At pride events, protests claim prejudice, exclusion

Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community.

Authorities ID child killed on Alabama beach

“If there’s not so much rain, it could end up being beneficial,” the farmer from Almyra said. “A couple inches? Yes. I don’t think we’d have a problem with that. Now if we get wind and it knocks the corn down, well, I don’t want that.”

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter ‘Obamacare’

Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama’s health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.

Foxconn founder: US investment agreement expected by August

The chairman of Taiwan’s Foxconn, which assembles Apple’s iPhones and other consumer electronics, said Thursday it expects to release investment plans by early August for at least three U.S. states following its announcement it would spend up to $7 billion to build a factory in the United States. Terry Gou gave no indication where Foxconn might locate its planned display panel factory. Gou announced plans for the factory in January, setting off a scramble by leaders of several states to attract the investment, which he said might generate as many as 50,000 jobs.

Juror: 2 holdouts in Cosby Trial refused to convict

The juror, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said 10 of the 12 jurors agreed that Cosby was guilty on the first and third felony counts. And only one of the jurors thought he was guilty on the second count.

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that’s now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

The juror, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the jury couldn’t reach a consensus after deadlocking at 10-2 to convict Cosby on the first and third felony counts and 11-1 to acquit on the second count.