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Wendy's Franchisee Hit With $160K Fine Over Child LaborA Wendy's franchisee was just hit with a massive fine after the US Department of Labor found it had violated child labor laws, allowing kids employed by restaurants in nine states to work longer hours than they were supposed to, or outside the parameters of when they were allowed to...
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State plans renovation of Susan B. Anthony's childhood homeNew York state is planning to do restoration work on the early childhood home of women's rights advocate Susan B
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Navy to Name Aircraft Carrier for Black Pearl Harbor HeroWhen Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Doris "Dorie" Miller was a mess hall attendant who had been busy collecting laundry aboard the USS West Virginia. In the 90 minutes that followed, he later said, he "forgot all about" the fact that black sailors...
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FILE - This June 23, 2019 file photo shows Al Sharpton presenting an award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Sharpton is working on a book meant to address what he calls an urgent moment in American history. Hanover Square Press announced Monday that the longtime civil rights activist's “Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads” is coming out Sept. 15.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
New Al Sharpton book looks at America's political crossroadsThe Rev. Al Sharpton, the longtime civil rights activist, has a new book out in September
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Va. Preps for Gun Rally With 'Enormous Potential to Go Bad'Law enforcement agencies in Virginia are planning a "strong presence" Monday as gun rights advocates are set to converge upon the state's capital of Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures. The rally is happening amid a governor-issued state of emergency barring weapons from Capitol grounds through Tuesday evening. "They...
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This Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, photo shows a bust of actor James Dean at the Griffith Observatory in the Griffith Park area of Los Angeles. Travis Cloyd, who is leading the revival of Dean for his appearance in "Finding Jack," says his company will eventually offer the late actor's digital likeness for a range of roles in movies, TV and video games. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film want to give his digital likeness a whole new career
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2 Dead, 15 Injured in Nightclub ShootingPolice say a gunman opened fire on a line of people waiting to get into a Kansas City nightclub Sunday night, with two people dead and 15 injured in the aftermath, reports the Kansas City Star . Police think the gunman was one of the two people killed after being shot...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 photo, Dr. Barbara Ziv, a sex crimes expert who was the first witness at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial, poses for a photograph in Philadelphia. She is is expected to testify at Harvey Weinstein's trial in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
#MeToo prosecutors deploy experts early to thwart defenseHarvey Weinstein’s defense team is expected to go on the offensive against his accusers when his sexual assault trial opens in the coming days
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In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, photo, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris poses after a briefing with a group of foreign reporters at his residence in Seoul, South Korea. Harris has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. His mustache, maybe? Or a Japanese ancestry that raises unpleasant reminders of Japan's former colonial domination of Korea? (AP Photo/Hyung-Jin Kim)
US envoy say it's his mustache; South Koreans say otherwiseThe U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for his sometimes contentious relationship with his host country
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Kansas City, Mo., police crime scene investigators gather evidence at the scene of a shooting at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. Police say an armed security guard may have shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City(Luke Nozicka/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Police: 2 dead, 15 hurt in shooting outside Kansas City barPolice say an armed security guard shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri
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Woman Missing for 6 Years Found in Submerged CarDiving contractors clearing debris from the Salem River in southern New Jersey alerted authorities after a grim discovery: A badly mangled vehicle that appeared to have human remains inside. Inside the vehicle, authorities found the body of Vanessa Smallwood, who was last seen at a dry cleaning business in Cherry...
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Honolulu police watch a house fire after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. Moments after the shooting, the house was set on fire, possibly by the suspect. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
Shooting kills 2 officers before Hawaii homes catch fireAuthorities and neighbors say Hawaii man with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors was facing eviction when he stabbed his landlord and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be in caught fire
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