Hofmeister and Statee lead in Oklahoma governor’s race | national policy

By Sean Murphy, Associated Press writer Oklahoma City (AFP) – Republican Governor Kevin Stitt and Democrat Joey Hoffmeister easily won their primaries on Tuesday, both capitalizing on massive fundraising advantages over their opponents in a state where issues such as abortion, firearms and the death penalty are hot. The focus is likely to be in … Read more

Discussing a gun on a side note at hearings regarding the Ovaldi shooting | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Jim Vertuno and Jack Bleiberg, Associated Press Austin, Texas (AP) – The first public hearings in Texas for consideration Uvald school massacre They focused on a series of fatal law enforcement errors, school building safety and mental health care with little mention of the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and rifle repair. A day after … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the award for best in show at the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Dog Show 101: What’s in the Westminster Kennel Club | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jennifer Peltz – The Associated Press TARIETOWN, New York (AP) – Thousands of dogs began competing Monday for the award for best in show at the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. To the casual viewer, the annual show of dapper handlers who lead polite dogs around the ring may seem like a somewhat … Read more

Federation authorizes Atlantic City casino strike next month | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Wayne Barry – The Associated Press Atlantic City, NJ (AFP) – Atlantic City casino workers on Wednesday allowed their leaders to call a strike against gambling houses if new contracts were not reached by the beginning of July. Local 54 members of Unite Here have authorized their negotiating committee to call a July … Read more

McMaster, Cunningham win primary; to face in november | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jeffrey Collins – The Associated Press COLOMBIA, South Carolina (AP) – Former United States Representative Joe Cunningham won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday, setting up a standoff in November with Republican Governor Henry McMaster, who handily defeated his opponent in the primaries. Cunningham touted the fact that he is the only Democrat in … Read more

Eyes of Cyprus recover from the loss of Russian and Ukrainian tourists | Health, medicine and fitness

By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS – Associated Press Kykos Monastery, Cyprus (AP) – Archimandrite Agathonicos bows before a silver-covered icon of the Virgin Mary to pray for an end to the war between “peoples of the same faith” in Ukraine. Until the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic, hundreds of Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox believers visiting Cyprus came … Read more

Hong Kong police patrol to enforce Tiananmen vigil ban | Health, medicine and fitness

By Zain Soo – The Associated Press HONG KONG (AFP) – Dozens of police officers patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities banned for the third year in a row a public celebration of the anniversary of the deadly 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. for decades, Annual vigil by candlelight Held in the park … Read more

Biden Demands Tougher Gun Laws: “How Much Carnage?” | Health, medicine and fitness

By ZEKE MILLER and WILL WEISSERT – Associated Press WASHINGTON (Associated Press) – “Enough, enough,” President Joe Biden repeatedly shouted Thursday night as he delivered an impassioned address to the nation calling on Congress to take action against gun violence after the mass shootings he said had turned around schools, supermarkets and more. Everyday places … Read more

Austin Is Largest US City To Challenge 2020 Census Figures | Health, medicine and fitness

By Mike Schneider – The Associated Press One of the most prosperous cities in the US over the past decade believes it has grown even more than the US Census Bureau says. Austin, Texas, became the largest US city to challenge its 2020 census numbers when it filed an appeal with the Census Bureau last … Read more