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  • Consumer groups win appeal to reveal Company Doe

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., sided with consumer groups Wednesday in their fight...

  • California mulls wolf listing amid hunts elsewhere

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State. The California Fish and Game...

  • Ex-official leaves huge debt for California city

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former city official who became a symbol of municipal greed was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison — less than half the time it will take the nearly bankrupt Los Angeles suburb of Bell to dig itself out of the estimated $150 million in debt he left...

  • La-Z-Boy cutting 100 jobs in North Carolina

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MONROE, Mich. (AP) — La-Z-Boy Inc. is closing two facilities and eliminating 100 jobs in North Carolina as part of a larger restructuring of its business. The furniture maker said Wednesday that it will idle two North Wilkesboro facilities and put them up for sale. It will move...

  • Despite ruling, Iowa to bar all felons from voting

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa elections officials will continue to bar convicted felons from voting despite a landmark state Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them lost their voting rights, a spokesman said Wednesday. Three justices ruled Tuesday that only some felonies...

  • Yahoo nominates co-founder, 2 others to join board

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18-year absence. The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the...

  • Suspect found guilty in 4 Omaha shooting deaths

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man described by one prison psychiatrist as a "psychopath" and "one of the most dangerous people" the doctor had ever evaluated was found guilty Wednesday of four counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of four Omaha people last summer....

  • Fake grenade in luggage disrupts New York airport

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A fake hand grenade in a passenger's luggage has disrupted operations at an airport in New York's Hudson Valley. Troopers say Stewart Airport in Newburgh closed Wednesday morning when the souvenir grenade was found during security screening. Authorities say...

  • Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Pressure was building Wednesday for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions, a day after the city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group to reduce payouts. The city has an $816 million pledge from foundations,...

  • Zoosk files for IPO valued at up to $100 million

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Online dating service Zoosk is filing for an initial public offering worth as much as $100 million. The company says its Behavioral Matchmaking engine gathers data about users as they send messages and accept connections. That allows it to offer better connections....

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