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Toll of dead, missing rises in wildfire-ravaged California town
17 minutes ago
Teams of rescue workers continued to sift through burned homes and vehicles on Friday for the remains of victims in the northern California town of Paradise, as the number of those missing in the state's deadliest wildfire spiked to 630 people.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Labor unions file pension lawsuit against Puerto Rico
1 hour ago
Puerto Rico violated a law meant to safeguard the pensions of its public-sector workers who have been unable to invest the more than $300 million they contributed to a new retirement plan, according to a lawsuit filed against the U.S. commonwealth's government and others by two labor unions on Thursday.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Judge overturns Montana man's conviction in tribal bond scheme
1 hour ago
A federal judge on Thursday overturned the conviction of a Montana man on charges that he helped run a scheme to defraud a Native American tribe and multiple pension funds through the issue of $60 million worth of tribal bonds.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600
2 hours ago
A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy fro...
2 hours ago
PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Treating late-stage lung cancer
2 minutes ago
Deer jumps through couple's window, causes major damage
2 minutes ago
Video: Player suspended for dirty shot to opponent
2 minutes ago
North Korea to deport U.S. citizen held since October: state media
4 hours ago
North Korea will deport a U.S. citizen detained since October after he entered illegally from China and told his captors he was manipulated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the North Korean state news agency reported on Friday.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Captain says U.S. military does not view Central American migrants as 'enemies'
5 hours ago
A captain with the U.S. forces deployed in San Diego to fortify the southern border said he does not view the migrants from a Central American caravan amassing in Mexico as "enemies" after President Donald Trump described them as an "invasion."
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Death toll grows to 63 in California's Camp Fire
6 hours ago
The death toll from the Camp Fire in Northern California has grown to 63 people, Butte County Sheriff and Coroner Kory Honea said Thursday evening.
[From CNN.com - RSS Channel - US]
Marcia Fudge bolstered by encouragement to run for speaker, but remains undec...
11 hours ago
Marcia Fudge, the Democratic congresswoman from Ohio who may be launching a bid against Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House, told CNN on Thursday that she is undecided about her bid, but seems bolstered by the outreach she's receiving.
[From CNN.com - RSS Channel - US]
VA officials grilled over delayed payments to thousands of student veterans
11 hours ago
Thousands of student veterans have still not received education and housing payments from the US government due to a series of glitches plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs' information and technology system, top VA officials confirmed during a congressional hearing Thursday.
[From CNN.com - RSS Channel - US]
NiSource lapses led to deadly Massachusetts blast: federal agency
12 hours ago
The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that utility company NiSource Inc failed to adequately draft and oversee natural gas pipeline work orders and those lapses led to deadly blasts in three Massachusetts communities in September.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Hand recount ordered in Florida's divisive U.S. Senate race
13 hours ago
Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed them divided by a razor-thin margin.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
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