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Attorney: New racist threats at GM plant where nooses foundAn attorney for workers suing General Motors says employees are still facing racial harassment after nooses and racist graffiti were found two years ago at a plant in Ohio
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
US presses ahead with border wall in court despite shutdownA government attorney in South Texas has said in court that during the ongoing partial government shutdown, he's been only allowed to work on cases related to a proposed border wall
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
A "Welcome Home, Jayme!" sign is shown Jan. 16, 2019, in front of the Jennie-O Turkey Store in Barron, Wis., where her parents, James and Denise Closs, worked. Defense attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs and killing her parents acknowledged Wednesday that they're starting the case at a disadvantage after their client gave detectives a detailed confession and said they're not sure he can get a fair trial in the state. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
On day Jayme escaped, suspect sought job _ with dodgy resumeThe man suspected of kidnapping Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs and killing her parents apparently applied for a job online the day that Jayme escaped _ and lied about his work experience
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Pedestrians make their way along a rain soaked Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. The latest in a series of Pacific Ocean storms pounded California with rain and snow Thursday, prompting officials to put communities on alert for mudslides and flooding and making travel treacherous. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
California storms kill at least 5 as flooding fears riseThe last Pacific storm in a weeklong series is pounding already-soaked California with rain and snow
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018 file photo firefighters take pictures of fire retardant dropped on a burning hillside in Malibu, Calif. A group of U.S. senators from around the American West sent a letter to President Trump warning that firefighting academies that provide required annual training for thousands of front-line fire crews are canceling classes because their federally employed instructors are on furlough. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
US shutdown stalls training, other prep for wildfire seasonOfficials spend the winter months preparing for the upcoming wildfire season, and much of that work is on hold because of the U.S. government shutdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building in New York.  Cohen is acknowledging that he paid a technology company to falsely improve Trump’s standing in two online polls. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Cohen says he rigged online polls for Trump in 2014, 2015President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer is acknowledging paying a technology company to artificially boost Trump's standing in two online polls, saying Trump directed him to do it
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, a person walks up a hill next to tents lined up beneath a highway and adjacent to downtown Seattle.   Microsoft pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's widening affordability gap.  The company plans a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.   (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisisMicrosoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness in Seattle
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Actor, musician and activist, Steven Van Zandt, center, supports striking teachers on the picket in front of Hamilton High School in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. School administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as tens of thousands of teachers planned to walk picket lines for a third day Wednesday. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
LA teachers, district to resume negotiations amid strikeTeachers walked rainy picket lines at Los Angeles schools for a fourth day ahead of a new round of contract negotiations that a union leader said is unlikely to end the walkout
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Teachers and students carry signs and picket in front of Hamilton High School, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles, during a citywide teacher strike. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Striking LA teachers will return to bargaining tableStriking Los Angeles teachers will return to the bargaining table
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Crews work to clear the roadway after a multi-vehicle collision along a foggy Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass near Hesperia Calif., Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019.  (Will Lester/The Orange County Register via AP)
Falling tree kills man as storm lashes CaliforniaA storm that's lashed Northern California with rain and high winds may have killed a man in Oakland
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - This June 15, 2009, file photo, shows former Michigan Republican Gov. John Engler at a meeting in Detroit. Engler will resign as interim president of Michigan State University amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar, a member of the school's Board of Trustees said Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. ( (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next weekFormer Gov. John Engler is resigning as Michigan State's interim president amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - This Jan. 17, 1994 file photo shows California State Route 118 in Simi Valley, Calif., that collapsed during the Northridge earthquake. Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this weekTwenty-five years ago this week, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage.
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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