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Maryland sheriff resigning over sexist, racist comments

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A sheriff in Maryland has agreed to resign after an investigation found he created a hostile work environment by belittling staffers and making racist and sexist comments. A 48-page-report by the Howard County Office of Human Rights found that Sheriff James Fitzgerald was “universally described as vindictive, arrogant, narcissistic, rude, belligerent, […]
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The government cast off more vestiges of democracy after electoral authorities extinguished the opposition’s efforts to recall President Nicolás Maduro by referendum.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego judge Friday deemed a man charged with carrying out a string of deadly attacks on sleeping homeless men last summer to be mentally incompetent to stand trial. Judge Steve
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on flooding across western and central Pennsylvania (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says three water systems c
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman's claim of being gang raped at a fraternity house sought to show jurors Friday why she found the woman
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge says poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated New Jersey gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an Atlantic City casino
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sa
Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States.              
The 2016 election cycle pitting the Republican nominee against the former secretary of state has turned increasingly toxic, with Trump fueling wild conspiracy theories about vote "rigging"
The decision followed a dispute last year when Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited the country for an African Union summit despite facing an ICC arrest warrant over alleged war crimes.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special investigator on counter-terrorism and human rights accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday of peddling “lies and xenophobia”
We have a bunch of babies running our country, a bunch of losers, says Trump
OCOEE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida police officer has been indicted after authorities say he shot into a home after being dispatched to the wrong address. The Orlando Sentinel (
BATON ROUGE, La. - White supremacist David Duke has qualified for a televised debate in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race. Duke's campaign hasn't said whether he plans to attend the debate, which will be
MONTREAL - An armoured vehicle was robbed in Montreal on Friday after being hit with the front end of an backhoe tractor on a busy street. Police say a backhoe deliberately crashed into a parked armo
A 34-year-old U.S. Navy sailor died Thursday from a blast from an improvised explosive device while deployed in Iraq, the military announced.              
LIMA (Reuters) - Supplies needed to keep operating one of the world's biggest copper mines, Las Bambas, are running out as access roads remain blocked by protesters in Peru, Chinese-owned miner MMG Lt
Michelle earned praise from Clinton last week for delivering a whithering critique of Trump and his intolerable attitude toward women
Russia hopes that authors of draft resolution of the UN Human Rights Council on Aleppo, presented by the United Kingdom
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Glover is joining the “Star Wars” universe. Disney announced Friday that the writer, actor and rapper will play Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo “
NEW YORK. – President Barack Obama eviscerated would-be successor Donald Trump on Thursday for threatening not to concede if he loses next month’s election, calling for a thumping Democratic vic
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Two former students at an Alabama university have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman during a spring break attack in Panama City Beach. The
Russian Foreign Minister informs, these groups shell routes through which aid can be delivered
OTTAWA - Some of what was said Friday about the Canada-EU trade agreement known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA, which appeared close to collapse Friday after talks broke do
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal regulators who accuse Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton of committing securities fraud aren’t giving up after a judge threw out their first try. The U.S. Securities
ESEKA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Fourteen people remained trapped on Friday under the wreckage of a packed passenger train that derailed en route between Cameroon's two largest cities, killing at least 55
SANAA (Reuters) - Warring factions in the war in Yemen exchanged accusations on Friday of violating a 72-hour ceasefire that began just before midnight on Wednesday, with the Saudi-led coalition sayin
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's b
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested two suspects wanted in the killing of a California tourist in Nashville, Tennessee. Raleigh Police Department spokesman Jim Sughrue (shuh-G
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Former NFL Alumni Association President George Martin says concussions are a scourge in contact sports with long-term consequences still widely underestimated. Martin was the keynot
London City Airport is the 13th busiest airport in Britain, with a total of 4.3 million passengers last year.
A deep network of underground tunnels has been uncovered at the outskirts of Mosul.
BERLIN — At least four people died off the coast of Libya and more were missing after a rubber boat carrying around 150 migrants was attacked yesterday by a
FREDERICTON - There will be no fast-track appeal in a cross-border beer battle that has national implications for interprovincial trade. New Brunswick government lawyers had sought leave to appeal th
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has arrested a former police chief at the heart of an investigation into the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 trainee teachers in the southwestern city of Iguala

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