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Motorcycle cop injured escorting Vice President Pence in Colorado Springs

By: The Denver Post

A Colorado Springs motorcycle officer was seriously injured Saturday morning in a crash while escorting Vice President Mike Pence’s motorcade to the airport. The crash happened about 7:45 a.m. on U.S. 24 near Circle Drive.The officer’s name has not been released. Colorado Springs television stations reported that the crash was...

Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringement

By: Mesfin Fekadu

NEW YORK — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the suit filed Friday that “All Eyez On Me” borrows...

Russia “meddled” in American election, Trump spy chief says

By: Andrew Mayeda

Russia “meddled” in last year’s presidential election as part of a decades-long effort to “undermine American democracy,” CIA Director Mike Pompeo said. “I can’t talk about the details of the intelligence, but we have, the intelligence community has said, that this election was meddled with by the Russians in a...

U.K. Parliament investigating cyberattack on user accounts

By: The Associated Press

LONDON — British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country’s Parliament after discovering “unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.” A statement from the House of Commons said that as a precaution, remote email access for members has been disabled in order to protect the network from hackers....

Boulder County eyes challenging future of Arapahoe Road corridor

By: Anthony Hahn

Boulder County officials will hold an open house next week to explore alternative ways to better serve the Arapahoe corridor, the vexed roadway between 75th Street and U.S. 287 that connects Boulder and Lafayette, as commissioners eye the next decades of growth between the communities. The oft-traveled roadway has become...

Tech sergeant released from hospital after Ohio air show accident

By: The Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio — A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital after an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the runway and flipped over after landing during preparation for an air show in Ohio. The Dayton Daily News reports Technical Sgt. Kenneth Cordova was released Friday night. It’s unclear if...

Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

By: Gillian Wong

BEIJING — More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes...

Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit

By: The Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A federal judge ruled in favor of one of the nation’s largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing it of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government. Three former managers of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a federal lawsuit...

Lakewood hotel evacuated, flooded after fire alarm intentionally triggered

By: Danika Worthington

Someone triggered a fire alarm at 11:20 p.m. Friday, forcing the evacuation of about 300 people and flooding a Lakewood hotel. The fire alarm on the second floor of the hotel, which is on West Hampden Avenue east of South Wadsworth Boulevard, was intentionally triggered with a heat source, according to...

Ask Amy: Friendship can be tough to find in middle age

By: Amy Dickinson

Dear Amy: I am a 50-year-old self-employed professional, and I have no friends. I know lots of people and have plenty of acquaintances. I moved back to the Midwest about five years ago after getting divorced. I remarried recently and my husband is my best and pretty much my only...