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April 19, 2017 - 9:30 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines flight attendants will receive a 1.6 percent wage increase after the union sought a more than 8 percent pay hike. An arbitration panel Tuesday agreed on the lower figure for American's more than 25,000 workers represented by the Association of Professional...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017, photo, Keith Vallejo leaves the courtroom, in Provo, Utah. A Utah judge sentencing the former Mormon bishop said the convicted rapist was an "extraordinary, good man" who did something wrong. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Judge Thomas Low appeared to become emotional on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, when he sentenced Vallejo to up to life in prison for 10 counts of forcible sexual abuse and one count of object rape. (Dominic Valente/Daily Herald via AP, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 10:31 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge is facing a deluge of complaints after calling a former Mormon bishop convicted of rape an "extraordinarily good man" who did something wrong, a judicial oversight organization said Friday. The criticism began around the time Judge Thomas Low let Keith Robert Vallejo...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017, photo, Keith Vallejo leaves the courtroom, in Provo, Utah. A Utah judge sentencing the former Mormon bishop said the convicted rapist was an "extraordinary, good man" who did something wrong. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Judge Thomas Low appeared to become emotional on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, when he sentenced Vallejo to up to life in prison for 10 counts of forcible sexual abuse and one count of object rape. (Dominic Valente/Daily Herald via AP, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 7:30 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge is facing a deluge of complaints after calling a former Mormon bishop convicted of rape an "extraordinarily good man" who did something wrong, a judicial oversight organization said Friday. The criticism began around the time Judge Thomas Low let Keith Robert Vallejo...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017 file photo, Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's "Little Bill Books" series is among those making the American Library Association's annual top 10 list of "challenged books." The reason is not the books themselves, but the multiple accusations of sexual assault made against the actor-comedian. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 10, 2017 - 8:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A celebrity once beloved among young people now finds himself on a list of books parents and other community members most wish to see removed from libraries: Bill Cosby. Cosby's "Little Bill Books" series is among those making the American Library Association's annual top 10 "...
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April 10, 2017 - 8:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-beloved celebrity now finds himself on a list of books parents and other community members most wish to see removed from libraries: Bill Cosby. Cosby's "Little Bill Books" series is among those making the American Library Association's annual top 10 list of "challenged books...
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March 30, 2017 - 8:59 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigeria's foreign ministry has called in India's top diplomat to protest attacks on African students and demand arrests and prosecutions of perpetrators, Nigeria's official news agency said Thursday. Mobs have repeatedly attacked Africans in a New Delhi suburb in recent days...
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., left, joined by Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., holds up a copy of the original Affordable Care Act bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, as the GOP leadership talks about its work on the long-awaited Republican plan to repeal and replace "Obamacare." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 08, 2017 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the health care debate as Congress begins work on a GOP-drafted overhaul (all times EST): 5:20 p.m. Health insurers say they have concerns about parts of the House Republican health care bill but see others as "positive steps." The trade group America's Health...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 20, 2017 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. The news organizations said in a court filing there was "no...
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President Donald Trump calls on a reporter during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 17, 2017 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering them the "enemy." Bill Clinton publicly condemned "purveyors of hatred and division" on the public air...
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President Donald Trump calls on a reporter during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 17, 2017 - 4:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering them the "enemy." Bill Clinton publicly condemned "purveyors of hatred and division" on the public air...
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