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  • San Francisco unveils memorial to WWII “comfort women”

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A survivor of sexual abuse by Japan’s World War II-era army has attended the dedication of a San Francisco statue commemorating the plight of Asia’s so-called “comfort women.” The memorial dedicated Friday outside San Francisco’s Chinatown is the latest of dozens such statues worldwide. They mark the suffering of women around […]
  • Police: Mother fatally shoots 2 children, then herself

    MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman fatally shot her two children and then herself. The Miami Herald reports that the dead woman and children were discovered Friday. Miami-Dade police spokesman Argemis Colome says the woman’s ex-husband discovered the bodies of the 29-year-old woman, their 1-year-old son and their 8-year-old daughter when the man […]
  • Report: Student found unresponsive had been drinking at frat

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University student had spent the night drinking at a fraternity house before he was found unresponsive and later died at a hospital, according to a police report released Friday. LSU officials said last week that police were investigating the Sept. 14 death of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver as […]
  • Colorado principal, assistant out after forced-splits video

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado principal has retired and an athletic director has resigned after videos surfaced showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg also on Friday released a report by a law firm that the district ordered after learning about the videos in August. […]
  • The Latest: Carson praises Ala. Senate candidate Roy Moore

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 6 p.m. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is praising Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore just hours before President Donald Trump is set to headline a campaign rally for Moore’s rival. But a close confidant says it’s not an endorsement. In a statement […]
  • Sanders slams GOP, touts universal health care in California

    Sen. Bernie Sanders pilloried Republican efforts to overhaul the health care system and touted his own Medicare for all plan Friday before an effusive California audience that welcomed him on stage with chants of “Run, Bernie, Run!” Sanders’ speech to the influential California nurses’ union in San Francisco came shortly after Republican Sen. John McCain […]
  • Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

    The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. The government told The Associated Press last year that more than 20 states were targeted by hackers believed to be Russian agents before the 2016 elections. But for […]
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    ___ Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Since early this year, President Donald Trump […]
  • School board asks court to dismiss transgender teen’s suit

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a transgender teen who sued for the right to use the boys bathroom at his high school. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent Gavin Grimm’s case back to a lower court last month, asking a […]
  • The Latest: Police: Student died after night of drinking

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Louisiana State University student in a possible fraternity hazing incident (all times local): 4 p.m. A police report says a Louisiana State University student who died last week had been found “unresponsive” at a fraternity house after a night of drinking there. LSU […]