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Closings next as Weinstein declines to testify at rape trial

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case Tuesday in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial without the disgraced Hollywood mogul taking the witness stand, setting the stage for closing arguments in a... more »»

Embattled Boy Scouts seek to boost support for abuse victims

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing a possible bankruptcy due to sex-abuse litigation, the Boy Scouts of America issued a new apology Tuesday to survivors of abuse and announced plans for expanded services to... more »»

Push to scale back US environmental law draws ire at hearing

February 11, 2020

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday hosted the first of two hearings on its proposal to speed energy and other projects by rolling back a landmark environmental law. more »»

Feds: Ex-convict extorted college students for nearly $1M

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — An ex-convict accused of bilking several college students out of nearly $1 million and forcing some into prostitution or unpaid labor was arrested Tuesday on extortion and sex... more »»

Missteps lead publishing industry to review diversity effort

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — As debate rages around “American Dirt,” the bestselling novel criticized for its portrait of Mexican life and culture, publishers are pledging to change a historically white... more »»

Not in the script: Weinstein won't testify at rape trial

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case Tuesday in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial without the disgraced Hollywood mogul taking the witness stand, setting the stage for closing arguments in a... more »»

Charity founded by disgraced cyclist announces relaunch plan

February 11, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The cancer charity whose yellow wristbands became a global brand under founder Lance Armstrong is seeking to reinvent itself, years after donations and revenues crashed along... more »»

Kansas City man convicted in shooting that killed missionary

February 11, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man was convicted of killing a Christian missionary from China and wounding two others while high on PCP. more »»

Oil from federal lands tops 1B barrels as Trump eases rules

February 11, 2020

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil production from U.S. more »»

Not in the script at rape trial: Weinstein on witness stand

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case Tuesday in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial without him testifying, setting the stage for closing arguments in a landmark #MeToo trial punctuated by... more »»

Appeals court halts deportation of child with head injury

February 11, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in California temporarily halted the deportation of a 5-year-old child who injured his head before immigration agents arrested his family and whose advocate... more »»

Many winter residential evictions banned in pricey Seattle

February 11, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — Many residential evictions in pricey Seattle have been banned for the city's coldest and wettest months of December, January and February but city leaders decided against invoking... more »»

Congressman Lewis to receive NAACP honor at awards show

February 11, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — The NAACP is honoring John Lewis for his Congressional service and long history as a civil rights activist. more »»

Defense rests without Weinstein testifying at rape trial

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) —

The defense rested its case Tuesday in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, relying on just a few witnesses to supplement aggressive cross-examination as they aimed to undercut... more »»

Tapes of Avenatti threats highlight extortion trial closings

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti's recorded threats to reduce the value of Nike's stock if he wasn't paid millions of dollars highlighted a prosecutor's closing argument Tuesday at the prominent... more »»

More US firms are boosting faith-based support for employees

February 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) —

It has become standard practice for U.S. corporations to assure employees of support regardless of their race, gender or sexual orientatio. more »»

 
 

 

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