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  • Seattle bus drivers to get more bathroom breaks

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-area transit officials are making it clear that when bus drivers gotta go, they are free to stop. The state Department of Labor and Industries fined King County Metro $3,500 on Wednesday for failing to provide bus drivers with unrestricted access to restrooms....

  • Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar...

  • Source: NKorean escapes kidnap attempt in Paris

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday. The architecture student, identified only as Han, avoided the...

  • Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here's how the controversy over...

  • Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown. Not the length of deliberations, not the manner in which it has heard evidence, not the way in...

  • Police make arrest in I-95 on-ramp death

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police have made an arrest in the 2013 death of a woman found in a car at an Interstate 95 entrance ramp. Authorities said Cesar "David" Martinez was arrested in a Bridgeport courtroom without incident Friday after state police learned he was...

  • City: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back off

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    KEENE, N.H. (AP) — The self-styled "Robin Hooders" race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing them they have been saved from "the king's tariff." Nobody, not even the king — in this case the quaint New...

  • Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation. Among those breathing easier: a Mexican woman in Birmingham, Alabama, who barely missed qualifying for a reprieve in 2012...

  • Anti-government protest in Albania's capital

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Albanians protested on Saturday against their government's economic policies, including tax and energy price increases. The demonstration on the main boulevard of Tirana, the capital, also demanded action against the country's unemployment...

  • Egypt lawyers union: Judge 'terrorizing' attorneys

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawyers union has criticized an Egyptian judge for "disparaging" and "terrorizing" the defense team of a prominent activist on trial over a 2011 protest. Judge Mohammed Shehata gained international notoriety for sentencing three Al-Jazeera English journalists to...

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