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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

NFL Meetings Football-1

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem...

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Animal rights activists who removed two piglets from factory farm charged after FBI raids

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Five animal rights activists who removed two piglets from a Smithfield Foods hog farm in Utah last year were charged by the state this week with felony burglary, rioting and a “pattern of unlawful activity.” The charges come about eight months after unusual raids of...


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Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control. The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, SUVs and trucks can be fixed with a software update. The recall...


Business

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

CEO Pay

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that...


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Teen pleads guilty after Michigan school threat arrest

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old student who was arrested in March after threatening violence at his school and the discovery of guns, ammunition and pipe bomb materials at his southwestern Michigan home has entered guilty pleas in the case. The boy pleaded guilty this week to explosives and...


Business

The Latest: Weinstein arrested on rape and other charges

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Police say Harvey Weinstein has been arrested on rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct charges for encounters with two women. The New York Police Department...


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Police say Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act for attacks on 2 women

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act for attacks on 2 women.


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Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to face sex crime charges

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of misconduct allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement. Weinstein, 66,...


Business

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

Tesla Crash Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


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Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

James Bond 25-Distribution

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series’ producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for release in 2019. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions announced Thursday that production on the 25th official James Bond thriller will...


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Tropical weather system strengthens as it moves toward Gulf

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical weather system moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is strengthening. The National Hurricane Center said Friday that a low pressure system in the northwestern Caribbean Sea has become better defined overnight and could be a tropical depression or storm by...


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