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  • The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Veterans Day military parade (all times local): 8:10 p.m. The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won’t happen in 2018. Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Thursday that the military and the White House “have now agreed to explore […]
  • Vegas victims’ attorneys criticize MGM’s legal maneuver

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting are harshly criticizing MGM Resorts International over its legal maneuver seeking to centralize multiple lawsuits. MGM sued more than 1,900 victims of the mass shooting last month in multiple federal courts in an effort to avoid liability for the […]
  • APNewsBreak: Voter log changes could delay Alaska results

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Some election results from the Alaska primary could be delayed after more than 100,000 voters were given a month to clear up discrepancies with their addresses on voting records. Election officials have not given an exact count of how many did so, but those who didn’t may have to vote a […]
  • Trump seeks corporate lawyer for US attorney in California

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to nominate a former federal prosecutor who is now a partner at a major corporate law firm to the position of U.S. attorney in Northern California, the White House announced on Thursday. David Anderson is a Stanford Law School graduate who clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice […]
  • California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear

    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks. El Dorado County Sheriff’s spokesman Anthony Prencipe said Thursday that officers were called after the bear was seen rummaging through a Honda Civic in […]
  • Jill Janus, singer of the metal band Huntress, dies at 43

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jill Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died at age 43, her family and band said Thursday. Janus had long struggled with mental Illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, her relatives and bandmates said in a statement released through publicist Alexandra Greenberg. Janus fronted […]
  • Washed out: Water woes scuttle Phish’s 3-day music festival

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — A three-day Phish music festival was scuttled by dirty water from torrential rains on Thursday, with health officials denying a permit just as the rock band was about to go onstage for its traditional sound check jam. “We are still in shock,” the band said in a statement on its […]
  • US authorities seize fake luxury goods shipped from China

    NEW YORK (AP) — Federal homeland security authorities say they’ve seized a large haul of counterfeit luxury handbags, wallets and belts smuggled through ports in the New York-city area and Los Angeles. U.S. Homeland Security Investigations announced charges in New York City against 33 people Thursday in a scheme involving knockoffs of brands like Gucci, […]
  • Professors challenge to Texas ‘Campus Carry’ law rejected

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three University of Texas professors have lost another legal round in their challenge to a Texas law allowing people with concealed-handgun licenses to carry weapons on public university campuses. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday refused to revive their lawsuit, which had been dismissed last year […]
  • Pennsylvania bishops mostly silent on prosecutor’s challenge

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Reeling from a landmark grand jury report on child sexual abuse, the leadership of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims — now adults — a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims. So far, it has been […]