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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS offered no indication Tuesday that it would publicly release the findings of the report that led the network to deny a $120 million exit package to Leslie Moonves, the chief executive who was dismissed for sexual misconduct.Moonves, once the most powerful executive in …
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The legal U.S. sports betting market continues to grow by the day, with separate deals announced Tuesday involving New Jersey, West Virginia and a national NBA partnership.A Canadian company said it will enter New Jersey's sports betting market as an affiliate of …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Travis Brenda, a high school math teacher in Kentucky, was pleased when the state Supreme Court struck down a law that would have made changes to his pension.Several months earlier, Brenda had ousted the Republican House majority floor leader in a GOP primary and won a …
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former U.S. prosecutor hired by the University of Texas says a state senator accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a graduate student blamed them on someone else and didn't fully cooperate with investigators.The report released Tuesday concluded that …
LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — Lawmakers visiting the Border Patrol station where a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl was taken hours before her death are demanding an investigation into the response by federal agents.Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus spoke Tuesday outside the Border Patrol …
A Yemeni mother on Tuesday won her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban that would allow her to go to California to see her dying 2-year-old son.Shaima Swileh planned to fly to San Francisco on Wednesday after the U.S. State Department granted her a visa, said Basim …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada became the first state in the U.S. with an overall female majority in the Legislature on Tuesday when county officials in Las Vegas appointed two women to fill vacancies in the state Assembly.The appointments of Democrats Rochelle Thuy Nguyen and Beatrice Angela Duran …
The nation's largest grocery chain is trying to leap into the driverless delivery market, announcing Tuesday that it is now ready to bring milk, eggs and apples to some customers' homes in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel.Although limited to delivering within about a mile (1.6 kilometers) of one …
ATLANTA (AP) — Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson's show following his remarks that immigrants could make the U.S. "poorer and dirtier."It's the latest example of sponsors leaving a Fox News Channel show after controversy, but experts say the flap is …
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Street demonstrations against recent labor law changes in Hungary appeared to wane on their sixth day, but opposition lawmakers vowed Tuesday to pursue legal and parliamentary avenues to thwart the government while allowing for a Christmastime lull.About 150 to 200 …
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business disputes and boost his run for the White House.New York's attorney general and lawyers for the …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Celebrities offer their thanks, remembrances and condolences on the death of actress-director Penny Marshall, who died Monday at 75.___"I loved Penny. I grew up with her. She was born with a great gift. She was born with a funnybone and the instinct of how to use it. I …
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a high-stakes game of whack-a-mole with no end in sight.Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls who are using catchy memes, bots and fake accounts to influence elections and sow discord in the U.S. and …
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday called on farmers to throw their support behind a proposal to withdraw federal protections for many of the country's waterways and wetlands.Environmental Protection Agency acting administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Agriculture …
NEW YORK (AP) — Penny Marshall, who indelibly starred in the top-rated sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming the trailblazing director of smash-hit big-screen comedies such as "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died. She was 75.Michelle Bega, a spokeswoman for the Marshall …
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A man set his girlfriend on fire outside a coffee shop in an apparent domestic dispute over child custody and accidentally burned himself in the process, authorities said.Police in the city of Tonawanda, north of Buffalo, said the man contacted the 25-year-old woman, …
CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for a woman suing a suburban Chicago hotel over the death of her 19-year-old daughter in a walk-in freezer says someone could have locked the young woman inside.Attorney Geoffrey Fieger told a news conference Tuesday that a button on the freezer door's handle …
DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition.Lawyers for Jack Phillips argued Tuesday in U.S. court in Denver to try to stop the …
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state senator apologized Tuesday for what he called a "poor choice of words" after sending a tweet to a legislative staffer urging her to kill herself.Democrat Kevin Parker's tweet to Republican Senate aide Candice Giove consisted of only two words: "Kill …
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was charged Tuesday with killing his sister and seriously wounding his mother in a stabbing at a Connecticut home.West Hartford police said the boy was arraigned at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, where he was being treated for …

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