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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of the investigation, the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's top prosecutor has launched a civil rights investigation into The Weinstein Co. following sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the probe Monday. His office says...
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced trip to Iraq on Monday just hours after returning from a similar surprise visit to Afghanistan, meeting the top political leaders in each of the embattled countries. Cloaked in secrecy, Tillerson flew into...
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man who described himself as a sympathizer of the Islamic State extremist group faces terrorism-related charges stemming from a purported plot to bomb a Miami-area shopping mall, according to court documents filed Monday. Vicente Adolfo Solano, 53, will...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Like many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland. After getting a business administration degree in Ohio, he fulfilled that calling and returned to Somalia in...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some Somalis who have returned to their homeland in recent years to help rebuild after decades of civil war say they won't be deterred by a truck bombing that killed at least 358 people. Instead, members of the Somali diaspora who spoke to The Associated Press...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Nearly five years after two unarmed black suspects died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire, five officers fired for their roles are set to return to duty this week after an arbitrator reinstated their jobs. Meanwhile, discipline and criminal...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has kept three scientists from appearing at an event in Rhode Island about a report that deals in part with climate change. The New York Times reports EPA spokesman John Konkus confirmed on Sunday that agency scientists...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The former pacifist pumped a shotgun at the firing line. Lore McSpadden never touched a gun before the Trigger Warning Queer & Trans Gun Club started this past year. Now McSpadden is among the shooters routinely yelling, "Pull!" and blasting at clay...