor resists using National Guard in active role

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Monday she won’t send National Guard troops to actively help quell violent protests in Portland over the killing of George Floyd because they aren’t needed and that “is exactly what President Trump wants.”

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Not stopping': Defiant NYC protesters march through curfew

NEW YORK (AP) — An 8 p.m. curfew didn’t stop thousands of defiant demonstrators from marching through the streets of New York City Tuesday night, though some of the rampant destruction seen over the past few nights was quelled.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

LA pizza shop weathers pandemic, takes beating from vandals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After his Los Angeles pizza shop was crippled for two months by the coronavirus pandemic, Bobby Alt reopened Saturday excited to finally dish out slices to customers in person. By the time he closed for the night, he feared the worst for his little business.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Late-night hosts say fighting racism means more than talk

NEW YORK (AP) — Six of America's late-night television comedy hosts — five of them white men — turned serious after the nation's weekend of unrest following the death of George Floyd to suggest they and others need to do more than talk about racism.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Spike Lee on what's different about these protests

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not the first time that Spike Lee's “Do the Right Thing” has been freshly urgent, but Lee's 1989 film has again found blistering relevance in the wake of George Floyd's death.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US players Steffen, Adams express solidarity with Floyd

BERLIN (AP) — Americans Zack Steffen and Tyler Adams are among the Bundesliga players who expressed solidarity in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Biting Mexican comic, satirist Héctor Suárez dies at 81

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican comic Héctor Suárez, whose decades-long career celebrated the common man and satirized the rich, corrupt and arrogant, has died at 81.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Yomiuri Giants call off practice game; coronavirus suspected

TOKYO (AP) — The Yomiuri Giants, Japan’s most famous baseball team, called off a preseason game on Wednesday with reports that at least one player may have tested positive for the coronavirus.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

UK lawmakers queue to vote as Parliament adjusts to COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government faced a rebellion from some of its own legislators on Tuesday after it summoned Members of Parliament back to London and scrapped a remote-voting system used during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Match 4" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Welcome Back!' Several famed museums reopen across Europe

AMSTERDAM (AP) — In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with the Pearl Earring can once again startle and entice visitors. Down in Spain, the rusty maze of steel sheets by Richard Serra is a wonderland anew for art lovers. And at the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's Creation of Adam can drop jaws like it has done for ages.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Notre Dame-Navy football opener moved from Ireland to U.S.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The college football season opener between Notre Dame and Navy has been moved out of Ireland because of the cornavirus pandemic.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

RI-GOP-Delg-SumD

47 of 49 precincts - 96 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Wuhan finishes mass testing effort, isolates 300

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Keno' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Keno" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Police say 4 officers shot in St. Louis protests

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Herbert Stempel, TV quiz show whistleblower, dies at 93

NEW YORK (AP) — Herbert Stempel, a fall guy and whistleblower of early television whose confession to deliberately losing on a 1950s quiz show helped drive a national scandal and join his name in history to winning contestant Charles Van Doren, has died age 93.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID-House-1-nominated

BULLETIN (AP) — Rudy Soto, Dem, nominated U.S. House, District 1,

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Senate confirms special watchdog for pandemic recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a new inspector general to oversee money distributed as part of the $2 trillion economic rescue law, putting at least one watchdog in place as oversight of the money has lagged.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New this week: Apollo benefit, docs on Bruce Lee, spelling

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

1 of few black-owned pot shops in the US robbed in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's lone retail marijuana shop is dealing with another setback.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Democratic governors reject Trump's call to send in military

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Several Democratic governors on Monday pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to deploy the U.S. military unless they dispatch National Guard units to “dominate the streets” in reaction to the violence that has erupted across the country.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Associated Press tally shows at least 9,300 people arrested in protests since killing of George Floyd

NEW YORK (AP) — Associated Press tally shows at least 9,300 people arrested in protests since killing of George Floyd.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Big Ten Commissioner Warren creates anti-racism coalition

The Big Ten's Kevin Warren, the first black commissioner of a Power Five conference, is creating a coalition to give the league's athletes a platform to voice their concerns about racism.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map of the virus “immediately,” and said its work and commitment to transparency were “very impressive, and beyond words.”

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Seattle police say report of armed person at hospital false

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police responded to reports of an armed person at hospital for military veterans Tuesday but later said a witness was mistaken.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Analysis: Soccer out of touch suppressing on-field activism

To most watching Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho remove his jersey to reveal a handwritten “Justice for George Floyd” message on his undershirt, it was a powerful expression of activism on a soccer field.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: UN body calls for action on debt amid pandemic

The Latest on the

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Brands weigh in on national protests over police brutality

As thousands of protesters take to the streets in response to police killings of black people, companies are wading into the national conversation but taking care to get their messaging right.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

VIRUS DIARY: He draws, and a world opens up for his mother

LONDON (AP) — I cannot draw. I am unable to sketch anything past the outlines of a simple flower or a house no one would want to live in. For my verbally delayed autistic 6-year-old son though, drawing is a lifeline. It’s how he processes feelings and communicates when words literally fail him.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Seahawks sign fourth-round pick TE Colby Parkinson

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Colby Parkinson, the first of the team's 2020 draft picks to sign.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

DC-Dem-Delg-SumD

143 of 143 precincts - 100 percent

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Clemson leading scorer Simms returning for final year

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson leading scorer Aamir Simms is returning for a final season after withdrawing his name from the NBA draft.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

This Date in Baseball

June 4

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Greek tourism minister says all foreign visitors welcome

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is preparing to admit tourists from all over the world this summer but will be adhering to the advice of health experts to ensure it remains a safe destination in terms of coronavirus exposure, the country’s tourism minister said Tuesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New York City contact tracers start, reach out to 600 people

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City contact tracers hired to contain the spread of the coronavirus reached out to all of the roughly 600 people who tested positive for the virus citywide on Monday, the first day of the program, and succeeded in reaching more than half of them, officials said Tuesday.

June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Business Highlights

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June 3, 2020 12:03 a.m.

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