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Dock workers storm French port city of Le Havre, throwing smoke bombs into fountains

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:40am

Dock workers storm French port city of Le Havre, throwing smoke bombs into fountains.

The Latest: In Gawker fight, Hogan has billionaire in corner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:10am

The Latest on Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker (all times local):

In Gawker fight, Hogan has billionaire in his corner

Tamara Lush and Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:10am

Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker has apparently been bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site.

Uber to expand Africa operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:00am

Uber is expanding in Africa.

California campsite trashed after fraternity, sorority trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:00am

A campsite that offers a serene getaway by a California lake was wrecked after about a thousand fraternity and sorority members left a half-mile-wide swath of trash, empty bottles, tents and coolers after an annual trip.

Judge says dismissal of beekeeper's lawsuit won't fly

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:40am

A judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a beekeeper who became allergic to bee venom after being stung hundreds of times while responding to a tractor-trailer accident.

Labor officials remind employers to obey child labor laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:40am

As students across Tennessee look for summer jobs, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development officials are reminding employers about child labor laws that ensure teens are safe.

Report traces arc of Hillary Clinton server, agency failures

Stephen Braun, Jack Gillum and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:51am

Eight days before Hillary Clinton took office as secretary of state in January 2009, an aide to former President Bill Clinton quietly registered a new internet address for the couple. That trivial but deliberate online purchase is the earliest known hint of the private email system that now plagues the presumptive Democratic nominee's presidential campaign.

Developer plans to build housing on Burlington College site

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:30am

A Vermont developer who owns the property that was formerly home to the now-closed Burlington College has presented plans for redeveloping the site.

UW to cut dozens of vacant positions to save millions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:00am

The University of Wyoming has announced plans intended to save the school millions of dollars as it looks to find $50 million in its budget for the next two years amid the state's economic downturn.

New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:40am

Smokers in New Zealand will pay $20 for a pack of cigarettes under the government's budget plan released Thursday. Polluting industries will also get hit with higher taxes.

Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:10am

Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders' meeting.

Takata taps financial advisory firm Lazard for recall woes

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:21pm

Money-losing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. hired financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard on Thursday to help tackle financial problems and massive recalls.

Electric Boat to partner with Rhode Island schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:40pm

U.S. Navy contractor Electric Boat is partnering with Rhode Island schools to help train about 350 students a year for marine industry careers.

AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days

Justin Pritchard and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:31pm

not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches.

AP investigation finds an intruder breaches a major US airport perimeter fence, gate every 10 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:11pm

— AP investigation finds an intruder breaches a major US airport perimeter fence, gate every 10 days.

House reverses course on LGBT rights for federal contractors

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:01pm

The House reversed itself late Wednesday and approved a measure aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors.

House votes to bar purchases of heavy water from Iran

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:00pm

The House voted Wednesday to bar the U.S. government from future purchases of heavy water from Iran, undercutting the controversial nuclear pact with that nation and earning a certain veto threat on a key government funding bill.

Challenge to 2012 Georgia 20-week abortion ban revived

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:52pm

A 2012 Georgia law banning abortions after 20 weeks quietly took effect nearly six months ago with no fanfare or resistance — until lawyers for three obstetricians who had challenged the measure realized what had happened.

The Latest: Bill on voting hours heads to Ohio governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:10pm

The Latest on legislative activity at the Ohio Statehouse as lawmakers seek to wrap up work before their summer break (all times local):