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Pipeline operators agree to $12.5M payout for Montana, North Dakota oil spills

Belle Fourche Pipeline Company and Bridger Pipeline LLC will pay $12.5 million in a legal settlement over oil spills in Montana and North Dakota.

West Virginia University president gets yearlong contract extension

West Virginia University's Board of Governors granted President E. Gordon Gee a one-year contract extension. His original contract was set to expire next year.

Marine Drill Instructor Acquitted in Recruit’s Death

A military jury found Staff Sgt. Steven Smiley not guilty of negligent homicide and other charges in the death of Pfc. Dalton Beals, 19, during a grueling training exercise in 2021.

DeSantis Unveils Economic Plan Slamming ‘Failed Elites’

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida introduced a 10-point economic plan geared toward the blue-collar voters with whom he has struggled to resonate.

Mississippi woman found guilty of threatening federal judge with violent emails

A 41-year-old woman from Mississippi, Candra Clark of Ridgeland, has been found guilty of making threatening statements against a federal judge last year.

Virginia veterinary technician sentenced to 20 months for role in dogfighting scheme

A Virginia vet tech was sentenced to 20 months in prison in a dogfighting scheme. Prosecutors say Carlos Warren electrocuted the dogs when they would no longer fight.

Boston suspect arrested for allegedly stealing car with toddler inside: police

Boston resident Cristofanes Mendes was arrested after allegedly stealing a pickup truck with a toddler inside in Dorchester on July 14. The child was returned after the theft.

Around the world

Quran burned at another tiny protest in Sweden's capital

The 3rd protest carried out by the same Christian man came just days after the prime minister said Quran desecrations were making Sweden "prioritized" for terror.

American nurse and daughter kidnapped in Haiti

The State Department says it is in contact with Haitian authorities regarding the kidnapping of American nurse Alix Dorsainvil and her daughter.

4 separatist Bosnian Serb leaders are sanctioned by U.S. Treasury for undermining a 1995 peace deal

The U.S. on Monday imposed sanctions on four ranking Bosnian Serb officials for undermining a 1995 peace agreement that ended a war that left more than 100,000 dead and millions homeless.

Israel's full high court to hear petitions against judiciary law in September that spurred protests

Israel's Supreme Court said Monday that a full panel of 15 justices would hear petitions in September against a contentious law that was passed last week by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and which has spurred mass protests.

Haitians protest American nurse's kidnapping: 'She is doing good work'

Haitians rallied Monday in Port-au-Prince to protest ongoing gang violence, including a recent incident in which an American nurse and her daughter were abducted by armed men.

15-judge bench to hear anti-judicial reform petitions, Israeli Supreme Court says

The Israeli Supreme Court on Monday said a full, 15-justice panel will hear petitions in September against a judicial reform law championed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Clashes continue between factions in Palestinian camp in Lebanon as death toll climbs to 9

The death toll rose to nine Monday in three days of clashes between Palestinian factions at a refugee camp in Lebanon that have pitted members of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party against Islamist groups.


San Francisco prosecutors lay out case against consultant in killing of Cash App's Bob Lee

The San Francisco prosecutor’s office has started laying out its case against a tech consultant charged in the stabbing death of Cash App founder Bob Lee

France's Le Maire presses China on market access and lobbies for electric car investment

The French finance minister said Sunday he pressed Chinese leaders to open their markets wider to foreign companies and lobbied for investment in France's electric car industry, as the European Union's second-largest economy followed Washington in reviving post-COVID economic talks amid tension over

Amazon touts delivery speeds but investors eye sales, cloud growth ahead of Q2 report

Investors are looking for signals on consumer health heading into the holidays as inflation continues to impact spending for corporations and consumers.

Pros and cons of tracking your lost items using Apple AirTag versus Tile trackers

Not sure which tracking device to use for your lost items? Kurt "The CyberGuy" Knutsson weighs the pros and cons of using the Apple AirTag versus Tile trackers.

San Jose airport trips zoom higher, but pre-COVID heights stay distant

Passenger activity soared in June at San Jose International Airport as well over 1 million people transited through the Silicon Valley aviation hub.

These are the best cities in the U.S. for high-paying entry-level jobs

Silicon Valley tech hubs San Francisco and Oakland also rank high on the list of best cities for well-paying junior roles.

Campaign finance charge dropped from case against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried will no longer face a campaign finance charge at an October criminal trial, federal prosecutors say, citing a decision by Bahamian authorities to reject a count in the indictment that was not listed on the warrant against him when he was extradited to the United States

Sports News

US needs a win in next match to ensure they avoid elimination in group play for the 1st time in World Cup history

The United States arrived at the World Cup as the favorites to win an unprecedented third consecutive title. But after an underwhelming draw, there’s a real chance the Americans can be eliminated in group play for the first time in tournament history.

SF Giants add outfield depth in trade with Seattle Mariners

Longtime Diamondback AJ Pollock, Bay Area native Mark Mathias reportedly headed to SF Giants from the Seattle Mariners.

Ukraine lifts ban on athletes competing with Russians, but tensions continue

The Ukrainian fencer Olga Kharlan was disqualified from an event after refusing to shake hands with a Russian fencer.

Mark Jackson laid off by ESPN with Doris Burke and Doc Rivers slated as replacements, AP source says

Add Mark Jackson to the list of ESPN reporters and commentators who have been laid off over the past five weeks

Daughter of 2-time Super Bowl champ Bruce Collie killed in Wisconsin plane crash

Devyn Reiley, the daughter of two-time Super Bowl champ and former 49ers offensive lineman Bruce Collie, was among four killed in two separate plane crashes in Wisconsin on Saturday.

Don Coryell finally reaches the Hall of Fame decades after his Air Coryell changed the NFL

Nearly two weeks after Don Coryell died in 2010 at age 85, an impressive lineup of Hall of Famers gathered to remember the innovative coach whose “Air Coryell” offense produced some of the most dynamic passing attacks in NFL history

Dave Roberts understands the shock and heartache players feel at trade deadline

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts knows all about the trade deadline. In 2004, the Dodgers shipped him to the Boston Red Sox, where he won a World Series title.

Politics News

Wisconsin judge drops GOP lawmaker's military voting records suit

A Wisconsin judge has ruled against Republican state Rep. Janel Brandtjen on Monday in a lawsuit over the recording of military absentee votes.

Judge rejects Trump's attempt to derail Georgia election investigation

A judge on Monday rejected an attempt by former President Donald Trump to keep a Georgia district attorney from prosecuting him and from using certain evidence gathered in her investigation into potential illegal meddling in the 2020 election in the state.

ACLU of Indiana asks state's high court to keep hold on near-total abortion ban in place for now

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has asked the state’s high court to keep Indiana’s near-total abortion ban on hold while it pursues a narrower preliminary injunction in a trial court to address the scope of the ban’s exemption allowing wo

Asa Hutchinson calls Trump pardon discussions "inappropriate" during campaign

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president, discussed a proposed mental acuity test for politicians over 75 and suggestions that former President Donald Trump should be pardoned if convicted.

Federal judge declines to block new Indiana law barring teaching of sex in grades K-3

A federal judge has declined to block the enforcement of a new state law barring the teaching of human sexuality to students from pre-K through the third grade

House GOP launches DOJ probe over bungled plea deal with Hunter Biden

House Republicans launched an investigation Monday into how the Justice Department bungled a plea deal with Hunter Biden so badly that a judge sent them back for a mulligan.

DeSantis Jabs at Trump’s Legal Trouble as He Resets His Campaign

Ron DeSantis’s remarks to a voter in New Hampshire suggest he may step up his attacks against the man who leads him in national polls by a wide margin.