North Carolina man pleads guilty in police officer’s death

MOIUNT HOLLY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a police officer in 2020, authorities said. During his hearing, Joshua Tyler Funk, 24, of Mount Holly, entered a guilty plea for murder, news outlets reported. In exchange for his plea, the other charges… Continue reading North Carolina man pleads guilty in police officer’s death

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Judge OKs transfer plan for beagles from troubled facility

CUMBERLAND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved a plan that calls for transferring about 4,000 dogs currently housed at a troubled Virginia breeding facility to shelters where they can be adopted, according to court records. The development came in a civil enforcement case the federal government initiated in May against Envigo RMS,… Continue reading Judge OKs transfer plan for beagles from troubled facility

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Canada could approve first COVID vaccine for youngest kids this month: feds

Federal officials say a COVID-19 vaccine for Canada’s youngest children could be approved as soon as this month. Health Canada tweeted Tuesday that it expects to reach a decision by mid-July on whether to approve Moderna’s shot for children between six months and five years old. (1/3) We realize parents are wondering when a #CovidVaccine… Continue reading Canada could approve first COVID vaccine for youngest kids this month: feds

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Pakistan police arrest TV journalist on outskirts of capital

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A prominent Pakistani TV anchorperson known for publicly supporting former Prime Minister Imran Khan was arrested Tuesday on the outskirts of the capital, his colleagues said. It was unclear on what charges police arrested Imran Riaz Khan, who is not related to the ex-premier. The arrest of the TV journalist comes weeks… Continue reading Pakistan police arrest TV journalist on outskirts of capital

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