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HP confirms higher layoffs expected

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Personal computer giant Hewlett-Packard Co. has confirmed that it expects layoffs at the upper end of a range that it outlined earlier this year, with 5,000 more workers than originally […]

12/31/2013

BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Trial winds down for former BP engineer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury will determine whether a former BP engineer broke the law or harmlessly swiped his finger across a cellular phone when he deleted hundreds of text messages in the […]

12/16/2013

In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file image taken from video and released by WJLA TV, U.S. Postal police walk with Ryan Loskarn, center, in Washington. Loskarn, the fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, is returning to court in Washington Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, after his arrest on charges of possession and attempted distribution of child pornography.. (AP Photo/WJLA TV, File)

Tenn. Sen.’s fired chief of staff ordered freed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fired chief of staff for Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander will live with his parents in Maryland and be electronically monitored while he awaits prosecution on charges of possession and attempted distribution […]

12/16/2013

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca takes questions from the media after the FBI released results of a federal probe,  Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at a news conference in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

18 LA sheriff’s deputies face federal charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials said 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies saw themselves as being “above the law” when they engaged in crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, […]

12/09/2013

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Naval academy chief discusses sexual assault case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge’s recommendation because it is his duty to make […]

12/09/2013

Aron Ralston booking photo.  (AP Photo/Denver Police)

Domestic case dropped against ‘127 Hours’ figure

DENVER (AP) — A domestic violence case has been dismissed against Aron Ralston, a Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal was made into the movie “127 Hours.” A court spokeswoman said Monday the case was dropped […]

12/09/2013

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18 LA sheriff’s deputies face US charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials have filed five criminal cases against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption […]

12/09/2013

Emergency responders from the South Pierce Fire Department respond to a grain processing feed mill owned by Wilcox Farms in downtown Roy, Wash., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, after one of its silos collapsed. (AP Photo/The Olympian, Steve Bloom)

Washington mill previously cited for safety issues

ROY, Wash. (AP) — A Washington feed mill where a silo collapsed while two men were doing maintenance on it was cited earlier this year for six “serious” safety violations. Authorities say one of the […]

12/03/2013

The HealthCare . gov website. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Updated healthcare.gov gets mixed reviews

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the […]

12/03/2013

How to fight a baby video, posted on YouTube.

‘How to Fight a Baby’ video a viral hit

Gavin McInnes, a New York writer and father of three, posted a YouTube video Monday called “How to Fight a Baby,” and it immediately took off, thanks to some killer wrestling moves he demonstrates on […]

11/26/2013

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