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Wisconsin school board votes in favor of pride flag ban

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:52:13 -0400

A Wisconsin school board has voted in favor of a policy that prohibits teachers and staff from displaying gay pride flags and other items that district officials consider political in nature

Judge: New Orleans police reforms at risk as manpower falls

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:50:17 -0400

A day after New Orleans officials asked that the city's police department be removed from federal oversight under a decade-old court order, the judge in the case said she fears hard-fought reforms are at risk

Probe opened into Denver police shooting that injured 6

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:48:10 -0400

Denver’s top prosecutor says she is opening a grand jury investigation into the actions of three police officers who wounded six bystanders last month while shooting at an armed suspect in a crowded downtown Denver nightlife zone

2 ex-fraternity members get 6 weeks jail for hazing death

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:38:28 -0400

Two former fraternity members in Ohio have been sentenced to six weeks in jail over the hazing death of a student

Parole granted to last 1976 California school bus hijacker

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:40:50 -0400

The last of three men convicted of hijacking a school bus full of California children for an attempted $5 million ransom in 1976 is being released by the state’s parole board

5 Great Danes attack, kill owner in northwest Iowa

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:23:13 -0400

A northwest Iowa woman has died after being attacked by her five Great Danes

Man arrested in 3 highway shootings in Alabama, Georgia

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:15:56 -0400

A man has been arrested for three separate shootings Wednesday along Interstate 85 in Alabama and Georgia

Man indicted for homicide after Georgia boat crash kills 5

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 17:39:25 -0400

A Georgia man has been indicted on homicide charges after a Memorial Day weekend boat crash that killed five people

Concerns over segregation display led to post office closure

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 17:05:28 -0400

The U.S. Postal Service has closed a small Virginia post office over concerns about its location inside a historic train depot that also serves as a museum about racial segregation

A federal judge has reinstated a North Carolina law that bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 16:55:45 -0400

A federal judge has reinstated a North Carolina law that bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy

Hales inspires Trent Rockets to victory over Oval Invincibles

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 22:23:00 BST

Trent Rockets made it four Hundred wins from five with a 25-run victory over Oval Invincibles, inspired by the work of Alex Hales in front of his home crowd at Trent Bridge.

NBA announces 2022-23 regular season schedule

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 21:06:00 BST

The NBA has released the schedule for the 2022-23 regular season and it's one that contains 82 games per team.

AJ threatens Usyk: ‘Punchers aren’t made, they’re born!’

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 22:00:00 BST

For the first time this fight week Anthony Joshua went head-to-head with Oleksandr Usyk at the final press conference before their crucial rematch, live on Sky Sports Box Office this Saturday.

Championship: Stoke hold Boro; Sheff Utd, Reading lead LIVE!

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 16:30:00 BST

Pulisic emerges as Man Utd loan target | Antony bid expected

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 14:14:00 BST

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of taking Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic on loan.

Billionaire Ratcliffe 'serious' about buying Man Utd stake

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 19:44:00 BST

Sir Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United if the club is for sale.

Wilder confirms return against Helenius

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 19:18:00 BST

Deontay Wilder will return against Robert Helenius in Brooklyn on October 15, in the American's first fight since his trilogy defeat by Tyson Fury last year.

Giggs breaks down in tears as he describes 'worst experience' of life

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 20:48:00 BST

Ryan Giggs broke down in tears in court as he described his night in a police cell over an alleged assault on his ex-girlfriend as "the worst experience" of his life.

Strauss hopes English cricket can 'come together' over domestic changes

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 17:24:00 BST

Sir Andrew Strauss says he hopes English cricket can "come together" when the ECB's high performance review sets out its recommendations for changes to the structure and scheduling of the domestic game.

Papers: PSG working on £59.1m deal for Man City's Silva

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 22:55:00 BST

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August 2022