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NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules
WENDELL, N.C. (AP) Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants.
30 mins ago | AP site

Honolulu City Council courted by opposing rental interests
HONOLULU (AP) Debate over vacation rental bills has led to accusations that Honolulu City Council members have become targets for influence peddling, a report said.
1 hr ago | AP site

Indiana attorney general sued over groping allegations
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groping them during a party last year.
1 hr ago | AP site

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won't resign
HONG KONG (AP) The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):
7 hrs ago | AP site

Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody
More than four years after Congress required the Department of Justice to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for collecting that data or release any new details of how and why people die under the watch of law enforcement.
11 hrs ago | AP site

The Latest: Official says Lam to apologize for 'mistakes
HONG KONG (AP) The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local):
1 day ago | AP site

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The president of the St.
3 days ago | AP site

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life
HONG KONG (AP) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority.
3 days ago | AP site

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill
HONG KONG (AP) The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local):
3 days ago | AP site

Hong Kong leader says government will suspend debate on unpopular extradition bill.
HONG KONG (AP) Hong Kong leader says government will suspend debate on unpopular extradition bill.
3 days ago | AP site

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong's Lam
HONG KONG (AP) The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local):
4 days ago | AP site

Divide grows among central Missouri agriculture producers
MEXICO, Mo. (AP) On Becker Family Farms in central Audrain County, the transition of ownership from one generation to another two years ago was also the time to specialize in crop production. An AP Member Exchange shared by Columbia Daily Tribune.
4 days ago | AP site

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty
SAN DIEGO (AP) Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt.
4 days ago | AP site

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil's supreme court officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism on Thursday, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country's far-right administration is seeking to roll back LGBT social gains.
4 days ago | AP site

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort
WASHINGTON (AP) Reality star-turned-criminal justice reform advocate Kim Kardashian West returned to the White House on Thursday to help President Donald Trump promote efforts to help those leaving prison get jobs and stay on track.
4 days ago | AP site

Hong Kong police use tougher tactics against protesters
Hong Kong police resorted to harsher-than-usual tactics to suppress protesters this week in the city's biggest bout of political violence in decades.
4 days ago | AP site

Chinese cyberattack hits messaging app during HK protest
BEIJING (AP) An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong.
5 days ago | AP site

The Latest: Chinese media calls Hong Kong protests a 'riot
HONG KONG (AP) Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local):
5 days ago | AP site

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) A north Mississippi sheriff pleaded guilty to four felony charges Wednesday and resigned from office, becoming the state's second sheriff in the last year to be deposed by criminal troubles.
5 days ago | AP site

A look at where Wisconsin's lame-duck laws, challenges stand
MADISON, Wis. (AP) The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reinstated almost all of the laws that Republicans passed during a December lame-duck legislative session that limited the powers of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.
6 days ago | AP site