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Cartel blockades, gunfire leave 1 dead in Mexico border city

Alfredo PeÑa, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 1:34pm

Gangsters have unleashed mayhem in the northern Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, across from Texas, blocking major avenues, burning vehicles and engaging soldiers in shootouts that left one suspected gunman dead.

Walmart alters disability reassignment policy to settle suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:23am

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.

Lebanese police to boost security near banks amid unrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:39am

Lebanese security forces will boost measures near the country’s banks that have been closed for more than a week over fears by employees for their safety amid nationwide unrest.

Utah school from ‘High School Musical’ may get tourist boost

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:52am

Fans of the movie “High School Musical” have been coming to see the Utah school where the movie was filmed more than a decade ago. The trend could grow with the premiere of Disney’s new streaming service series based on the story.

Telescope protest inspires more Native Hawaiian activism

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 8:47am

Flapping Hawaiian flags adorn a large canopy on the easement of a highway that winds along Oahu’s famed North Shore.

Testimony ties president closer to pressure on Ukraine

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 8:02am

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official.

AP FACT CHECK: Impeachment hearings and that Trump tweet

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:01am

President Donald Trump said he was just exercising his right to free speech. Democrats said he was intimidating a witness.

Boeing says it has to ‘re-earn’ public’s trust after crashes

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:31am

A senior Boeing executive said Saturday the company knows it has to re-earn the public’s trust as it works to win approval from U.S. regulators to get its grounded 737 Max jets flying again after crashes that killed 346 people.

Chicago teachers approve contract deal that ended strike

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:40am

Chicago teachers on Friday approved the contract deal that ended an 11-day strike and includes pay raises, $35 million to enforce limits on class sizes and a pledge to supply each school with a nurse and a social worker.

Scuffles mar anniversary of birth of yellow vest movement

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:09am

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

California rules set lower emissions for state vehicle fleet

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:13pm

California announced new rules Friday for its state vehicle fleet to reduce pollution and reward automakers that are siding with it against the Trump administration.

NRA tax filing: Embattled CEO earned about $2 mil last year

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:39pm

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United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:32pm

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

Louisiana fishing industry hit with $258M in flooding losses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:25pm

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

No short-term fix for challenges in California pot market

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:24pm

California’s struggling marijuana market can expect more strain and turbulence for at least a couple of years as it deals with sustained competition from illegal sales, industry layoffs and fallout from a national vaping crisis, the state’s top cannabis regulator said Friday.

Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:07pm

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.

Steve Wynn: Nevada regulators can’t pull gambling license

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 5:37pm

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.

Boeing settles several more lawsuits over Max plane crashes

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 4:09pm

Boeing is settling a few more of the roughly 150 lawsuits filed by families of passengers killed in two crashes of the 737 Max jet.

Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:52pm

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