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Removing the %&*@ from Maine's vanity plates will take time

Removing the %&*@ from Maine's vanity plates will take time

Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine's roads and highways isn't going to happen overnight, even though a law banning such profanities in a state where such regulation has been unusually lax goes into effect Monday.
Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan

Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and wounded scores more.
More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home

More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes
Authorities call fatal stabbing of UK lawmaker terrorist act

Authorities call fatal stabbing of UK lawmaker terrorist act

LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England, in what police said was a terrorist incident.
Bill Clinton recovering from urological infection, aide says

Bill Clinton recovering from urological infection, aide says

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton will remain hospitalized overnight as he recovers from a urological infection. But a spokesman said Friday that he was doing better and was in good spirits.
Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety.
Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said. It was the deadliest day since the U.S.
Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law

DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration said Friday it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court in another attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned most abortions since September.

Teachers told to offer books with 'opposing' Holocaust views

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) — A Texas school district administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they should also have books that offer “opposing” or “other” viewpoints on the subject.
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