Reviving Mexico’s groundbreaking muralism a century later

POXINDEJE, Mexico (AP) — A painter in orange overalls touches up the image of a hand holding a rifle while an artist perched on scaffolding painstakingly places bits of colorful ceramic in a mosaic of a guerrilla fighter. The artists aren’t just decorating a wall: Together, they are helping to revive muralism, a movement that… Continue reading Reviving Mexico’s groundbreaking muralism a century later

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Iranian operative charged in plot to murder John Bolton

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian operative has been charged in a plot to murder former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton in presumed retaliation for a U.S. airstrike that killed the country’s most powerful general, offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to “eliminate” him, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Shahram Poursafi, identified by U.S. officials as… Continue reading Iranian operative charged in plot to murder John Bolton

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Vikings depth chart: Mond, Mannion listed as co-backup quarterbacks

The Vikings released their first unofficial depth chart of the season on Tuesday, and there were no surprises among those listed as starters. But there remains some drama at backup quarterback. Kellen Mond and Sean Mannion were listed as co-backups behind Kirk Cousins. The two have been splitting second-team reps during training camp, although Mond… Continue reading Vikings depth chart: Mond, Mannion listed as co-backup quarterbacks

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US inflation slows from a 40-year peak but remains high

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — Falling prices for gas, airline tickets and clothes helped give Americans a slight break from the pain of high inflation last month, though overall price increases slowed only modestly from a four-decade high that was reached in June. Consumer prices jumped 8.5% in July compared with a year earlier,… Continue reading US inflation slows from a 40-year peak but remains high

How Dave Carroll, CEO of DOPE Marketing, Became a Leader in Direct Mail Automation

School grades cannot determine someone’s true potential. Mainstream education lacks self-evaluation and follows an age-old technique that hardly works out in today’s digital age. Dave Carroll realized this in high school before pursuing his passion for entrepreneurship. Today, Dave is leading the industry in direct mail and print automation with his company, DOPE Marketing. Starting… Continue reading How Dave Carroll, CEO of DOPE Marketing, Became a Leader in Direct Mail Automation

US: Syrian government is holding American journalist Tice

BEIRUT (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday the U.S. is certain that the Syrian government is holding American journalist Austin Tice, who went missing in the war-torn country a decade ago. He urged Damascus to help bring Tice back home. Biden’s comments came in a statement released by the White House to mark the… Continue reading US: Syrian government is holding American journalist Tice

Perseid meteor shower expected to light up Northern California skies

CHICO — For stargazers and aspiring astronomers alike, the upcoming Perseid meteor shower will be the must-see event of the year. Illuminating the sky with approximately 100 shooting stars per hour, the meteor shower is one of the most beloved meteor showers in the Northern Hemisphere, said Chico State Associate Professor of Physics Nicholas Nelson.… Continue reading Perseid meteor shower expected to light up Northern California skies

Former President Donald Trump invokes Fifth Amendment rights and declines to answer questions from NY attorney general

(CNN) — Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and declined to answer questions from the New York attorney general at a scheduled deposition Wednesday. “Under the advice of my counsel and for all of the above reasons, I declined to answer the questions under the rights and privileges afforded to every citizen under the… Continue reading Former President Donald Trump invokes Fifth Amendment rights and declines to answer questions from NY attorney general

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Trump says he took the Fifth in questioning in New York Attorney General fraud investigation

NEW YORK (CBS News) — Former President Donald Trump said he refused to answer questions from investigators with the New York Attorney General’s office on Wednesday, citing his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination related to the years-long civil fraud probe into his businesses. Trump appeared for a deposition in New York on Wednesday morning. In… Continue reading Trump says he took the Fifth in questioning in New York Attorney General fraud investigation