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Mexico killing highlights confusion over Mormon groups

November 8, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After nine people belonging to a Mormon offshoot community were killed in Mexico this week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a short statement... more »»

Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attack

November 7, 2019

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if... more »»

Saudi recruitment of Twitter workers reflects insider risks

November 7, 2019

Allegations that two former Twitter employees spied on users for the Saudi government have spotlighted the threat posed by insiders who exploit their access to the mountains of sensitive data hel... more »»

Celebrities, others ask Texas to halt inmate's execution

November 7, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — Supporters of a Texas death row inmate who is facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit are mounting a final push in the courts and on... more »»

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

November 7, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt U.S. sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping. more »»

GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker

November 7, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors is selling a massive assembly plant it shut down earlier this year in Ohio, a closing that drew threats and scolding from President Donald Trump, to a newly... more »»

Secret Service study: School attackers showed warning signs

November 7, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was neve... more »»

Charges: Chinese surveillance goods illegally sold to US

November 7, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island firm sold tens of millions of dollars in Chinese-made surveillance and other sensitive security equipment to customers, including the U.. more »»

Judge fines Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

November 7, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities as a fine for misusing his own charitable foundation to further his political and... more »»

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?

November 7, 2019

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a Montana ranching couple rich beyond their dreams. more »»

Pacific bird refuge struggles as ocean garbage patch grows

November 7, 2019

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed... more »»

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

November 7, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most... more »»

Travelers mull safety amid Arizona-Mexico border violence

November 7, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — An unusual string of violence south of Arizona's border with Mexico has sparked warnings by American authorities and is forcing U.S. more »»

Plastic from ocean garbage patch plagues island sanctuary

November 7, 2019

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed... more »»

New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

November 7, 2019

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge on Wednesday scheduled what could be the second state-level trial in the U.S. on the toll of opioids.

Judge Jerry Garguilo set a trial date of Jan. more »»

Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics, US says

November 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Saudi Arabia, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to spy on thousands of accounts that included... more »»

Warren wins 2020 backing of influential group of black women

November 7, 2019

A group of more than 100 black female activists is endorsing Elizabeth Warren for president, saying her stances on a range of issues speak directly to black voters. more »»

Correction: Election 2019-Somali Councilor story

November 7, 2019

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In some versions of a story Nov. more »»

 
 

 

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