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November 22, 2017 - 4:25 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — More than 400 academics from dozens of universities have signed a letter condemning the University of Rochester's response to sexual misconduct allegations against a professor. The letter says the faculty members cannot "in good conscience" encourage students to study or work...
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November 22, 2017 - 3:53 pm
A group of state attorneys general is urging the National Park Service to scrap its proposed entrance fee hike at 17 popular national parks. The top government lawyers from 10 states and the District of Columbia sent a letter Wednesday saying they don't want national parks to be "places only for...
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November 22, 2017 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — School officials say four students at a Catholic high school in New York were injured after a chemistry experiment went haywire. The New York Post reports that the accident at the all-girls St. Catherine Academy in the Bronx occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. during chemistry lab when...
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November 22, 2017 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — School officials say four students at a Catholic high school in the Bronx were injured after a chemistry experiment went haywire. According to the New York Post , the accident at the all-girls St. Catherine Academy occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. during chemistry lab when the...
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November 22, 2017 - 12:54 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities say a former substitute kindergarten teacher for a western New York school district has been charged with possessing child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Rochester says 30-year-old Roland Yockel II, of Hilton in Monroe County, was charged with...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:41 am
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Baruch College fraternity awaits sentencing after a Pennsylvania jury found it guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses for the 2013 hazing death of a pledge in a rented home. The Pocono Record reported that jurors announced the verdict Tuesday against the Pi...
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November 22, 2017 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Insurers for defendants including American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks. The settlement was described in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Developers...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, host Charlie Rose, left, and President, CBS News, David Rhodes, participate in the "CBS This Morning" panel at the CBS 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Veteran news host Rose's firing at CBS makes him the latest in a string of prominent journalists felled abruptly by accusations of sexual misconduct. Rhodes said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that the network's credibility in its reporting requires credibility in the way it deals with misbehavior inside the network. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 22, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The morning show where Charlie Rose worked until being fired Tuesday is reporting that two women at CBS News claim that Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo. The accusations came to light after CBS News President David Rhodes fired...
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November 22, 2017 - 10:20 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man accused of fatally shooting another man in Albany earlier this year has died from cancer just hours after being charged. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple tells the Times Union that 30-year-old Taron Robinson died at an Albany hospital late Tuesday...
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November 22, 2017 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the data breach at Uber (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A British law firm says the ride-hailing firm Uber could now face legal claims after a data breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of some 57 million people around the world. Sean Humber, a data...
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