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November 19, 2018 - 9:53 am
(CBS News) - A Colorado man was sentenced to life without parole Monday after pleading guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young daughters and dumping their bodies on an oil work site. Christopher Watts pleaded guilty on Nov. 6 to three charges of murder in the deaths of his wife,...
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AP
November 19, 2018 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him. The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse...
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AP
November 19, 2018 - 7:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration. Trump, in a wide-ranging interview that aired on "...
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AP
November 19, 2018 - 7:00 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested Monday and will be dismissed after he allegedly under-reported his income and engaged in other misconduct, the company said Monday. The Japanese automaker's CEO Hiroto Saikawa confirmed that Ghosn was arrested...
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AP
November 18, 2018 - 9:51 am
(CBS News) - California Gov. Jerry Brown says President Trump assured him he will not cut federal funding to California to deal with the state's deadly wildfires in what the governor called a "big, big win." On Saturday, Brown and the president toured damage from the Camp Fire that killed dozens of...
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AP
November 16, 2018 - 8:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87...
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November 16, 2018 - 7:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision following a hearing in Washington...
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AP
November 16, 2018 - 7:25 am
(AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. The Education Department released a plan Friday that would require schools to investigate sexual assault and harassment only if the alleged misconduct was reported to...
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AP
November 16, 2018 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York. A new FAO opens Friday in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park. For more than 150 years, FAO Schwarz was known in New York...
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AP
November 16, 2018 - 7:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak. The recall is the first tied to an outbreak the U.S. Department of Agriculture says is widespread. It has resulted in one death and 164 reported illnesses in 35 states. Regulators...
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