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Women’s health political fights heat up in battleground states

Friday  02:15,   22 november 2019
rollcall

Fights over abortion and birth control in all three branches of government are fueling record-setting advocacy campaigns by liberal and conservative groups ahead of the 2020 elections. Control of state governments, Congress and the White House could >>>

EXCLUSIVE-Trump administration to miss 2019 target for Alaska refuge oil lease sale -official

Friday  02:15,   22 november 2019
reuters

Trump administration to miss 2019 target for Alaska refuge oil lease sale -officialPresident Donald Trump has made opening up drilling in ANWR – America’s largest wildlife sanctuary – a key goal in his broader effort to maximize U.S. oil, gas, and... >>>

Philippine Airlines 777 makes emergency landing at Los Angeles airport

Friday  01:51,   22 november 2019
reuters

LOS ANGELES-AIRPLANE/ (UPDATE 1, TV):UPDATE 1-Philippine Airlines 777 makes emergency landing at Los Angeles airportSoon after Philippine Airlines Flight 113 departed from Los Angeles International Airport, pilots declared an emergency and reported... >>>

Union ‘Not The Right Direction For Hearst,’ Executive Says in Email to Staff

Friday  01:40,   22 november 2019
nymag

Hearst isn’t backing down from its anti-union campaign.In an email to staff sent on Thursday afternoon, Young reiterated his opposition to a union. Although “some other media outlets have chosen the union path, Kate Lewis, myself and Hearst... >>>

San Diego FBI sharpens focus on fight against domestic terror

Friday  00:00,   22 november 2019
sandiegouniontribune

SAN DIEGO - Invoking the name of the alleged Poway synagogue shooter, police say a 23-year-old Concord man threatened to carry out an even deadlier attack. He would wear a Nazi uniform, livestream the massacre to Nazi music and take down more than... >>>

145 graves believed to be predominately black cemetery discovered beneath Florida high school

Thursday  23:51,   21 november 2019
usatoday

School officials at C. Leon King High School in Hillsborough County, Florida, said they believe they have found Ridgewood Cemetery on their grounds.School officials at C. Leon King High School in Hillsborough County, Florida, said they received a... >>>

A Mississippi district attorney kept turning away black jurors for trials, lawsuit says

Thursday  23:36,   21 november 2019
cnn

A Mississippi prosecutor excluded many black jurors from trials for more than 25 years, a lawsuit alleges. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Since... >>>

Santa Clarita shooting: Weapon used in Saugus High attack a 'ghost gun,' sheriff says

Thursday  23:20,   21 november 2019
latimes

The gun used in last week's shooting at Saugus High School was assembled from parts, a so-called ghost gun without a registration number, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva confirmed Thursday. Sheriff's homicide detectives are trying >>>

‘Insurgents’ lobbied Trump for war crimes pardons with little Pentagon involvement, officials say

Thursday  22:55,   21 november 2019
washingtonpost

The president’s intervention reflects his reliance on the views of people outside his administration. The president mostly left defense officials out of his discussions about the issue until a few weeks ago and told his top advisers that his... >>>

Justice Kennedy asked Trump to put Kavanaugh on Supreme Court list, book says

Thursday  22:55,   21 november 2019
washingtonpost

New account from Post editor details tumultuous journey to nomination and confirmation.It was a historic moment in April 2017 when Supreme Court justice Anthony M. Kennedy presided over the ceremonial Rose Garden swearing-in for the court’s new... >>>

2 airmen killed during training mission mishap at base

Thursday  22:31,   21 november 2019
abcnews.go

Two U.S. airmen were killed while performing a training mission at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, the Air Force said on Thursday. © Kayla White/U.S. Air Force Two T-38 Talons fly in formation over Whiteman Air Force Base in Johnson County, Miss., >>>

The AIDS Memorial Quilt will head home to San Francisco, 32 years later

Thursday  22:05,   21 november 2019
cnn

The Quilt will be on display at the National AIDS Memorial starting in 2020. © AFP/Getty Images The AIDS Memorial Quilt is displayed in Washington, DC, in... >>>

Catherine Pugh Pleads Guilty To Some Federal Charges In ‘Healthy Holly’ Scandal

Thursday  20:55,   21 november 2019
msn

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has pleaded guilty to several federal charges in the "Healthy Holly" scandal that ultimately led to her resignation. © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.Pugh pleaded guilty to four of the 11 charges, including... >>>

Alabama officer testifies about fatal shooting of black man

Thursday  20:45,   21 november 2019
msn

A white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the killing of a black man says he’s still remembering new details about the shooting nearly four years later. The Montgomery Advertiser reports Montgomery police Officer Aaron Cody Smith... >>>

Suspected norovirus outbreak closes 46 Colorado schools

Thursday  20:45,   21 november 2019
msn

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Thousands of students in western Colorado are out of school because of a suspected outbreak of norovirus. All 46 schools in the district serving Grand Junction and the surrounding area were closed Thursday and Friday and >>>