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May 20, 2019 - 3:14 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency's Office of Inspector General, which was...
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FILE - This Oct. 24, 2016, file photo shows dollar bills in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 20, 2019 - 12:52 pm
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field agrees that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled, to $15 an hour. That near-unanimity...
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May 20, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry. Her mother read it, sat down and wept. Cottrell's older brother, John...
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May 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to...
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In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo the company logo is displayed on the grille of an unsold 2019 F150 pickup truck at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
May 20, 2019 - 11:52 am
By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce. The major...
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May 20, 2019 - 11:49 am
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A man opened fire on police responding to a call about a domestic disturbance in an Alabama mobile home park, killing one officer and wounding two others, authorities said Monday. An intense manhunt led to his arrest hours later, not far from the Arrow Head Trailer Park, which...
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Washington Redskins head athletic trainer Larry Hess demonstrates a salt water float orb inside a recovery room at the team's NFL football training facility in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 20, 2019 - 11:41 am
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sunglasses shield your eyes from the infrared lights that give oxygen to your body's cells. Uggs boots, rubber gloves and shorts are the only protection from freezing temperatures as cold as minus 200 degrees. Then comes the sensory deprivation...
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May 20, 2019 - 11:36 am
By JULIE WATSON Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kellen Winslow Jr., a former NFL No. 1 draft pick and son of a Hall of Famer who starred for his hometown San Diego Chargers, goes on trial Monday on multiple charges, including raping two women last year and the 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40,000 to purchase a dining set and a dishwasher for his office's executive dining room, government auditors concluded. In a report released Thursday, the Government...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:05 pm
By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that his panel will vote on "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr or the Justice Department next week, yet another escalation in the...
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