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  • Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact. Many of the biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and are still reluctant to commit fully to renewable […]
  • Vermont commemorates civil unions with historic site marker

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s governor is dedicating a historic site marker to commemorate the state’s first-in-the-nation civil union law and subsequent marriage equality legislation. Republican Gov. Phil Scott will dedicate the Marriage Equality Historic Site Marker on Tuesday morning at the State House in Montpelier. Vermont became the first state to grant legal recognition […]
  • Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered. Greeted by an array of “All Rise” signs in a ballpark that fits their style, Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and made a pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 Monday night […]
  • Ohio man charged in 4 slayings still held without bond

    IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of three adults and a young boy in southern Ohio continues to be held without bond. The Ironton Tribune reports 23-year-old Arron Lawson waived a bond hearing on Monday in Ironton Municipal Court. He was ordered held without bond on Saturday after his arrest in […]
  • China’s Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

    BEIJING (AP) — Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday. From meetings largely cloaked in secrecy, powerful players will emerge publicly in new roles, and Xi will address the nation to lay out his […]
  • Kagan: Not having to get door 1 plus of new status

    CHICAGO (AP) — Justice Elena Kagan says one advantage of no longer being the most junior member of the Supreme Court is that she no longer has to answer the door when someone knocks as the nine justices are meeting. The 57-year-old spoke Monday at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Kagan didn’t veer into potentially […]
  • Bannon-backed PAC backs Wisconsin, Arizona Senate candidates

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The political action committee affiliated with former presidential strategist Steve Bannon acted Monday on his pledge to lead a “populist nationalist conservative revolt,” endorsing state Sen. Kelli Ward over Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake — the first sitting Republican senator to be formally targeted by the pro-Donald Trump group. “Americans are […]
  • Cause of deadly Honolulu high-rise fire can’t be determined

    HONOLULU (AP) — Investigators cannot determine the cause of a high-rise apartment building fire that killed four people and resulted in more than $107 million in damage, Honolulu fire officials said Monday. “The HFD fire investigators have completed an extensive and scientifically based investigation in full collaboration with other agencies and have classified the fire […]
  • Haley says Iran move strengthens Trump’s hand on North Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that President Donald Trump is strengthening his ability to resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis by threatening to abandon the nuclear deal with Iran. Haley is defending Trump’s decision not to certify Iran’s compliance with the deal. Trump’s critics argue he’s undermining U.S. […]
  • Land preservation board approves easements for pipeline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A public land preservation organization in Virginia has approved easements that will allow two natural gas pipelines to be built in mountainous areas of the state. The Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s board of trustees approved 11 easements on Monday, the board said on its website. In exchange for crossing 53 acres of […]