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Forest Service chief faces challenge over MeToo response

Friday  23:05,   16 november 2018

As the Forest Service struggles to recover from a #MeToo scandal, two survivors of workplace sexual harassment are at odds about whether the agency is doing enough to fix the problem. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

USDA says nearly $840 million in aid paid to farmers to date

Thursday  21:32,   15 november 2018

U.S. Department of Agriculture has paid out nearly $840 million to farmers to date as part of a promised $12 billion aid program rolled out by President Donald Trump last July to offset losses from the imposition of tariffs on American exports. A... >>>

A Missouri town disbanded its entire police force

Thursday  06:31,   15 november 2018

The town of about 1,600, southeast of Kansas City, was staffed by seven officers and five civilian volunteers. A county sheriff's office has been tasked with picking up the... >>>

'You're a terrorist,' says note sent to 10-year-old Muslim schoolgirl in Massachusetts

Thursday  06:25,   15 november 2018

A 10-year-old Muslim girl found two threatening handwritten notes in her cubby in an elementary school west of Boston, and police are investigating it as a hate... >>>

First woman passes special forces assessment on path to becoming Green Beret

Thursday  06:25,   15 november 2018

A female soldier recently completed the Special Forces Assessment and Selection for the first time, making her a candidate to be the first woman to become a Green Beret, according to a US Army Special Operations Command spokesman. The woman, who has >>>

Florida man arrested for making ‘Mother of Satan’ bombs in home, police say

Thursday  05:25,   15 november 2018

Florida officials said an anonymous tip led them to a stash of Mason jars filled with a highly explosive powder – similar to the type used by Islamist terror groups in a string of overseas bombings. Lake Helen police officers and Volusia County... >>>

Storm: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy road near Memphis

Thursday  04:06,   15 november 2018

A tour bus has overturned on an icy highway southeast of Memphis as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South and Midwest with a mix of sleet and light snow. Authorities say 2 people died and all 44 others on the bus were injured in Wednesday... >>>

Black Texas college student has police called on her by professor, prompting investigation

Thursday  03:55,   15 november 2018

Officials at The University Of Texas at San Antonio said they are conducting two separate investigations into "possible discrimination" and "academic management of the... >>>

Paradise's Class of 2019 faces uncertain future. Can a school die even after surviving a wildfire?

Thursday  00:05,   15 november 2018

CHICO, Calif. - The score of the Friday night football game last month between the Paradise High School Bobcats and the Shasta High School Wolves was tied at 7. Three seconds left. The latest nail-biter for a Bobcats team that was riding a winning... >>>

Police: Cop who shot security guard Jemel Roberson gave 'multiple' commands to drop weapon before firing

Wednesday  23:30,   14 november 2018

The black security guard who was shot to death by police outside a suburban Chicago bar was given “multiple verbal commands” to drop his weapon, police... >>>

California fire evacuees could find bodies in charred homes; names of 100 missing released

Wednesday  23:15,   14 november 2018

The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in California history has reached 48 and continues to rise, and more bodies could be... >>>

U.S. farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage, find new markets

Wednesday  23:06,   14 november 2018

U.S. farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage, find new... >>>

U.S. Postal Service loss triples, even as package deliveries rise

Wednesday  22:55,   14 november 2018

U.S. Postal Service loss triples, even as package deliveries... >>>

67-year-old man comes forward to claim $343.9 million Powerball prize

Wednesday  22:40,   14 november 2018

The winner, Robert Bailey, said he received the winning numbers over 25 years... >>>

Parkland shooter faces more charges after attacking officer in jail, cops say

Wednesday  22:30,   14 november 2018

Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz faces new charges after he attacked an officer at the Broward County Jail, officials said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>