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El Chapo’s new home: a jail that held mobsters, terrorists

January 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country’s most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Guzman, who pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges he ran one of the world’s biggest drug-trafficking operations, can expect to be [&hellip...

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‘Is God mad?’ Mississippi tornado wreaks havoc; kills 4

January 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Rain was pouring down in the pre-dawn darkness, and the wind was picking up as Darryl McMorris ran for his daughters’ bedroom. The windows started blowing out as he dove on top of his girls, grabbing one under each arm as he...

Over 1 million join anti-Trump women’s marches worldwide

January 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women’s marches in the nation’s capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his...

The Latest: 5 rescued from flooded homeless encampment

January 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Raindrops bead upon a windshield as a pedestrian walks through rain in downtown Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The second in a trio of storms has arrived in California. Rain, heavy at times, is overspreading the state early Friday and a flash flood...

Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals

January 20, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This Jan. 15, 2017 photo shows public Pilaa Beach, center, below hillside and ridgetop land owned by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, near Kilauea on the north shore of Kauai in Hawaii. Zuckerberg Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, went to court to gain ownership of...

Trump gets Obama’s house, title, even his Twitter handle

January 20, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

The new @POTUS Twitter account for President Donald Trump is shown in this frame grab, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The technological transition came just as Trump took the oath Friday, giving him a clean digital slate. The White House’s official Twitter and...

Report: ‘Net neutrality’ foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

January 20, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 file photo, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai presents his dissent during a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hearing at the FCC in Washington. President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era “net...

Rain, snow storms pummel the West; more wet weather on way

January 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

An uprooted tree that struck a home in Sacramento, Calif is seen Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. The homes’ resident, who declined to be identified, said the tree fell during the storm around 7 p.m. Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) RENO, Nev. (AP) —...

North Dakota resets the debate over time zone disparity

January 19, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Residents of a largely rural corner of North Dakota are fiercely opposing a plan that would move them into the same time zone as the rest of the state. Few subjects set off a parochial debate in North Dakota like a move to reset the...

Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for ‘setback’

January 19, 2017 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 16, 2012, file photo, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis speaks in Los Angeles. President-elect Donald Trump’s decision not to appoint any Latinos to his cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics. The move means no Latino will serve in a...