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  • Deutsche Bank: Ex-execs to give up $44.9M in bonuses

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:05:13 GMT

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank says former top executives have agreed to give up 38.4 million euros ($44.9 million) in disputed bonuses that were withheld while the board of directors raised questions about their responsibility for the bank's legal troubles.

  • Man indicted in deaths of 9 people in 2 fires in Ohio

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:01:40 GMT

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man already charged in a blaze that killed seven people in May has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in that fire and in a second fire that killed two people on the same street last year.

  • Jordan king lashes out at Israel PM over embassy deaths

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:58:24 GMT

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II lashed out at Israel's prime minister on Thursday, saying everyone in the kingdom was "infuriated" by what he called "unacceptable and provocative behavior" in connection with a deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Amman earlier this week.

  • Judge approves plan for Charlie Gard to be sent to hospice

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:55:40 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — A British judge ordered Thursday that critically ill infant Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will "inevitably" die within a short time.

  • Clashes erupt at Jerusalem shrine as Muslims return to pray

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:52:03 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Clashes erupted Thursday at a sacred shrine in Jerusalem as thousands of Muslims rushed to pray at the site for the first time in nearly two weeks following Israel's removal of security devices installed there after a deadly attack.

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  • Truck Driver Charged in Human Trafficking Tragedy

    2017-07-25T19:58:24Z

    Eight people were found dead in the back of a tractor trailer parked at a San Antonio Walmart last weekend, and two more died after being hospitalized. Now the driver of the truck is being charged with illegally transporting immigrants, a crime that, due to the fatalities involved, could earn......

  • Climbing Wall Injuries: Who's Liable, When to Sue

    2017-07-25T18:58:50Z

    It seems like everyone has taken up rock climbing in the past few years, and gyms, recreational supply stores, and even college campuses nationwide are adding climbing walls to their facilities. While climbing wall injuries may be rare, they can have severe consequences. So who's liable if you're injured on......

  • Can You Put Conditions on a Home Sale?

    2017-07-25T18:07:48Z

    Generally speaking, once you sell your house, the buyer is free to do with it what they will. This can be a hard fact of life for some who, despite the need or desire to sell their home, is still emotionally attached to the place they once lived. New homeowners......

  • Texas State Prison Ordered to Cool It, Literally

    2017-07-24T22:00:22Z

    A judge out of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued an order to the state's prisons to cool down the institutions to 88 degrees. Quoting the great Russian social fiction author Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Judge Keith Ellison explained: "The degree of civilization in a society......

  • Intoxicated by Tech? Washington Passes Mobile Device DUI Law

    2017-07-24T18:57:46Z

    We all know our mobile devices can affect our attention spans, but what about our sobriety? Well, a new law in Washington State plans to treat cell phones as an intoxicating substance, banning the use of any electronic device while driving, even if you're stopped at a traffic light. Referred......

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  • US Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Ohio convict

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:15:44 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned child killer was scheduled to die on Wednesday in the state's first execution in more than three years after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his requests for more time to pursue legal challenges.

  • Condemned killer arrives at death house ahead of execution

    Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:08:03 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned killer in Ohio arrived at the death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution Wednesday with several requests for a delay pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • UK Brexit minister: progress made in talks on citizen rights

    Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:28:34 GMT

    PRAGUE (AP) — Britain's Brexit minister said Tuesday that progress has been made in talks with the European Union on the rights of citizens living in each other's nations once the country leaves the bloc.

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  • Ginsburg: Justices felt Trump travel ban 'too restrictive'

    Sat, 22 Jul 2017 03:41:13 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the Trump administration was "too restrictive" in deciding what family relationships qualify as close enough to avoid the ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries.

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  • Putin signs law to keep Russian base in Syria

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:04:19 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing for Russia to keep its air base in Syria for another 49 years.

  • UN says over 200,000 have fled Syria's Raqqa since April 1

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:03:12 GMT

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A senior U.N. humanitarian official says over 200,000 people in Syria have fled their homes in the area around the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa since April 1.

  • Putin in Finland on centenary of independence from Russia

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:01:15 GMT

    HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday tried to calm regional anxiety over joint Russian-Chinese naval maneuvers in the Baltic Sea, where tensions have grown in recent years with an increased show of military force by both Moscow and NATO.

  • House GOP advancing spending boosts for Pentagon, veterans

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:59:04 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House is plowing ahead on legislation to give the Pentagon a massive spending boost and deliver a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Jordan king lashes out at Israel PM over embassy deaths

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:58:24 GMT

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II lashed out at Israel's prime minister on Thursday, saying everyone in the kingdom was "infuriated" by what he called "unacceptable and provocative behavior" in connection with a deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Amman earlier this week.