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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein attends a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" in New York. Los Angeles police said Thursday Oct. 19, 2017, that it is investigating a possible sexual assault case involving Harvey Weinstein that involves alleged conduct from 2013. The department released few details about the inquiry other than to say it has interviewed a potential victim and its inquiry is ongoing. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say they are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein — the first involving the producer in the city. Police spokesman Sal Ramirez says the department has interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who reported an incident that...
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A Pacific Gas & Electric crew work on replacing poles Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Glen Ellen, Calif. California fire officials have reported significant progress on containing wildfires that have ravaged parts of Northern California. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 19, 2017 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As wildfires rage across California and the West, Democratic and Republican senators have joined forces to help rural communities better prepare for and prevent catastrophic wildfires. A bill introduced Thursday by senators from three Northwestern states would authorize more than...
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FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its...
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October 19, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has ordered two companies to make more extensive repairs to stabilize the area around a Superfund toxic waste site near Houston following Hurricane Harvey. EPA said Thursday that a survey of the area near the San Jacinto River Waste Pits...
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Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 19, 2017 - 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The bipartisan health care bill formally proposed Thursday in Congress would help stabilize insurance markets up-ended by the fierce partisan battle over "Obamacare." For consumers, it offers a potential respite from the spiral of rising premiums and dwindling choice. The...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 1, 2017, file photo, Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, speaks at DynaLab, Inc., in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Tiberi said Thursday, Oct. 19, that he will resign from his seat to take the helm of a business policy group back home. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 19, 2017 - 1:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A senior Republican congressman from Ohio said Thursday that he will resign from his seat to take the helm of a business policy group back home. U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi, who has held the seat since 2001, said he plans to leave sometime before Jan. 31. His two-year term was set to...
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Fishermen ride a boat while sail into the waters of the Mediterranean Sea in Gaza City, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Israel expanded the fishing zone for Gaza's fishermen from six nautical miles to nine miles for the two-month season. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
October 19, 2017 - 12:12 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Egyptian airport officials say a White House envoy has arrived in Cairo to discuss the latest developments in Palestinian reconciliation efforts mediated by Egypt. The officials say that Mideast envoy Jason...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 photo, water erupts from a broken water main onto Rhoda Scublinsky's home in the Staten Island borough of New York. "I was just sitting here having my morning coffee and reading the newspaper when all of a sudden, I heard pounding on the window like someone was knocking," Scublinsky said. "I looked up, all I saw was this tidal wave of water." (Jan Somma-Hammel /Staten Island Advance via AP)
October 19, 2017 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Public works crews have repaired a broken water main that caused a geyser to erupt from the ground in front of a New York City home. The owner of the home in Staten Island's Todt Hill section told the Staten Island Advance that a powerful stream of water began pounding the front of...
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October 19, 2017 - 12:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey finds that children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes. The report by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media that was released Thursday examined the viewing habits of more than 1,400 children...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011, file photo, Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Marino, President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
October 18, 2017 - 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., said he's proud of his work on the 2016 law, which...
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