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April 05, 2017 - 9:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney is defending a proposed settlement between a man and Dunkin' Donuts shops that could mean $500 for the lead plaintiff, free buttered baked goods for hundreds of other customers and a big payout for law firms that handled the class action case. Jan Polanik had sued a...
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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2012 file photo shows The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Ray L'Heureux was placed on paid administrative leave last week. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:31 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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President Donald Trump talks about the attack in Syria during a news conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 05, 2017 - 8:19 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT TRUMP NOW SAYS ABOUT SYRIA President Donald Trump declares the deadly chemical attack in Syria crossed "many, many lines" and abruptly transformed his thinking about Syrian President...
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April 05, 2017 - 7:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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This June 6, 2016 photo taken in Honolulu shows a bumper sticker Hawaii officials distributed in a campaign for a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago. The child, known as "Peter Boy," became the face of missing and abused children in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The father of the boy is expected to appear in court for a hearing Wednesday, April 5, 2017, where it's possible he'll accept a plea deal in the murder case against him. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 05, 2017 - 7:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal with prosecutors that requires him to reveal the location of the child's body. Peter Kema Sr. also entered a guilty plea to hindering prosecution and agreed to a 20-year...
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In this Tuesday morning, April 5, 2017 photo, from left, Therese Howard, Randy Russell and Jerry Burton speak to reporters before heading into a courtroom in Denver, to stand trial for allegedly violating the city's camping ban. The three defendants are trying to turn the tables on the city by drawing attention to what they think is an immoral law that makes it dangerous for homeless people trying to survive on the street. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
April 05, 2017 - 7:22 pm
DENVER (AP) — Three advocates for the homeless were convicted Wednesday of violating Denver's camping ban, one of many that have been enacted in rapidly gentrifying cities across the country. Jurors deliberated for about three hours before convicting Randy Russell, Jerry Burton and Terese Howard,...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, the United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The U.S. Soccer Federation and the World Cup champion women's team have agreed on a labor contract, settling a dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to their male counterparts. The financial terms and length of the multiyear deal were not disclosed. The agreement was ratified by the players and the federation's board Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 05, 2017 - 7:01 pm
The U.S. women's national team believes its new contract is both fair and good for the future of the sport. The U.S. Soccer Federation and the team's union announced Wednesday that a labor deal had been struck to settle an at times contentious dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:54 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A proposed settlement between a Massachusetts man and Dunkin' Donuts shops could mean free buttered baked goods for hundreds of customers and a big payout for the attorneys who handled the class action case. Jan Polanik had sued a cluster of franchises of the Massachusetts-based chain...
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A pontoon boat sits in the front yard of a home in the Screamer community of Henry County, Ala., after a suspected tornado touched down in the county Wednesday, April 5, 2017. National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Wool said a suspected tornado touched down Wednesday in Henry County, Alabama, before crossing into Georgia. (Michele W. Forehand/Dothan Eagle via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 6:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina's 'peach capital' and raining out golfers warming up for the Masters. A powerful tornado toppled trees and downed power...
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This June 6, 2016 photo taken in Honolulu shows a bumper sticker Hawaii officials distributed in a campaign for a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago. The child, known as "Peter Boy," became the face of missing and abused children in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The father of the boy is expected to appear in court for a hearing Wednesday, April 5, 2017, where it's possible he'll accept a plea deal in the murder case against him. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 05, 2017 - 6:44 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal with prosecutors that requires him to provide answers about where the child's body is located. Peter Kema Sr. also entered the plea to hindering prosecution and agreed to a 20...
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