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Army landlords agree to expand tenant rights, curb fees in latest reform after Reuters reports

Friday  00:30,   22 february 2019
reuters

Army landlords agree to expand tenant rights, curb fees in latest reform after Reuters... >>>

Michigan attorney general takes over investigation of ex-US gymnastics coach John Geddert

Friday  00:00,   22 february 2019
cnn

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Thursday her office has taken over the investigation of John Geddert, a former US Olympic coach and onetime owner of an elite Michigan gymnastics club with ties to Larry Nassar.... >>>

Statue of Liberty climber scales Texas building in immigration protest

Thursday  23:45,   21 february 2019
foxnews

A woman who was convicted last year after climbing the Statue of Liberty scaled a building in Texas on Wednesday as part of a protest against immigration policies. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Trans woman killed in El Salvador after U.S. deportation, rights group says

Thursday  23:30,   21 february 2019
nbcnews

Camila Díaz Córdova joined one of the migrant caravans heading from Central America to the U.S. last year to escape violence in her home country, according to Salvadoran group... >>>

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Thursday  23:25,   21 february 2019
msn

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, was announced the winner of the $29.5 million Dec. 17, 2018 Pick-6 Jackpot on... >>>

THC found in food sample from school where students fell ill

Thursday  23:05,   21 february 2019
msn

Investigators say THC has been found in a food sample taken from an Atlanta-area middle school where students were sent to the hospital on Valentine's Day.The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news release Thursday that tests showed THC, the >>>

California bill would require Catholic priests to report child sex abuse revealed in confession

Thursday  22:55,   21 february 2019
foxnews

California state lawmakers are introducing a bill that would strip priests of their legal protection for the Catholic Church's sacrament of confession when it comes to child sexual... >>>

The United Methodist Church will vote on LGBT issues. The outcome could tear it apart

Thursday  22:10,   21 february 2019
usatoday

One of the nation's largest religious denominations will vote on whether to ordain openly gay clergy and allow churches to conduct same-sex... >>>

Judge wants early 2020 trial in Florida school shooting

Thursday  21:45,   21 february 2019
msn

A judge wants trial to begin in early 2020 for the suspect in a Florida high school massacre that left 17 people dead last year. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer said at a brief hearing Thursday that she intends to set a definitive trial date soon... >>>

In 2005, about 200 people ate ‘zombie’ deer meat. Here’s what happened

Thursday  21:21,   21 february 2019
usatoday

A fire company in New York state unknowingly served deer that tested positive for CWD. Health officials have been following them ever... >>>

Oregon set to become 1st state with mandatory rent controls

Thursday  21:21,   21 february 2019
msn

Oregon is on track to becoming the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving through the... >>>

It's official: Oakland teachers walk out for more pay, additional support staff

Thursday  18:21,   21 february 2019
usatoday

Teachers here walked off the job Thursday, claiming they are among the lowest-paid educators in the Bay area and demanding a 12 percent retroactive pay hike. The 3,000 teachers become the third group of public school educators from one of the... >>>

Woman Allegedly Shoots Earl the Llama in Revenge Attack

Thursday  18:06,   21 february 2019
newsweek

"I wouldn’t think [she] was cruel to animals like that. I mean, she was a nice lady," a neighbor... >>>

Supreme Court to decide if World War I memorial 'Peace Cross' can stand

Thursday  18:06,   21 february 2019
foxnews

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week on whether the World War I Bladensburg, Maryland memorial, known as the "Peace Cross," should survive or be torn down in what could be a landmark First Amendment case that could impact memorials... >>>

Oregon considering statewide ban of single-use plastic bags

Thursday  18:06,   21 february 2019
thehill

Oregon is reportedly considering enforcing a ban on single-use plastic checkout... >>>