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Utah judge reverses law banning transgender kids from sports

Utah judge reverses law banning transgender kids from sports

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Transgender girls in Utah will be given the opportunity to participate in female sports as the school year begins after a judge on Friday reversed a ban pending legal challenges from parents.
US poised to announce new military aid, drones for Ukraine

US poised to announce new military aid, drones for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
British fighter gets life for Islamic State hostage killings

British fighter gets life for Islamic State hostage killings

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A British national was sentenced to life in prison Friday for his role in an Islamic State hostage-taking scheme.
Judge: Prosecutors cannot enforce Michigan's abortion ban

Judge: Prosecutors cannot enforce Michigan's abortion ban

LANSING, Mich.
South Africa's Zulu nation to host celebration for new king

South Africa's Zulu nation to host celebration for new king

KWANONGOMA, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s ethnic Zulu nation is preparing to host a coronation event for its new traditional king amid internal divisions that have threatened to tear the royal family apart.
Officials: At least 2 die after planes collide in California

Officials: At least 2 die after planes collide in California

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Two planes collided in Northern California while trying to land at a local airport Thursday and at least two of the three occupants were killed, officials said Thursday.
Justice Dept.: 3 men charged in Whitey Bulger's killing

Justice Dept.: 3 men charged in Whitey Bulger's killing

BOSTON (AP) — Three men, including a Mafia hitman, have been charged in the killing of notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger in a West Virginia prison, the Justice Department said Thursday.
Vatican shelves assault probe into Canadian cardinal claims

Vatican shelves assault probe into Canadian cardinal claims

ROME (AP) — The Vatican said Thursday that a preliminary church investigation into sexual assault allegations by a Canadian woman against a top cardinal, Marc Ouellet, has determined the case doesn’t warrant further investigation.
Judge appears willing to unveil some of Mar-a-Lago affidavit

Judge appears willing to unveil some of Mar-a-Lago affidavit

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.
Mississippi changes legal team to handle welfare fraud case

Mississippi changes legal team to handle welfare fraud case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services is hiring a different law firm to try to recover millions of dollars in welfare money that was misspent in the state's largest public corruption case in decades.