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Rape accusations against Lauer ensnares NBC management

NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and...
Oct. 9, 2019

Rural Nevada city council adds woman passed over earlier

ELY, Nev. (AP) — A rural Nevada city council appointed a woman to fill a vacant seat after criticism about her being passed over amid comments from two councilmen about...
Oct. 9, 2019

Hawaii prosecutor ordered to stay away from lawyer he shoved

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii prosecutor must spend the next three years avoiding an attorney he shoved in the hallway of a courthouse, according to a judge's order. The injunction...
Oct. 9, 2019

Alaska doctor, nurse charged with vast opioid distribution

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska doctor and nurse practitioner face federal charges of illegally distributing millions of opioid doses to patients that resulted in addiction, overdoses and deaths. The...
Oct. 9, 2019

Taiwan's Tsai says China threatens regional peace, stability

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says China is threatening the island "nonstop" and posing a major challenge to regional peace and stability. Tsai's comments came amid a renewed...
Oct. 9, 2019

California bans hotels from using tiny plastic bottles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has banned hotels from giving guests small, plastic shampoo bottles. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday he had signed a law banning hotels from providing guests...
Oct. 9, 2019

The Latest: Australian PM worried IS may regroup in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on Turkish offensive in Syria (all times local): 6 a.m. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he's worried Turkey's campaign in Syria will lead...
Oct. 9, 2019

Rugby World Cup cancels 2 games ahead of powerful typhoon

TOKYO (AP) — Rugby World Cup organizers have had to cancel two games scheduled for Saturday because of concerns over the anticipated impact of Typhoon Hagibis. Japan's weather agency is...
Oct. 9, 2019

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