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Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet 'glorifying violence'

Twitter obscures, warns on Trump tweet 'glorifying violence'

Twitter escalated tensions with President Donald Trump on Friday, adding a warning to one of his tweets for the first time and saying he violated the platform’s rules by glorifying violence when he suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.

US consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending plunged by a record-shattering 13.6% in April as the viral pandemic shuttered businesses, forced millions of layoffs and sent the economy into a deep recession.
Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

Alec Baldwin on pandemic life and why he worries for kids

NEW YORK — Whether he’s playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” or hosting a new season of “Match Game,” Alec Baldwin prefers working close to home.
Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody death

LOS ANGELES — Murder. Brutality. Reprehensible. Indefensible.
Ai Weiwei says new security law is the end of Hong Kong

Ai Weiwei says new security law is the end of Hong Kong

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei believes the newly passed national security law for Hong Kong augurs the end for the semi-autonomous city.

For abortion foes, Trump's allyship blunts 'Roe' revelation

NEW YORK — Norma McCorvey’s admission that her conversion from the face of abortion rights -- as the “Jane Roe” of the historic 1973 Supreme Court case -- to an opponent of the practice came with payments from anti-abortion activists might seem to be
French carmaker Renault to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide

French carmaker Renault to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide

PARIS — French carmaker Renault said Friday it will cut 15,000 jobs worldwide as part of a 2 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) cost-cutting plan, as a brutal drop in industry sales during the pandemic worsened the company's pre-existing problems.
Rising US job losses stir fears of lasting economic damage

Rising US job losses stir fears of lasting economic damage

WASHINGTON — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.

4-time DUI offender gets 17-year sentence for deadly crash

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A South Carolina man convicted of driving under the influence for a fourth time was sentenced to 17 years in prison in connection with a crash last year that left a 66-year-old man dead.
Man accused of killing North Dakota officer has long record

Man accused of killing North Dakota officer has long record

FARGO, N.D.