Today in History for December 9th

From Associated Press. (9 Dec 2022) Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana announce they are separating; The Charge of the Light Brigade – is published in Britain; Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa is elected president in Poland; Actor Kirk Douglas is born.(Dec. 9) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews…

Women sue Musk’s Twitter after layoffs

From Associated Press. (9 Dec 2022) Two women who lost their jobs at Twitter when billionaire Elon Musk took over are suing the company in federal court, claiming that last month’s abrupt mass layoffs disproportionately affected female employees.(Dec 8) (AP video by Haven Daley) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook:…

SpaceX gives rival’s internet satellites ride to orbit

From Associated Press. SpaceX on Thursday launched internet satellites for a competitor. It stepped in to help after the London-based OneWeb company halted its flights with Russia over the invasion of Ukraine. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through…

AP Explains: Griner’s release from Russia

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Russia has freed WNBA star Brittney Griner in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/38d1524a446745a69dcc2a726f010864

Emma Thompson blown away by talent of kids in ‘Matilda’

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Emma Thompson, who plays the villain in the new musical version of Roald Dahl’s "Matilda," and child star Alisha Weir talk about shooting the massive dance scenes in the new Netflix film. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can…

Same-sex, interracial marriage bill clears Congress

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) The House gave final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex and interracial marriages, a monumental step in a decadeslong battle for nationwide recognition that reflects a stark turnaround in societal attitudes. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You…

Activistas climáticos protestan en dos aeropuertos alemanes

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Activistas climáticos cortan brevemente el tráfico en el aeropuerto de Múnich, en el sur de Alemania, en una protesta contra el impacto ambiental de los viajes aéreos Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP…

Family of US prisoner Whelan backs Griner deal

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) The brother of an American detained in Russia since 2018 says that his family fears he will not be released for years (Dec. 8)(AP video: Mike Householder) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP…

Biden announces $36B to aid union workers’ pensions

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) President Joe Biden announces the infusion of nearly $36 billion to shore up a financially troubled union pension plan, preventing severe cuts to the retirement incomes of about 350,000 Teamster workers and retirees across the United States. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP…

Mom: Suspect in girl’s death had dropped off gift

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) The mother of a slain 7-year-old in Texas says the FedEx driver accused of kidnapping her snatched the girl while delivering her Christmas present. (Dec. 8) (Production: Carrie Antlfinger) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story…

Lima despierta tras una jornada de crisis y cambio

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Lima despertó el jueves tras una jornada de crisis política con el ahora ex presidente detenido y algunos de sus partidarios protestando y enfrentando a los que apoyaban su destitución por el Congreso. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You…

Yellen, Malerba: 1st female pair to sign US currency

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has unveiled the first U.S. currency bearing her signature, marking the first time that U.S. currency will bear the name of a female treasury secretary. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license…

40 years later, Ke Huy Quan is a star — again

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Nearly 40 years after "Temple of Doom" and "Goonies," Ke Huy Quan is once again a Hollywood star with an acclaimed performance in "Everything Everywhere All At Once" and three new projects coming up. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram:…

NY Times journalists, other workers on strike

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Hundreds of New York Times journalists and other staff walked off the job for 24 hours Thursday, saying they’re frustrated by contract negotiations that have dragged on for months in the newspaper’s biggest labor dispute in decades. (Dec. 8) (AP Video: David Martin/Production: Patrick Orsagos) Subscribe for more Breaking…

Police reveal ID of Philly slain ‘Boy in the Box’

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Nearly 66 years after the body of a young boy was found stuffed inside a cardboard box, Philadelphia police say they have finally unlocked a central mystery in the city’s most notorious cold case: The victim’s identity. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP…

Baldwin lauds ‘humble’ Respect for Marriage Act

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Senator Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay senator, reflects on the journey of moving The Respect for Marriage Act through Congress and to the president’s desk. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through…

WNBA commissioner reacts to Griner release

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Brittney Griner’s loved ones and extended basketball family were ecstatic when news broke about her release from a Russian prison and that she was on her way back to the United States (December 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​…

Rusia libera a Griner en canje de presos con EEUU

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Rusia dejó en libertad a la basquetbolista estadounidense Brittney Griner el jueves en un dramático canje de prisioneros en que Estados Unidos liberó al traficante de armas ruso Viktor Bout, informaron funcionarios estadounidenses. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You…

Perú estrena presidenta

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Dina Boluarte, la primera mujer presidenta de Perú, gobernará sin un grupo parlamentario propio que apoye su gestión y deberá construir coaliciones con miembros del Congreso. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive:…

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ about family, on and off set

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) The cast of "Avatar: The Way of Water" talks about what they learned about the meaning of family from working in the world of Pandora. (Dec. 8.) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP…

Hope for balancing breast cancer, pregnancy

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) A reassuring new study finds women with breast cancer can take a two-year break from hormone-blocking drugs to get pregnant without raising their short-term risk of cancer coming back. (AP video: Emma H. Tobin) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​…

LIVE | Biden delivers remarks on US-Russia prisoner swap, Brittney Griner’s release

From Associated Press. Russia has freed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, with the U.S. releasing notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, American officials said. http://apne.ws/pw94Sa9 The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms…

Sundance Film Festival unveils lineup for 2023 edition

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Sundance Film Festival unveils lineup for 2023 edition Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b7c8eb60b4e14a4daf408bb55887810d

ShowBiz Minute: ‘Harry & Meghan,’ Theron, Ludacris

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) UK royals brace as Harry-Meghan doc promises "full truth"; Charlize Theron honored at Women in Entertainment gala; Ludacris and Mercedes-Benz have surprised schoolchildren in Atlanta with more than 500 new pairs of shoes. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/…

Ex-Border Patrol agent convicted of killing 4 women

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) A former Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers in 2018 was convicted Wednesday of capital murder Jurors heard recordings of Juan David Ortiz telling investigators he was trying to “clean up the streets. (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP…

On This Day: 8 December 1999

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) In 1999, Tom Cruise brought star power to the U.S. premiere of director Paul Thomas Anderson’s ensemble piece "Magnolia." (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/138cefe8046e42978afd5584746ebf6e

Protest in Lima as Castillo ousted by Congress

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Peruvian President Pedro Castillo dissolved the nation’s Congress on Wednesday and called for new legislative elections, beating lawmakers to the punch as they prepared to debate a third attempt to remove him from office (Dec 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram:…

Artwork in Qatar wins largest world record

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) The world’s largest painting entered the Guinness World Records when Qatar’s university football field was covered with an enormous art canvas. (Dec.8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/8734ada7a1a64f8c92000b696ac91dae

Marroquíes de fiesta tras triunfo histórico en el Mundial

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Jubilosos, los marroquíes salieron el martes a las calles de Madrid, y de varias ciudades de Europa, para celebrar la histórica victoria de la selección de fútbol de su país sobre España en el Mundial. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/…

Balwani gets nearly 13 years in Theranos case

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Former Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 13 years in prison for his role in the company’s blood-testing hoax. (Dec 7) (AP video by Haven Daley) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this…

Ludacris, Mercedes-Benz give students new shoes

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Just in time for the holidays, Ludacris and Mercedes-Benz have surprised schoolchildren in Atlanta with more than 500 new pairs of shoes (December 7)(AP VIdeo/Sharon Johnson) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive:…

Final Boeing 747 airplane leaves factory

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Boeing said on Wednesday that the last Boeing 747 airplane, a 747-8 freighter, has left the company’s widebody factory in Everett, Washington, in advance of its delivery to Atlas Air in early 2023. (Dec 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/…

Clashes in Greece after teen shot

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) Clashes broke out between police and residents of Roma settlement over police shooting of a teenager outside Greece’s second-largest city of Thessaloniki (Dec. 8) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/bb10769485aa463382069e4bcaed03ea

AP Explains: Justices skeptical of elections case

From Associated Press. (8 Dec 2022) The Supreme Court seems skeptical of making a broad ruling that would leave state legislatures virtually unchecked when making rules for elections for Congress and the presidency. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story…

Police remove items from home where students died

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Police removed boxes of personal belonging from a rental home near the University of Idaho campus where four students were killed November 13th. (Nov. 6) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1f87458baf084975b1768f3729117895

Hawaii road in limbo as lava continues to crawl

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) About a week-and-a-half since the world’s largest volcano began erupting, Hawaii officials continue to brace for slow-moving lava to intersect with a crucial Big Island road (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through…

Majority of power restored in Moore County, NC

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Duke Energy completed repairs on substation equipment damaged in shootings over the weekend and restored power to all but a fraction of the thousands of customers who lost electricity in a North Carolina county. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram:…

Lawsuit filed in death of Black motorist Lyoya

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Attorneys for the family of Black motorist Patrick Lyoya have filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of his family (Dec. 7)(AP video: Mike Householder) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/d4ea3ff477984f609bb8d2ebd23718ed

5 men to stand trial in Whitmer kidnapping plot

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) A state judge has ordered five men to stand trial on charges involving a foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/3a65a0e8892f48e2a6ad80f2ad20b470

Paris Hilton’s path to activism

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Paris Hilton wants to turn her "pain into a purpose" by seeking reforms and oversight of youth treatment centers. She’s testified that she was abused as a teen at a Utah boarding school. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/…

Zelenskyy named Time person of year

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Time has named Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy its person of the year, awarding him the accolade “for proving that courage can be as contagious as fear.” (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through…

Vigil held in Texas to honor murdered 7-year-old

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Hundreds of people, most wearing pink, gathered for a vigil to mourn a 7-year-old Texas girl who police say was kidnapped and killed last week. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP…

Pearl Harbor ceremony draws handful of survivors

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) A handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor gathered at the scene of the Japanese bombing on Wednesday to commemorate those who perished 81 years ago. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license…

China eases COVID Restrictions

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) China rolled back rules on isolating people with COVID-19 and dropped testing requirements for some public places Wednesday in a dramatic change to a strategy that confined millions of people to their homes and sparked widespread protests. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews…

ShowBiz Minute: Harry and Meghan, People’s Choice, ‘Avatar’

From Associated Press. (7 Dec 2022) Prince Harry and Meghan accept Ripple of Hope award at New York; Ryan Reynolds and Shania Twain winners at People’s Choice Awards; James Cameron premieres "Avatar" sequel in London. (Dec. 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license…