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September 09, 2017 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York restaurateur who ran a $12 million Ponzi scheme involving a fictitious wholesale liquor business has been sentenced to five years in prison. Hamlet Peralta said he was "deeply sorry" for what he'd done as he was sentenced Friday in a Manhattan federal court. The...
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Demonstrators set off from at Hyde Park Corner in London, Saturday Sept. 9, 2017, protesting Britain’s plans to withdraw from the European Union. The marchers plan to converge on Parliament Square to challenge the government’s plan to implement Brexit by 2019. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
September 09, 2017 - 11:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Thousands marched Saturday to Parliament in central London to protest Britain's plan to withdraw from the European Union. Organizers of the "People's March for Europe" said the goal was to "unite, rethink and reject" the Conservative government's plan to implement Brexit by 2019. Some...
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FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. On Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, Equifax said it has made changes to address customer complaints since it disclosed a week earlier that it exposed vital data on about 143 million Americans. Equifax has come under fire from members of Congress, state attorneys general, and people who are getting conflicting answers about whether their information was stolen. Equifax is trying again to clarify language about people’s right to sue, and said Monday it has made changes to address customer complaints. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
September 09, 2017 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that "criminals" had stolen vital data about 143 million Americans, it had somehow managed to leave much of the public in the dark about their exposure, how they should protect themselves and what Equifax planned to do for those...
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September 09, 2017 - 9:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Thousands are gathering in central London to protest Britain's plans to withdraw from the European Union. The marchers plan to converge on Parliament Square on Saturday to challenge the government's plan to implement Brexit by 2019. The goal of what organizers call the People's March...
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Norway's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party, Erna Solberg, at an election campaign event in Bergen, Norway Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Norway’s election on Monday has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values. Voters are wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. (Marit Hommedal/ NTB scanpix via AP)
September 09, 2017 - 9:21 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. While Britain looks to Norway...
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Norway's Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Store at an election campaign event in Bergen, Norway, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Norway’s election on Monday has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values. Voters are wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. (Marit Hommedal/ NTB scanpix via AP)
September 09, 2017 - 4:37 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. While Britain looks to Norway...
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Norway's Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Store at an election campaign event in Bergen, Norway, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Norway’s election on Monday has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values. Voters are wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. (Marit Hommedal/ NTB scanpix via AP)
September 09, 2017 - 4:10 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. While Britain looks to Norway...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, walk to the chamber where the House voted overwhelmingly to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Donald Trump, overcoming conservative objections to linking the emergency legislation to a temporary increase in America's borrowing authority, Friday, Sept 8, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 09, 2017 - 12:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Disaster aid is getting a $15.3 billion boost under a bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump. But dozens of conservative House Republicans are fuming over the measure because it increases the debt ceiling and funds the government for the next few...
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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2009 file photo, in California's Westland Water District of the Central Valley, canals carry water to southern California. A new federal audit says the federal government improperly spent tens of millions of dollars on the California water project. An audit by the inspector general's office of the U.S. Interior Department says federal officials contributed the taxpayer money to Gov. Jerry Brown's plans to build two giant water tunnels. (AP Photo/Russel A. Daniels, File)
September 08, 2017 - 11:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department improperly contributed $85 million in taxpayer funds to help pay for a giant California water project backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, despite pledges from Brown and other state and federal authorities that local water districts would bear all the costs...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2015, file photo, co-host Eric Bolling appears on "The Five" television program, on the Fox News Channel, in New York. Bolling has left the network, which is canceling his news program, "The Specialists." The network suspended Bolling in August as it investigated a report of allegations that he sent lewd photos to co-workers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 08, 2017 - 6:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel said Friday it has parted ways with host Eric Bolling, who had been suspended last month following allegations that he sent lewd photos to female co-workers. Fox is also cancelling the program Bolling hosted, "The Specialists." Meanwhile, Fox Business Network is...
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