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Judge denies Tyson’s request for new trial in pay dispute

STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge has rejected Tyson Foods’ request for a new trial in a case that awarded $5.8 million to thousands of employees at the company’s pork plant in Storm Lake, Iowa. The Sioux City Journal ( ) reports that Tyson lawyers filed a brief in June saying a new […]
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Britain`s ruling Conservatives won a parliamentary by-election in the north-west English region of Copeland on Friday, taking control of a once safe seat held by the opposition Labour Party and the
A one-state solution would be deeply problematic for both sides.
The Trump government has promised a crackdown on crime and illegal immigration
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took 16 firefighters to rescue a precariously perched pooch that had wandered off the side of a bluff at a popular San Francisco oceanside park. San Francisco Fire Department
The VX nerve agent was discovered from swabs of the face and eyes of Kim Jong-Nam
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife has cut ties with an elementary school whose operator is under fire for buying state-owned land at a rock-bottom price in a furor rapidly de
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will strengthen controls for financial support made to third-parties, after its vice chairman was arrested in a graft scandal
The barbaric tactic is a sign the IS group knows defeat is inevitable, officials say
Fifteen servicemen died and 19 others were injured in an attack in the west of Niger
PORT OF SAN JOSE, Guatemala (Reuters) - Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to end their pregnancies, saying
TORONTO - A high-profile Toronto lawyer hired to represent a suspended Canadian admiral is suggesting he's the victim of "bureaucratic crossfire." Vice-Admiral Mark Norman has brought in Marie Henein
The North Korean leader's half-brother died after being poisoned at Kuala Lumpur airport.
CPAC organizer Matt Schlapp defended the conference for allowing Richard Spencer in, while trying to distance CPAC from the fringe Spencer represents.
Malaysian police said on Friday that a preliminary report showed the murder of Kim Jong-nam was carried out with a highly toxic chemical known as VX
Police in Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Kuala Lumpur airport had a nerve agent on his eye and his face.             
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California substance-abuse counselor who hit a man with her car and drove two miles with his body embedded in her windshield was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in prison.
Spurred by protests and a torrent of angry phone calls and emails from constituents, Democrats have all but cast aside any notion of conciliation with the White House.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was killed with a highly toxic chemical weapon known as VX nerve agent, Malaysian police said on Friday, citing a
(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the southern area of Lake Tanganyika early on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
About two-thirds of the 14,000 evacuees were being allowed to return home to San Jose, Calif., after Coyote Creek overflowed its banks then began to
Top Trump administration officials tried to soften the message on expanded U.S. immigration-enforcement efforts during talks in Mexico City, but Mexican officials signaled little progress in bridging
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating an NJ Transit train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others have heard testimony from a passenger who says he doesn
FAIRFAX, Okla. (AP) — A man fatally shot by a northeast Oklahoma police chief died Thursday after he allegedly shot his estranged wife to death on the main street of a small town, then went to a city
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California police chief and mayor on Thursday accused federal agents of duping local officers assisting in the takedown of suspected members of the notorious El Salvadoran-base
President Donald Trump’s new strategy to accelerate the fight against Islamic State will, at least initially, tweak and add a little more muscle to the existing plan, U.S. officials said.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A stand-off between security forces and monks at Thailand's biggest temple has exposed a struggle as much about power as religion in the predominantly Buddhist country, where the j
President Trump's wall isn't a new idea- some stretches of the border already have one. But what lies beneath?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing his preference on the issue for the firs
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police say the half brother of North Korea’s leader who was killed in a Malaysian airport had nerve agent on his face.
VANCOUVER - A polarizing American preacher with controversial views on Muslims and the LGBTQ community will headline a Christian festival in Vancouver despite protests from the city's mayor. A spokes
MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippines Senator and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs was arrested on Friday by law enforcement agents after charges were filed in court alleging she
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say an opposition senator and leading critic of the president has been arrested on drug charges.
Men and women between those ages need permission from the security services to travel abroad.
Simmering tensions between religious sensitivities and free speech have been a theme in Denmark since 2005, when the newspaper Jyllands-Posten published 12 cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Trump supporter Caitlyn Jenner calls President's rollback of transgender rights a 'disaster'

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