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Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed
| November 16th, 2019  8:26 PM
Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a night of demonstrations punctuated by gunfire, in violence that reportedly killed at least one person. The protests put renewed pressure on Iran’s government as it struggles to overcome the U.S.
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Remington
Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books
November 16th, 2019  3:14 PM

A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely

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Walmart alters disability reassignment policy to settle suit
November 16th, 2019  2:02 PM

Walmart has agreed to change its national policy for reassigning disabled workers to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Maine

Donald Trump, Eddie Rispone
AP FACT CHECK: Impeachment hearings and that Trump tweet
November 16th, 2019  1:03 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distorted assault on ex-ambassador’s record jolts impeachment hearings

Utah school from ‘High School Musical’ may get tourist boost
Utah school from ‘High School Musical’ may get tourist boost
November 16th, 2019  11:55 AM

Utah school featured in “High School Musical” movie could get tourism boost from Disney’s new streaming service series based on story

Scuffles mar anniversary of birth of yellow vest movement
Scuffles mar anniversary of birth of yellow vest movement
November 16th, 2019  10:53 AM

Scuffles between Paris police and activists on Saturday marred the first anniversary of the birth of the yellow vest movement against government policies seen as favoring the rich

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Microsoft hires ex-AG Holder to audit face-scanning firm
November 16th, 2019  10:12 AM

Microsoft is hiring former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review its investment in a facial recognition startup that scans faces at Israeli military checkpoints

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Tear gas fired in Paris as yellow vests mark anniversary
November 16th, 2019  8:50 AM

Paris police fired tear gas to push back yellow vest protesters trying to revive movement for economic justice

Boeing says it has to ‘re-earn’ public’s trust after crashes
Boeing says it has to ‘re-earn’ public’s trust after crashes
November 16th, 2019  7:31 AM

Top Boeing executive says company knows it has to re-earn the public’s trust as it works to get grounded 737 Max jets flying after deadly crashes

France: Tensions with police on yellow vest 1st birthday
France: Tensions with police on yellow vest 1st birthday
November 16th, 2019  5:28 AM

Paris police fired tear gas to push back yellow vest protesters trying to revive movement for economic justice

Protests strike Iran cities over gasoline prices rising
Protests strike Iran cities over gasoline prices rising
November 16th, 2019  4:40 AM

Protests hit several major cities in Iran over the government cutting back on gasoline subsidies and increasing costs by 50%

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France’s yellow vest movement marks 1 year of protests
November 16th, 2019  4:09 AM

Police are deployed around key sites in Paris as France’s yellow vest protesters prepare to mark the first anniversary of their sometimes-violent movement for economic justice

AP sources: Jail guards at time of Epstein death reject deal
AP sources: Jail guards at time of Epstein death reject deal
November 16th, 2019  1:33 AM

Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer

Little Rock teachers consider options after one-day strike
Little Rock teachers consider options after one-day strike
November 15th, 2019  10:34 PM

The head of Little Rock’s teachers union says another strike or other action to protest Arkansas’ takeover of the school district and their loss of collective bargaining rights is possible

United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford
United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford
November 15th, 2019  9:57 PM

Members of the United Auto Workers union at Ford Motor Co. have voted to approve a new 4-year contract with company

Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 sites
Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 sites
November 15th, 2019  9:56 PM

A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be considered to host an international summit next year

Lori Ajax
No short-term fix for challenges in California pot market
November 15th, 2019  9:44 PM

California’s struggling legal marijuana market is likely to see a period of turbulence and challenges continue for at least a couple more years

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California rules set lower emissions for state vehicle fleet
November 15th, 2019  9:13 PM

California is setting new rules for its state vehicle fleet to reduce pollution and reward automakers that are siding with the state against the Trump administration

Wayne LaPierre
NRA tax filing: Embattled CEO earned about $2 mil last year
November 15th, 2019  8:41 PM

The National Rifle Association’s latest tax filings show that its embattled CEO received about $2 million in compensation in 2018

Dana Nessel
Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise
November 15th, 2019  8:38 PM

It’s likelier that an anti-robocall bill will get sent to President Donald Trump this year

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Louisiana fishing industry hit with $258M in flooding losses
November 15th, 2019  8:25 PM

The governor says the Louisiana fishing industry has been hit with $258 million in losses due to historic flooding this year

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Steve Wynn: Nevada regulators can’t pull gambling license
November 15th, 2019  7:42 PM

Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is telling Nevada regulators they can’t revoke his gambling license over allegations of workplace sexual harassment because he’s no longer affiliated with the company that carries his name

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Boeing settles several more lawsuits over Max plane crashes
November 15th, 2019  7:00 PM

Boeing is settling a few more of the lawsuits filed by families of passengers who died in two crashes involving the company’s 737 Max jet

Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt
Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt
November 15th, 2019  5:54 PM

Federal Reserve finds financial system remains resilient despite high levels of corporate debt

US approves new drug to manage sickle cell disease
US approves new drug to manage sickle cell disease
November 15th, 2019  5:45 PM

U.S. regulators have approved a new medicine that can help manage extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups

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