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APNewsBreak: Energy boss: Nuke site reopens but work remains

January 9, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The reopening of the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository nearly three years after a radiation leak marks a key step toward cleaning up a decadeslong legacy of bomb-making and research, but the U.S. energy secretary said more needs to be done before a backlog of contaminated material starts heading to [&hellip...

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White policeman suspended but not fired after video incident

January 9, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas policeman was suspended without pay for 10 days, but will not be fired, after an incident in which he was caught on video wrestling a black woman and her daughter to the ground, Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald announced...

Airport shooting suspect gets public defender in court

January 9, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Iraq war veteran held in the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport was appointed a federal public defender on Monday after telling a judge that he has no job and only $5 or $10 in the bank....

SeaWorld San Diego ending killer whale show

January 7, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 26, 2006, file photo, SeaWorld Adventure Park trainer Ken Peters, left, looks to a killer whale during a performance at Shamu Stadium inside the theme park in San Diego. SeaWorld San Diego is ending its controversial and long-running killer whale...

Flint accepting applications for lead abatement jobs

January 7, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Workers are being sought for lead abatement jobs in Flint. The city says it is accepting applications on behalf of the state Tuesday at the Hispanic Technology and Community Center and Berston Field House. A training session must be...

Former North Dakota oil executive charged with fraud

January 7, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A onetime North Dakota oilfield executive is accused of breaking federal law by falsely inflating company revenues by tens of millions of dollars. Joseph Kostelecky, of Dickinson, pleaded not guilty in Bismarck on Friday to five counts...

5 dead, 8 wounded in airport shooting; US veteran arrested

January 6, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Law enforcement officers stand guard at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area at the airport Friday, killing several people and wounding others before...

Crimes against whites equals small percentage of hate crimes

January 6, 2017 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

This image from a video that was broadcast live on Facebook and later posted on Vidme shows a frame in which a man, right, is assaulted in Chicago. The video shows the man with his mouth taped shut as a woman and other people cut off his shirt and hair with a...

Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, dies at SeaWorld Orlando

January 6, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In a March 7, 2011 photo, Kelly Flaherty Clark, right, director of animal training at SeaWorld Orlando, works with killer whale Tilikum during a training session at the theme park’s Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Tilikum, an orca that killed a trainer...

The Latest at CES: Jeans will vibrate when it’s time to turn

January 6, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Models wear jeans from Spinali Designs at CES International Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. The $100 jeans will vibrate on your right or left hip to let you know which direction you should head. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest at CES...