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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Social media influencer Jake Joseph Paul faces misdemeanor charges following a riot at a mall outside Phoenix, police said Thursday. Paul, who has 20 million followers, says he was merely trying to find people protesting against the death of George Floyd.

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were trying Thursday to determine what motivated a stabbing ambush of an officer on an anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn, an attack that spurred a struggle in which the suspect was shot and two other officers had gunshot injuries to their hands.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy veteran detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and started making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft, U.S. officials said Thursday. “The nightmare is over,” his mother said.

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police in a small San Francisco Bay Area community were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves were pillaging malls, setting fire to a Walmart and storming a car dealership.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and others in t…

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PORTLAND, Maine — Eric Pray is used to shipping seafood all over the country. But since the coronavirus took hold, he has shifted his focus closer to home — selling lobsters from a homemade tank in his garage.

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PHOENIX (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the U.S.

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GOSHEN — With large social gatherings still forbidden due to COVID-19, Goshen’s popular First Fridays event will celebrate its 14th anniversary this Friday with a free mask giveaway aimed at encouraging safe and courteous shopping experiences at Goshen’s downtown businesses for the remainder…

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors charged three more police officers Wednesday in the death of George Floyd and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the center of the case, delivering a victory to protesters who have filled the streets from coast to coast to fight police brutality…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States Wednesday, then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its comman…

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WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama is taking on an increasingly public role as the nation confronts a confluence of historic crises that has exposed deep racial and socioeconomic inequalities in America and reshaped the November election.

DEAR ABBY: My friend “Kate” has had a lot of trauma in her life, and she feels things very deeply. She has experienced assault, the suicide of a close friend, the death of several family members, discovered she can’t have children, and managed to escape an abusive relationship, all in the la…

DR. WALLACE: My mom is unhappy with me, even though I am a very responsible teen. I get solid grades, and I’ve had some part-time jobs. I stay out of trouble. Why is my mom unhappy? She thinks I’m a “wolf” because I eat my meals really, really fast. She is always telling me to slow down and …

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have a wonderful nanny who has been taking care of my daughter for three years. When the quarantine began, we told her not to come to work because that was the rule. We continued to pay her. Since that time, I have lost my job. No one knows when these restrictions will end,…

Today is Thursday, June 4, the 156th day of 2020. There are 210 days left in the year.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The family of a black man who was fatally shot by an Indianapolis police officer called Wednesday for the federal government to intervene and investigate his death, with a family attorney saying they don’t trust the police department and believe it is trying to conceal information.

An SUV driven by Stephen Scheid, Niles, Mich., collided with a car driven by Kristin Davis, Wakarusa, when Scheid pulled into the intersection of C.R. 36 and C.R. 3 near Wakarusa around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Elkhart County police said in a news release.

Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation's ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.

Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation's ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.

NEW YORK (AP) — Six of America's late-night television comedy hosts — five of them white men — turned serious after the nation's weekend of unrest following the death of George Floyd to suggest they and others need to do more than talk about racism.

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GOSHEN — Primary election results were not complete Tuesday night as mailed ballots are expected to continue to arrive until Friday’s extended deadline for such ballots.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eagles songwriter Don Henley urged Congress on Tuesday to “Take It to the Limit” to protect artists against online pirating, wading into a copyright fight pitting Hollywood and the recording industry against big tech platforms like Google’s YouTube.

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GOSHEN — A spectrum of beliefs and passions weaved together when people took to Main Street in downtown Sunday to protest the death of a George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of police in Minneapolis.

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NEW YORK — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the world outraged by the killings of black people in the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The state of Minnesota filed a human rights complaint Tuesday against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes, even after he stopped moving.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car and shooting them with stun guns while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests over George Floyd’s death, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Today is Wednesday, June 3, the 155th day of 2020. There are 211 days left in the year.

DR. WALLACE: I dated a jerk for over six months and finally got fed up with his lies and terrible behavior, and I dumped him. It was difficult to do because I really thought at the time that I cared for him. He was actually the third guy in the last three years who had treated me with disrespect.

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LIGONIER [mdash] Dean V. Fry, 59, Ligonier, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 14, 1960, in LaGrange County, to Vern and Wilma (Eash) Fry. On May 18, 1982, in LaGrange County, he married Mary Ellen Bontrager. She survives. Survivors in addition …

NAPPANEE [mdash] Edna (Kuhns) Miller, 82, of 7800 N. 800 West, Nappanee, Indiana, died at 8 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2020, of natural causes at Bremen Hospital. She was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kosciusko County, to Levi J. and Elizabeth (Hershberger) Kuhns and lived her whole life in the Nappanee …