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Disney Characters Say Tourists Inappropriately Touched Them

FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, cars travel one of the roads leading to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Walt Disney World employees who portray Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck each filed police reports this month, Dec. 2019, claiming they were inappropriately touched by tourists. The woman inside the Mickey Mouse costume went…

Boeing Capsule Goes Off Course, Won’t Dock at Space Station

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the unmanned Boeing Starliner crew capsule on an orbital flight test to the International Space Station lifts off from Cape Canaveral on Friday. Boeing reported that the capsule’s subsequent insertion into orbit was not normal. (Terry Renna/Associated Press) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Boeing’s new Starliner capsule went off course after launch…

Confessed Serial Killer Indicted in 1984 Slaying in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – The man the FBI calls the worst serial killer in U.S. history has been indicted in an unsolved killing that happened in Georgia more than 30 years ago. A grand jury in Savannah returned an indictment Wednesday charging Samuel Little with murder in the slaying of Frances Campbell. Little is serving multiple life sentences at a…

Investigators: Up to 50 Victims in Georgia Nude Photo Ring

TRENTON, Ga. (AP) – Police officials in Georgia’s northwestern corner say as many as 50 adults and minors may be victims of a group of people trading sexually explicit photos. Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross and Trenton Police Chief Christy Smith tell local news outlets on Thursday that they’re working with Dade County High School and others to identify victims….

Majority of House Votes to Impeach Trump

The U.S. House has impeached President Donald Trump on a charge he abused the power of his office to investigate a political rival ahead of the 2020 election. Trump becomes the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. A majority of the House then approve the second charge, obstruction of Congress. Democrats control the House, and the voting was…

Hundreds May Face Arrest after Georgia Cockfighting Bust

LINCOLNTON, Ga. (AP) – Georgia officials are looking for more than 200 suspects after busting a giant cockfighting tournament over the weekend. Lincoln County sheriff’s Maj. Jim Wallen tells local news outlets more than 30 people have been charged following the Saturday bust at a property northwest of Augusta. Participants and spectators fled, many abandoning their chickens and vehicles. Wallen…

Hallmark Draws Criticism after Pulling Same-Sex Wedding Ads

his image made from undated video provided by Zola shows a scene of its advertisement. Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled the ads for wedding-planning website Zola that featured same-sex couples, including two brides kissing. The family-friendly network, which is in the midst of its heavily watched holiday programming, removed the ads because the…