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Donors team up to expand #MeToo's impact in the workplace

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of prominent U.S. foundations is launching a new fund aimed at combating sexual violence and harassment in the workplace. The fund claimed pledges of...
Mar. 14, 2019

Judge sets Nov. 5 trial date for Trump confidant Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump confidant Roger Stone will go on Nov. 5 on charges he lied to Congress, engaged in witness tampering and obstructed a congressional investigation into possible coordination...
Mar. 14, 2019

Bear family moved from Massachusetts highway median

TEMPLETON, Mass. (AP) — A portion of a Massachusetts highway was shut down while state wildlife officials moved a family of bears that had set up a den in the...
Mar. 14, 2019

Deportation looms for convicted 'Real Housewives' husband

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The husband of one of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" reality TV stars has been released from federal prison and is waiting to see if...
Mar. 14, 2019

Hungarian PM Orban apologizes for insulting EU allies

BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary's prime minister has apologized for calling some of his allies in the European Parliament "useful idiots," but continues to face demands that he and his right-wing...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: UN bans staff from flying on Boeing Max 8 jets

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The United Nations has said that no U.N. staff should travel on the Boeing...
Mar. 14, 2019

Appeals court: Woman's defamation suit vs. Trump can proceed

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him...
Mar. 14, 2019

Yemen's warring sides divided over US Senate vote on war

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's warring sides were divided Thursday over a U.S. Senate vote to end America's support for the Saudi-led war in the impoverished country, with the Yemeni...
Mar. 14, 2019

Trump tells GOP to back border emergency, but defeat likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican opposition grew Thursday to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border as the Senate chugged toward a showdown vote that seemed...
Mar. 14, 2019

Markets Right Now: After a slow start, stocks turn higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks shook off a wobbly start and were moving slightly higher in midday trading...
Mar. 14, 2019

New York court rules President Donald Trump isn't immune from defamation lawsuit filed by former "Apprentice" contestant

NEW YORK (AP) — New York court rules President Donald Trump isn't immune from defamation lawsuit filed by former "Apprentice" contestant.
Mar. 14, 2019

FBI debated in 2016 how aggressively to probe Trump campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the early days of the Russia investigation, FBI officials debated whether Donald Trump's chance of winning should factor into how aggressively they investigated potential coordination between...
Mar. 14, 2019

Tornado reported near weather service office in Kentucky

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Weather officials in Kentucky say a tornado has blown past their office. The National Weather Service in Paducah tweeted Thursday morning, "TORNADO JUST MISSED OUR OFFICE...
Mar. 14, 2019

$878M South Carolina lottery winner sharing with charities

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who won $878 million in the biggest jackpot payout to one winner in U.S. history says she wants to give back to...
Mar. 14, 2019

Last US diplomats in Venezuela prepare to head home

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A U.S. official says the last American diplomats in Venezuela are at the country's main airport, preparing to head home amid deteriorating ties between Washington and...
Mar. 14, 2019

Georgia House backs electronic voting machines in final vote

ATLANTA (AP) — Legislation calling for Georgia to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot is headed to the governor's desk. The House passed the election...
Mar. 14, 2019

Pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai, killing at least 4

NEW DELHI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with a road collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring more than 30, an...
Mar. 14, 2019

Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei (HWAH'-way) have entered a not-guilty plea in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions. The...
Mar. 14, 2019

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st female leader is resigning

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The first female superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park is resigning after less than three years at the helm of one of the country's most popular...
Mar. 14, 2019

Texas deputies who killed 2 people won't face charges

SCHERTZ, Texas (AP) — A Texas grand jury has declined to indict four sheriff's deputies who opened fire on a suspected car thief, killing her and a 6-year-old boy who...
Mar. 14, 2019

First female Grand Canyon National Park superintendent resigning after cleared of creating hostile work environment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — First female Grand Canyon National Park superintendent resigning after cleared of creating hostile work environment.
Mar. 14, 2019

Court rules gun maker can be sued over Newtown shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A divided Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and...
Mar. 14, 2019

British ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings

LONDON (AP) — A former British soldier will be charged in the slayings of two civil rights protesters 47 years ago on Bloody Sunday, one of the deadliest days of...
Mar. 14, 2019

Trump says Britain's Brexit debate is tearing country apart

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that Britain's debate over leaving the European Union is "tearing the country apart." Trump said he's "surprised at how badly" the negotiations...
Mar. 14, 2019

Democratic lawmakers grill Ross on citizenship question

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a House oversight panel is questioning whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was "truthful" when testifying last year about his decision to add a citizenship...
Mar. 14, 2019

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