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Wayne Stenehjem, ND's longest-serving attorney general, dies

Wayne Stenehjem, ND's longest-serving attorney general, dies

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, a former legislator and the state's longest-serving attorney general, died at age 68, his office announced Friday, just hours after he was taken to a hospital.
Biden visits collapsed bridge, touts infrastructure law

Biden visits collapsed bridge, touts infrastructure law

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Judge OKs agreement to destroy gun used by Kyle Rittenhouse

Judge OKs agreement to destroy gun used by Kyle Rittenhouse

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Friday approved an agreement by lawyers to destroy the assault-style rifle that Kyle Rittenhouse used to shoot three people during a 2020 street protest.
3 indicted in fire at Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks killing

3 indicted in fire at Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks killing

ATLANTA (AP) — Three people have been indicted on arson charges in the burning of the Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in June 2020.

W. African regional bloc suspends Burkina Faso after coup

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — West African neighbor states on Friday suspended Burkina Faso in the aftermath of this week's coup, making it the third nation in the regional bloc to be punished for a military takeover in only 18 months, officials said.
Human chain formed to help after Pittsburgh bridge collapse

Human chain formed to help after Pittsburgh bridge collapse

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A two-lane bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh early Friday, prompting rescuers to rappel nearly 150 feet (46 meters) while others formed a human chain to help rescue multiple people from a dangling bus.
Djokovic feted in Montenegro amid new virus test doubts

Djokovic feted in Montenegro amid new virus test doubts

BUDVA, Montenegro (AP) — Tennis star Novak Djokovic received honors at a small Adriatic Sea resort in Montenegro on Friday even as doubts re-emerged about the positive COVID-19 test he used to try to compete in the Australian Open.

Belgian passport now reads like Tintin cartoon book, sort of

BRUSSELS (AP) — If ever a Belgian was in need of a passport over the past century, it was intrepid cartoon journalist Tintin as he traveled the world looking to stamp out trouble. Now, he will be traveling with every Belgian going overseas.

Norway king ill after meeting virus-positive minister

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s 84-year-old King Harald V will take a few days off with cold symptoms, the palace said Friday, a day after meeting with Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt who later tested positive for the coronavirus.
Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way

Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executed an inmate by lethal injection for a 1996 murder on Thursday after a divided U.S.